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Gilas loses to Jordan, faces longer highway to Asian Video games podium


Gilas Justin Brownlee Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Asian Games

Gilas Pilipinas’ Justin Brownlee is guarded by Jordan’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson on the nineteenth Asian Video games in Hangzhou, China.–ASIAN GAMES POOL

MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas missed out on an outright passage into the quarterfinals of the nineteenth Asian Video games males’s basketball event on Saturday, following an 87-62 rout by the hands of Jordan.

The Philippines have been held to only 10 factors within the payoff body, having only a few solutions in opposition to the Falcons squad suffering from 9 gamers who noticed motion within the current Fiba World Cup.

Justin Brownlee had 24 factors, whereas Scottie Thompson logged a double-double of 11 factors and 11 rebounds as Gilas settled for an extended path to the medal rounds.

Scottie Thompson Gilas Pillipinas vs Jordan Asian Games

Gilas Pilipinas guard Scottie Thompson makes use of a display screen set by Japeth Aguilar throughout a sport in opposition to Jordan on the Asian Video games.–ASIAN GAMES POOL

Gilas, which dropped to No. 2 with a 2-1 win-loss file in Group C, will now battle Qatar on October 2 for the precise to play Iran within the quarterfinals.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson lived as much as Gilas’ projections, scoring a team-high 24 factors. Freddie Ibrahim, a member of the World Cup workforce, chipped in 17 for the Jordanians, who secured the highest spot of the group section with an ideal 3-0 file.

June Mar Fajardo and Japeth Aguilar had eight factors every for Gilas.

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