TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran basketball team beat Kazakhstan 96-60 in the 2022 FIBA Asia Cup on Friday.
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Iran had recently lost to Kazakhstan twice at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers.
Hamed Hadadi led Iran with 12 points, while Kazakhstan’s Shaim Kuanov and Maxim Marchuk both earned 11 points.
Tem Melli will play Japan on Sunday.
The Group Phase is played from July 12-17. The 16 teams competing in Asia Cup 2022 are drawn into four groups of four.
Every group winner will gain direct access to the quarter final, while runners-up will play third placed teams in playoff games.
The 2022 FIBA Asia Cup is being held in Jakarta, Indonesia from July 12 to 24.