Philippines, Mall of Asia Arena China survived a late-game charge by Jordan, 79-76, in their consolation-round game of the 27th FIBA Asia Men’s Basketball Championship today. China, the defending champions in the tournament, were dethroned after they lost to Chinese Taipei yesterday, while Jordan lost to favorites Iran according to ABS-CBN.com report.
Chinese Taipei upsets China to advance to semifinals with score of 96-78 favored for Chinese Taipei. Quincy Davis out-dueled Yi Jianlian in the quarterfinal matchup between Chinese Taipei and China, and Chinese Taipei advanced to the semifinals with an impressive upset win.
Davis, who is originally from California, posted a game-high 26 points on an incredible 12-13 shooting, and tied Jianlian — who scored 22 points on 11-18 shooting — with a game-high 10 rebounds. Video Courtesy of FIBA