FIBA Asia: Iran runs passed Malaysia, Korea vs. China HALFTIME

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Korea vs. China

Top ranked China looked to get out to a quick lead against Korea but the Koreans have done an excellent job controlling the tempo of the game.

Former NBA star Yi Jianlian leads China with 11 points while Korea’s¬†Sunhyung Kim, who threw down a nasty fast break dunk on Yi chipped in six points.

HALFTIME score: China 31 – Korea 29

Iran vs. Malaysia

Iran had no problems getting passed Malaysia.

They opened the 27th FIBA Asia tournament with a one sided 115-25 victory.

NBA product Hamed Hadadi lead the game with 21 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for the Iranian squad.

FINAL score: Iran 115 – Malaysia 15

 

Nick Bedard (@bedardnick) is the editor-in-chief of Basketballbuddha.com.

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