Iranian Basketballers Beat Bahrain after Crushing India
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The national Iranian basketball team defeated Bahrain 75-56 today after crushing India 102-58 at the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship in the Philippines.
A game Bahrain squad stuck close to their Group F rival Iran after the first 20 minutes, but their opponents' superior arsenal was brought to bear in the second half.
Iran blew out their competition with a 45-29 spread between the third and fourth quarters, to notch a 75-56 victory and a clean 4-0 slate in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship, Tuesday at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena.
The Iranian team’s next game is scheduled for Wednesday when theIranian team will face Kazakhstan.
The 2013 FIBA Asia Championship opened in the Philippines on August 1, and will wrap up on August 11. A total of 15 teams are competing in the sports event.