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FIBA WC: Iran fourth quarter surge sends Gilas to heartbreaking loss

Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran

Mohammad Jamshidi and Behnam Yakchali joined hands to lead Iran in a big fourth quarter comeback to stun Gilas Pilipinas anew, 78-70 in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers fifth window on Monday, December 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Playing without the presence of veteran stars Hamed Haddadi and Samad Nikkhah Bahrami, Jamshidi and Yakchali carried the load for the Iranians.

FIBA WC: Returning Castro, Rosario ready for vital roles vs Iran

Troy Rosario and Jayson Castro

After finally finishing serving their suspensions, Gilas Pilipinas mainstays Jayson Castro and Troy Rosario will be seeing action for the national team in an all-important affair against Iran on Monday, December 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Standhardinger hopes to be in top shape for Gilas against Iran

Christian Standhardinger vs Iran

Fil-German big man Christian Standhardinger leads four changes in the Gilas Pilipinas roster for their virtual must-win game against Iran in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers fifth window on Monday, December 3 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Standhardinger will replace Stanley Pringle, who scored 29 points in a gallant loss to Kazakhstan last Friday, in the naturalized player spot.

With their suspensions done, Jayson Castro William and Troy Rosario will rejoin the national squad too. Arwind Santos will make his Gilas debut.

Gilas Pilipinas lost first tune-up game against Jordan

Gilas Pilipinas lost to Jordan, 98-92 in their 1st tune-up game in preparation for the 5th window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. Christian Standhardinger led Philippines with 21 points.

Aguilar, Blatche, Castro release statements about Gilas vs Australia Incident

Gilas Pilipinas players Japeth Aguilar, Andray Blatche and Jayson Castro posted statements in their respective Instagram accounts related to the Gilas Pilipinas vs Australia incident.

Blatche said “Sorry to my Filipino family Australia my family back home and my son”, while Japeth was also apologetic to what happened against Australia. Castro also said “Gusto ko maging mabuting halimbawa sa mga bata, lalong lalo na sa mga anak ko at sisikapin kong hindi na maulit pa ang nangyari kagabi:

Gilas Pilipinas beat Chinese-Taipei by 22

Gilas Pilipinas started slow and trailed by 9 points in the 1st quarter but controlled the game for the last 3 quarters as they beat Chinese-Taipei, 93-71.

Gilas Pilipinas Roster for 2018 Asian Games

Gilas Pilipinas - 2018 Asian Games

Gilas Pilipinas will compete in the 2018 Asian Games from August 18 to September 2 in Indonesia.

Gilas Pilipinas Roster for 2018 Asian Games
-Andray Blatche
-Jayson Castro

Watch: The Most Pumped Up Plays from the FIBA Asian Qualifiers

The clutch play by Jayson Castro is included in The Most Pumped Up Plays from the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Window 2 in the Gilas Pilipinas vs Japan game.

Watch: The Most Pumped Up Plays from the FIBA Asian Qualifiers