Gilas Pilipinas behind South Korea at halftime

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Jeff Chan vs CHO Sungmin NUKI SABIO / PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines — Smart Gilas Pilipinas trails South Korea, 36-39, at halftime of their semifinal match Saturday in the 27th FIBA Asia Men’s Championships.

The Filipinos trailed by as many as seven points twice in the second period, but Marc Pingris rallied them to pull just within a point, 36-37, with 1:33 left.

Pingris had 10 points at the half, while Jason Castro added eight.

Naturalized center Marcus Douthit, meanwhile, had to be subbed out midway the quarter as he seemed to have aggravated his right leg injury.

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  • nitoypal

    Thanks Noh

  • oh_noh

    PH 86-79 SK

    • oh_noh

      putik, ganda ng esmi ni jeff chan *woot-woot*

      • Lemuel Vargas

        at halos all Filipino pa yata ha, oh noh?

      • oh_noh

        oo, wala si kuya marcus… 2 qtr. pa lang yata yun

  • nitoypal

    Anong final score pls

  • Lemuel Vargas

    yeheyyy!!!!! panalo na!!!!!

  • oh_noh


    • oh_noh

      hello SPAIN!!!

  • oh_noh


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