Gilas Pilipinas dethrones Indonesia, sets up rematch with Cambodia for SEA Games gold

Gilas Pilipinas kept its redemption campaign in the Southeast Asian Games alive by exacting revenge on the same team that dislodged it from the top.

The Philippines tasted sweet payback as it dethroned Indonesia with a come-from-behind 84-76 victory to advance to the men’s 5-on-5 basketball finals at the Morodok Techo Sports Complex here on Monday, May 15.

Justin Brownlee put the Filipinos on his back with 34 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, and 2 blocks, hitting a pair of key triples late to propel the Philippines to a rematch with Cambodia for the coveted gold medal.

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