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Gilas Men’s 3×3 send Thailand to submission, barge into SEA Games Finals

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The gold medal of the 30th Southeast Asian Games 3×3 men’s basketball competition is now well within reach.

Gilas Pilipinas Men’s 3×3 muscled their to the championship of the three-a-side event in the biennial meet, drubbing Thailand, 21-11, Monday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

Jason Perkins was having his way against the Thais down low. He scored on an under-basket stab plus the harm, giving the Philippines a commanding 16-6 cushion.

Not long after that, the tricolor squad sat on an 18-8 cushion, before Mo Tautuaa cleaned up his mess with a putback, pushing the lead to 19. He then splashed one from beyond the arc to formally punch their tickets to the Finals.

Perkins top-billed with seven points, while Tautuaa chimed in six. CJ Perez and Chris Newsome, who both treated the crowd with some jaw-dropping moves, added five and three, respectively.

The Philippines shall face the victor between Vietnam and Indonesia in the championship bout.

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