Australia's defense forces 25 turnovers in win over China

Updated: July 30, 2008, 12:55 PM ET
Associated Press

NANJING, China -- Yao Ming was held to 14 points and the rest of China's team was overwhelmed by Australia's dogged defense in a 67-55 loss Wednesday in a pre-Olympic warmup.

The Houston Rockets center was 5-for-8 from the field in 30 minutes. Yao had few touches as Australia forcing 25 turnovers.

"We have a lot to improve on in a short time, but we will do our best," Yao said.

Yao clashed under the basket with Milwaukee Bucks center Andrew Bogut, who finished ...

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