A day after the on-court brawl in an exhibition game between Georgetown and the Bayi Rockets, representatives of both teams met in Beijing.
According to a release from Georgetown, coach John Thompson III, Jason Clark and Hollis Thompson spoke with Bayi Rockets coach Adejiang and two players, Chen Yu and Lehei De.
Here’s the complete release:
SHANGHAI - Georgetown University Head Men’s Basketball Coach John Thompson III and two of the team’s student-athletes met with members of the Bayi Rockets on Friday morning following heated exchanges in an exhibition game on Thursday evening.
Thompson, Bayi Head Coach Adejiang, and their team members shared a very cordial and friendly meeting.
Georgetown senior Jason Clark and junior Hollis Thompson accompanied Thompson, while Rockets players Chen Yu and Lehei De also took part in the meeting. Coaches and players exchanged handshakes during the amicable gathering.
While meeting, Thompson and Adejiang spoke about their teams and their respective leagues as well as their families. Both coaches expressed interest in future exchanges and Thompson suggested bringing youth players to the Hoya summer camp in 2012.
The Georgetown team looks forward to continued competition in the Nike Sports Festival in Shanghai beginning this weekend.
Before departing, both teams presented an autographed ball as a gift.