Phoenix Mercury - Japan NT 87:64
The Phoenix Mercury recorded the first win in the pre-season. They fired past the Japanese National Team in the exhibion encounter at the US Airways Center. Top-Draft pick Brittney Griner (6'8''-C-90, college: Baylor) stepped up with 18 points and 8 rebounds for the Mercury.
The Mercury built the decisive lead in the first quarter. They went on a 27:11 run to run away. Japan adjusted defensively in the second frame
The NetScouts Basketball USA All-Stars have won both the Dong Xiang leg and the overall Four Nations tournament championship with an overall record of 7-2.The USA defeated China 66-61 in a great game in front of a sellout crowd of 6,500 partisan Chinese fans in Dong Xiang Arena. The Americans led early and held the lead by one at halftime
China - USA NetScouts 61:66
NetScouts USA All-Stars selection capped their China tour on a high note. They defeated the hosts 66:61 to celebrate Four Nations Tournament title. Kate Thompson (6'4''-G-90) stepped up with 14 points to lead the winners.
The teams entered the court in front of a cheering crowd of 6,500 spectators. The USA team got to the better start and surged ahead in the opening quarter. China stuck around in the second period
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