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China defeats Philippines

2011 FIBA Asia Championship
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs China
Wuhan, China
China defeats Philippines, 75-60

Game Highlights:
– Still No Lutz and Lassiter for this game
– Marcus Douthit led Smart Gilas with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks
– Chris Tiu was the only other player in double figures with 12 points but committed 5 turnovers
– Philippines only had 14 assists compared to 22 by China
– Philippines committed 14 turnovers which resulted in 21 points off turnovers
– China had 10 steals and 5 blocks
– Smart Gilas only had 2 fast break points compared to 9 by China
– Philippines was held to 8 points in the 2nd quarter
– The only positive is that we held China to 75 points, they scored 101 against Bahrain

Game Scores:
China 75 – Jianlian 20, ZhiZhi 16, Sun 15, Zhu 13, Zhang 3, B.Zhang 2, Liu 2, Yi Li 2, Ding 1, Yu 1.

Philippines 60 – Douthit 17, Tiu 12, Williams 6, Alapag 5, Casio 5, Aguilar 4, Baracael 4, de Ocampo 3, Taulava 2, Barroca 2.

Quarters: 22-13, 43-21, 55-40, 75-60

Chris Lutz and Marcio Lassiter ruled ineligible

Chris Lutz
An hour before their 1st game in the FIBA Asia Championship, Smart Gilas Pilipinas found out that Chris Lutz and Marcio Lassiter was ruled ineligible to play by FIBA Asia. Lutz and Lassiter can still play in the upcoming games if they will be able to prove their Citizenship.

Marcio Lassiter
The team is now down to 10 players as both Lutz and Lassiter were included in the 12-player lineup submitted as Dylan Ababou and Jason Ballesteros were scratched in the line-up the day before their 1st game.