Final Score: Gilas Pilipinas 77-76 China (October 4, 2023) // Asian Games Men's Basketball Semifinals

The Philippines men's national basketball team is set to face off against the China men's national basketball team in the Semifinals of the 2023 Asian Games Men's Basketball.

The match will take place at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4 (Philippine Time) at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium.

Find out how to watch, live stream or TV channel and game time information for the matchup between the Gilas Pilipinas and China.


Results and Scores: Philippines vs. China

Quarter Scores: Philippines vs. China (October 4, 2023)
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 TOTAL
Philippines 17 13 20 27 77
China 19 29 14 14 76

In a heart-pounding showdown at the 19th Asian Games men's basketball tournament, Gilas Pilipinas secured their place in the final with a remarkable come-from-behind victory over powerhouse China.

Justin Brownlee, once again, emerged as the hero, leading his team to a 77-76 triumph in a game that will be remembered for years to come.

Brownlee's performance was nothing short of extraordinary. He finished the game with an astounding 33 points, 17 of which came in the fourth quarter.

Scottie Thompson provided invaluable support to Brownlee's heroics, contributing 13 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals.

With this stunning victory, Gilas Pilipinas earned the right to face Jordan in the gold medal match, set to take place on Friday, October 6.

This memorable triumph over China not only signifies the resilience and determination of Gilas Pilipinas but also cements Justin Brownlee's status as a true basketball legend in the Philippines.


Game Highlights: Philippines vs. China

Watch game highlights between Philippines men's national basketball team and China men's national basketball team in the Semifinals of the 2023 Asian Games Men's Basketball.

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Preview: Philippines vs. China

In a high-stakes showdown, Gilas Pilipinas is set to face the formidable host nation, China, in the semifinals of the 19th Asian Games Men's Basketball.

This matchup holds particular significance as it marks the second meeting between these two basketball giants in the same year.

Their previous encounter took place during the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum, where Gilas Pilipinas emerged victorious with a convincing 96-75 win in their final game of the tournament. Now, they meet again on the Asian Games stage, adding another layer of intensity to the rivalry.

Philippines earned their spot in the semifinals after a heart-pounding quarterfinal clash against Iran, securing an 84-83 win in a nail-biting contest. The team encountered challenging situations in the fourth quarter but demonstrated composure to secure the victory, thanks to the spectacular performance of Justin Brownlee, who led Gilas with a remarkable 36 points.

China, on the other hand, advanced to the semifinals by defeating South Korea with an 84-70 victory. Runwang Du led the Chinese squad with 16 points.

For Gilas Pilipinas, this is a significant moment as they return to the Asian Games semifinals for the first time since 2002. The team is eager to make history and bring home a medal.

However, history is also on the side of Team Dragon. On every occasion when China has hosted the Asian Games, they have clinched the gold medal in men's basketball. The home-court advantage and the passionate support of the Chinese crowd add to the challenges Gilas Pilipinas will face.