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SEA Games: Thais deal Gilas Women first loss in 3×3

/ 11:20 AM December 02, 2019
Afril Bernardino

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MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas Women finally met their match, losing to a hot-shooting Thailand side, 20-22, in overtime in 3×3 women’s basketball of the 30th Southeast Asian Games Monday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.

Afril Bernardino forced extra time when she followed up her own miss as time expired that sent the crowd into a frenzy.

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The Thais, however, quickly hit a deuce in the first possession of OT to complete the upset.

Bernardino led the Philippines with eight points despite playing with a left thumb injury she sustained on Sunday against Indonesia.

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The loss snapped the Filipinos’ four-game winning streak. They head into the semifinals with the same record as the Thais at 4-1.

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