Sinjhuang Stadium, Taipei– Asian basketball powerhouse Iran has proven once again that they are probably the team to beat in the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship in Wuhan, China. They beat Korea, 66-59 in the finals of the 33rd William Jones Cup. It was a tough defeat for the Koreans as they were undefeated until the final match yesterday.
Box Score of the Gilas match against Taipei
PHILIPPINES 82—Douthit 28, Lassiter 16, Hontiveros 13, Barroca 10, Baracael 5, Taulava 5, Aguilar 4, Ababou 0
TAIPEI 72—Chien C. 26, Chen S. 13, Su 9, Lee 6, Chen H. 4, Lu 4, Creighton 3, Chang 2, Ho 2
Quarters: 22-16; 43-34; 62-49; 82-72