SEA Games: Philippines dethroned in men’s 3×3, shoots for bronze

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines’ gold medal bid in the Southeast Asian Games’ 3×3 circuit ended on Saturday afternoon, following a 21-17 defeat at the hands of Thailand.

The second-seeded Nationals fell to the No. 3 Thais, who used their speed and long-distance shooting to maximum effect in the physical contest at Thanh Tri Gymnasium in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser, Jorey Napoles, Reymar Caduyac and Marvin Hayes, took turns at keeping the enemy within striking range, forging a deadlock at 9-9.

But some timely baskets from Thailand’s Fred Lish and Antonio Price took out the collective sails of the Philippines, 14-1, halfway through the contest.

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