Watch Philippines vs South Korea live stream online on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Nouhad Nawfal Stadium, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon.
Gilas Pilipinas will have to pull off one of the greatest comebacks in their history on Wednesday if they’re to beat fierce rivals South Korea to a place in this season’s FIBA Asia Cup quarterfinal.
After beating Japan, 81-68, South Korea has forged another matchup with Gilas Pilipinas, this time with a spot in the 2017 FIBA-Asia Cup semifinals on the line.
In 2013, led by Jimmy Alapag, Gilas ended Korean torment after scoring a sensational 86-79, won FIBA Asia semifinal to book World Cup berth. But can they still do it tonight?
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South Korea beat the Philippines in 2014 in the quarterfinals of the Asian Games, 97-95, on its way to the gold medal. They also did the same in latest major tournament game in the Jones Cup last July 19.
South Korea beat the Gilas cadets in Taipei, 83-72, after holding the Philippines to only four percent shooting from deep (1/26).
According to ABS-CBN Sports, despite missing some of its more well-known stars, Korea will enter the quarterfinals with an overall record of 3-1. Aside from beating Japan, the Koreans own a signature win over New Zealand, beating the Tall blacks, 76-75, to wrap up group play.
Philippines vs South Korea – FIBA Asia Cup 2017 (Live Stream)
Gilas Pilipinas vs Korea Live Stream – FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Quarterfinals
When: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Where: Nouhad Nawfal Stadium, Zouk Mickael, Lebanon
Start Time: 11:30 p.m. GMT+8 (Philippine Standard Time),
TV: TV5, Aksyon TV and on www.sports5.ph/live
Live Stream: FIBA.com, LiveBasketball.TV, www.sports5.ph/live