The team Korea is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the team New Zealand at 11:30 P.M. on August 20, 2017 (PHI time) in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon.
One of the treats of 2017 FIBA Asia Cup on its final day is the Korea and New Zealand clash. One from these squads will go home as the third best team in tournament.
New Zealand got buried early by team Australia during the first quarter of their semi-final round.
The Tall Blacks got outscored, 31-10 but fought back in the second quarter with 23-15.
However, the Aussie Boomers were strong enough against the New Zealand and eventually lost the game.
Tohiraukura Smith-Milner was New Zealand’s best performer player who delivered 13 points and 6 rebounds for the Tall Blacks.
Similar with their opponent today, the Koreans also started slow in the opening quarter during the semis game versus team Iran.
They bounced back in the second quarter outscoring team Iran, 20-9.
South Korea is known for their three-point shooting but against Iran they only made 11 out of their 28 attempts (39.3%)
Junbeom Jeon was Korea best player in that game who scored 20 points while Oh Se-keun added 21 points.