Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas eyes a semifinals berth as it takes on Andray Blatche's China Kashgar in the quarterfinals of the 2017 FIBA Asia Championship Cup in Chenzhou, China.
Blatche, who reinforced the Philippines in many FIBA tournaments, is currently the import of defending champion China Kashgar.
Chooks-to-Go were placed third in Group A after a lost against Petrochimi, finishing the group phase with 2-2 record.
Kiefer Ravena leads the Philippines in scoring with 22.5 point per game, adding a team-best 4.3 assist per game.
Isaiah Austin follows with 19.3 points per game, adding a team-best 14.3 rebounds per game and 3.8 blocks. The 7'1" center is the next prospect as Gilas Pilipinas naturalized player. He will be matched up against Blatche, the original naturalized player of Gilas.
Meanwhile, Kashgar dropped their record to 3-1 after suffering a beatdown against Al Riyadi in the last day of the preliminary round. They were placed second in Group B with a 3-1 record.
The key man in this match for China was import Darius Anthony Adams, who's averaging 23.8 points per game, 5 rpg, and 4.8 assists per game.
The quarterfinal matchup between Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas and China Kashgar is scheduled to start at approximately 7:30 pm (Manila time), and it can be live-streamed at Sports5.ph.
The game will also air on Aksyon TV.