Gilas Pilipinas in FIBA World Cup 2019: schedule, live stream, game result

    MANILA, Philippines - Gilas Pilipinas, the country's national team, is set to battle in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup starting this Saturday, August 31 in Foshan, China. View here for Gilas schedule of games, live streaming video and result of the match.

    Andray Blatche, Gabe Norwood and Japeth Aguilar headline Philippines FIBA World Cup pool
    Andray Blatche, Gabe Norwood and Japeth Aguilar headline Philippines FIBA World Cup pool | Photo Credit: FIBA.com

    The official 12-man roster of Gilas Pilipinas were announced on Sunday, August 25 after the team's second tune-up game against the Adelaide 36ers of Australia's NBL.

    WATCH: LIVE STREAM: Philippines vs Italy FIBA World Cup 2019

    PBA rookies CJ Perez and Robert Bolick will debut on the big stage. Joining the lineup are June Mar Fajardo, Andray Blatche, Paul Lee, Japeth Aguilar, Roger Pogoy, Mark Barroca, Raymund Almazan, Gabe Norwood, Troy Rosario, and Kiefer Ravena.

    Meanwhile, out of the pool were Beau Belga, Poy Erram, and Matthew Wright. Erram and Wright are currently nursing injuries.

    The Philippines (ranked 31st in the world) was drawn into Group D with Serbia (4), Italy (13) and Angola (39). They will play all of its group phase matches in Foshan at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center from August 31 to September 4.

    FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Group D Schedule and Results

    Schedule Time Match Result (Score)
    August 31, 2019 (Saturday) 3:30 PM Angola vs. Serbia 59-105
    7:30 PM Philippines vs. Italy 62-108
    September 2, 2019 (Monday) 3:30 PM Italy vs. Angola 92-61
    7:30 PM Philippines vs. Serbia 67-126
    September 4, 2019 (Wednesday) 3:30 PM Philippines vs. Angola 81-84
    7:30 PM Serbia vs. Italy 92-77

    NOTE: This will be the second game between the Philippines and Italy in the World Cup. The Italians won the first meeting in 1978, which was also the last competitive game between the two teams. Meanwhile, this will be the first competitive game between Angola/Serbia and the Philippines.

    If the Philippines finishes as one of the top two teams in Group D, they will advance to the second round of the tournament and will play against one of the top two finishers of Group C, which is composed of Iran, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Tunisia, in Wuhan. If they failed they will participate in the classification round and play against one of the bottom finishers of Group C in Beijing.

    FIBA World Cup live streaming

    Filipinos around the world may witness the journey of Gilas Pilipinas on FIBA World Cup via livestreaming videos to be provided by FIBA and ESPN5 on YouTube.

    LIVE STREAM: Philippines vs. Italy | 1st Round | FIBA World Cup 2019

    LIVE STREAM: Serbia vs. Philippines | 1st Round | FIBA World Cup 2019

    LIVE STREAM: Angola vs. Philippines | 1st Round | FIBA World Cup 2019

    Coverage and broadcast

    The FIBA World Cup will run from August 31 to September 15. The games of Gilas will be aired on ESPN5 and will become available via livestream on ESPN5.com.

    — The Summit Express
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