Southeast Asian basketball domination repeated! Gilas gave the Philippines its eighth SEABA Men’s Championship title after blowing out Indonesia, 97-64, in the championship game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Thursday night.
Gilas quickly built a 20-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back.
Andray Blatche buried four triples for 21 points with 10 rebounds, one assist, and one steal for Gilas, which completed a 6-0 sweep of the tournament en route to securing a spot in the FIBA Asia Cup and the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers. Arki Wisnu made 11 markers, one rebound, and four dimes for Indonesia, which settled for the silver.
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