Korea rebound from slow start to crush Kazakhstan
BEIRUT (FIBA Asia Cup 2017) - Korea recorded the largest victory so far at the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, finishing up with a 116-55 win over Kazakhstan for a 61-point margin.
And despite a slow start, Korea found their rhythm in the second period and cruised the rest of the way. The Koreans shared the ball magnificently throughout, registering 38 assists, including a clinical 14 from guard Chan Hee Park.
Junghyun Lee had 19 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the victors, who had seven players reach double figures.
Mikhail Yevstigneyev was the only player to reach double digits for Kazakhstan, finishing with 19.