Gilas whips Myanmar at start of SEABA campaign

By Ivan Saldajeno

QUEZON CITY—Gilas began its road to China in style.

The Philippine team whipped Myanmar, 147-40, in the main game of the opening day triple-header of the SEABA Men's Championship at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Friday night.

Gilas opened the game on a 17-0 run and never looked back.

Calvin Abueva led Gilas with 22 points, six rebounds, four assists, five steals, and one block.

Allein Maliksi added 20 points, five rebounds, two assists, three steals, and two blocks in his first international cap.

Aung Wana led Myanmar with 12 markers.

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