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August 2017
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Fun and games begin and end with Asia Cup photoshoot day

BEIRUT (FIBA Asia Cup 2017) - Check out the players who were game to smile and pose in front of the camera one day before the real action begins at the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon.

Filipino star wingman Gabe Norwood became fast friends with official Asia Cup mascot Ox the Fox.

@gnorwood5 found a friend 🦊 at the #FIBAAsiaCup2017

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Japan's naturalized player, Ira Brown, showcases his hops as he skies for a faux dunk.

Catch you at the rim @irabrown44 🏀💪 #FIBAAsiaCup2017

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Nadim Souaid, Amir Saoud and Ali Mezher show the rest of Asia that Lebanon are ready to plunge into action. Check out Saoud's fade!

Asia we are Ready!!🇱🇧🏆 Bring it! 💪🏻 #fibaasiacup2017 @fiba

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Norwood joins Gilas Pilipinas teammates Terrence Romeo, Calvin Abueva and Jayson Castro in this set of artistic shots.

Veteran Korean center Kim JongKyu looks mighty serious.

대박 진짜같아.. #피규어#규리아#프리야👍👍👍

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Qatar's new naturalized player Sammy Monroe vows to go beast mode at the Asia Cup.

WIRED DIFFERENTLY!!!! #qatar #7 #china #beastmode

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Iran ready to show their true power and reclaim Asia Cup glory.

به دور از هر حب و بغضی...دور از هر حرف و حدیث و دشمنی شخصی وقتی پای اسم ایران و #تیم_ملی در میون باشه قلب تک تکمون میزنه و انرژی هممون باید پشت تیم باشه. دیگه شخص مهم نیست...من مهم نیست.... ما مهمیم ما اینجا یعنی #تیم_ملی_بسکتبال_ایران که امروز این عکس رو توی لبنان انداختند از فردا که بازی های #بسکتبال_کاپ_آسیا شروع میشه تا روز آخر انرژی ما با شماس....پشت هم باشید... پشتتونیم یک جمله زیبا و دلگرم کننده برای حمایت از بچه های تیم ملی کامنت کنید #مرسی_که_هستید #مرسی_بسکتبال #آیدین_مقیمی #AiMo #فعلا_انتقاد_ممنوع #فقط_حمایت #IRANBasketballteam #fibaasiacup2017 Welcome to your first national event @navidnktsh #سجاد_مشایخی #فرید_اصلانی #نوید_نیکتاش #نوید_رضایی_فر #ارسلان_کاظمی #محمد_جمشیدی #بهنام_یخچالی #میثم_میرزایی #اوشین_ساهاکیان #حامد_حدادی توضیح عکس: وحید دلیرزهان یک روز دیرتر رفته لبنان و به عکس مدیای فیبا نرسیده. ولی عجیب اینه که چرا روزبه ارغوان تو عکس نیست :-D برنامه بازی ها به وقت ایران و اطلاعات #پخش_زنده در کانال تلگرام. آدرس در بیو

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The Lebanese big three of Jean Abdelnour, Fadi El Khatib and Wael Arakji are expected to magical things starting on Day 1 tomorrow.

The big three ❤❤ #yallalebnen #fibaasiacup2017 #proudlebanese

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Qatar poke fun at Mohamed Abdelkawy, Yehia Abdelhaleem and Abdulrahman Saad at the shoot.

Kosuke Takeuchi, Yuki Togashi and Ira Brown of Japan invite fans to catch the great action at the Asia Cup.

Naturalized big man Christian Standhardinger's selfie game is strong as he takes this shot with the rest of the Philippine team.

🇵🇭 #puso #gilas #labanpilipinas

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We think Team Kazakhstan may have gone to the wrong photoshoot location, but, hey, it still works!

#fibaasiacup2017 🏀

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Which big man would you choose - NBA draftee Satnam Singh of India or three-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo of Philippines?

#LabanPilipinas 🇵🇭

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One guy who didn't show his pearly whites was legendary Iranian giant Hamed Haddadi, who appeared all business for Team Melli.

1⃣ DAY TO GO⌛ 🇮🇷@hamedhaddadi is in #Lebanon & ready for #FIBAAsiaCup2017!

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