Saudi Arabia lose to Australia at Asia basketball cup

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Fri, 2022-07-15 10:01

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian national basketball team on Thursday night lost their second match at the 2022 FIBA Asia Cup, going down 76-52 to defending champions Australia in Jakarta.

The Falcons had lost their opening Group A match 80-54 to hosts Indonesia on Tuesday, and will play their final fixture against Jordan on Saturday.

The team had led 18-15 at the end of the first quarter, but the Australians soon imposed their dominance to lead 39-25 at half time, and then maintained their superiority until the end of the match.

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