MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas’ three-game profitable streak within the Asian Video games 3×3 basketball showcase met its finish on Friday.
The Nationals bowed to Mongolia, 21-12, discovering only a few solutions to the enemy’s pinpoint taking pictures at Deqing Basketball Courtroom in Hangzhou, China.
Bismarck Lina had seven factors, Bryan Sajonia and John Rey Pasaol two every, whereas Justine Sanchez had one within the loss that weighed doubly heavy for this system.
The Philippines slipped all the best way to 3rd place in Pool A, its 3-1 document unable to make up the 63 factors it racked up in group play.
Gilas, because it turned out, scored lower than the opposite two groups who additionally now tout the identical document: Mongolia (75 factors total) and Chinese language-Taipei (73).
Which means the Philippines must undergo a you-or-me contest in opposition to a yet-to-be-determined foe on Saturday with the intention to compete within the knockout levels.
Gilas discovered itself looking at a 0-5 deficit early, no because of the lengthy pictures of Ulzii-Orshikh Myagmarsuren and Batzaya Tsermaa.
The Filipinos tried to return again twice inside the ultimate 4 minutes, pulling inside six factors however the Mongolians, seasoned within the specialised format, hardly budged.