The Philippines men's national basketball team will resume their bid to earn a ticket to the 2016 Basketball Olympics when they play Lebanon in the quarterfinals of 2015 FIBA Asia Championship .
Gilas Pilipinas swept their three matches during the second round to top the Group E with 4-1 record, while Lebanon with 2-3 record seeded fourth in group F.
FIBA Asia 2015 - Quarterfinals: Philippines vs. Lebanon Game Info
- Date: Thursday, October 1
- Start Time: 9:30 p.m. (Manila Time)
- Venue: Changsha Social Work College Gymnasium, Changsha, China
- TV Info: TV5 and BTV
- Live Stream: Sports5.ph
- Video Highlights: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Lebanon, 82-70 | #FIBAAsia2015.
Update: Castro, Blatche lead Philippines past Lebanon
The Gilas Pilipinas are just one victory away from an appearance in a second consecutive FIBA Asia Championship Final after fending off a brave challenge from Lebanon on Thursday.
Behind the powerhouse combination of point guard Jayson Castro and big man Andray Blatche, the Filipinos won, 82-70, to set up a Semi-Final with Japan on Friday.
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