Gilas Pilipinas Wins SEA Games Gold 13 Years In A Row
Gilas Pilipinas has claimed its 13th straight gold medal in the basketball championships of the Southeast Asian Games.
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Facing off against Thailand, the Philippines emerged with the gold medal at the Mall of Asia Arena this December 10. It is the country’s 18th gold medal in men’s basketball in the entire history of the SEA Games. They earned the first-place finish with a final score of 115-81.
4 of the 12-man Philippine lineup have already won a gold medal for the country in previous years. Troy Rosario, Greg Slaughter, Christian Standhardinger, and Kiefer Ravena are the 4 who brings yet another gold to the Philippines in men’s basketball.
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Teammates June Mar Fajardo, LA Tenorio, Japeth Aguilar, Matthew Wright, Chris Ross, Stanley Pringle, Vic Manuel, and Marcio Lassiter comprise the rest of the team, bringing pride to the Philippines as well.
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