On Friday, September 22nd, a capacity crowd was in the PhilSports Arena for a friendly match.
The Philippines defeated the LG Sakers 86-81.
Justin Brownlee, June Mar Fajardo and Calvin Oftana led the Philippines team to face the KBL (Korean Basketball League) team.
In the game with the LG Sakers, the Philippines, which just got boosted up, controlled the game for the most of the time.
At the end of the first half, with the help of Justin Brownlee and June Mar Fajardo, the Philippines led the game with 47-39.
Although South Korea drew with 70-70, Tolentino shot a 3-point shot and ruined the LG Sakers, which led by previous NBA player Dante Cunningham, had no thoughts on counterattack.
The Philippines national team will head to Hangzhou, China tomorrow.
In the trip of Asian Games, the Philippines will face Bahrain, Thailand and Jordan in the tema C matchings. They hope to overcome all the obstacles on the way. To the coach Tim Cone, the champion is the goal.
We hope the Philippines will make determined and persistent efforts and prepare for the Asian Games.