HIGHLIGHTS: PH dominates Brazil in FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018 opening game

BULACAN, Philippines – The Gilas Pilipinas 3x3 team immediately impressed the Philippine Arena crowd with a strong start in its FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018 campaign on Saturday, June 9. 

The Philippines pulled off a 15-7 upset over Brazil, which is ranked 6th in the tournament. 

Philippines  made Brazil  dance samba against their own will #3x3WC #WatchUsPlay pic.twitter.com/B26WqRrqxE — FIBA3x3 (@FIBA3x3) June 9, 2018 

Roger Pogoy got the crowd cheering after making back-to-back two-pointers to quickly rack up 4 points. 

Christian Standhardinger made an appearance despite nursing a knee injury to give the nationals the needed height over the Brazilians. – Rappler.com