Qi Site led Beijing with 18 points. Tang Yu recorded a double-double of 15 points and 11 boards. Shi Xiufeng and Qi Yu bagged 14 and 13 respectively.
Having thrown away a lead three times against underdogs Turkey (3-3) seems to indicate a continuation of the team's winless 2020 record.
The Patriots had a chance to sink a buzzer-beater, but guard Henri Wade Chatman failed to hit the target behind the free-throw line at the last second.
In Thursday's only other fixture, Athletico Paranaense were held to a goalless home draw by Ceara. Enditem
Ji was dubbed "Female Kobe" for her shooting posture and scoring ability similar to deceased American legend Kobe Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash in January.
However, Kuusk's teammate Rauno Sappinen scored on 33 minutes and 61 minutes, which was followed by a penalty by Frank Liivak, lifting the hosts to 3-1 up.
Xu Nairui finished with 14 points as the only player who managed double digits for Daqing.
Xu Jicheng, head of Beijing 2022's Media Operations Department, explained that smaller equipment and 5G technology enable more interviews to be conducted inside the venues, meaning media will rely less on the MPC and IBS than before.
Ukraine pulled one goal back with a penalty by Ruslan Malinovskyi.
Cao Junwei's 10 points in the first quarter provided Shandong with a 21-19 advantage, but Beijing rode on a 13-0 spurt through Tang and Dong Jingxian's combined efforts to go up 51-36 at half-time.
The hosts continued on the front foot and went ahead for a third time with nine minutes remaining as Waldschmidt chested the ball down before hammering home from 13 meters.