FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 Tips Off Tonight

FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 Tips Off Tonight

The FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 tips off tonight. Defending champions Iran (2014) are hosting the 12-team event, which will take place from September 9th to the 18th. This competition is part of the process in determining the qualifiers for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, formerly known as the “FIBA Asia Championship.” The 12 teams are […]

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

The preliminary rounds of the FIBA Asia Championships are now over. After three days of action only four teams remain undefeated and they are Iran, Taiwan, Kazakhstan and Qatar. While Iran and Kazakhstan were expected to fare well, Taiwan has emerged as a dark horse bet to win the tournament after their thrilling upset win […]

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

Group C South Korea vs. China, 63:54 It wasn’t the outcome that the heavily favored Chinese National Team expected for their first encounter in the “Group of Death” (Group C), but the stingy South Korean defense proved to be too much for the Asian juggernaut to overcome. It was a low scoring affair with South […]

China and Iran favorites to win FIBA Asia

China and Iran favorites to win FIBA Asia

The Men’s FIBA Asia Championships are set to kick off tomorrow. The tournament will be held in Manila, Philippines from August 1-11. China and Iran have won the last seven FIBA Asia Championships, with Iran taking back-to-back titles in 2005 and 2007. China has dominated the tournament since the mid-70s, with only South Korea (1997) […]

Another SEBA Cup to Phillipines

Philippines defended their SEABA Cup title. They knocked down Thailand at SEABA Cup last round to clinch the top position. The victory also punched the ticket to Fiba Asia Championship in Tokyo for Philippines. Marcus Douthit (college: Providence) finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds to pace the winners. Philippines jumped to an early lead […]