Our Gilas Pilipinas ballers just passed by Kazakhstan in the 2018 Asian Games with a tornado kind of performance as they finished with a 37-point deficit. At the final buzzer, it was 96-59 in favor of Gilas.
Sadly, there was no sign of Jordan Clarkson...until the third quarter. With one minute left in the quarter, Clarkson arrived in the arena, and our team suddenly had a pep in their
But even just in the first quarter, Gilas was already out and running both on offense and defense, putting up a 12-2 run in the first 3 minutes of the game. At the end of the quarter, Gilas led by 7 points with a score of 16-9. Of those 9 points by Kazakhstan, 7 were made from the free throw line because of Gilas' early foul trouble.
And from then on, it was all Gilas until the end with some intermittent scoring from Kazakhstan. Everyone in the lineup actually contributed with Stanley Pringle living up to big expectations, scoring a team-high 18 points by picking Kazakhstan’s defense apart with his ball-handling, attacking the basket, and efficient scoring.
Of course, Filipinos all around the world tuned in and were very active on social media on their thoughts and praises for our Gilas Pilipinas.
Christian Standhardinger seems pretty confident with his 15 points of the bench
We found this pretty inspiring to be honest
Stay in school, bro
It’s all about thinking positive
You can still watch the replay tonight
This guy knows it
A wild Jordan Clarkson was spotted
No time to celebrate
Yeah, we spotted those, too! Where do we cop those?
Tito Asi is a living legend
Can we say ‘partida’?
The next game of our Gilas Pilipinas will be on the 21st. Lucky for us, it’s a holiday. They’ll be facing off China with the help of the re-debuting Jordan Clarkson.