Korea drops RP to 8th

TIANJIN — It wasn’t a buzzer-beating three-point shot, but the game-winning basket by South Korea felt like a dagger in the back from not too long ago.

The ghost of a heartbreaking loss seven years ago came back to haunt the Philippines Sunday as South Korea’s Yang Dong-Geun scored on a fast break layup with 1.7 seconds left after Powerade-Team Pilipinas missed three straight attempts, lifting his team to an 82-80 victory and a seventh place finish in the 25th FIBA Asia Men’s Championship here.

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