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Day 3 (Preliminary Round)

Group A
Indonesia Aug.20 Thailand 95%
Group C
Taiwan 50% Aug.20 Hong Kong
Group D
Philippines 50% Aug.21 China
Round: 4 (Qualifying Round) - Nov 21, 2010

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Group E
Uzbekistan - Jordan 63-68
Jordan worked hard for the third win at the Asian Games. They finally succeeded edging Uzbekistan in overtime. Abdullah Abuqoura (202-C-84) stepped up with 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead Jordan as they climbed at 3-1 record in Group E. Uzbekistan remained winless at 0-4. Jordan seemed well en route to the victory as they posted a 15:7 lead after the opening quarter. They stretched the margin to double digits in the second frame. Jordan accumulated a 35:22 lead at the interval. But Uzbekistan woke up late in the third quarter. They narrowed the distance to only three points 45:48 with one quarter to go in regulation. Uzbekistan got even closer in the fourth period and finally drew things level at 57. The teams entered overtime where Jordan proved the strength scoring 11 points and tallying the victory. Mahd Abdeen (186-G-87) accounted for 14 points for Jordan. Faisal Khair (204-C-85) added 13 points in the win. Samender Juginisov (202-F-87) replied with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Uzbekistan. Kirill Gusev (185-G-90) dropped 13 points in the loss.

South Korea - China 66-76
South Korea suffered the first loss at the Asian Games in Guangzhou. They surrendered against the hosts. China improved at 4-0 record with the win, while South Korea slipped at 3-1 in Group E. Yue Sun (206-G/F-85) came up with 19 points, 6 boards and 3 assists to lead the winners. China led early in the encounter but could not maintain the advantage. South Korea pulled in front late in the stanza taking a 22:19 lead after ten minutes. China quickly replied early in the second term as they regained the initiative. The hosts arrived at the main break up by three points 38:35. China stretched the lead to 9 points in the third term. The home team enjoyed a 59:53 cushion heading into the fourth stanza. China looked calm as they did not allow South Korea too close in the final period. Robert Donewald team stayed in charge and eventually celebrated yet another victory at the tournament. Wang ZhiZhi (214-C-79) notched 15 points and 7 rebounds. Ding Jinhui (204-C-90) provided 10 points in the victory. Kim Joo-Sung (205-C-79) replied with 18 points for South Korea. Lee Seung-Jun (186-G-88) netted 13 points in the losing effort.

Mongolia - North Korea 67-88
DPR Korea rolled past Mongolia in Group E of the Asian Games preliminary round. Jin Pak Myong (191-F-82) scored 23 points to lead the effort. DPR Korea improved at 1-3 record after the win. Mongolia on the other hand slipped at 1-3 record. The teams stayed close early on but DPR Korea went on a run late in the opening frame to take a 24:18 lead after ten minutes. DPR Korea maintained a 6-point lead for some time but it was Mongolia who uttered the last word in the first half. They burst out with a bunch of points to trim the deficit at just two points 34:36. DPR Korea went off the dressing room recharged and immediately broke free. They dominated in the period securing a 60:49 advantage with one quarter remaining. DPR Korea stretched the margin at 18-point mark midway through the fourth term and never looked back en route to the win. Chol Pak Un (185-G-81) produced 22 points and 6 boards for DPR Korea. Jin Hyok O (183-G-84) accounted for 10 points in the win. Sanchir Tungalag (188-G-89) answered with 15 points for Mongolia. Sedbazar Shinen (191-F-81) netted 13 points and collected 9 rebounds in the loss.

Group F
Japan - Qatar 87-88
Qatar celebrated a tough narrow victory over Japan at Asian Games. Qatar came from behind in the final quarter and snatched a one-point win to improve at 3-1 record in Group F. They thus caught up with Japan in the standings. Targuy Ngombo (196-F-89, agency: Court Side) unloaded game-high 33 points, grabbed 6 boards and issued 3 assists to pace the winners. Japan looked well-balanced and organized as always early in the game. They tipped off the encounter with an 18:7 run. Japan maintained the lead as they enjoyed a 26:21 advantage at the first break. But Qatar gradually started to find the rhythm. They narrowed the gap at 4-point mark at halftime 45:49. Qatar got within striking distance in the third term. They trailed by only two points at the final intermission. Japan kept in front for almost the whole final period but it was Qatar who sneaked past their opponents to the final victory. Yasseen Musa (204-F-80) delivered 19 points for Qatar. Saad Abdulrahman Ali (193-F-85) contributed 8 points in the win. Hiroyuki Kinoshita (178-G-80) replied with 23 points for Japan. Takumi Ishizaki (188-G-84) netted 16 points in the loss.

