Aguilar scores 23 as Gilas guts Thailand Featured

Aguilar scores 23 as Gilas guts Thailand

Japeth Aguilar had 23 points as the Philippines cruised to another easy victory this time against Thailand, 108-53,  in the 2017 SEABA Championships at the Araneta Coliseum on Tuesday.

Gilas Pilipinas allowed Thailand to hang around in the opening period, earning a modest 18-14 lead, before outscoring the visitors 90-39 in the last the quarters.

Calvin Abueva added 15 markers, while Terrence Romeo and Andray Blatche logged 11 points each. Gilas shot a high 3 percent from the field to outdo Thailand's 34 percent clip. The Philippines also dominated the boards, 50-33.

Next for Gilas is Vietnam, a team that lost a close one to Malaysia, 86-85. —NB, GMA News

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