Gilas Pilipinas will face Kazakhstan in their first game in the Men's Basketball Tournament of the 2018 Asian Games.
The Philippines men's national basketball team need to win at least one to advance to the next round.
If the Gilas Pilipinas lose to Kazakhstan, they will be in a must-win situation against China in their next game.
Fil-Am guard Jordan Clarkson, who is finally cleared to play for team Philippines in Asian Games, will miss the game against Kazakhstan but will be available to suit up against China on August 21.
Here are the details for Philippines-Gilas Pilipinas vs. Kazakhstan in the Preliminary Round of the 2018 Asian Games Men's Basketball Tournament.
- Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
- Time: 11:00 am (Philippine Time)
- Venue: GBK Basketball Hall
- Game Stats: AsianGames2018.id
- TV Channel: TV5 / ESPN 5 (Official Broadcaster)
- Live Stream: Sports5 YouTube Channel
Results and Scores
Philippines 96 – Pringle 18, Standhardinger 15, Yap 12, Lee 10, Tiu 9, Norwood 7, Almazan 6, Erram 5, Belga 5, Taulava 5, Ahanmisi 4.
Kazakhstan 59 – Bykov 13, Gavrilov 9, Yergali 8, Zhigulin 7, Kuanov 6, Bazhin 6, Chsherbak 6, Maidekin 2, Marchuk 2, Yagodkin 0, Murzagaliyv 0, Satkeyev 0.