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Philippines Chooks-to-Go (Gilas) Pilipinas vs Shabab Al Ahli – Dubai – 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup Classification (5-8) Live Streaming (September 29, 2017)

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The Philippines’ Chooks-to-Go (Gilas) Pilipinas is scheduled for a head-to-head Quarterfinals game against the Shabab Al Ahli – Dubai at 4:45 P.M. on September 29, 2017 in Chenzhou, China.

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The hopes of bringing home the gold medal from the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup is over for Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas after bowing down against the defending champs the China Kashgar yesterday, 86-70.

Most of pinoy basketball fans have waited for the clash of Andray Blatche and new team Philippines import Isaiah Austin but it didn’t took place as Blatche wasn’t in his playing jersey.

Austin tried to deliver the win as he registered 16 points and 11 boards.

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas got buried early in the game as team China made a surging run 0-8 but the Filipinos made its own counter attack to keep the score close.

For the first time in this tournament, Kiefer Ravena scored under 20 points as he only scored 16 while both Carl Bryan Cruz and Jett Manuel added 10 apiece.

Eventually China Kashgar found its momentum in the second half especially at the later stages of the third quarter.

In the fourth quarter, the Chinese ball-club continued its barrage as they unleashed a 16-6 run and eventually won the game.

Philippines Chooks-to-Go (Gilas) Pilipinas vs Shabab Al Ahli - Dubai - 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup Classification (5-8) Live Streaming (September 29, 2017)

With that loss, Coach Chot Reyes squad is now out from the championship contention and will be playing for the classification round.

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas will face team Dubai that will feature a Filipino-Emirati player in the name of Khalifa Salem.

Salem is playing at the point guard position and currently averaging 16.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2 assists.

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