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China Blasts Jordan 86-58 -- To Face Qatar in Asian Games Final - Dec 13, 2006

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Playing a dominant game, while still giving plenty of rest to its starters, China trounced Jordan today 86-58. China started slowly, falling behind Jordan 26-21 after the first quarter. But then China started demonstrating its superior basketball talent, outscoring Jordan 20-6 in the second quarter. It maintained its advantage over Jordan in the third quarter with a 23-10 spread and outscored Jordan 22-16 in the fourth. Jordan finished with a 4-1 record for second place in Group E and yesterday defeated Kazakhstan 99-91in overtime.
Wang Zhizhi (214-C-79) led China with 20 points and 3 blocked shots. Yi Jianlian had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 3 blocks. Mo Ke scored 13 points and Zhu Fangyu scored 12. China shot 52 percent from the floor to 35 percent for Jordan. It grabbed 38 rebounds to 33 for Jordan. It scored 11 points from turnovers to 5 for Jordan. Zaid Al Khas (205-C-76, college: Gannon) led Jordan with 27 points and Islam Abbas had 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Qatar defeated Iran today 67-64 to qualify for the Friday final against China. Qatar was led by 23 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals by Ali Saad Abdulrahman.
In other games, Anton Ponomarev had one of those games that show his youth and inexperience as he shot 2 for 10 in Kazakhstan's 94-74 loss to Korea. He grabbed 5 rebounds and had 2 assists and 2 turnovers. Ha Seung Jin only played 15 minutes for Korea and had 1 point and 5 rebounds.

Other games:

9th-12th classification:
Lebanon 90 Bahrain 65
Syria 111 Uzbekistan 104

5th-8th classification:
Japan 78 Chinese Taipei 67
Korea 94 Kazakhstan 74

China 86
Liu Wei 14min+2p+3r, Wang Shipeng 3p+2r+3a, Zhu Fangyu 12p+6r+2a+1s, Yi Jianlian 22min+17p+10r+2a+3bl, Wang Zhizhi 25min+20p+2r+2a+1s+3bl, Sun Yue 29min+5p+3r+3a+3to+1s, Li Nan 8p+7r+3a+1s, Mo Ke 25min+13p (5/5)+3r+1a+2s, Tang Zhengdong 6min+6p+3r+1a
Jordan 58
Fadel Al Najjar 8p+6r+2a, Enver Soobzakov 6p+2r+2a, Zaid Al Khas 27p+5r+1a+2s, Islam Abbas 12p+12r+3a+1s  

China Wins Gold Medal After 2nd-Half Comeback vs. Iran - 1 month ago
China outscored Iran by 16 points in the second half en route to an 84-72 comeback victory in the 2018 Asian Games men's basketball gold-medal game Saturday in Jakarta, Indonesia. Abudushalamu Abudurexiti (203-SF-96) led the offensive charge with 20 points. Fang Shuo (188-G-90) (16 points), Rui Zhao (193-F-96) (16) and Qi Zhou (217-C-96) (15) also reached double figures in scoring for the Chinese squad, which shot 52.7 percent from the field. Hamed Haddadi (218-C-85) scored a game-high 27...   [read more]

South Korea takes bronze consolation in men's basketball - 1 month ago
South Korea managed to remedy its latest loss to Iran in Thursday's semis by securing bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Games after winning third place by defeating Chinese Taipei 89-81 in Istora Senayan, Jakarta on Saturday. Their victory was secured by the outstanding performance of its naturalized player, Ricardo Ratliffe (203-F-89, college: Missouri), who by the end of the match had scored 37 points, beyond his average in the tournament of around 29 points per match. Speaking after the b...   [read more]

PHL whips Syria, 109-55, for 5th place finish in Asian Games basketball - 2 months ago
The Philippines ended its campaign in the 2018 Asian Games basketball tournament with a dominant 109-55 victory over Syria on Friday in Jakarta, Indonesia. With the win, Team Pilipinas secured fifth place, its best finish in the competition since placing fourth in 2002 in Busan, South Korea. It was a respectable finish for coach Yeng Guiao's team that was organized less than two weeks before the start of the tournament. The Philippines took a 38-16 lead in the first half, buoyed by three...   [read more]

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S. Korea falls to Iran 80-68 in men's basketball semis - 2 months ago  
Philippine cagers cruise past Japan, 113-80 - 2 months ago  
Abudushalamu shines as China routed Indonesia to reach last four at Asian Games - 2 months ago  
Iran basketball into semis - 2 months ago  
South Korea knocks out PHL in Asian Games basketball quarters - 2 months ago  
Iran beats Syria in men's basketball, advances to quarterfinal - 2 months ago  
China's Team Red beat Kazakhstan 83-66, advancing to top 8 at Asian Games - 2 months ago  
Japan basketball team claims emotional win - 2 months ago  
Chinese Taipei defeated Hong Kong, 98-67 to grab their second win - 2 months ago  
S. Korea handily beats Mongolia for 2nd straight men's hoops win - 2 months ago  
Philippines wins opener over Kazakhstan, 96-59 - 2 months ago  
Taipei Chinese basketball team bounced back, beating Japan 71-65 - 2 months ago  
Qatar survive late Hong Kong surge for 90-80 win - 2 months ago  
Nailbiting Asian Games win for Thai basketballers after 20-year absence - 2 months ago  
Sanctions-hit Philippines to send Asian Games team after all - 2 months ago  
Philippines basketball team withdraws from Asian Games to focus on Fiba appeal - 3 months ago  
After CWG basketball debacle, Satnam aims for Asian Games - 6 months ago All-Asian Games Awards 2014 - 4 Years ago  
South Korea celebrate title in Incheon - 4 Years ago  
Iran and South Korea reach Final in Incheon - 4 Years ago  
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Asian Games Final Standings
 1. China
 2. Iran
 3. S.Korea
 4. Taiwan
 5. Philippine.
 6. Syria
 7. Japan
 8. Indonesia

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