Gilas maintains Fiba world ranking at No. 31 | Inquirer Sports

Gilas maintains Fiba world ranking at No. 31

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 06:48 PM December 10, 2020



MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines remained at the no.31 in the Fiba’s world rankings a few days after the conclusion of its November window for the continental qualifiers.

Gilas Pilipinas amassed 340.8 points and maintained its ranking after remaining unbeaten in the group stages of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup Qualifiers. The Filipinos picked up two wins against Thailand in Manama, Bahrain.


The Philippines is the sixth best team in Fiba’s Asia region behind world no.30 Korea (341.1 points) and world no.28 China (363.7 points).


World no.3 Australia (666.5 points) is at the top of the Asia rankings with Iran (432.1 points), world no.23, at second and New Zealand (420.5), world no. 25, at third in the region.

Reigning Olympic gold medalist United States remains at the top of the world standings with 781.4 points while defending Fiba World Cup champion Spain is at second with 721.2 points with both basketball giants staying put in their spts

The suspension of Fiba competitions due to the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the world’s basketball governing body to adjust its algorithm so that the results from the previous two Olympic Games are still included in the calculations.

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