2014 FIBA World Cup is now available for the Filipinos in the Philippines via live stream brought by TV5. The international basketball event is held in Spain from August 30 to September 14 this year at the same time the livestream feed can be viewed online for free.
The 17th FIBA World Cup telecast by TV5 had started last Saturday, August 30,2014 at 6:00 pm with Gilas against Croatia in Palacio Municpal de Deportes San Pablo, Spain. Among the group bracket with Philippines are Greece, Argentina, Senegal and Puerto Rico.
Croatia won over Gilas with the score 81-78, then Gilas failed to conquer Greece with the score 82-70. Gilas lost 85-81 against Argentina. With all these games, Filipinos still shout their pride for the team. Though they lost in the three consecutive games, they gave a hard fight, earning the respect of not just the other teams but of the world.
Gilas will be against Puerto Rico on September 3, 7:30 PM live in TV5, then there will be replay on September 4, 1:30 pm on TV5, Aksyon 5 will air their replay on September 5 at 12nn.
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Then they are versus Senegal on September 4 at 8:00pm live online at TV5. The replay of Gilas vs. Senegal will be shown via telecast on September 5, 11:00 pm on TV5 and September 6 at 7:00 pm in Aksyon TV.
This year’s Philippine participation has given pressure in Gilas since the last time Filipinos got into FIBA was 1978 winning 3rd place. Filipino basketball fans had been waiting for this opportunity for a long time. Gilas needs to win in the last two games to be able to continue in the knockout play.
Update: Gilas Pilipinas vs Puerto Rico Game Result and Summary here.
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