PHI 85 - 50 UZB
The Philippine national basketball team Smart Gilas Pilipinas faced Uzbekistan on September 16, Sunday, for the preliminary rounds of the fourth FIBA Asia Cup in Tokyo, Japan, winning a great margin, 85-50.
The game was held at the Ota Gymnasium and was broadcast on AKTV at 1 p.m.
Yesterday, during the team's game against Lebanon, the Gilas went victorious with a 10-point lead, defeating tall Lebanese players, 78-68. This makes the win-loss standing of Gilas to 2-1. The next game will be against Macau (see schedule below).
The Philippine team needs to make the top four in its group to qualify for the knockout stage of the 10-nation event, originally named Stankovic Cup. Last year, the Philippine team placed fourth overall.
Reyn's Room provided the live streaming of the match, as well as the live scores as the event happened. Please come back here again to catch the basketball action straight from Tokyo!
Other games of Smart Gilas
Philippines vs China (Watch the REPLAY)
September 14, 3:30 p.m.
Philippines vs Lebanon (Watch the REPLAY)
September 15, 6 p.m.
Philippines vs Macau (Watch the REPLAY)
September 17, 11:30 a.m.
Philippines vs Chinese Taipei (Watch the game LIVE)
September 20, 1 p.m.
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With tougher opponents, you think Gilas will make it again this time, after winning the 2012 Jones Cup title? Go Pilipinas!