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MANY experts said that after Allan Caidic there has been a lack of great shooters in Philippine national teams to international competitions.

That may have been true before, but not anymore with the way Terrence Romeo has been hitting his outside shots in Gilas Pilipinas uniform. The latest examples are the Philippines’ twin victories in the Fiba Asia Cup.

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By Michael Angelo S. Murillo

GILAS Pilipinas made an auspicious debut in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup last night, beating defending champion China, 96-87, despite being reduced to 10 men.

Relying on a total team effort on both ends of the court and an explosion from GlobalPort Batang Pier star guard Terrence Romeo in the end, the Philippines withstood a strong challenge from China to book its first win in this year’s edition of the high-profile regional basketball tournament.

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The Philippines got sweet revenge on China, carving out a 96-87 win to open its FIBA Asia Cup campaign on a high note in Lebanon tonight. Gilas was up 14 at the half and withstood a torrid comeback by China to prove tougher down the stretch.

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