At 39, Luis Scola is not slowing down. He's moving up.
There was one thing Serbia coach Sasha Djordjevic didn’t like in his team’s 59-point win over Gilas and that was Paul Lee’s hard foul on Marko Guduric in the second half.
The Gilas Pilipinas loss to Italy in the World Cup was bad but it somehow got worse as the national team ran into a gold-medal favorite in Serbia.
Everyone seems high on Chris McCullough right now, and that includes Marcus Douthit, Gilas’ former naturalized center and guy Andray Blatche replaced five years ago.
The Italians, fresh from a 46-point beatdown of Gilas Pilipinas, stopped Africa’s Angola as preliminary play resumed in Foshan, China.
Gilas Pilipinas continues their 2019 FIBA World Cup campaign against NBA All-Star Nikola Jokic and the heavily-stacked Serbian National Team on Monday, September 2nd
The NBA MVP sent a message on Sunday. So did his team.
It’s Day 3 of the 2019 FIBA World Cup and it’s already do-or-die time for Gilas Pilipinas.
After a beatdown from Italy, Gilas Pilipinas next faces Serbia, which is actually a much bigger (average height is 6'9") and deeper foe than the Italians.
The U.S. opened its quest for a third consecutive FIBA World Cup gold medal with an 88-67 victory over the Czech Republic.