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.