Gilas Pilipinas Battles Back but Falls Short Against Georgia in FIBA OQT 2024 Highlights


Gilas Pilipinas Battles Back but Falls Short Against Georgia in FIBA OQT 2024 Highlights

Gilas vs Georgia 2024 Highlights

Buckle up for the heart-stopping clash of the Gilas vs Georgia 2024 Highlights! Witness Gilas’ valiant effort in their recent FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament matchup. Despite falling short, their tenacious spirit and incredible comeback attempt will leave you on the edge of your seat. Dive deeper with exclusive highlights, key stats, and game analysis to relive the electrifying battle and see how close Gilas came to pulling off a monumental win.

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The game tipped off with Georgia taking an early lead, capitalizing on dunks from Goga Bitadze and triples by Sandro Mamukelashvili. Gilas Pilipinas struggled to find their rhythm, trailing 28-17 after the opening quarter.

But the resilient Filipino squad wouldn’t go down without a fight. The second quarter saw Justin Brownlee heat up, draining a three-pointer and converting a tough layup to keep Gilas within striking distance. Dwight Ramos and June Mar Fajardo chipped in with their baskets, but Georgia maintained a 55-43 advantage at halftime.

The turning point came in the third quarter. Gilas Pilipinas turned up the defensive intensity and CJ Perez sparked a fiery comeback with back-to-back three-pointers. Kevin Tamayo added another trey, and Justin Brownlee sank a crucial free throw to tie the game at 74-74!

The energy in the arena was electric as both teams exchanged baskets down the stretch. Unfortunately, Georgia managed to pull away in the final minutes, securing a 96-94 victory.

Heroic Efforts:

Despite the loss, Gilas Pilipinas displayed tremendous heart and determination throughout the game. Justin Brownlee led the scoring for the Philippines with a remarkable 28 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists. CJ Perez’s timely shooting and hustle plays were also instrumental in the comeback effort.

Looking Ahead:

Although they fell short against Georgia, Gilas Pilipinas has already achieved a significant feat. Their victory over Latvia in the opening game secured their spot in the OQT semifinals. The Philippines will need to regroup and strategize for their next crucial encounter.


Gilas Pilipinas showed grit despite the loss to Georgia. Their third-quarter comeback, led by Brownlee and Perez, was impressive. But the win over Latvia ensures they’re still in the OQT semifinals. With adjustments and continued support, they have a chance to make a run.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What was the final score of the Gilas Pilipinas vs Georgia game?

The final score was Georgia 96, Gilas Pilipinas 94.

Who was the leading scorer for Gilas Pilipinas?

Justin Brownlee led the team with 28 points.

Did Gilas Pilipinas advance to the next round?

Yes, despite the loss, Gilas Pilipinas advanced to the OQT semifinals due to their win against Latvia.

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