Gilas Pilipinas Achieves Gold In 3×3 Basketball After Tournament Sweep

It looks like the chances of Gilas Pilipinas to claim their 13th straight gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games’ basketball championship are very good, if the results of the 3×3 men’s basketball competition are anything to go by.

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Photo from Philstar/Luisa Morales

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Not only did the Gilas Pilipinas men’s team complete the 3×3 basketball competition with a comfortable win, but they also completed a total sweep of the event. Moala Tautuaa, Jason Perkins, Chris Newsome, and CJ Perez didn’t hold back at all, winning all 8 of their matches.

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They finished the match for gold against Indonesia with a wide gap, getting a 21-9 win this Monday at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City. Perez was responsible for 10 of those points, giving the Philippines a strong start.

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