Brazil overcomes China with a late surge

2019-08-23T17:59:50+00:00 2019-08-23T18:03:16+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

23/Aug/19 17:59

Vitor Benite helped Brazil turn around and win the prep game against China

By Stefan Djordjevic/

Brazil was trailing but took over in the fourth quarter and logged a 90-84 win against China.

Vitor Benite led the way with 23 points on 8-10 shooting (4-6 triples) followed by Leandro Barbosa’s 19 and Cristiano Felicio’s 16 points. The latter also grabbed eight boards while Bruno Caboclo logged 13 points and nine rebounds.

For China, Guo Ailun banked 22 while Yi Jianlian was right behind with 20 points. Wang Zhelin added 15 and Zhou Qi ten points. Fang Shuo dished game-high ten assists along with his five points.

After a tied first quarter (19-19), China had a 43-42 lead at halftime and improved it to 67-61 at the end of third but Brazil turned the tables winning the final period 29-17 and recording another victory.