Team Philippines (Gilas Pilipinas) in FIBA Asia World Championship


Gilas Pilipinas is the Philippine Team who are competing in the FIBA Asia World Championship. In the first round, Gilas faced the team Palestine and got knockdown by 2 points, 73-75 in the fourth quarter. Day 2 of the preliminary round, the Gilas Pilipinas went against Hong Kong and dominated the game leaving Hong Kong in the loosing end, 101-50. Last game for the preliminary round was Philippines versus Kuwait and Gilas team won 110-64.

Second round of basketball action and the Gilas went against a strong team, Japan but that doesn’t stop the Team Gilas who won 73-66. The next day Philippines versus a more stronger team which is Iran and unluckily to the latter the score was 87-73 in-favored to the Gilas Team. The last round of the game before heading to the quarterfinal where the Philippines will be facing India.

Gilas Pilipinas go against the China team in the battle for championship. In the end of the fierce battle on the basketball court, Team Gilas went home with a silver while China with the gold. The Philippine Team may not get the 2015 trophy but you’ll never know what will happen next in the 2016 right?

Will the China defends it crown? Will it be stripped away by an emerging strong contender like the Philippines, Japan, Korea and Iran? Will there be an action packed basketball games in 2016?

You’ll be the judge of that and let’s hope for the best to come.