Bender played 187 NBA games in total, averaging 5.4 points and 3.9 rebounds in 20.1 minutes per game.
The 26-man squad also featured 11 Mexico-based players and three representatives from US Major League Soccer clubs.
Persepolis FC head coach Yahya Golmohammadi (R) and player Sayed Jalal Husseini attend a press conference ahead of the round of 16 match of AFC Champions League between Persepolis FC of Iran and Al Sadd of Qatar in Doha, capital of Qatar, Sept. 26, 2020. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)
Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
During the festival, the local government will take measures for epidemic prevention and control.
However, the wheels came off on Sunday as they crashed to a 6-1 defeat away to Atletico Madrid, who tore Granada's usually solid defense apart time after time.
Earlier in the day, Czech Karolina Pliskova survived a scare from Egyptian qualifier Mayar Sherif after she came back from one set down to beat her opponent 6-7(9), 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round.
41-year-old Baum is expected to take over as soon as possible but at the latest before the following 14-day long league break due to the national team's games.
Bayern responded well but still lacked in penetration to overcome Hoffenheim's defense. To make things worse, Hoffenheim doubled their advantage eight minutes later as Munas Dabbur capitalized on a misplaced clearance from Benjamin Pavard to beat goalkeeper Manuel Neuer into the far post corner.
Lautaro Martinez came off the bench to add the fifth for Inter with a rocket in the 72nd minute, and Caprari scored a consolation goal for Benevento four minutes later.
Messi wrote a letter on Friday to say 'goodbye' to this friend and former Barcelona strike partner Luis Suarez and to criticize Barca for forcing the Uruguayan out of the club. It didn't take Suarez long to add his own post-script to Messi's words, although it was his feet that did the talking in his Atletico Madrid debut on Sunday. Suarez needed just seven minutes to set Marcos Llorente through on goal to score Atletico's fourth goal in a 6-1 win at home to Granada.