FIBA ASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULT: Gallant Gilas' Dreams to have the gold fells to the Mighty Iran...
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The Philippine national men’s basketball team fell short of its dream of winning the gold medal in the FIBA Asia Championship, but it achieved its goal of grabbing a ticket to the Basketball World Cup next year in Spain.
Without "Marcus Douthit" Philippine National Basketball Team's Main Big Man, because of the injury he receives from the game with Qatar, the game was a mismatch and fell to Iran 85-71. Therefore Iran's behemoth Hamed Haddadi dominated the post with 29 points and 16 rebounds.
"We were overmatched from the start," -Coach Chot Reyes admitted after the game.
Gilas was the toughest team they played. - As The Tournament MVP Hamed Haddadi Says in the interview