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China apologizes for brawl with Brazil

Updated: October 13, 2010, 10:11 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- The Chinese Basketball Association apologized Wednesday for a brawl that forced play to be suspended in an exhibition game against Brazil a day earlier.

China's players were angry over a foul call that coach Bob Donewald, a former NBA assistant with the New Orleans Hornets and Cleveland Cavaliers, loudly protested to the referee.

Play became increasingly rough, eventually breaking out into open exchanges of kicks and punches, with players from both benches charging onto ...

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