Saturday, September 22, 2012

FIBA Asia Cup 2012: Philippines vs Qatar, lands fourth overall (REPLAY)

Philippine national basketball team Smart Gilas Pilipinas lost its bid for a top-three finish against end-point rival Qatar, 63-79, landing at fourth place in the Finals match of the FIBA Asia Cup 2012. An in-depth sequence of events in the Philippines vs Qatar game may be seen here.

Here is a short summary (recap) of the Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Qatar FIBA game play.

Video Courtesy: Youtube user Guessboy Prince

Player scores are as follows:

Smart Gilas Pilipinas (63) – Douthit (17), David (15), Dillinger (12), Norwood (10), De Ocampo (3), Fonacier (3), Tenorio (2), Chan (0), Thoss (0), and Villanueva (0). 

Qatar (79) – Mohmmed (17), Johnson (16), Abdi (14), Saeed (10), Daoud (7), Salem (5), El-Hadary (4), Mohammed (4), and Ali (2).

Last year, Smart Gilas Pilipinas also took the fourth spot in the FIBA Asia Cup 2011 which was held in Wuhan, China. This year's basketball tournament was held at the Ota Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.