Iran 79-56 Kazakhstan
Iran led 39-23 at the half, making 8 three-pointers in the first half. Nikkhah Bahrami had a game-high 29 points, making six three-pointers. Dmitriy Gavrilov led Kazakhstan with 18 points and 10 boards.
Lebanon 90-81 Japan
Fadi El Khatib had 33 points and Brian Feghali 22 as Lebanon rallied in the final quarter for a 90-81 win over Japan.
Japan controlled the game in the second and third quarter on hot shooting of Kosuke Kanamaru and Takehiko Orimo, who made consecutive threes to break the game open. Kanamaru had 17.
Lebanon took advantage of Japan’s seven turnovers in the final quarter. With El Khatib leading the way, Lebanon finally found its momentum back in the final five minutes.
Korea 101-93 Taiwan 2nd NT
Taiwan 86-77 Philippines
Taiwan 2nd 0-2
(Photo: Jones Cup official website)