The team China is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the team Syria at 11:30 P.M. on August 15, 2017 in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon.
The upper half of the Quarterfinals matches are now set and today the worthy opponent of the Australian Boomers will be determined after the China versus Syria clash.
The defending champion team China looks different without their other ace players namely Yi Jianlian and Zhou Qi in the lineup.
After got defeated by Gilas Pilipinas in the second day of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, the chinese basketball team always start slow and seems like it lacks the desire to win.
However, in the second half they usually orchestrated a comeback led by their talented guard, Guo Ailun.
Ailun is one of the high scoring guards in this tournament who averaged 22.3 points per game. His highest so far was against team Qatar where he dropped 30 points.
Team Syria on the other hand will be entering this game as an underdog. They have finished one win and two losses in Group A. Their lone victory comes from winless team India which was a come-from-behind win.
Team Syria outscored a team that has an NBA player in its roster. They limit India to just 10 points in the winning quarter while they splashed basket after basket with 27.
Michael Madanly and Ivan Todorovic are the players should be in the watch list of China. Limiting their scoring is the key and avoid an upset.