Gilas Pilipinas vs Greece: Start time, tv schedule, An upset in the making?

Gilas Pilipinas faces Greece in the Group of the 2014 FIBA World Cup 2014 Monday, at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo, Seville Spain.

It’s a game for the Philippine National Basketball team to try to explore any opportunity to topple Greece, which is No. 5 in the FIBA rankings. Gilas Pilipinas showed toughness in putting Croatia into a scare in a losing overtime effort, 81-78, yesterday.

Naturalized NBA player Andray Blatche led Gilas Pilipinas with his 28 points and 12 rebounds. Blatched also made two three-pointers as he helped the Philippine team to stay toe-to-toe against Croatia.

Shooter Jeff Chan has to continue making his shots for Gilas to be within a distance against Greece. Chan had 17 points yesterday as he took his shots against bigger defenders.

Moreover, Gilas Pilipinas’ speed must be taken into consideration over the taller Greeks. Probably, Jason Williams can contribute more effectively this time by driving into the basket.

The Philippines needs to have a great start to cope up with the advantage of the Greeks, which is the height.

Meanwhile, Greece trampled Senegal, 87-64, in the opening game through the energetic performance of Kostas Kaimakoglou, who scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

No matter what happens, expect the Filipinos to give their best. This can be the biggest upset of the tournament so far.

Gilas Pilipinas vs Greece Fiba schedule start time is at 2:00 AM (Philippine Standard Time), Monday September 1, 2:00 PM EDT in the United States. Gilas Pilipinas vs Greece tv schedule live on TV5 and BTV in the Philippines. In the United States, the game is on ESPN3.

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