The Philippines’ Gilas Pilipinas is scheduled for a classification round head-to-head match against the team Syria in the 2018 Asian Games – Men’s Basketball at 7:30 P.M. on August 31, 2018 (PHI Time) live in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The Philippines’ GilastoPainters will resume their 2018 Asian Games Men’s Basketball game tonight as they aim for the fifth spot finish.
After Ricardo Ratliffe and team South Korea closed the doors for team Philippines for any medal matches, team Philippines quickly made a bounce back game against the undermanned team Japan three days ago.
Finally, Jordan Clarkson logged his first win playing side-by-side with his fellow Filipino cagers after fell short in his first two games against team China and South Korea.
Christian Standhardinger was the leading scorer for Gilas Pilipinas versus team Japan with his 27 points. Jordan Clarkson chipped in 22 points on that contest which ended up with a blowout victory for the Filipinos.
“We’ve seen how Jordan can explode at any given time, but we’ve also seen how efficient he could become if he will get his teammates more involved. We saw how Standhardinger, Erram, Pringle and Paul Lee contributed to our last two wins and we’ll do the same against Syria,” said Gilas head coach Yeng Guiao.
Blocking the way for team Philippines is team Syria who is led by Tarek Aljabi. The 6’0 Aljabi scored 33 points against the host team Indonesia in their Classification round also few nights ago.
The winner of this game will finish as fifth in the tournament while the loser will take the sixth spot.