• Friday, October 07, 2022

Basketball

Iran beat India at Asia Cup basketball

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The India men’s basketball team began their FIBA Asia Cup campaign with a 54-101 loss to continental powerhouse Iran.  India started off on a bad note during Wednesday evening’s match and trailed 8-29 in the first quarter. From there on, the deficit continued to grow as Iran outscored India in every quarter.  Iran, placed 25th in the FIBA world rankings, showcased their offensive abilities in a clinical performance. They were shooting the ball at an impressive 51 per cent and had five players finish the game scoring in double figures.  Iran’s centre Hamed Hadadi, who has played in the NBA, was at his imposing…

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