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China v Chinese Taipei live stream: Watch FIBA’s 2023 Basketball World Cup qualifiers online

By Emile Avanessian

Watch China v Chinese Taipei online: Live stream today's FIBA’s 2023 Basketball World Cup qualifiers

Published: 15:26, 30 June 2022

Friday afternoon (8:10am UK) in Melbourne, China look to all but lock up second place in Group B, and a spot in Asia’s second qualifying round for the 2023 FIBA World Cup.

How to live stream China v Chinese Taipei online:

Bet365* stream a selection of 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifying games live for account holders. Those interested in streaming China v Chinese Taipei live can take advantage of this service by following the simple steps below. After following the link below, you’ll notice the landing page advertises FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifying is on Bet365’s schedule, too.

  • Click on this link.
  • Click ‘join now’ and enter details.
  • Log in and fund your account.
  • Navigate to the ‘In-Play’ link at the top of the homepage and select your desired event.

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Where to watch China v Chinese Taipei  on TV:

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With nearly two thirds of the first group stage of qualification for the 2023 FIBA World Cup, to be held next August and September, in the books, China sits second in Group B, behind a dominant Australia side, but is already all but assured a spot for second qualifying round.

Over the next few days in Melbourne, the entirety of Group B – China, Chinese Taipei, Australia and Japan – will play out the final rounds of games in this first group stage of qualifying. The Chinese enter play on Friday 2-1 in Group B, with an average margin of victory of 10.5 points per game. They sit a game and a half games clear of Japan (who, as hosts of the 2023 FIBA World Cup, along with Indonesia and the Philippines, don’t actually need to qualify for the tournament), and two games clear of their Friday opponent, Chinese Taipei, who’ve yet to taste victory in three group games, which they’ve lost by an average of more than 15 points each.

Thus, China have all but secured second place in the group and, with a victory on Friday, would qualify for the second qualifying round. It is worth noting that these sides have not yet met in this qualifying campaign, in which Chinese Taipei has lost twice, decisively, to Australia, and once narrowly (76-71) to Japan.

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