Gilas Pilipinas vs South Korea FIBA Asia Cup Preview

Gilas Pilipinas vs South Korea in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup Quarterfinals on August 16, 11:30pm in Beirut, Lebanon.

Game will be shown Live on TV 5 or Watch Online at Gilas Pilipinas vs South Korea FIBA Asia Cup Livestreaming

Philippines automatically qualified to the Quarterfinals after sweeping Group B, 3-0. Gilas Pilipinas beat China (96-87), Iraq (84-68) and Qatar (80-74). Leading scorer so far for Gilas is Terrence Romeo with an average of 17.7 points per game. Watch Terrence Romeo FIBA Asia Group Phase Highlights

June Mar Fajardo did not play so far in this tournament but is ready to suit up tonight against South Korea while Christian Standhardinger is ready for action after missing the game against Qatar due to a neck and shoulder injury. Calvin Abueva is also ready to play again after an ankle injury vs Qatar.

South Korea finished the Group phase with a 2-1 record after losing to host Lebanon in their 1st game but bounced back to defeat Kazakhstan and New Zealand. In the Qualification to Quarterfinals, they beat Japan to setup a quarterfinals match against Gilas Pilipinas.

Their best player so far in this tournament is Sekeun Oh (6’7) with an average of 13.8 points and 5.5 rebounds in 4 games. View South Korea Roster for 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Key Match-ups
Shooters of Gilas Pilipinas: Matthew Wright, Terrence Romeo, Roger Pogoy and Carl Bryan Cruz vs
Shooters of South Korea: Sunhyung Kim, Ung Heo, Junghyun Lee, Junbeom Jeon and Seounghyun Lee

Who do you think will win later, Gilas Pilipinas or South Korea?

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