Smart Gilas vs USA, 2012 Jones Cup Highlights Videos

 Smart Gilas Jones Cup

It was an amazing run for the Philippines, the Jones Cup tournament  was a very successful training ground and a fulfilling moment for the Philippine National squad as they beat the formidable and the bigger USA team. Smart Gilas won the Championship by garnering only 1 loss against the Lebanon and by beating all the other teams in the tournament including the defending champion Iran.

The game between the Smart Gilas and USA at Jones Cup was yet another nail biting come from behind win. Smart Gilas trail from first quarter to the third quarter until the smallest man on the court with the biggest heart took over the game and win it for the Smart Gilas. It was all guts and determination for LA Tenorio as  he hits shot after another confidently, Tenorio ended up with team high 20 points.

Philippines: 34th William Jones Cup 2012 Champion  

 Philippines: 34th William Jones Cup 2012 Champion
LA Tenorio MVP


PHILIPPINES 76 – Tenorio 20, Chan 18, Douthit 17, Fonacier 9, Norwood 5, David 5, De Ocampo 2, Thoss 0, Mercado 0.

UNITED STATES 75 – Arnold 17, Justice 17, Marshall 14, Barnes 13, Dearman 10, Vandermeer 2, Reese 0, Williams 0.

Quarters: 12-13, 23-34, 51-59, 76-75

Next tournament for Gilas Pilipinas:
4th FIBA Asia Cup (Sept.14-22, 2012 @ Tokyo, Japan)

Smart Gilas vs USA Highlights 

Replay of Smart Gilas vs USA, Jones Cup