Gilas Pilipinas loses to Angola 83-74

The Gilas Pilipinas loses 5th straight in their tune-up games. The Angola had their easy win against our team Pilipinas 83-74.

Our team Gilas Pilipinas starts strong who had their first lead 8-2 but the Angola team find their spots and tied the game in the 1st quarter 17-17.

After that, the Angola team starts strong in the second quarter they have a 43-34 lead ending the second half.

The Gilas had their 9-0 run in the 4th quarter but the Angola team stays strong and finished the game with the 83-74 lead.

Blatche the only player in Gilas Pilipinas who scores a double digit, he had 33 points with 17 rebounds, but the other Gilas players looks like afraid to take a shot against the FIBA Africa Champion.

Olimpio Cipriano lead the scoring points in Angola with 29 points, Reggie Moore added 14 and Yanick Moreira helped with his 9 points.

The next match for the Gilas team is against the Mexico team on August 23, 2014. Watch the delayed telecast on August 24 in TV5 at 1PM.