FIBA World Cup: Adelaide coach hails ‘dominant’ Blatche, Gilas
"It was a great game for us. Great first game for us. I thought they played a very good basketball game, we really enjoyed it, it was a good game, they executed very well," he said.
As for the Filipinos, Wright had nothing but words of praise.
Blatche had just missed a triple-double, adding 9 assists to his statline. He helped the Philippines pull away in the final four minutes, drawing defenders to get Roger Pogoy open for back-breaking triples.
"We need to keep working, it's a great game for us, start preparing for the Australian season."Read more: ABS-CBN News
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