Gilas led as much as 19 points going to the second quarter, but Kazakhstan aggressively pushed their offense harder and was able to reduce it to just 11 at the closing of the first half. Gilas Pilipinas beat Kazakhstan, 88-58.
Perennial tormentor South Korea dealt them a stinging 70-68 loss in the FIBA Asia bronze medal match where Gilas led by four in the final three minutes according to Philstar report.
The Koreans, instead of the Filipinos, went on to join Jordan and China in the 12-team Olympic field in London.
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