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Iran experience their second defeat in FIBA World Cup

The Iranian national basketball team fails to score a win in their second attempt in the FIBA World Cup #SPAIN2014

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.

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