The 33-year-old striker, who came on after the interval, latched onto a through pass from teammate Wu Xi before sending it into the net in the 65th minute.
Luneng, who lost to Dalian Pro 1-0 in the last round, hit the woodwork twice during the game against Suning.
The organizers designed a route with a 17km climb before the finish line, which seemed like it might bring about some interesting developments on the rugged, narrow mountain road.
"We are delighted to enter this exciting new partnership with TCL, following our hugely successful collaboration over the last two years," FIBA Secretary General Andreas Zagklis said.
"This victory is very important to me - I've worked so hard to get this win," said the 27-year-old Kazakh.
France's Julian Alaphilippe, who lost the yellow jersey to Yates on Wednesday after being penalized for 20 seconds for taking a bottle inside the final 20km, sprinted late to finish one second ahead of the peloton.
In the other two clashes of the day, Hunan Hualai beat Zhejiang Energy to remain in third place, while Shenzhen Nankeda whitewashed Jiangsu in 5-0 to clinch their second win of the season. Enditem
Elsewhere Sky Sports informed that Chelsea have reached agreement with Bayer Leverkusen to sign striker Kai Havertz. Enditem
"TCL is honored to enter into this new cooperation with FIBA for the next four years," Wei Yuki, vice president of TCL said. "Working together again with FIBA, TCL will continue to accelerate their international presence and contribute to the development and progress of global basketball." Enditem
The 31-year-old's poor relationship with Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is well documented and was made clear when Zidane only used him in two of the 12 games his side played when Spanish football resumed in June after lockdown.
As the match progressed, Joachim Low's men retreated with their narrow lead and kept all their men behind the ball.