The Heat led for most of the game, thanks to brilliant performances from Butler and Robinson, but the Lakers came roaring back in the fourth quarter to take the lead behind the outstanding play of James.
The Japanese Prime Minister has said that holding the Olympics next year is "the top priority" of his government.
Inner Mongolia and Shanxi were tied 11-11 at the start of the first quarter, but then Inner Mongolia went on a 15-7 run and built a 26-18 lead after Li Yuan hit a three-pointer before the end of the first quarter.
The new chapter seems to stand for an important milestone after having to compete in the shadow of his popular father over a decade, who disappeared from the public after an accident in 2013 and is treated in privacy.
"If I gave up at first, I would not have got the chance at a later stage," she pointed out.
"I want to win every game, but it goes down to your strength. I told players that I always want to win, but the win is not just about winning the game. It can be a win on a certain aspect such as rebounds or turnovers," she noted.
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.
CHENGDU, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Jiangsu recorded its fourth win in as many games, overcoming Xinjiang 90-78 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
"I've reached a level of maturity that has allowed me to be a part of the national team," he said. "It's a position in which we've always had players with a lot of quality that have created history.
The former Sao Paulo and Porto player praised his teammates for respecting their unfancied opponents.
SN was unexpectedly defeated by TL with a 3-1 lead, but the team soon adjusted by double killing G2 in two consecutive games to top Group A.