Friday, September 04, 2015

Gilas Comes back with the big win over New Zealand in Jones Cup 2015

Gilas Pilipinas had an outstanding performance today September 4, 2015 as they defeated the New Zeland 92–88 in overtime.
The Gilas Pilipinas who's behind in the start of the 4th quarter comes back with 26–19 in the 4th quarter to force the game in to the overtime. After that the Gilas showed a lot of improvements in shooting and win the game by 4 points.

The game ended 92–88 by the Gilas.

It was a great performance from the oldest teammates of Gilas. The 42 year old Asi Taulava showed energy and finished with 10 points and 6 rebounds, while the 38 year old Dondon Hontiveros contributed with 21 big points and 5 rebounds.

The Scores:

Gilas - 92: William 22, Hontiveros 21, Thoss 11, Abueva 11, Taulava 10, David 5, Norwood 3, Rosario 3, Pingris 2, Ramos 2, Tautuaa 2.

Wellington Saints - 88: Davis 31, Ruscoe 17, Devendorf 14, Turner 10, Newton 5, Ekenasio 5, Adams 4, Mills 2

The Next game of the Gilas team is on September 5, 2015 against the USA at 5PM. Watch it live on TV5.