Iran’s national basketball squad suffered another defeat in their second match against Brazil at the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Sunday August 31.
In the first quarter, Iran produced a stellar performance and managed to garner dominance over their powerful rivals. The score at the close of the first quarter stood at 18-17. However, there was a reversal of fortune in favor of Brazil in the following quarters and Brazil capitalized on their tall players to beat Iran. Final score was 79-50.
Earlier, hosts Spain defeated Iran 90-60 in their opener.
Iran are to take on Serbia at 13:30 GMT on September 1, 2014.