Thursday, August 1, 2013
Taipei Beat Jordan, 91-87
MANILA, Philippines – Chinese Taipei fend off Jordan's late rally to score a close 91-87 victory on Thursday opening its campaign in the 2013 Manila FIBA Asia Men's Basketball Championship on a positive note at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines.
Chih-Chieh Lin scorred 27 points while naturalized player Quincy Davis was a source of strength inside finishing with 18 points and pull down 11 boards to pace the Taiwanese.
A rebuilding Jordan team was led by its new naturalized player Jimmy Baxter, who wound up with 30 points.