The team New Zealand is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the team Jordan at 2:00 A.M. on August 18, 2017 (PHI time) in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon.
The second day of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup Quarterfinals round resumes today and for its second treat it will be the Tall Blacks and team Jordan.
If South Korea won their first game against the host team Lebanon, then it would be Gilas Pilipinas and New Zealand playing in yesterday’s Quarterfinals match.
The Steven Adam-less squad were superb in their first game where they beat Kazakhstan with a huge margin. Then they were slowed down by Lebanon and luckily was able to pull a win in front of hundreds of Lebanese basketball fans.
Then lost to one of Asia’s best basketball team, the South Korea. Although they had the chance to make an upset in the final twelve seconds of the ball-game but Shea Ili missed his running shot to beat the buzzer.
After got whipped by team Iran in their final game in Group A, team Jordan bounced back and used team Iraq to avenge their loss, 84-70.
Mohammad Hussein played a magnificent game in that Quarterfinals qualifier game where he logged a double-double performance. Heussein registered 15 points and grabbed 19 rebounds.