Vinicius Paiva put the hosts ahead by tapping home just after halftime before Lucas Evangelista equalized with a long-range effort.
The swimmers' performances at the championships will act as an important reference for their qualification for next year's Tokyo Olympic Games. Enditem
The first set saw the two sides trade the lead until Shanghai's Zhang Yichan made a block helping shanghai edge out to take the set.
Former international Chen Xiaojia powered Jiangsu's offense through consecutive baskets as Jiangsu went up 23-18 at the end of the first quarter.
Local favourite Kristina Mladenovic was a victim of a missed call in her first round defeat to Laura Siegemund of Germany on Tuesday.
"To be honest, we've all been physically and mentally exhausted for more than 70 days, I think every player here is a hero," said Shandong Luneng coach Li Xiaopeng.
At Maccabi, Bender will collaborate with his compatriot, center Ante Zizic, who has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the last three NBA seasons and joined the Israeli club in late August.
For the fifth placed Shenzhen, any prospect of promoting the top four appeared to be extinguished when Pouraliganji's powerful shot hit the crossbar on 75 minutes.
However, there was also good news.
In the day's earlier fixture, Spezia registered their first Serie A win, as the newly-promoted side stunned Udinese 2-0. Enditem
Suzhou, who had scored only three goals in their previous five matches, took an early lead as Li Zhi converted a penalty in the 16th minute.