Gilas Pilipinas vs Croatia will take place today, August 30, in the opening game of the FIBA World Cup 2014 basketball tournament. Croatia will be favorites to claim the win as perceived by Bleacher Report, but Gilas Pilipinas have a talented team and heart too and will be looking to cause an upset.
Today’s Group B game will start at 6:30 a.m. ET or 6:30 p.m. Philippine local time and can be watched on TV5, ABS-CBN, Solar Sports, and on the ESPN network or online through live stream (details below).
Live stream is available on Watch ESPN for subscribers.
Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes believes his team can provide a “historic result.” Although Croatia team has a higher FIBA ranking at 16th, Philippines has the talent and heart to win this clash.
Most Croatia fans would be satisfied with a win from Saturday’s game. If they can claim a win it would put them in a strong position with games against some next opponents. They will feel confident that they can defeat both of those teams if they play to their potential.
Gilas Pilipinas vs Croatia Live Streaming Info
Here’s some important schedule information for the game, including kick-off time and stream details:
When: Saturday, August 30, 2014
Where: Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo, Seville
Start Time: 6:30 a.m. ET, 6:30 p.m. Philippine local time, 12:30 GMT+2
TV: ESPN (U.S.); TV5, ABS-CBN, Solar Sports (Philippines)