Gilas Pilipinas, the Philippines men's national basketball team, will play Turkey 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 Turkish National Basketball Team.
Tune-up Game: Philippines vs. Turkey Game Info
- Result: Philippines (Gilas Pilipinas) 76-84 Turkey
- Date: Friday, July 1, 2016
- Start Time: 7:00 p.m. (Manila Time)
- Venue: Mall of Asia Areana
- TV Info: TV5
- Full Video: Courtesy of Sports5 YouTube Channel
Tickets are available at SM Ticket Outlets or online at smtickets.com.
Ticket prices are as follows:
- Patron VIP – P1,500
- Patron – P1,000
- Lower Box A – P750
- Lower Box B – P500
In their first tune-up game in Istanbul, Gilas Pilipinas suffered a 35-point beatdown by Turkey.
Baris Hersek led Turkey with 16 points, shooting 7 of 8 from the field. Former NBA player Semih Erden had 16 points and 4 rebounds and Samet Geyik chipped in 13 points.
Naturalized Filipino Andray Blatche led Gilas with 23 points, while Jayson Castro added 15 points. Calvin Abueva scored 8 points, LA Tenorio had 6, while Ray Parks and Jeff Chan added 5 apiece.
Continue reading the full story on TV5.com.ph - Reality check: Turkey blasts listless Gilas by 35 in tune-up match.
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