Iran Loses to Host Spain in FIBA World Cup

Iran-Spain-Basketball
Iran-Spain-Basketball

Host Spain defeated Iran 90-60 on the first day of the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Saturday.

In the match held at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes de Granada, Pau Gasol scored 33 points in Spain’s victory and Mehdi Kamrani led Iran with 18 points.

“I am satisfied with our performance since I believe that Spain and the United States will advance to the final. We played against a great team,” Iran coach Mehmed Becirovic said.

Iran is scheduled to face Brazil on Sunday.

Results:
US 114, Finland 55
Spain 90, Iran 60
Brazil 65, France 63
Croatia 81, Philippines 78
Slovenia 90, Australia 80
Turkey 76, New Zealand 73
Ukraine 72, Dominican Republic 62
Argentina 98, Puerto Rico 75
Lithuania 87, Mexico 74
Serbia 85, Egypt 64
Greece 87, Senegal 64
Angola 80, Korea 69

   
   

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