After suffering a disappointing loss in yesterday’s game, team Gilas Philippines defeated the Hongkong basketball team in the 2015 Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) Asia championship held in Changsha, China.
In a final score of 101-50, Gilas Pilipinas poured their energy against the men from Hong Kong after their upset loss against the Palestinians yesterday.
In the said game, Gilas did not give Hong Kong a chance to catch up.
Jayson Castro recorded 21 points, Andy Blatche with 17 points and Dondon Hontiveros with 14 points.
Gila Pilipinas will play against Kuwait on Friday. Kuwait lost to Hongkong during their first game.
This year’s FIBA Asia tournament will be the qualifying event for the 2016 Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with only the champion who will advance in the Summer Olympics.