FIBA quarterfinals starting now. Chinese-Taipei scores the first points. 2-0, 8:54 1st quarter. Follow our live blog on Rappler!
Steal by Douthit. Gilas can't get it in, after two attempts.
Taipei up 4-2, 6:15 first quarter. Two turnovers already for LA Tenorio.
Passing error. Another turnover for Gilas. PH off to a rusty start.
Traveling violation against the Philippines on David. Chinese-Taipei double teaming Marcus Douthit.
Douthit gets it in.Gilas up 6-4, 3:08
Norwood breaks away, dunks. Gilas up 8-4
Chinese-Taipei nails a 3. Douthit scores. 10-7 for Gilas, 2:16
A free throw and a lay-up by Taipei's Lin ties the game 10-10, less than a min left
Taipei's Hien with a three, puts Taipei up 13-10 at the end of the first quarter. Gilas can't get their shots in.
2nd quarter underway. David drains a trey. 13-13, 9:33 2nd quarter
All of GIlas' points have come in the paint, 4 came off turnovers, but they have 0 assists compared to Chinese Taipei's 3.
David's 3 first for PH today. They've shot 1/6 so far for a 17% clip
Douthit gets it in. 15-13, 7 min remaining in first half. Low scoring game
Chien with a three. Taipei up 16-15
Douthit with another. Gilas up 17-17, 6:16 2nd quarter
Fonacier scores a three. Gilas with their biggest lead so far, 20-16
Not so fast. Chien drills a three, but Douthit follows up a missed shot. Chien responds. Gilas up 22-21, 4:55
Heating up now. Teams exchanging baskets. Fonacier lay-up puts Gilas up 26-23, 4:13
Fonacier gets both freethrows. Gilas up 28-23
Douthit scores. Foul called on Taipei's Tseng. Philippines up by 7, 30-23
Douthit already with a double-double - 12 points, 10 rebounds
Douthit completes three point play. 31-23, 3 min left in 2nd quarter
Fonacier with two from the line. 33-25, 2:32 left before the half
Norwood misses two from the line. Chien with a three. 33-28, 1:39
Tenorio called for blocking foul. Crowd boos for what they think should have been an offensive foul.
Chien drives to the basket. David with his 2nd 3-pointer of the game. 36-30 less than a minute left in 2nd quarter
Taipei turnover. Gilas takes advantage, Del Ocampo gets it in. 28-30
Taipei scores. Gilas up 38-32, 5.4 seconds left until the half. Timeout by Gilas, as Coach Chot Reyes maps out final play.
Gilas leads Taipei at the end of the first half, 38-32.
Top scorers (at the half)
Douthit - 13
Fonacier - 9
David - 8
Creighton - 11
Lin - 9
Mao - 4
Gilas has advantage inside.
Points in the paint:
Philippines - 24
Chinese Taipei - 14
Philippines - 23
Chinese Taipei - 16
Chinese Taipei shooting better from 3-pt land: 5/14 (36%) against Philippines' 3/10 (30%). They're also moving the ball around better: 7 assists for Chinese Taipei against Philippines' 4.
2nd half underway. Shot clock violation by Gilas. Chien opens up the scoring for the 3rd quarter. Gilas up 38-35
Both teams having difficulty scoring. 38-36 for Gilas, 7:31 in 3
David with his 3rd 3-pointer of the game puts Gilas up 41-36.
Dillinger with his first basket of the game, with a foul by Tseng. Dillinger misses free throw. Gilas up 43-39, 6min left in 3rd Q
Douthit tips in a missed three from David, and is fouled. Douthit misses free. 45-41 for Gilas
Norwood rebounds, goes all the way. 47-41 for Gilas, 4:59
Dillinger lay-up. 49-42 now, 4:42 left in 3rd
Chien with a three. Cuts Gilas lead to 4. PH up 49-45. Dillinger called for traveling.
Taipei with two free throws, Gilas up 49-47. Douthit follows up Dillinger shot. 51-47 for Gilas, 3:23
Taipei's Chien with his 5th 3-pointer, cuts Gilas lead to 1. 51-50