Going up against their fellow FIBA Asia counterparts, the Philippines surrendered a double-digit cushion right after the opening period and was unable to recover from there.
The NBA-caliber player showed just what he was capable of, finishing with alley-oop slams, uncontested lay-ups, and a barrage of triples particularly in the 3rd quarter when the Beermen pulled away and led by more than 20 points. #PBA
It was lowest scoring output for the Philippines in their 4 games, as they went home empty-handed while losing with an average margin of 19 a game.
The FIBA Under-19 match between Gilas Pilipinas Youth (Philippines) and Serbia over at the Heraklion Indoor Sports Arena in Haraklion, Greece. #GilasPilipinasYouth #FIBAU19
According to ESPN draft analyst and reporter Jonathan Givony, Sotto is among the 10 best performers in the tournament, based on an advanced metric called Value Added.
Aleksandar Ershov dropped 21 points on an efficient 10/13 clip to go along with 6 rebounds and 4 assists while Nikita Mikhailovskii tallied a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Russians. #FIBAU19
Richard Escoto presided on the team’s offense, finishing with a double-double performance of 19 points and 11 rebounds while leading the United Royals to a morale-boosting victory over his former squad. Escoto along with head coach Eric Gonzales were some of the former members of last season’s Risers’ squad. #MPBL
First to see action at 3 p.m. are the Cool Smashers, who step up their title-retention drive against the PacificTown Army Lady Troopers, whom they swept via 3-0 and 3-1 romps in the double-round elims. #PVL
The FIBA Under-19 match between Gilas Pilipinas Youth (Philippines) and Russia over at the Heraklion Indoor Sports Arena in Haraklion, Greece. #FIBAU19 #GilasPilipinasYouth #LabanPilipinas
ONE: CENTURY is ONE Championship’s most exciting show to date, featuring three World Championship bouts, and three World Grand Prix Championships, in the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix, ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix, and the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix.