Ji moved to Zhejiang in 2006 before becoming WCBA's top-scorer and then led Henan to advance to the finals.
Murthy insisted that the club, which failed to qualify for Europe last season, has full confidence in Gracia to get the best out of the squad.
Five Jiangsu players scored in double figures, led by center Xu Chenyan's 21 points. Chen Xiaojia and Liang Jiamei bagged 16 and 15 respectively.
Spain's Dani Olmo (1st R) vies with Switzerland's Silvan Widmer (2nd L) and Djibril Sow (2nd R) during the UEFA Nations League football group match between Spain and Switzerland in Madrid, Spain, Oct. 10, 2020. (Photo by Edward F. Peters/Xinhua)
Wang Lili made 11 of 20 field shots and scored 25 points for Xinjiang. Wang Siyu helped with 11.
It seems inevitable for Loew to set up strict guidelines and deliver results in the remaining four internationals in 2020.
Spain also have two players with lightning speed - Barcelona's Ansu Fati and Wolves' Adama Traore, who impressed on his Spain debut against Portugal on Wednesday night.
"We have shown that we can do our best in the face of the worst conditions," he said. "We have confidence of beating South Korea." Enditem
"I could not just rest on the plane as my players did, but distributed some time to analyze opponents' tactics. I was so tired then," Ji recalled.
Basketball Australia CEO Jerril Rechter said it was crucial to deliver the season ahead of two important global tournaments.
He admits to entering a new world as "it is a significant step from Formula two to one. We speak about a time difference of 11 to 12 seconds."