Gilas Pilipinas finishes the 2023 SEA Games campaign with a gold medal finish

Gilas Rules Southeast Asia Once Again with 2023 SEA Games Gold Medal Finish!

Gilas Pilipinas has successfully ended their redemption hunt at the 2023 SEA Games, taking home the men’s 5-on-5 basketball gold medal!

Gilas Pilipinas returns to the top of basketball in Southeast Asia.

The Philippines finished a redeeming run at the 2023 SEA Games, capping it off on a major high note with a victory against the hosts, Cambodia, to reclaim the gold medal in the five-on-five basketball tournament.

The Gilas men managed to pull off a decisive win to make their way back to the SEA Games throne. It was Justin Brownlee who led the team, scoring 23 points in the Philippines’ 80-69 win. Adding to this, Chris Newsome and Marcio Lassiter also hit double digits, scoring 16 and 10 points, respectively.

This gold medal finish marks a big comeback for Gilas Pilipinas after falling to Indonesia in the finals to settle for silver, ending the nation’s long-running streak. Now, the Philippines is back on top of Southeast Asia.

Banner image from AFP.

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