Gilas Pilipinas beat Kazakhstan by 37 even w/o Clarkson

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Gilas Pilipinas won their 1st game in the 2018 Asian Games as they beat Kazakhstan, 96-59. Stanley Pringle led Philippines with 18 points.

Christian Standhardinger scored 15 points for Gilas while James Yap played well with 12 points. Paul Lee missed his 1st five three-point shots but made 3-straight in the 4th quarter and finished with 10 points.

Chris Tiu contributed 9 points while Gabe Norwood with 7. Beau Belga, JP Erram and Asi Taulava with 5 points each.

Gilas Pilipinas forced 22 turnovers while committing just 9 in the game. Philippines with 16 steals.

Philippines already claimed a quarterfinals slot with the win unless Kazakhstan beat China by more than 37 points and China beat Gilas.

Jordan Clarkson was not able to play for Philippines since he just arrived in Jakarta but will play in the next game will be against China on August 21. View Gilas Pilipinas Schedule for 2018 Asian Games

Game Scores:
Philippines 96 – Pringle 18, Standhardinger 15, Yap 12, Lee 10, Tiu 9, Norwood 7, Almazan 6, Belga 5, Erram 5, Taulava 5, Ahanmisi 4.

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