Gilas Pilipinas’ fourth quarter comeback attempt fell short as Lebanon was simply too much for the nationals, taking a 95-80 win on Wednesday in the two countries’ FIBA Asia Cup 2022 opener at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia.
As early as now, Kiefer Ravena is making sure the next batch of Gilas Pilipinas mainstay guards are primed up for bigger roles ahead.
Featuring a near full-strength roster, the powerhouse New Zealand Tall Blacks dominated Gilas Pilipinas from start to finish, 106-60 in the FIBA World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers third window on Thursday in front of a capacity crowd inside the EventFinda Stadium in Auckland.
The steady play of Gilas Pilipinas’ young guards has earned the respect not just of PBA and former national team senior players, but also of Indonesia’s Andakara Prastawa Dhyaksa.
It appears the “lucky shot” remark by Korea’s head coach has drawn the attention of no less than Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin.
Gilas Pilipinas battled back from 17 points down to stun Korea via a buzzer-beating bank shot triple that gave them an 81-78 victory on Wednesday in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers third window played in Pampanga, Philippines.
SJ Belangel banked home a game-winning triple as Gilas Pilipinas stunned Korea, 81-78 Wednesday in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers third window in Pampanga, Philippines.