Fiba Asia 2015: China rips India, sets semis collision with Iran | Inquirer Sports

Fiba Asia 2015: China rips India, sets semis collision with Iran

/ 09:44 PM October 01, 2015
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China continued its return to the top of the Asian basketball by entering the semifinals of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship following a 104-58 clobbering of India Thursday in Changsa, China.

The 46-point beatdown marked the return of Team Dragon to the Final Four after missing the semifinals of the 2013 tilt in Manila.

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However, the Chinese are bracing for probably their toughest test in the tournament, a semifinals clash with reigning Asian champions Iran tomorrow.

Yi Jianlian led China with 21 points and seven rebounds in the rout, while Zhai Xiaochuan got 15 markers on a perfect 3-of-3 shooting from beyond the arc.

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Vishesh Bhriguvanshi topped India with 22 points.

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