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Gilas vs China FIBA Asia 2015 Live Stream And Analysis

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After years of failing to take home?the gold medal, the Philippine National Basketball Team Gilas Pilipinas now has a chance to win the tournament with only one win away against China to become the champion of?FIBA Asia 2015. Can the Philippines bag the championship despite the home team advantage of China?

Gilas vs China

In yesterday’s semi-finals match, Team Philippines trumped over Japan in a close fight, 81-70. Jayson William helped the Philippines cruise to victory with crucial shots with him gaining a total of 20 points, 2 rebounds, 7 assists, and 2 steals.

China proved mighty?against Iran yesterday, 70-57, with Ailun Guo’s 9 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists, and 2 steals. The host country, China, has remained undefeated throughout the competition.

Based on the game statistics on FIBA, both teams will have a neck and neck fight. Who do you think will win the competition?

“I think it will be China,” Iran’s basketball player, Count Samad Bahrami told Inquirer. “They’re very physical, they play very good defense and they’re prepared for everything… ?It’s going to be hard for the Philippines to beat China.”

Bahrami also cautioned the Philippine team against biased calls of the referees for tonight’s match. “For sure, officiating will be on China’s side, like (what happened to us) today. I wish you good luck (with the calls),” he told Inquirer.

Livestream

Gilas vs China FIBA Asia 2015 championship match will start later this 8:30pm (GMT +8) at the Changha Social Work College Gymnasium in Changsha, China. Livestream the match by clicking this link. You can also see a play-by-play update here.

Gilas Pilipinas 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

China Line-up

  • #4 Ji Wei Zhao
  • #5 Wei Liu
  • #6 Ailun Guo
  • #7 Tailong Zhao
  • #8 Yanyuhang Ding
  • #9 Xiaochuan Zhai
  • #10 Peng Zhou
  • #11 Jianlian Yi
  • #12 Gen Li
  • #13 Muhao Li
  • #14 Zhelin Wang
  • #15 Qi Zhou

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