Taiwan - Iran 72-73
Iran survived a big challenge from Taiwan to record the third win at the Asian Games in Guangzhou. Asghar Kardoust (210-C-86, agency: SportsList Inc.) came up with 22 points and 16 boards to propel Iran to the victory. Iran are now 3-1, while Taiwan slipped at 1-3 record in Group F. Iran entered the game strongly. They limited their opponents at 14 points in the opening stanza to take a 22:14 lead. Taiwan adjusted both offensively and defensively in the second term. They stayed close throughout the second period. Iran led by just three points at halftime 36:33. Taiwan went on a 15:8 run early in the third quarter to pull in front. Xuelei Zhang team had a firm grip on the lead as they headed into the fourth period up by one point 54:53. Iran managed to turn the tables in the final minutes. They pulled in front and escaped with a narrow victory at the end. Hamed Afagh (190-G-83, agency: SportsList Inc.) netted 19 points for Iran. Mahdi Kamrani (181-G-82) accounted for 11 points in the victory. Lin Chih-Chieh (192-F/G-82) answered with 22 points for Taiwan. Wu Tai-Hao (203-C-85, college: BYU-Hawaii) delivered 12 points in defeat.

India - Philippines 57-78
Philippines made it look easy as they coasted past India for the second win at Asian Games. JV Casio (177-G-86) scored 18 points as Philippines secured 2-2 record in Group F. India fell at 0-4 after the loss. Philippines surged ahead right from the start. They built a 21:14 lead ten minutes into the encounter. India however stopped the rot in the second term. They slowed down Philippines and struck back. Led by Japdeep Singh (199-C-86) India managed to cut the distance to only one point at halftime 30:31. Philippines did not allow their opponents to develop that success. They opened the second half on a 17:4 rally to clear off. Philippines ensured a 22-point lead at the final break and never looked back again. Chris Tiu (178-G-85) provided 13 points for Philippines. Asi Taulava (206-C-73, college: BYU-Hawaii) and Chris Lutz (191-G-85, college: Marshall) accounted for 10 points each in the victory. Japdeep Singh replied with 14 points and 6 boards for India. Vishesh Bhriguvanshi (192-G-91) and Yadwinder Singh (198-C-86) chipped in 10 points each in the loss.


S. Korea handily beats Mongolia for 2nd straight men's hoops win - 4 hours ago
Defending champion South Korea breezed past Mongolia 108-73 for its second straight victory in men's basketball at the Asian Games on Thursday. Ricardo Ratliffe (203-F-89, college: Missouri), a U.S.-born player who acquired his South Korean citizenship in January this year, scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds while only playing in the first half of the Group A game at GBK Basketball Hall. Forward Heo Il-Young (197-F-85) had 17 of his game-high 20 points in the opening quarter alone w...   [read more]
Philippines wins opener over Kazakhstan, 96-59 - 4 hours ago
THE Philippine Basketball Association-powered national team got its 18th Asian Games campaign to a good start on Thursday, defeating Kazakhstan, 96-59, in their preliminary Group D match at the Gelora Bung Karno Basketball Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia. Got off to a strong start, the Philippine team just built on it the rest of the way, with a balanced and aggressive attack, to hold off the Kazakhs en route to the win. Gabe Norwood (196-G/F-85, college: George Mason), Stanley Pringle (184-PG...   [read more]

Taipei Chinese basketball team bounced back, beating Japan 71-65 - 1 day ago
In the preliminary round of the Asian Games basketball, Chinese Taipei bounced back and defeated Japan, 71-65, to claim an important victory in Group C. Chinese Taipei was the better side in terms of offensive and defense rebounds in the 1st half. Its accuracy of two-point shots was also slightly higher than Japan (47 percent to 44 percent). However, the Taiwanese did not manage to score a single three-pointer in the first 20 minutes, missing all seven of their attempts beyond the three-p...   [read more]

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Asian Games: South Korea earn title in Incheon
Asian Games Standings
Group A
 1. S.Korea 2-0 
 2. Thailand 1-0 
 3. Indonesia 0-1 
 4. Mongolia 0-2 
Group B
 1. Iran 0-0 
 2. Syria 0-0 
 3. United Ara. 0-0 
Group C
 1. Taiwan 1-0 
 2. Japan 1-1 
 3. Qatar 1-1 
 4. Hong Kong 0-1 
Group D
 1. Philippine. 1-0 
 2. China 0-0 
 3. Kazakhstan. 0-1 

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