Jordan-A def. Gilas Pilipinas, 84-74 / Semis (2021 King Abdullah Cup ) July 31

Photo credit: FIBA

Gilas Pilipinas Men lost to Jordan-A, 84-74 in the knockout semifinal of the 2021 King Abdullah Cup on Saturday, early Sunday morning PHL time, at Prince Hamzah Hall in Amman Jordan.

Ahmad Al Dwairi topscored for Jordan with 19 points (5/8 FG, 9/13 FT) with 16 rebounds and 7 assists while Cameron Forte added 19 points (7/10 FG) with 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.

Jordan team outscored the Philippines 28-15 in the first quarter. Gilas committed 10 turnovers in the contest, only shot 30/77 (38%) from the field including 7-of-28 shooting from downtown and went 7-of-10 from the free throw line against Jordan's 22/30 FT.

Angelo Kouame led the Gilas in scoring with 20 points (8/13 FG), 6 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 block. Jordan Heading added 9 points (3/7 FG), 5 assists, 4 rebounds and 1 steal in 29 minutes of play.

Jordan-A will play Egypt in the Finals at 11:55PM on August 1 while Gilas Pilipinas will face Tunisia in the Battle For 3rd at 9:00PM, August 1 (PHL time). [Watch here].

The Scores:

JORDAN -A 84 - Al Dwairi 19, Forte 19, Mustafa 17, Hawwas 14, Bzai 9, Alhamarsheh 3, Abbas 3, Abdeen 0, Hussein 0.

PHILIPPINES 74 - Kouame 20, Heading 9, Ildefonso 8, Ravena 8, Tamayo 6, Ramos 6, Belangel 6, Baltazar 5, Go 4, Matt Nieto 2, Suerte 0, Chiu 0, Navarro DNP, Abarrientos DNP, Mike Nieto DNP.

Quarters: 28-15, 44-34, 63-56, 84-74. [FULL GAME STATS] | [FULL REPLAY VIDEO]

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