Gilas Pilipinas, the Philippines men's national basketball team, played Iran in a tune-up game as part of their preparation for the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament.
This is the second of two tune-up games with Asian rival.
Tune-up Game: Philippines vs. Iran Game Info
- Result: Philippines (Gilas Pilipinas) 81-70 Iran
- Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
- Start Time: 7:00 p.m. (Manila Time)
- Venue: Smart Araneta Coliseum
- TV Info: TV5
- Highlights: Gilas Pilipinas hold off Iran, 81-70 (June 8, 2016)
- Full Video: Courtesy of Sports5
Tickets are available at Ticketnet Outlets or online at http://www.etix.com/ticket/p/4283000/gilas-road-to-glory-quezon-city-smart-araneta-coliseum.
Ticket prices are as follows:
- VIP – P1,500
- Patron A – P1,000
- Patron B – P750
- Box – P500
- Upper Box – P300
- Gen Ad – P100
The first matchup, which is not open to the public, is a scrimmage game, played on June 7 at Gatorade Hoops Center in Mandaluyong.
According to the report of Spin.ph, the scores were reset every quarter.
Gilas split the four quarters, taking and dominating the first and third quarters, 21-13 and 17-16, respectively, while the Iranians took the second and fourth periods, 16-15 and 19-18. If the scores were added up, Gilas would've won, 71-64.
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- Image: Jutt Sulit on Twitter