Gilas Vs Lebanon FIBA Asia 2015 Livestream: Analysis And Prection For Quarterfinal Match

By on

Today?s FIBA Asia 2015 match between Gilas Pilipinas and Lebanon will be a crucial fight for both teams as the winner will progress into the semi-finals. In the previous match, Gilas won an astounding 80 ? 65 match over India while Lebanon brought down Jordan 80?76. Only three wins are needed for either teams to win the title crown, which team will it be?

Gilas Vs Lebanon Analysis

The Philippine team has a notable record in the FIBA Championship as it garnered five titles throughout the years, making Gilas have the second-most titles in the tourney, Bleacher Report stated. The team also undeniably had a great showing in their last match as Terrence Romero toppled India out of the competition with 20 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals.

Lebanon doesn?t have the same track record as Philippines in the tourney and some might think that the team?s removal in 2013 might lower their chances of nearing the championship. Some, however, think otherwise. ?After taking into consideration that we have an impressive mix of veteran and young players, we are in a situation to succeed,? Dany Abboud of the Daily Star wrote.

Both teams have?fared well in recent matches. The Philippines has won against India, Iran, and Japan with a score of 99-65, 87-73, and 73- 66 respectively. Lebanon is no slouch as they won against Jordan, China, and Korea with a score of 80-76, 72-90, and 85-71. The team comparison stats by FIBA also show that this will be a close fight between the two.


The fight between Pilipinas vs India will start this 9:30 pm (GMT +8) at the Changha Social Work College Gymnasium in Changsha, China. Livestream the match by clicking this link. To see a play-by-play update, click this link.

Philippines Line-up

  • #1 Andray Blatche
  • #5 Gabriel Norwood
  • #7 Jayson William
  • #8 Calvin Abueva
  • #9 John Intal
  • #11 Terrence Romeo
  • #15 Jean Marc Pingris
  • #22 Matthew Ganuelas
  • #23 Joachim Gunther Thoss
  • #25 Donaldo Hontiveros
  • #33 Ranidel de Ocampo
  • #88 Pauliasi Taulava

Lebanon Line-up

  • #4 Jean ABD EL Nour
  • #5 Amir Saoud
  • #6 Mohamad Ali Haidar
  • #7 Wael Arakji
  • #8 Joseph Aby Kheres
  • #9 Ahmad Ibrahim
  • #10 Nadim Souaid
  • #11 Rodrigue AKL
  • #12 Charles Tabet
  • #13 Bassel Bawji
  • #14 Jasmon Jovan Youngblood
  • #15 Omar El Ayoubi


Andray Blatche of Gilas scores 13 points and 9 rebounds, helping the team lead against Lebanon in the first half, ?37-32.?The third quarter has just?ended with Philippines leading, 57-49.


Gilas Pilipinas has won the quarter final match, 82-70. The Philippine team will fight against Japan in the semi-finals.

About the author

To Top