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2013 FIBA ASIA Championship

Iran defeated host Philippines 85-71 to win Gold in the 2013 FIBA ASIA Basketball Championship for Men held at Manila, Philippines. It is Iran’s 3rd Asian championship in four appearances in the final while the Philippines settled for their 3rd silver medal in as many appearances in the final of the Asian Basketball Championship. Iran took the first quarter 17 – 15 and the Philippines claimed the second quarter 19 – 18. Iran was leading by 3 with scores 36 – 33 at the halftime but the Philippines could not hold the unbeaten Iran in…

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FIBA 2013: Philippines vs Iran Today

The FIBA 2013 Asia Championship is drawing to a close with the host Philippines taking on Iran in the tournament final this afternoon. Both teams have already qualified for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup by advancing to the finals. Chinese Taipei and Korea will duke it out for third place with the winning also moving a step closer to an Olympic bid in 2016. There also a pair of consolation games for fifth and seventh place, but they won’t help either team in their quest to make a trip…

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