Category Archives: 2011 FIBA-Asia Champions Cup

Lebanon defeats Iran

22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup Finals
Al Riyadi of Lebanon vs Mahram of Iran
June 5, 2011
Lebanon defeats Iran, 91-82

2011 FIBA Asia Champions Cup Champions: Al Riyadi of Lebanon

Congratulations to Lebanon!

Qatar defeats Philippines

22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup Battle for 3rd Place
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Al Rayyan of Qatar
June 5, 2011
Qatar defeats Philippines, 71-64

Game Highlights:
– With the loss, Smart Gilas settles for 4th place
– Marcus Douthit led Philippines with 28 points and 17 rebounds
– JV Casio was the only other player in double figures with 10 points along with 7 assists
– Only 3/24 from 3-point range (Casio-2/8, Lassiter-1/4, Hontiveros-0/5, Tiu-0/3, Baracael-0/3)
– Qatar led in rebounding, 56-38 (20 offensive)

Game Scores:
Qatar 71
– Leslie 19, Ngombo 18, Musa 11, Cuffee 9, Saeed 5, Ali 4, Salem 4, Ndour 1, Abdulla 0.

Philippines 64 – Douthit 28, Casio 10, Aguilar 8, Lassiter 7, Baracael 5, Barroca 2, Tiu 2, Lutz 2, Taulava 0, Hontiveros 0.

Iran defeats Philippines

22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Mahram of Iran
June 4, 2011
Iran defeats Philippines, 80-77

Game Highlights:
– Marcus Douthit led Smart Gilas with 25 points, 13 rebounds (10 offensive) and 3 assists
– JV Casio had a superb game with 21 points (5/12 from three-point range) along with 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals
– Marcio Lassiter with 8 points, 8 rebounds (6 offensive), 3 assists and 2 steals
– Japeth Aguilar with 8 points and 7 rebounds
– Chris Tiu only scored 7 points but he led the comeback in the last 2 minutes of the game
– Although Iran was taller, we outrebounded Ira, 43-35 with 23 offensive rebounds
– With the loss, Smart Gilas will now battle for 3rd place against Qatar and Iran will go up against Lebanon for the finals
– Only 5 players scored for Iran, their 1st five

Game Scores:
Iran 80
– Nikkhah 19, Kamrani 17, Cheikh Tidian 17, Williams 16, Afagh 11, Nezafat 0, Davoudichegani 0, Sahakian 0, Kardoost 0.

Philippines 77 – Douthit 25, Casio 21, Aguilar 8, Lassiter 8, Tiu 7, Lutz 4, Barroca 2, Hontiveros 2, Baracael 0, Taulava 0.

FIBA Asia Champions Cup Semifinals Schedule

22nd FIBA Asia Champions Cup Semifinals Game Schedules
Philsports Arena

Saturday, June 04, 2011
6:00pm – Philippines vs. Iran
8:00pm – Lebanon vs. Qatar

Live telecast IBC 13. Please support our Philippine National Basketball Team. Watch the semifinal games live this saturday.

Philippines defeats Syria

22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Al Jala’a of Syria
June 3, 2011
Philippines defeats Syria, 85-80

Game Highlights:
– Douthit and Casio led Smart Gilas in the 4th quarter to advance to the semifinals against Iran
– Marcus Douthit led Smart Gilas in scoring with 26 points, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 steals
– JV Casio had a great game scoring 22 points and dishing out 9 assists (4/9 from 3-point range)
– Japeth Aguilar almost had a double-double with 12 points and 9 rebounds
– Mac Baracael scored all of his 6 points in the 4th quarter
– Biggest lead of Syria was 15 points
– Former NBA Player Samaki Walker led Syria with 25 points and 8 rebounds

Game Scores:
Philippines 85
– Douthit 26, Casio 22, Aguilar 12, Baracael 6, Lutz 6, Hontiveros 5, Tiu 5, Lassiter 2, Taulava 1, Barroca 0.

Syria 80 – Walker 25, Madanly 17, Miller 13, Deeb 11, Papazian 7, Yaqqub 4, Gorges 2, Haj Ishak 1, Yakoub 0.

FIBA Asia Champions Cup Quarterfinals Schedule

22nd FIBA Asia Champions Cup Quarterfinals Game Schedules
Philsports Arena

Friday, June 03, 2011
2:00pm – Iraq vs. Lebanon
4:00pm – Saudi Arabia vs. Iran
6:00pm – Philippines vs. Syria
8:00pm – Jordan vs. Qatar

Live telecast IBC 13. Please support our Philippine National Basketball Team. Watch the quarterfinals knockout games live this friday.

Philippines defeats Jordan

22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs ASU of Jordan
June 1, 2011
Philippines defeats Jordan, 76-74

Game Highlights:
– Dondon Hontiveros led Smart Gilas with 23 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals (6/11 from 3-point range)
– JV Casio made a crucial running jumper in the last 2 minutes and contributed 12 points, 7 assists and 2 steals
– Mac Baracael also had a good game with 9 points and 4 rebounds
– Marcus Douthit was in foul trouble for most of the game but still scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebs.
– Backup center Asi Taulava had extended playing time, contributed 12 rebounds
– Chris Lutz, JV Casio and Marcio Lassiter closed the game with 2 made free throws each

Game Scores:
Philippines 76
– Hontiveros 23, Douthit 14, Casio 12, Baracael 9, Barroca 6, Taulava 4, Tiu 4, Lassiter 2, Lutz 2, Aguilar 0.

Jordan 74 – Watkins 25, Abbas 20, Daghles 17, Mohammad 6, Al Sous 4, Soobzokov 2, Alawadi 0, Islam 0.

Philippines defeats Iraq

22nd FIBA-Asia Champions Cup
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Duhok of Iraq
May 31, 2011
Philippines defeats Iraq, 74-64

Game Highlights:
– Marcus Douthit led Smart Gilas with 14 points, 15 rebounds and 3 blocks
– Chris Tiu almost had a triple double with 11 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists
– Mark Barroca contributed 12 points and 8 rebounds (6/10 from the field)
– Only 17% from three-point range (Casio 1/6, Tiu 1/5, Hontiveros 2/7)
– Smart Gilas led by as much as 15 points but Duhok came back in the 3rd quarter to cut the lead to 2
– 16 turnovers led by JV Casio with 4
– Former Import CJ Giles led Iraq with 20 points and 23 rebounds
– Smart Gilas is now 3-0 in the tournament

Game Scores:
Philippines 74
– Douthit 14, Barroca 12, Tiu 11, Hontiveros 8, Lutz 8, Casio 7, Baracael 6, Lassiter 4, Taulava 2, Aguilar 2

Iraq 64 – Giles 20, Gray 17, Al-doori 9, Agha 7, Gorgiss 5, Mahdi 5, Hamad 1