Gilas Pilipinas vs Greece at FIBA World Cup 2014: Who won?

Gilas Pilipinas vs Greece Final Scores & Results: Philippines 70-82 Greece

It's Day 2 of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014 and the Gilas Pilipinas MUST not lose again after that heartbreaking loss to Croatia on opening day.

It would even be more painful to see them lose twice in a row, adding more pressure for them in their next 4 games.

But Greece is a tougher opponent: ranked 5th in the FIBA World Ranking and players' average height is 6'8". Gilas Pilipinas meanwhile is only ranked 34th and has 6'3" average height.

Fans were blaming the loss of the Philippines during their game against Croatia to the referees allegedly siding with the Croatians (so many fouls and 3-second violations not called against Croatia).

For their next game versus Greece, there are new referees, except for 1 - Kuwaiti referee Mohammad Alamiri.

Will Andray Blatche dominate again? He recorded a double-double 28 points and 12 rebounds in their game versus Croatia. (FIBA Photo)

Let's see how the PHI vs GRE turns out.


The Gilas off to a bad start, 10 points, as against Greece's 20 points. But there's still plenty of time. Remember, during their game against Croatia, they scored 9 against 22.


Gilas still 10 points behind. 27-37.

At this point, Philippines' Andray Blatche and June Mar Fajardo so far each having 6 points, while Gabe Norwood has 5 points, one shot was a 3-pointer. Blatche attempted three 3s already but he failed.

Greece on one hand has Georgios Printezis leading in the scoring, with 10 points, followed by Nikos Zisis with 8.


At 7:55 of this quarter, Greece recorded its biggest lead in the game, 17 points. 29-46

Blatche already has a double double: 15 points, 11 rebounds.

The quarter ends with Greece leading by 13. 45-58


QUARTER SCORES: 10-20, 27-37, 45-58, 70-82

Andray Blatche - 21 pts
June Mar Fajardo - 10 pts
Marc Pingris - 7 pts
Gabe Norwood - 5 pts
Jayson Castro William - 5 pts
Paul Dalistan Lee - 5 pts
Ranidel De Ocampo - 4 pts
Jimmy Alapag - 3 pts
Jeff Chan - 3 pts
LA Tenorio - 3 pts
Gary David - 2 pts
Japeth Aguilar - 2 pts

Georgios Printezis - 25 pts
Giannis Bourousis - 12 pts
Kostas Papanikolaou - 9 pts
Nick Calathes - 9 pts
Nikos Zisis - 8 pts
Kostas Vasileiadis - 6 pts
Kostas Kaimakoglou - 5 pts
Giannis Antetokoumpo - 3 pts
Kostas Sloukas - 3 pts
Ian Vougioukas - 2 pts

After this 2nd straight loss for Gilas, they're now in the Bottom 2 of Group B:

Croatia 2 wins, 0 loss
Greece 2 wins, 0 loss
Argentina 1 win, 1 loss
Senegal 1 win, 1 loss
Philippines 0 win, 2 losses
Puerto Rico 0 win, 2 losses

Next game for the Philippines: Gilas Pilipinas vs Argentina happening at 11:30 tonight, September 1.
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