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FIBA World Cup 2014: Philippines vs. Puerto Rico Live Streaming #GilasVsPuertoRico

Dubbed as one of the weakest group in Group B of the 2014 World Cup, the Philippines came close to getting two victories in their first three outings. Gilas Pilipinas players face Puerto Rico on Wednesday night with both teams winless so far and aiming to get their first win in the basketball world championships in Spain.

2014 FIBA World Cup – Group B Standings
Teams (win-loss)

  1. Greece (3-0)
  2. Argentina (2-1)
  3. Croatia (2-1)
  4. Senegal (2-1)
  5. Philippines (0-3)
  6. Puerto Rico (0-3)

Puerto Rico vs. Philippines Head-to-Head History (Official FIBA games):

Puerto Rico def. Philippines, 92-72 (Aug. 28, 1972)
Puerto Rico def. Philippines, 89-65 (Oct. 18, 1968)
Philippines def. Puerto Rico, 82-80 (Sept. 9, 1960)
Puerto Rico def. Philippines, 76-63 (Jan. 18, 1959)

The Puerto Rico vs. Philippines match-up will showcase one of the more interesting head-to-head clashes between two point guards: 5-foot-11 Jose Juan Barea of Argentina vs. 5-foot1-10 Jimmy Alapag of the Philippines. Barea, who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA, leads Puerto Rico both in scoring (20.0 points per game) and assists (4.3 assists per game) while Alapag almost led the Philippines to an upset over Argentina 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting from behind the arc.

Don’t miss the Puerto Rico vs. Philippines live streaming via these links: ESPN and LiveBasketball.TV.

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Written by Marc Tiu

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