Ji hoped that her young players can grow up fast in the future.
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.
Liu Qi and Xu Nairui chipped in with 12 and 11 points respectively for Daqing.
Temwa Chawinga broke the deadlock for Wuhan in the 26th minute, taking advantage of an error from a Jiangsu defender in the penalty area and lobbing the ball into the net. Jiangsu wasted a chance to level the game in the 38th minute as Ni Mengjie missed a penalty.
"I wasn't surprised by what Messi did because I know him well," Suarez said. "He knew the pain I was feeling. The way it was handled, as if I was being thrown out, is what hurts most. There were other ways to do it. They were six years and that's what bothered him [Messi] too. I see him as a friend and he knows how we suffered." Enditem
Ji, featuring in WCBA side Daqing as a coach-player, doubled up her happiness from record-breaking scoring performance on Friday with Daqing's first win during the current campaign.
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"A professional player's career could be short, but in this way, football will always be a part of my life," she said.
The Spanish go into the match on the back of a 0-0 draw in a friendly away to Portugal, which was far more entertaining than the scoreline suggests, and in which players such as Adama Traore and Dani Olmo showed the range of resources available to coach Luis Enrique.
"We didn't execute as we prepared. Some players didn't respond well," rued Shandong coach Luka Sjekloca.
The record Roland Garros winner grabbed it, firing an ace to end the two-hour-and-41-minute final with a love game. He then kneeled down, smiled widely and pumped his arms. It was the fourth time he has won his favourite tournament without conceding a set.