"It was normal as I played fewer minutes. I needed to give the chance to young players and let them deal with the game," Ji said.
In a recent online meeting of the Asian Volleyball Confederation board of administration, Graca pointed out that from 2017 to 2019, an amount of 903,250 U.S. dollars from the FIVB projects platform had been invested into Asia and Oceania.
He also revealed a plan to invite psychiatrists to help his team cope with the challenges.
The team, led by manager Oscar Tabarez, held its third training session on Wednesday afternoon at the Uruguay Celeste Complex, with a full roster of 23 players.
The 30-year-old former professional footballer is now a teacher at Xi'an Sports Collage, a freestyle footballer, and an internet celebrity who has around 230,000 followers on Douyin, a Chinese video sharing platform under Tiktok's parent company ByteDance.
"We cannot wait to celebrate our NBA title with our fans," the Lakers tweeted Monday afternoon when the team returned to the city from Florida. "After consulting with the City and the County, we all agree that a joyful and inclusive public celebration will take place as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, thank you again, Lakers Nation, for your support!"
Barca coach Ronald Koeman made no secret of his wish to see the 19-year-old return to the Camp Nou, but Barcelona were unable to close a deal before the transfer window closed on Monday night.
Henan guard Feng Song was on fire from outside the paint, draining four 3-pointers in a row to score all of her 14 points in the third quarter.
He spent another 12 months at the club in 2014-15 - also on loan - before joining Guangzhou Evergrande of the Chinese Super League.
"I used to like the international games as it was something different and I will keep working to get back," commented the forward, who said he had a "very good" relationship with Spain national team coach Luis Enrique.
"She started really well right away, and had really good length, and was serving great. So I struggled at the beginning. I felt like I'm also not playing too bad, but just so many easy points going away with serve and return situations," said Siegemund.