Yi Jianlian admitted he and his team were too hesitant against Spain Tuesday--'We started thinking too much"--but he and Yao Ming said the big challenge now will be recovering and beating Angola Thursday (2:30 a.m. EDT). China needs to beat two of their next three opponents--Angola, Germany and Greece--if they expect to medal. John Hollinger calls Yi's effort against Spain "indifferent".
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