William Jones Cup: Iran B Loses to Iraq

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran B basketball team lost to Iraq at the 39th edition of the William Jones Cup.

The Iranian team was defeated against Iraq 90-75 at the Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall, in Taipei.

The Iranian team has lost to Atletas All-Star Lithuania, South Korea, Team Canada 150 and Iraq and defeated Chinese Taipei White, India and Japan U-24 so far.

Iran B will meet Chinese Taipei Blue next on Saturday in the Day 8 of the tournament.

The R. William Jones Cup, also known as the Jones Cup, is an international basketball tournament held annually since 1977 in Taipei, Taiwan.

It was named in honor of basketball promoter Renato William Jones, who was one of the founders of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Like the Olympics and the FIBA Basketball World Cup, it has both men's and women's versions.

Iran has won the William Jones Cup five times.

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