Gilas Pilipinas def. Lebanon, 107-96 (VIDEO) February 24 | FIBA World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers (6th Window)

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The Chot Reyes-mentored Gilas Pilipinas Men (world #40, Asia #8) defeated the Wael Arakji-less Lebanon (world #42, Asia #9), 107-96 in the sixth window of the FIBA World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers on Friday, February 24 at the Philippine Arena. [FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS]

Justin Brownlee finished with team-high 17 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field including 2-of-3 from beyond the arc and 1-of-2 from the line along with four rebounds, five assists and two steals in 29 minutes of play. Jamie Malonzo had a solid game of 15 points (6/9fg, 3/5 3pts) to go with five rebounds, three assists, one steal and two blocks.

18-year-old Mason Amos had a solid Gilas Men debut of 13 points on perfect 5-of-5 shooting from the field including 3-of-3 from beyond the arc with two rebounds in 8 minutes of play.

It was an all-around effort from Gilas Pilipinas and tied the most three-point shots made in the Asian Qualifiers with 17 threes. PHL shot 40/73 (54%) from the field, including 17-of-36 shooting from beyond the arc (LEB - 35/69 fg, 14/28 3pts), and Gilas went 10-of-15 from the free throw line (LEB - 12/17 ft). Labanon had 15 turnovers while Gilas had 13. PHL outrebounded LEB, 38-34, and Gilas had more assists, 31-17.

Gilas Pilipinas will be back in action against Jordan on February 27, 2023 at 6:00pm. (UPDATE: Jordan def. Gilas, 91-90)

The Scores:

PHILIPPINES 107 - Brownlee 17, Malonzo 15, Amos 13, Heading 10, Ramos 10, Parks 10, Fajardo 9, K Ravena 8, Perez 8, Thompson 5, T Ravena 2, Oftana 0.

LEBANON 96 – Saoud 27, Gyokchyan 21, El Darwich 19, Zeinoun 14, Khoueiry 6, Mansour 6, Hadidian 3, Salibi 0, Khalil 0, Mezher 0, Rabay 0.

Quarters: 25-19, 53-41, 82-64, 107-96. [STATS] | [FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS] | [Buy Gilas Jersey]

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