With 3:04 left on the clock of the third period, Fujian kept chasing the score-line and trailed by 57-66, but Zhejiang reclaimed a double-digit advantage through Dong Ke'er's three-pointer.
Also absent will be representatives from Oriente Petrolero, due to bickering between club officials and the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF).
The glittering play in the university basketball league earned Fang an overall WBCA top draft pick by Henan in 2020.
The last set became a lop-sided affair for Tianjin, which went on a 12-4 run to pull away and kept the advantage until the end.
"We can feel that everything is fully prepared beforehand with an aim of offering us a safe environment to enjoy games," said Shao, who had joined Sichuan before the season.
In her WCBA debut, Fang displayed impressive speed and sharpness on the offensive end, but due to a lack of experience, she was called two offensive fouls in a row when the two sides were involved in jigsaw-like contention in the third quarter.
The visitor from Spisska Nova Ves was leading by 13 points at half-time which ultimately proved decisive, but the home team managed to fight the deficit and almost brought the game to a thrilling end despite having only five available players in the second half due to injuries and fouls. Enditem
"I executed the race well despite not being fully fit. I have a hamstring injury that I want to manage when I take a break, this being the last event this season. It feels good to end the season on a winning tone, especially at home, having won the Diamond League races in Monaco and Stockholm.
The South American zone 2022 World Cup qualifiers were scheduled to begin in late March before being suspended because of the global health crisis.
China's Shi Yanghe and Zhao Jiangqiong won the men's and the women's 65km races respectively.
With the pandemic under control in China, sports events like the Carnival returned, which in turn gave a further boost for people's confidence across the country to restore normal life.