FIBA Asia 2013 Championship Schedule: Race to Semi-Finals

    Manila, Philippines - Eight countries advance to the Quarter-Finals of FIBA Asia 2013 Championship with match-ups set today, August 9, 2013 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City. There's no more second chances on their race to Semi-Finals round tomorrow and the Championship (Finals) on Sunday, August 11.

    Read: Iran is FIBA Asia 2013 Champion; beats Philippines, 85-71
    FIBA Asia 2013 road to finals
    27th FIBA Asia Championship: Race to the Finals/ photo courtesy of inquirer.net

    Iran, Jordan, Chinese Taipei, China, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Korea and Qatar topped the second round and qualified on the quater-finals.

    The host country, Philippines will do a head-to-head battle again with Kazakhstan at 8:30 pm. Smart Gilas Pilipinas topped Group E of the Second Round of the 27th FIBA Asia.

    These two teams met in an exhibition game two weeks ago with Gilas Pilipinas team winning, 92-89, but Filipino coach Chot Reyes discounted any edge that win brings.

    Here is the schedule for the Quarter-Finals:

    3:00 pm - Iran vs Jordan [ Update: Iran wins, 94-50 ]
    5:45 pm - Chinese Taipei vs China  [ Update: Chinese Taipei wins, 96-78 ]
    8:30 pm - Philippines vs Kazakhstan [ Update: Philippines beats Kazakhstan, 88-58 ]
    10:30 pm - Korea vs Qatar [ Update: South Korea wins, 79-52 ]

    Related: Philippines beats Kazakhstan 88-58- FIBA Asia Quarter-Finals match

    Schedule for the Semi-Finals (August 10, 2013), MOA Arena:

    5:45 pm - Chinese Taipei vs Iran [ Update: Iran wins, 79-50 ]
    8:30 pm - Philippines vs So. Korea Update: Philippines beats Korea, 86-79 ]

    Read: FIBA Asia 2013 Semi-Finals: Philippines wins against Korea, 86-79

    5th to 8th play-off games schedule:
    3:00 pm - Jordan vs China
    10:30 pm- Kazakhstan vs Qatar

    Schedule for the Finals (Sunday, August 11, 2013) at Mall of Asia Arena:

    11:00 AM – OPEN GATES
     12:30 PM – Game 1 : Jordan vs. Kazakhstan
     02:45 PM – Game 2 : Qatar vs. China
     05:00 PM – Game 3 : C. Taipei vs. S.Korea
     07:30 PM – Game 4 : PHILIPPINES vs. IRAN

    Read: FIBA Asia 2013 Finals: Philippines vs. Iran Schedule, Ticket Prices and Availability

    Smart Gilas Pilipinas (Philippines) vs Qatar Game Recap, highlights - Second Round

    Related: FIBA Asia 2013: Gilas Pilipinas vs Chinese Taipei Prelim Game Results

    Gilas Pilipinas won the game against Qatar, 80-70 with the hope of the Filipinos to enter the next round sparked anew. Watch the highlights of the game here:

    Smart Gilas Pilipinas (Philippines) vs HongKong Game Recap, highlights - Second Round

    Day 6 of FIBA, Philippines vs HongKong puts Filipinos on the anticipation to win the battle early on the game. HongKong went home win-less in the tournament with Gilas takes pride on reaching quarter-finals, 67-55. Watch the highlights of the game here:

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