Andray Blatche led our solid attack with 18 points with Paul Lee, Japeth Aguilar and CJ Perez chipping in double digit outputs!
#GilasGritAndGrind: Our #GilasPilipinas brings down Ivory Coast via a 94-83 win!— SBP (@officialSBPinc) August 7, 2019
Andray Blatche led our solid attack with 18 points with Paul Lee, Japeth Aguilar and CJ Perez chipping in double digit outputs!#SBP #LabanPilipinas #ParaSaBayan pic.twitter.com/9iu3PlUmFf
Andray Blatche led the way for the Philippines with 18 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds. Paul Lee added 16, Japeth Aguilar had 12 and CJ Perez scored 11 as Gilas continues preparations for the FIBA World Cup.
Andray Blatche leads the team with 18 points, 10 assists , and seven rebounds.— Paolo del Rosario (@paodelrosario) August 7, 2019
Paul Lee, Japeth Aguilar, and CJ Perez also chipped in with 16, 12, and 11 markers, respectively.#LabanPilipinas#ParaSaBayan
The Ivory Coast flexed early, using their superior height and length to bully the Filipinos in the paint. Ivory Coast led 28-19 at the end of the first quarter.
Lee responded with eight points in the second quarter to cut Ivory Coast's lead to 50-45 going into halftime.
Gilas Pilipinas turned things around in the third quarter behind Perez.
Scores by quarter:
19-28, 45-50, 79-73, 94-83