Lebanon were left chasing the game after the Koreans staged a stirring comeback.
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Lebanon were dealt another heartbreaking loss after giving up an 11-point halftime lead in a 85-71 loss to South Korea in their round two opener of the FIBA Asia Championship Sunday.Naturalized wingman Jay Youngblood scored 21 points in the game on 8-of-14 field goal shooting to put Lebanon ahead at halftime by 11 .Big man Lee Jong-Hyun also had a good outing with 17 points, six rebounds, and three blocks, while 3-point specialist Cho Sung-Min tickled the twine for three triples and 15 points.Group B got off to an exciting start as Jordan defeated Qatar 84-73 while group leaders China toppled Kazakhstan 75-62 .Lebanon and Jordan are also tied at 1-1 .Palestine were dealt their first loss in the competition against India 73-70, while the Philippines grabbed a hard-fought 73-66 win against Japan.
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