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In the game of basketball, making a big shot in crunch time is as important as total points and rebounds on the stats sheet that’s distributed after a game.

Point guard Aren Davoudichegani ended up with just five points but drilled a huge shot from beyond the 3-point arc with 18.3 seconds left in the game as Iran edged host Japan 53-51 in the final of the fourth FIBA Asia Cup at Ota City General Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.

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