Gilas Pilipinas takes on Lebanon in Fiba Asia KO stages
Gilas Pilipinas will take on Lebanon in the knockout stages of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China.
Lebanon arranged a duel with the Philippines after beating Jordan, 80-76, Tuesday night to claim the last quarterfinals slot in Group F.
The Filipinos topped Group E with a 4-1 record following a 34-point mauling of India earlier.
The KO phase begins on Thursday as Gilas aims to inch closer on its goal to nail the only Asian slot in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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