Gilas Pilipinas leads 65-56 over S. Korea after three quarters



MANILA, Philippines — Smart Gilas Pilipinas took the lead two minutes into the third and ended the quarter with a 65-56 edge over South Korea in their semifinal match Saturday in the 27th Fiba Asia men’s championships.

The Filipinos opened with an 8-0 run behind Jason Castro to give them a 47-39 lead with 6:02 in the third, then led by as many as 10, 63-53, with 1:21 left.

Marcus Douthit, who left for the dugout early before halftime, wasn’t on the bench at the start of the third but later returned with both his knees heavily wrappped.

At stake is a chance to meet Iran in the title round on Sunday along with the assured two slots to the 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup.

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  • jorgii0550


    Yung usapan natin ha delete mo na yang account mo….

    Puro talunan yung China at Taiwan mo……

    Maski anung training, maski gaano pa kayo kalaki……talo kayo sa Puso ng Pinoy !

    Congratz Gilas! Congartz Pinas!…..Puso!!!

  • Don Dee


  • oh_noh

    PUSO ang nagpanalo sa gilas!!!

    i-ika-ika na… buti pumutok si slashing castro at si shooting jimmy. of course, the bigs – pingris, aguilar and de ocampo.

    makikita mo naman, iyakan talaga e… lagot kayong mga hindi nagpahiram ng players kay chot :)))))

  • LessGrease

    Panalo parin khit wala si Marcus!


  • screwell

    congrats Gilas!

  • oh_noh


    grabe… muntik ko nang maibato yung bangko sa tv *hahaha*

    • screwell

      ahahaha i shouted at my gf i told her to be quiet…

      • oh_noh

        dapat inaya mo nang mag pakasal… sigurado ang oo :-)

  • Lemuel Vargas

    So, assured na ang pagsali sa World Championship maski matalo sa Iran?

    • oh_noh


  • jorgii0550

    Ano ?!!! Asan na yung mga crabs?

    Yeheyyyy Mabuhay ang Pilipinas!!!

  • LessGrease

    Gilas wins!

    Get wrecked you filthy crabs

  • jorgii0550

    go go go Philipines…congratz!!!!

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