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Iran's national basketball team to play at Utah's Revue

Jazz Announce 2008 Rocky Mountain Revue Schedule

The 2008 Rocky Mountain Revue, presented by StoresOnline, will take place at the Lifetime Activities Center located on the Redwood Campus of Salt Lake Community College from July 18-25.

Eight teams will participate in this year's Revue, headlined by the Utah Jazz which expects to have 2008 first-round pick Kosta Koufos on its roster as well as returning Jazzmen Morris Almond and Kyrylo Fesenko.  Joining the Jazz this summer will be the Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors, New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs, along with a D-League All-Star team and Iran's national basketball team, the 2007 FIBA Asian Champion.

Team rosters will be comprised of rookies, second-year players and select free agents. Players expected to appear in the Revue this year include 2008 lottery picks Brook Lopez (Nets) and Anthony Randolph (Warriors), first-round picks Ryan Anderson (Nets) and George Hill (Spurs).  Other notables include Al Horford and Acie Law IV of Atlanta, Marco Belinelli and Brandan Wright of Golden State, and Chris Douglas-Roberts of New Jersey.

Iran, the FIBA Asian Champion will play 2 games:

Fri, July 18 - Bye
Sat, July 19 - vs. Dallas, 2:15 p.m.
Sun, July 20 - Off Day
Mon, July 21 - vs. Utah, 7 p.m.
Tue, July 22 - Bye
Wed, July 23 - Off Day
Thu, July 24 - Bye
Fri, July 25 - Bye

For full information about the event, including how to purchase tickets, please visit here.

Alpos Cup: Puerto Rico beats Iran

The Iranian national basketball team was defeated by Puerto Rico in the four-team Alpos Cup tournament held in Maribor, Sloveni.

The Puerto Ricans beat the Iranian squad 83-80 on Wednesday evening.

On Tuesday, Iran lost its opening match in the tournament against Slovenia 96-71.

The Iranian outfit is scheduled to tackle New Zealand in its third encounter on Thursday.

Iran, Slovenia, Puerto Rico and New Zealand are participants in the event, which began on July 8 and will end July 10.

Iran's basketball team is preparing for games against Argentina, Lithuania, Russia and Australia in Group A of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games being held August 8-24.

... Payvand News - 07/11/08 ... --

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