The schedule of games for the Preliminary Round competition at the 27th FIBA Asia Championship to be played in Manila from Aug 1-11 has been announced. Reigning champions China will take on fellow East Asian team archrivals Korea, with Jordan the silver medalists of the last edition at the 26th FIBA Asia Championship at Wuhan (China) in 2011 lining up against Chinese Taipei on the opening day of the competition. Hosts Philippines open their campaign against Saudi Arabia while twice former champions Iran will be up against Malaysia on the opening day. [Read Full Article on fibaasia.net]
PHL vs. SAUDI ARABIA - 8:30pm (August 1, 2013 Thursday) MOA Arena
PHL vs. JORDAN - 8:30pm (August 2, 2013 Friday) MOA Arena
PHL vs. CHINESE TAIPEI - 8:30pm (August 3, 2013 Saturday) MOA Arena
FIBA ASIA 2013 Complete Schedule of the Preliminary Round (via fibaasia.net).