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Monday, August 5, 2013

Gilas Pilipinas bounces back strong Defeated Japan 90-71 (REPLAY)






The Philippine national men’s basketball team played its best basketball of the FIBA Asia Championship so far, posting an impressive 90-71 beatdown of Japan on Monday at the Mall of Asia Arena. Coming off a heartbreaking loss to Chinese Taipei last Saturday, Gilas Pilipinas showed its resilience with pinpoint shooting and suffocating defense to book its first victory in the second round of the tournament. [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]

photo credit: FIBA Asia/Nuki Sabio

PHILIPPINES 90 - Douthit 19, Chan 16, De Ocampo 9, Tenorio 9, Aguilar 7, Norwood 7, Castro/William 7, Alapag 6, David 5, Fonacier 3, Pingris 2, Fajardo 0.

JAPAN 71 - Sakuragi 19, Takeuchi 17, Hiejima 9, Tsuji 8, Matsui 6, Kanamaru 4, Kurihara 2, Sakurai 2, Ota 2, Watanabe 2, Tanaka 0, Ichioka 0.

Quarters: 17-14, 46-36, 75-51, 90-71 [Game Stats]