Manila, Philippines – Justin Brownlee delivered again in clutch time sending the Philippines to Gold Medal for 33 years, last time the Philippines played the Gold Medal is on 1990 Beijing, China Asian Games in which our own Gilas Team loss to the Host China that time Philippine National team composed of Greatest PBA player including Allan Caidic, Ramon Fernandez, Samboy Lim, Benjie Paras,Alvin Patrimonio.
Justin Brownlee finished with 33 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, including the last 8 points of Gilas Pilipinas with a back-to-back triple.
Down 18 points at the half, Gilas Pilipinas take down the host country in the 19th Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China outscoring China 47-28 in the 2nd half (77-76), Gilas Naturalized Justine Brownlee Spark in the 3rd quarter and led all the way in the final quarter starting to hit three consecutive triple. Gilas outscored China 27-14 in the 4th quarter booking a Gold Medal match against a Jordan national team.
Jordan will also play for the first time in history to a Gold Medal match in Asian games, they booked a ticket after beating Chinese Taipei (90-71) in semi-finals.
As per interview Coach Tim Cone could not believe as they lost hope in the first half with the team down by 18 points, he also added that his player stays focused as a result they upset the host nation.
This doesn’t happen in real life, this only happens in movies.
Tim Cone said
Former Coach of the Gilas Pilipinas Chot Reyes Congratulates the outcome of Gilas:
YES, YES, YES!!! GILAS wins ~!!! Congrats Coach Tim and the guys. Grabe ka, [Justin Brownlee]. On to the Finals!!!
Gilas Pilipinas vs. Jordan will be Tomorrow October 6, 2023 8:00pm manila time.