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8 – Battling Mighty Iran
Even though we know that Iran is a very tall and strong team, Gilas Pilipinas never backed down. Philippines lost the Gold but fought valiantly against the Champions.
With the absence of Marcus Douthit, Marc Pingris, Japeth Aguilar and Jayson William took turns attacking Hamed Haddadi in the paint.
7 – Gilas Pilipinas defeating Kazakhstan by 30
It was a perfect game by Gilas Pilipinas both in offense and defense and a very big win against Kazakhstan to enter the final four. Gary David had his best game of the tournament with 22 points.
Gabe Norwood congratulating Gary David for a job well done.
6 – Crowd Support
From President Noynoy Aquino, VP Jejomar Binay to Manny Pacquiao, the crowd support at the Mall of Asia Arena was spectacular.
Crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena
5 – Japeth Aguilar Dunks
There were a lot of dunks by Japeth Aguilar in this tournament and we cannot choose which one was the best, but we all know on each of Japeth Aguilar’s dunks, the crowd goes wild!
Watch Gilas Pilipinas vs South Korea Semifinals Game Video Highlights
Watch out for the following highlights:
-Jeff Chan with a 3-pointer to start the game
-Jayson Castro William fouled on the drive and shot is counted
-Jayson Castro William fastbreak layup
-Jimmy Alapag 3-pointer to increase the lead of Gilas to 5 with 54 seconds remaining in the game
-Celebration of Gilas Pilipinas players
Read Game Recap: FIBA Asia 2013: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Souh Korea
2013 FIBA Asia Championship Semifinals
Philippines defeats Korea, 86-79
August 10, 2013 – Mall of Asia Arena
-Jayson William led Gilas Pilipinas with 17 points along with 3 rebounds and 3 assists
-Best player of the game is Marc Pingris with a double-double, 16 points and 10 rebounds
-Jimmy Alapag was 4/7 from three-point range, including a dagger three to seal the game
-Ranidel de Ocampo with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists
-Marcus Douthit was injured in the 1st half and did not play again
-Japeth Aguilar with 8 points and 4 rebounds
Philippines has lost to South Korea since 1986, the most memorable was in the 2002 Asian Games, where Olsen Racela missed two crucial free throws at the end of the game to pave way for a winning three-pointer by the Koreans and just 2 years ago against Smart Gilas in the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship Battle for third place and we lost a chance for a spot in the 2012 FIBA Olympic Qualifiers.
Korea vs Philippines (Busan 2002)
2011 Fiba Asia Championship Bronze Medal Game: Philippines vs South Korea Game Highlights
2013 FIBA Asia Championship Semifinals: Gilas Pilipinas vs South Korea, 8:30pm at the Mall of Asia Arena
Today is the day we must break this curse and beat South Korea!
Games where Philippines lost to South Korea
-1986 Asian Games
-1987 Asian Basketball Confederation Championship
-1998 Asian Games
27th FIBA Asia Championship Semifinals Schedule
August 10, 2013
Mall of Asia Arena
5:45pm – Iran vs Chinese-Taipei
8:30pm – Philippines vs Korea
2013 FIBA Asia Championship Semifinals Tickets