SEA Games: Gilas starts medal chase in 3x3 basketball

Paul Lintag on Nov 30, 2019 09:24 PM
SEA Games: Gilas starts medal chase in 3x3 basketball
This year marks the first time 3x3 basketball will be an official medal event in the Southeast Asian Games.

It’s finally gametime for Gilas Pilipinas' 3x3 teams in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.

It will be ladies first as Gilas women open up the Philippines’ campaign in 3x3 basketball Sunday at the San Juan Arena, starting things off against Myanmar at 10:40 in the morning.

The national women’s team will then get a break before matching up against Malaysia at 1:20 p.m. and wrapping up Day 1 with a 3:00 p.m. showdown opposite Indonesia.

Gilas women will be made up of 3x3 veterans Afril Bernardino, Jack Animam, Clare Castro, and 2018 World Cup standout Janine Pontejos.

In men’s play, Gilas Pilipinas will be taking on Indonesia at 11:00 a.m. followed by a game against Myanmar at 12 noon.

Gilas will have two more games then, taking on Vietnam at 2:40 p.m. before concluding with a 3:40 p.m. showdown vs. Thailand.

The men’s team will be bannered by CJ Perez, Chris Newsome, Jason Perkins, and Mo Tautuaa.

This year marks the first time 3x3 basketball will be an official medal event in the Southeast Asian Games.

 

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