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Gilas a win away from World Cup qualification process after beating Vietnam

Matthew Wright vs Vietnam

Gilas Pilipinas trounced Vietnam, 107-52 on Wednesday, May 17 in the 2017 SEABA Championships at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City to move a step away from the qualification process for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

Matthew Wright’s 19 points on five triples led five players in double-digits for Gilas, which shall now face likewise undefeated Indonesia in the final day of the tournament tomorrow, May 18.

Aguilar shines as Gilas destroys Thailand, 108-53 for 4th straight SEABA win

Japeth Aguilar vs Thailand

Japeth Aguilar had a perfect shooting night to help Gilas Pilipinas overcame a sloppy start and pull away from Thailand’s challenge, 108-53 in the 2017 SEABA Championships on Tuesday, May 16 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

The 6-foot-9 Aguilar scored a Gilas tournament-high 23 points on an unblemished 10-of-10 shooting from the field, leading 72 bench points for the national team. He added five rebounds and two blocks. Calvin Abueva added 15 points and six assists while Andray Blatche and Terrence Romeo each tallied 11 points.

Abueva, Blatche lead Gilas Pilipinas past Singapore, 113-66

Gilas Pilipinas vs Singapore - SEABA 2017

Gilas Pilipinas picked up their second straight win in the 2017 SEABA Championships in Manila after a dominant 113-66 victory over Singapore Saturday, May 13 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.

Five players finished in double-digits for Gilas which improved to 2-0 early in the tournament, tying Indonesia and Thailand on top of the team standings.

Calvin Abueva once again led the way for the Philippines, scoring 16 points on 50 percent shooting. He also had five rebounds and three assists.

SEABA Championship Day 1 Results

Day 1 of the 2017 SEABA Championship (May 12 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum)

Indonesia vs Singapore
Game 1: Indonesia defeated Singapore, 71-50
Top Scorer: Mario Wuysang – 20 points

Gilas Pilipinas vs Myanmar SEABA Full Game Video

Gilas Pilipinas defeated Myanmar, 147-40 in Day 1 of the 2017 SEABA Championship held last May 12 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Best Player: Calvin Abueva with 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.

Watch Gilas Pilipinas vs Myanmar SEABA Full Game Video

Video by Sports5

‘Nilalabas lang natin ang laro natin’: Abueva said Gilas didn’t underestimate Myanmar

Calvin Abueva - Gilas Pilipinas

Gilas Pilipinas opened the 2017 SEABA Championships in Manila, Philippines with a bang on Friday night as they totally outclassed Myanmar, 147-40.

Some may say that the way Gilas went hard at their lowly competitors for the entire match is too much, but wing man Calvin Abueva thinks otherwise.

“Dito, sinasabi nila na yun nga, overkill, pero actually, hindi naman eh, nilalabas lang natin ang laro natin, kasi ito yung lugar natin eh, ito yung nakakapagbigay ng motivation sa amin, ng saya, kaya nakakapaglaro kami ng maayos dahil sa suporta (nila),” Abueva said.

Gilas Pilipinas crushes Myanmar by 107 in 2017 SEABA opener

Gilas Pilipinas wasted no time in sending a statement to the rest of the competition after annihilating the world no. 92 Myanmar by a whopping 107 points, 147-40 on Friday, May 12 in the 2017 SEABA Championships at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines.

Gilas Pilipinas SEABA Final 12 Roster

Gilas Pilipinas will participate in the 2017 SEABA Championship from May 12-18 to be held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Gilas Pilipinas SEABA

Gilas Pilipinas Final 12 Roster for the 2017 SEABA Championship
-Calvin Abueva
-Japeth Aguilar