Gilas Pilipinas vs Jordan game result - 2013 FIBA Asia video replay

Gilas Pilipinas countered height disadvantage with speed and excellent hustle and shooting to beat Jordan in the 2013 FIBA Asia on Friday.

Gilas Pilipinas - FIBA Asia 2013

Coached by Chot Reyes, the Philippine team was trailing in the first half, but launched an explosive third quarter to bounce back and take the lead.

Japeth Aguilar, Marcus Douthit, Jeff Chan, Gabe Norwood, LA Tenorio, Jayson Castro and the rest of the Filipino team showed talent and heart to defeat the much taller Jordanian squad.

The lead was 14 early in the fourth quarter, but Jordan had a 7-0 run to cut it by half.

Gilas Pilipinas stayed aggressive and eventually won the match, their second victory for the Asian tournament, with Jimmy Alapag and Gary David doing the finishing touches.

Final score: Philippines defeat Jordan, 77-71

Now 2-0, Gilas Pilipinas is assured of a spot in the second round by finishing as top seed in Group A. The Philippine team will meet Chinese Taipei on Saturday.

A replay video of the Gilas Pilipinas (Philippines) vs Jordan 2013 FIBA Asia August 2 game at the MOA Arena will be embedded on this page upon availabiity on YouTube.