Gilas Pilipinas vs. Georgia (July 4) // 2024 FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Following a historic upset victory over Latvia in the 2024 FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the Gilas Pilipinas sets their sights on their next challenge – world no. 23 Georgia.

Gilas Pilipinas vs. Georgia (July 4) // 2024 FIBA Men's Olympic Qualifying Tournament

How To Watch: Gilas Pilipinas vs. Georgia Game Info

Find out the game time information, when and how to watch Philippines’ game against the Georgia on TV and streaming online.

Result and Scores: Gilas Pilipinas vs. Georgia

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Set Scores: Philippines vs. Latvia (July 4, 2024) // 2024 FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Game Highlights: Gilas Pilipinas vs. Georgia

Watch the game highlights between Philippines and Georgia in the preliminary round of the 2024 FIBA Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

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Game Preview: Gilas Pilipinas vs. Georgia

The euphoria surrounding Gilas Pilipinas’ exhilarating 89-80 victory over Latvia in the FIBA OQT continues. This historic win has instilled confidence in the team as they prepare to face their next challenge, world no. 23 Georgia, on July 4th (Thursday night).

The Philippines stunned the basketball world with their dominant performance against Latvia. Justin Brownlee spearheaded the Filipino attack, narrowly missing a triple-double with his stellar performance of 26 points, 9 rebounds, and 9 assists. Kai Sotto also played a crucial role, contributing 18 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 steals. Gilas, at one point, held a commanding 26-point lead before withstanding a late Latvian surge to secure the win.

While Gilas basks in the glory of their victory, Georgia approaches this game with a different mindset. Fresh off a disappointing loss to Latvia (83-55), they will be hungry for redemption and determined to prove their worth. This matchup promises to be an exciting battle between a revitalized Gilas squad and a motivated Georgian team.

The outcome of this game carries significant weight for Gilas Pilipinas’ aspirations. Here’s a breakdown of the scenarios:

  • Victory over Georgia: Gilas will secure the no. 1 seed in Group A, granting them a direct path to the semifinals.
  • Loss to Georgia by 18 points or less: Gilas will still advance to the semifinals as the no. 2 seed in Group A.
  • Loss to Georgia by 19 points or more: This scenario eliminates Gilas from semifinal contention.

The question on everyone’s mind is: can Gilas Pilipinas continue their impressive run and defeat another European powerhouse? The team’s newfound confidence and momentum, coupled with the unwavering support of Filipino fans worldwide, will be crucial factors in their pursuit of victory.

This upcoming game against Georgia presents a golden opportunity for Gilas to solidify their position in the OQT and potentially secure their ticket to the coveted Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

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