The Korean men’s basketball team was eliminated by Iran at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and was pushed back to the 7th and 8th place match.
The Korean national team, led by coach Chu Il-seung, bowed to Iran 82-89 in the men’s basketball men’s 5th to 8th place ranking match held at the Zijin River Gymnasium of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China on the 4th.
In the Asian Games men’s basketball, the four teams that won the quarterfinals compete for medals through the semifinals, finals, and bronze medal match, while the four teams that lost 스포츠토토in the quarterfinals compete in the rankings match. The losers of the quarterfinals will be divided into two teams and then the winners will play a match for 5th and 6th place, and the losers will play a match for 7th and 8th place.
The Korean men’s basketball team lost 70-84 to China in the quarterfinals the previous day, failing to challenge for a medal for the first time in 17 years since the 2006 Doha Games. The only time Korean men’s basketball failed to win a medal at the Asian Games was in Doha in 2006, and at that time, they took 5th place, but this time they missed even 5th place and ended up in 7th or 8th place, which was their worst performance ever. .
On this day, Korea took a 48-40 lead thanks to Laguna (Busan KCC) scoring 18 points in the first half, but struggled against Iran’s height in the third quarter and allowed a comeback, and was unable to overturn the 10-point disadvantage that continued in the fourth quarter. . Korea was outclassed in terms of heights, recording 33-42 in rebounds, 8-24 in paint zone points, and 4-15 in secondary attack points.
La Gun-ah struggled with 23 points and 7 rebounds, Heo Hoon (Sangmu) struggled with 18 points and 8 assists, Byun Jun-hyung (Sangmu) scored 11 points and 5 assists, and Jeon Seong-hyeon (Goyang Sono) added 11 points, including 3 3-pointers, but could not prevent the fall. I couldn’t do it.