The Philippines men's national basketball team will play its last game against India in the second round of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship .
India, the 11th placer in the 2013 edition of the tournament in Manila, is coming off a convincing 76-71 win over Hong Kong on Monday. They also escaped past streaking Palestine, which stunned the Philippines on opening day.
For Gilas Pilipinas, a win against India will put the team on the top spot in the Group E and should help them gain momentum heading into the knockout stage.
FIBA Asia 2015: Philippines vs. India Game Info
- Date: Tuesday, September 29
- Start Time: 2:30 p.m. (Manila Time)
- Venue: Changsha Social Work College Gymnasium, Changsha, China
- TV Info: TV5 and BTV
- Replay: 7 pm on TV5
- Live Stream: Sports5.ph
- Video Highlights: Gilas Pilipinas beats India, 99-65 | #FIBAAsia2015
Update: Philippines blow past India to top Group E
The Philippines caught fire in the second half to blow past India, 99-65, at the close of Group E action in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.
Terrence Romeo was the golden boy for the Philippines here, leading six Filipino players in double-digit scoring. Andray Blatche also did well, putting up 15 points, 3 rebounds, and 5 steals, while Ranidel De Ocampo tallied 13 points of his own on 6-of-7 field goal shooting.
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