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Iran is 2012 FIBA Asia Cup Champion; Bahrami emerges MVP


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Iran defeated host Japan,53-51, and clinched the gold medal of the 4th Fiba Asia Cup Championship on Saturday in Tokyo, Japan.




See Final Round Results:

DateTime (Japan time)StatusWhiteDarkResults / Score
Sept. 22, 20129:00 AM7th - 8thUzbekistanLebanonLebanon (84) def.  Uzbekistan (73)   
Sept. 22, 201211:30 AM5th - 6thCh. TaipeiChinaChina (67) def.  Ch. Taipei (63)
Sept. 22, 20122:00 PM3rd - 4thPhilippinesQatarQatar (79) def.  Philippines (63)
Sept. 22, 20124:30 PMChampionshipI.R.IranJapanI.R.Iran (53) def.  Japan (51)

All-Star Best Five:

  • Samad Bahrami (Iran) - Small Forward (MVP)
  • Hamed Afagh (Iran) - Shooting Guard
  • Asghar Kardoust (Iran) - Center
  • Kosuke Takeuchi (Japan) - Power Forward
  • Ryota Sakurai (Japan) - Point Guard




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