Gilas Pilipinas hopes to preserve the momentum going while it faces Atletas All-famous person Lithuania on Friday inside the 2017 William Jones Cup at Taipei Peace international Basketball hall in Taipei, Taiwan.
Gilas bounced returned from a defeat on the palms of South Korea by means of recording an eighty four-seventy five victory over Iraq on Thursday.
It became something however an clean sport for Gilas, as the Philippines fell in the back of 6-0 at the start and trailed 19-15 on the cease of the area. The crew in the end observed its rhythm behind the all-around play of import Mike Myers, who scored 16 points and pulled down 18 rebounds. guard Kiefer Ravena introduced 13 points and 6 assists for Gilas.
Gilas become a good deal higher from beyond the arc than it changed into in Wednesday’s loss. Gilas made 3 of 7 three–pointpictures against Iraq compared to one in every of 26 in its preceding attempt towards South Korea.
Canada and Lithuania are tied for first area with five-1 records in the single round-robin tournament, and Canada defeated Gilas earlier within the event. The Philippines advanced to 4-2 with its victory over Iraq, and it has not been eliminated from title contention.
Gilas and Lithuania will play at 3 p.m. (local time), and that corresponds to a 3 a.m. ET begin. the game may be stay-streamed on the Sports5 internet site, which makes all games within the William Jones Cup available without spending a dime.
Lithuania is led by Eigirdas Zukauskas, who is averaging 16.0 points and 5.6 rebounds according to sport.