Iran Basketball Team Beats China in Friendly

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian national basketball team beat China 63-60 in its first warm-up match on Tuesday.

Iran Basketball Team Beats China in Friendly

The two teams will prepare for the 2019 World Cup in China and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Chang Lin finished with a team-high 13 points. Abdusalam also scored 13 while Zhaor Rui scored eight points for China.

Saijad Mashayekhi led Iran with a match-high 17 while Behnam Yakhchali added 15.

The two teams will play their second match in Changchun, China on Friday.

The Iranian team is headed by Mehran Hatami.

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