HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas Pilipinas vs India


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HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas Pilipinas vs India
Rappler's live blog of the Asiad match between Gilas Pilipinas and India

MANILA, Philippines – With renewed confidence after competitive showings at the FIBA World Cup, Gilas Pilipinas faced its first test at the Asian Games against upcoming squad India on Tuesday, September 23 in Incheon, South Korea.

Gilas, which played without the services of Andray Blatche and Jayson Castro, banked on the experience of Jimmy Alapag and Marcus Douthit, plus the energy of rising guard Paul Lee. (RELATED: Gilas Pilipinas set for India showdown at Asian Games)

India, which qualified for the second round after going 2-1 in the qualifying stage, gave a good showing in their last meeting with Gilas, losing 70-66 on July 17 in the FIBA Asia Cup.

(RELATED: LA Tenorio on Asian Games: ‘We’re targeting gold’)

Relive the action on Rappler’s blog.

– Rappler.com

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