Monthly Archives: August 2013

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Spain Logo


More 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain News and Updates soon!

Gilas Pilipinas Maring Fund


Please Donate to the Gilas Pilipinas Maring Fund for the victims of Tropical Storm Maring.

For Cash donations,
Alagang Kapatid Foundation Inc.
BDO Account No: 00-5310-41016-4
BPI Account No: 1443-05-33-32

#GilasPilipinasMaringFund #PrayforthePhilippines

All-Tournament Team includes Jayson Williams


27th FIBA Asia Championship
All-Tournament Team (Best 5 players of the Tournament)
Center – Hamed Haddadi (Iran)
Power Forward – Oshin Sahakian (Iran)
Forward – Lin Chih-Chieh (Chinese Taipei)
Shooting Guard – Kim Min-Goo (Korea)
Point Guard – Jayson William (Philippines)

All-Tournament Team Video Highlights

8 Best Moments of the FIBA Asia Tournament

8 – Battling Mighty Iran
Even though we know that Iran is a very tall and strong team, Gilas Pilipinas never backed down. Philippines lost the Gold but fought valiantly against the Champions.

Marc Pingris Japeth Aguilar Jayson William

With the absence of Marcus Douthit, Marc Pingris, Japeth Aguilar and Jayson William took turns attacking Hamed Haddadi in the paint.

7 – Gilas Pilipinas defeating Kazakhstan by 30
It was a perfect game by Gilas Pilipinas both in offense and defense and a very big win against Kazakhstan to enter the final four. Gary David had his best game of the tournament with 22 points.

Gary David and Gabe Norwood
Gabe Norwood congratulating Gary David for a job well done.

6 – Crowd Support
From President Noynoy Aquino, VP Jejomar Binay to Manny Pacquiao, the crowd support at the Mall of Asia Arena was spectacular.

Gilas Pilipinas Puso Jason Webb

Congressman Manny Pacquiao! Mall of Asia Arena Crowd

MOA Arena
Crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena

5 – Japeth Aguilar Dunks
There were a lot of dunks by Japeth Aguilar in this tournament and we cannot choose which one was the best, but we all know on each of Japeth Aguilar’s dunks, the crowd goes wild!

2 dunks by Japeth Aguilar in Top 10 plays of FIBA Asia Tournament

Watch the Top 10 plays of the 2013 FIBA Asia Tournament

Included in the Top 10 are 2 dunks by Japeth Aguilar, 1st is the great pass by Ranidel de Ocampo to Japeth Aguilar for a monster slam against Japan and next is an alley-oop from Jayson William against Qatar.

More Gilas Pilipinas Videos

Philippines vs Iran Video Highlights

Watch Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran Finals Game Video Highlights

Watch out for the following highlights:
-Japeth Aguilar drive then foul counted over Hamed Haddadi
-Ranidel de Ocampo shot over Hamed Haddadi
-Jimmy Alapag 3-pointer
-LA Tenorio layup

Read Game Recap: FIBA Asia 2013: Iran defeats Gilas Pilipinas

Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran Photo Gallery

Japeth Aguilar
Japeth Aguilar vs Hamed Haddadi

Jayson William
Jayson William led Gilas Pilipinas with 18 points including a couple of drives against taller players from Iran

Jimmy Alapag
Jimmy Alapag was 3/6 from the three point line

2013 FIBA Asia Championship Final Day Results, Standings and Awards


Final Day Crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena: 19,989

27th FIBA Asia Championship Final Day Results
Mall of Asia Arena

August 11 Game Results
– Iran defeats Philippines, 85-71

Battle for 3rd Place
– Korea defeats Chinese-Taipei, 75-57

Battle for 5th Place
– China defeats Qatar, 96-85

Battle for 7th Place
– Jordan defeats Kazakhstan, 88-59


Most Valuable Player: Hamed Haddadi (Iran)
All-Star 5 Line-up (Best 5 players of the Tournament)
Center – Hamed Haddadi (Iran)
Power Forward – Oshin Sahakian (Iran)
Forward – Lin Chih-Chieh (Chinese Taipei)
Shooting Guard – Kim Mingoo (Korea)
Point Guard – Jayson William (Philippines)

2013 FIBA Asia Championship Final Standings
1 – Iran
2 – Philippines
3 – Korea