MANILA, Philippines — Almond Vosotros delivered the massive photographs as Gilas Pilipinas 3×3 beat Indonesia, 21-15, to achieve the primary draw of the 2022 Fiba 3×3 Asia Cup on Thursday in Singapore.
Vosotros waxed scorching with 11 factors, placing on the ending touches with back-to-back deuces to remove Indonesia with 4 minutes to spare.
The Filipino cagers accomplished a two-game qualifying Draw C and can resume their marketing campaign on Saturday in Group C with host Singapore and China.
“We’re so comfortable and blessed that our fellow countrymen are there for us,” stated Vosotros.
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Joseph Eriobu chipped in eight factors for his or her crew which can be bannered by Samboy de Leon and Lervin Flores.
Earlier, Eriobu delivered the game-winning deuce to beat Jordan, 21-19, with 1:22 to go.
Sandy Aziz carried the cudgels of Indonesia with 11 factors as didn’t advance with a 1-1 document within the group.
In the meantime, Gilas Pilipinas Ladies absorbed a heartbreaking 13-11 defeat to Thailand, bowing out of competition within the event.
Rujiwan Bunsinprom got here to the rescue for the Thais as she delivered a clutch two-point play for a 12-11 benefit with 22.8 seconds left.
Khate Castillo tried to regain the lead for the ladies’s nationwide 3×3 crew. However her shot from deep went off the mark earlier than Miss Thunchanok Lumdabpang stretched Thailand’s cushion to 2, 13-11.
Camille Clarin tried a possible game-tying deuce however she missed because the Philippines didn’t make it to the primary draw.
Afril Bernardino led with six factors, whereas Castillo added 4 factors as Gilas Ladies completed 1-1 in Group D of the qualifying draw, together with a robust 21-9 victory over Jordan to open their marketing campaign earlier.
Lumdabpang and Bunsinprom led the Thais with 4 factors every as they reached the primary draw.
PHILIPPINES 21 — Vosotros 11, Eriobu 6, de Leon 2, Flores 2.
JORDAN 19 — Alnajdawi 10, Hassooneh 7, Obeid 2, Abuaboud 0.
PHILIPPINES 21 — Vosotros 11, Eriobu 8, de Leon 1, Flores 1.
INDONESIA 15 — Aziz 11, Guntara 3, Chalias 1, Disi 0.
PHILIPPINES 21 — Bernardino 7, Castillo 7, Guytingco 5, Clarin 2.
JORDAN 9 — Al Hinn 5, Abu Jbarah 2, Najjar 2, Haddad 0.
THAILAND 13 — Bunsinprom 4, Lumdabpang 4, Prajuapsook 3, Thuamon 2.
PHILIPPINES 11 — Bernardino 6, Castillo 4, Guytingco 1, Clarin 0.
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