Philippines vs China Highlights, Replay Video (Aug. 9, 2017)

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Philippines vs China Highlights, Replay Video (Aug. 29, 2017)

Gilas Pilipinas started Group B play in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Wednesday, Aug. 9 with a win defeating defending champion China at the Nouhad Nawfal Stadium in Lebanon.

Terrence Romeo scored 26 points, 4 assists and a steal, hitting the biggest baskets in the fourth quarter to lead Gilas Pilipinas to victory.

Christian Standhardinger contributed 15 points and 6 rebounds, and Japeth Aguilar 7 points and 5 blocks, as the undersized centers held their own against China’s towering frontline.

Jayson Castro chipped in 13 points and 7 assists, while Matthew Wright added 12 points.

Raymond Almazan added 9 points, all in the second quarter when the Philippines went up 50-33.

Guo of China finished with 18 points and five assists to lead the defending champions while Zhou Peng added 17.

Now 1-0 in Group B, the Philippines will take on Iraq next on Friday.

The Scores:

Philippines (96) — Romeo 26, Standhardinger 15, Castro 13, Wright 12, Pogoy 9, Almazan 9, Aguilar 7, Norwood 3, Abueva 2, Cruz 0, Jalalon 0, Fajardo 0.

China (87) — Guo 18, Zhou 17, Hu 13, Li G. 11, Liu 9, Wu 6, Han 4, Ren 4, Gu 3, Yu 2, Zeng 0, Li M. 0

Quarterscores: 26-16, 53-39, 76-70, 96-87

Philippines vs China Highlights, Replay Video (Aug. 29, 2017)

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