CHINA defeated Gilas Pilipinas, 21-17, in the men’s quarterfinals of the 2019 Fiba 3x3 U-18 Asia Cup in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
Wu Zebin and Guo Jiwang led the way as the Chinese grabbed a 19-12 lead with 3:47 remaining.
The Philippines cut the lead down to three, 20-17 with a Kevin Quiambao floater.
Unfortunately, Abadiano was inadvertently elbowed at the 1:56 mark and was left bloodied with a huge cut on his forehead.
Wu ended the match with 1:44 to spare.
Terrence Fortea led the Gilas with nine points as Gerry Abadiano scored seven.
Wu paced China with 10 markers.
China 21 - Wu 10, Guo 5, Zheng 4, Lin 2.
Philippines 17 - Fortea 9, Abadiano 7, Quiambao 1, Tamayo 0.