Category Archives: 2013 Dubai Invitational

Lebanon defeats Philippines by 30

Dubai Invitational Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals
Segasse (Lebanon) defeats Philippines (Smart Gilas), 95-65
January 17, 2013

Game Highlights:
-Nino “KG” Canaleta led Smart Gilas with 32 points (8 three pointers)
-Marcus Douthit with 11 points but injured his ankle in the 4th quarter
-Smart Gilas finished the tournament with a 1-3 record

Dubai Invitational Quarterfinals Schedule

Dubai Invitational Tournament Quarterfinals

Smart Gilas Quarterfinals Game Schedule
Philippines (Smart Gilas) vs Lebanon (Sagesse)
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 11pm PH Time

Good luck Gilas Pilipinas!

2nd straight loss for Gilas Pilipinas

Dubai Invitational Basketball Tournament
Aramex (Jordan) defeats Philippines (Smart Gilas), 75-65
January 14, 2013

Game Highlights:
-2nd straight loss for Smart Gilas
-Kevin Alas led Smart Gilas with 12 points
-Matt Rosser with 11 points
-Garvo Lanete contributed 10 points
-Philippines finished the classification round with a 1-2 record
-Next Game: Quarterfinals vs Sagesse of Lebanon on Wednesday, January 16 (Jan 17 1am PH Time)

Al Ahli defeats Smart Gilas by 15

Dubai Invitational Basketball Tournament
UAE (Al Ahli) defeats Philippines (Smart Gilas), 97-82
January 12, 2013

Game Highlights:
-Big loss by Smart Gilas after winning their 1st game
-Garvo Lanete led Smart Gilas with 12 points
-Nino “KG” Canaleta with 10 points
-Marcus Douthit was limited to 9 points
-Biggest lead of Al Ahli was 23 points
-Al Ahli with 3 imports: Cheikh Samb (18pts), Leroy Hurd (21pts) and Leemire Goldwire (24pts) who all played in the NBA/NBA-D-League
-Philippines now has 1-1 record
-Next Game: vs Amarex of Jordan on Jan 14 (Jan 15, 1 am PH Time)

Philippines wins 1st game in Dubai Invitational

Dubai Invitational Basketball Tournament
Philippines (Smart Gilas) defeats Lebanon (Mouttahed), 79-77
January 11, 2013

Game Highlights:
-Marcus Douthit led Smart Gilas with 20 points and 10 rebounds
-Garvo Lanete with 15 points
-Ronjay Buenafe contributed 10 points
-Kevin Alas with 9 points
-9-0 run by Smart Gilas in the 4th quarter led by Alas and Lanete
-Mouttahed played with 3 imports
-Mouttahed started the game on a 11-0 blast
-Smart Gilas was down by 15 points in the 1st quarter

Watch Game Video Replay: Smart Gilas vs Mouttahed Game Replay

Smart Gilas Dubai Invitational Schedule

Pic above posted by Coach Chot Reyes before they left for Dubai (@coachot)

Dubai Invitational Tournament
January 10-19, 2013

Smart Gilas Game Schedule for Dubai Invitational
January 11 – Smart Gilas vs Mouttahed (Lebanon)
January 12 – Smart Gilas vs Al Ahli (UAE)
January 14 – Smart Gilas vs Aramex (Jordan)
January 17 – Quarterfinals: Smart Gilas vs Sagesse (Lebanon) – 7pm (11pm PH Time)
January 18 – Semifinals
January 19 – Finals

* All games are 9pm Dubai Time (1am Philippine Time)

Smart Gilas Line-up for Dubai Invitational
Marcus Douthit
JayR Reyes
Greg Slaughter
Nino Canaleta
Ronald Pascual
Jake Pascual
Ronjay Buenafe
Matt Rosser
Justin Melton
Kevin Alas
RR Garcia
Garvo Lanete
Isaac Holstein

Smart Gilas Coaching Staff:
Chot Reyes
Jong Uichico

Good luck to Smart Gilas!