Gilas Pilipinas beat NLEX by 1 in 1st Tune-up game

Gilas Pilipinas

Gilas Pilipinas with a come from behind win over NLEX Road Warriors in their 1st tune-up game in preparation for the Jones Cup, SEA Games and the FIBA Asia Cup.

NLEX led by 25 points in the 1st half but Gilas climbed their way back to the game as Christian Standhardinger made the game-winning layup, 113-112 held at the Meralco Gym. Standhardinger finished with 12 points while Kiefer Ravena and import Mike Myers led Gilas with 13 points each.

Next tune up game will be against Blackwater on Friday, July 7 and vs Alaska on Saturday, July 8.





One Response to Gilas Pilipinas beat NLEX by 1 in 1st Tune-up game

  1. AUGUST FERNANDO says:

    Philippine caging honchos are busy forming our squads for the coming Jones Cup in Taiwan, Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia and FIBA tournament in Lebanon… I can’t help but pine for the past glory days of Pinas basketball… Oh, for the days when we had the Great Difference Caloy Loysaga, spitfirish dribbling wizard Tony Genato, sentinel non pareil Ed Ocampo, downtown gunner Constancio Ortiz, Jr, hook shot master Kurt Bachmann, bicycle-driver Charlie Badion, perimeter shooting wizard Ciso Bernardo, outside bomber Jimmy Mariano, jumpshot artist Bogs Adornado, ala-Olajuwon/Parish inside operator Mon Fernandez, and all-around dude like Jawo! Dem wer da glori deys of Pinas caging! Small wonder then that we lorded it over our Asian neighbors. Ooohhh!!!

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