Gilas Pilipinas defeate Chinese Taipei – A with a score of 88-72 for their second game in the William Jones Cup in Taipei, Taiwan.
This is the Philippine National Team’s first victory after being defeated by Canada in their first game last July 14.
Gilas had no difficulties defeating Chinese Taipei after gaining early control of the game.
The victory of the Philippine team was assured after scoring 80-69 during the last three minutes.
Matthew Wright led Gilas by scoring 17 points and was assisted by Filipino-German Christian Standhardinger and Kiefer Ravena.