SEA Games 2015 Basketball Finals: It's Philippines vs Indonesia!

SEA Games 2015 LATEST UPDATE: The Philippines' Gilas Cadets won vs Thailand at the Men's Basketball Semifinals, and will face Indonesia in the gold medal championship match Monday night, 8PM. (Watch it here: SEA Games 2015 Basketball Men Live Stream - Philippines vs Indonesia for Gold)

There's just 2 days left before the SEA Games 2015 Closing Ceremony, and there's still a number of sport events that are yet to wrap up, such as those in Basketball Men and Women. The Philippine women's volleyball team, with 1-2 record, was already eliminated yesterday, as well as the men's volleyball team, also with 1-2, which made its exit just this morning.

This morning, June 14, Day 9 of 28th SEA Games 2015, the Men's Volleyball event - Philippines vs Thailand - was held, with Thailand as the winner in all 3 sets.

The undefeated Thailand (3-0) now advances to the semifinals tomorrow, while the Philippines (1-2) gets eliminated.

Meanwhile, earlier tonight, it was Gilas Cadets' turn to compete in Men's Basketball Semis, also against Thailand. The 2-time defending champion Philippine team, with 3-0 record, is being manned by Kiefer Ravena, Marcus Douthit, Almond Vosotros, Troy Rosario, Norbert Torries, Scottie Thompson, Baser Amer, Glenn Khobuntin, Rey Mark Belo, Kevin Ferrer, Jiovani Jalalon and Rashleigh Rivero.

Almond Vosotros, Baser Amer and Kiefer Ravena at the 28th SEA Games (via Amer's Instagram @baseramer07)

Winner of this match moves on to the finals or the gold medal match. (See: SEA Games 2015 Medal Tally, Standings & Latest Results)

Game over. Watch the game again in the video below to find out who won in the exciting Philippines vs Thailand basketball game: (live streaming was provided by Sport Singapore), and also read my live blog updates below it:


- It's quite a bad 1st quarter for the Philippines. Scores at end of 1st Q: 14-22

- At halftime, Thailand still on the lead, now by 10 points. 33-43. Troy Rosario now with 10 pts, while Kiefer Ravena has 9 and Kevin Ferrer has 5 pts. Marcus Douthit tops in rebounds so far with 7.

- Would you believe? The Philippine team overturned the game in 3rd Quarter, now leads by 3. 59-56.

- Right before time hits at 9:00 in the 4th Quarter, Thailand ties the game at 59.

- Gilas quickly recovers after a 3 and a 2. 64-59.

- At 6:14, #7 of Thailand makes a laup. 64-61

- At 5:57, players in near brawl: Thailand's Sukhdave Ghogar and 2 others vs Glenn Khobuntin and Marcus Douthit. Really intense game. Ghogar grabbed and elbowed Khobuntin, but it was the latter who was ejected from the game. Foul drawn on Douthit who was defending Khobuntin, while Ghogar was awarded 2 free throws, then ball possession for the Thais. Can't believe it.

- At 2:08, game tied at 71.

- At 1:50, PH scores a 2. 73-71.

- At 1:37, THA's Samerjai ties the game after 2 free throws. 73-73.

- With 55 seconds left, Gilas' Rosario makes a layup, plus a free throw. 76-73.

- 36 sec. left: Thailand scores. 76-75

- And the Philippine team wins!!!!! 80-75.

QUARTER SCORES: 14-22, 33-43, 59-56, 80-85

PH SCORERS: Rosario - 27, Vosotros - 18, Ravena - 12, Ferrer - 17, Khobuntin - 5, Douthit - 4, Belo - 4, Amer - 3
TH SCORERS: Muangboon - 15, Kruatiwa - 15, Dasom - 12, Apiromvilaichai - 11, Ghogar - 9, Samerjai - 7, Chanthachon - 4, Kongkum - 2. -

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