Gilas Pilipinas Loses to Croatia in FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014

Gilas Pilipinas loses to Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. Croatia defeated Gilas Pilipinas in a 3-point lead 81-78 overtime-game score.

The Croatian team dominated the first quarter giving 23-9 game score but Marc Pingris and Jimmy Alapag played best during the second quarter closing it to 37-31.

Croatia keeps steady in the third quarter but determined Gilas Pilipnas ends the fourth quarter with 71-71 deadlock score.

However, Gilas Pilipinas falls short in the over time game with 81-78. Croatia defeated the Philippines.

Gilas Pilipinas will face Greece on Sunday, August 31 at 2pm and Argentina at 11:30pm.

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