Gilas Pilipinas hung extreme at last amusement and kept a hard-battling Iraqi side under control to mold out a 84-75 triumph and enlist its fourth win in 6 excursions in the 39th release of the Wiliam Jones Cup held at the Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall.
The Philippine national b-ball group bounced back from a frightful 1 for 26 three-point shooting execution in yesterday’s misfortune to South Korea by interfacing on 7 threes of every 21 endeavors. Carl Bryan Cruz, Roger Pogoy and Matthew Wright each hit two triples.
In the wake of falling behind by 4 toward the finish of the first Quarter, Gilas held Iraq to just 3 focuses in the whole second Quarter and counted 21 focuses to take control of the amusement and build up a 14-point lead going into the break.
The taller Iraqis, drove by their import Demario Mayfield, got the pace in the second half however the Filipinos basically declined to be precluded from securing their fourth win in the 10-country competition.
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