- After their loss to South Korea, PH defeated Japan last night
- It was also the first time that Jordan Clarkson won as part of Gilas Pilipinas
- The team will match against Syria on Friday for the 5th spot in Asiad
NBA Player Jordan Clarkson finally had his first win as part of Philippine national team at the Asian Games 2018.
KAMI learned from ABS-CBN News that Gilas Pilipinas won over Japan last night, August 29, 2018 at GBK Basketball Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia. They had their victory with 113-80 score.
Christian Standhardinger led the game with 27 points, 13 rebounds, and three steals. While Clarkson contributed 22 points and Paul Lee gave 17 points.
The highlight of the game was during fourth quarter where Clarkson and Raymond Almazan made back-to-back slam dunks.
Watch the game’s highlight here:
Despite their disappointing loss to South Korea last Monday with a score of 91-82, Gilas is now set to face Syria for a battle-for-the-fifth match on Friday.
In a previous post by KAMI, Christ Tiu got emotional over their loss to South Korea. According to him, it was ‘painful’ to disappoint his fellow Filipinos.
Nonetheless, the Filipinos are still proud of Gilas Pilipinas!
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