Gilas Surpasses Iran 77-75
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Gilas Surpasses Iran 77-75

San Mateo : Philippines | Aug 24, 2012 at 3:13 PM PDT
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Smart Gilas - Pilipinas (Philippine National Team - Basketball) shock defending champion Iran 77-75 and keep their hopes alive in reaching the finals in the William Jones Cup.

Marcus Douthit stayed out of foul trouble and even lead the team with his 22pts and Gabe Norwood scored 17pts and 9rebs including a clutch 3-pointer.

Samad Bahrami led the Iranians with his 26pts but was limited in the first half, thanks to the defense of Gabe Norwood.

Coach Chot Reyes that mentioned that they cannot relax in games that they already have the lead and should be able to convert their freethrows at crunch time. He admitted that poor freethrow shooting from Marcus Douthit and Ranidel de Ocampo almost cost them the game. He added that they were lucky that the last 3-pointer of the Iran did not went in.

jasperngo is based in Rizal, Caraga, Philippines, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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