LIVESTREAM: Gilas Pilipinas vs Korea FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Quarterfinals

MANILA, Philippines - Our national team, Gilas Pilipinas faces another powerhouse team South Korea in the knockout quarterfinals of the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 tonight, August 16, in Beirut, Lebanon.

Gilas Pilipinas vs Korea FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Quarterfinals
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Gilas is now looking for a 4-0 run and the ticket for the semi-finals round, with the hope of defeating a familiar rival and win the entire tournament.

South Korea routed Japan, 81-68, to force the match against the Philippines in the first phase of the knockout rounds of the tourney.

This will be the first time the two countries will meet in FIBA-Asia since 2013 where Gilas Pilipinas scored an 86-79 win in the semifinals.

According to FIBA's website for the 2017 Asia Cup, the Korean's hold a 14-9 advantage over the Philippines in head-to-head matchups.

LIVESTREAM: Watch Philippines vs. Korea FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Quarterfinals, starting at 11:30 pm (video courtesy of

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Can the Philippines slay their Korean ghost and make the Semi-Final?

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