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Thailand concluded their SEABA 2017 Championships journey with 3 wins and 2 losses on hand.
Chitchai Ananti led the Thai team getting their first point in the first quarter via three-point shot followed by shots powered by Patiphan Klahan, Kannut Samerjai, Nattakarn Muangboon, Sorot Sunthonsuri, Nakorn Jainasuk and Suhkdave Ghogar ranging from lay-ups, free throws and three-point shots. Singapore shot poorly in the 3-point line scoring only 26% over the 35% of Thailand. They got most of their points from shooting lay-ups and jump shots, scoring more on the free throw line with 65% higher than Thai's percentage.
Singapore bounced back in the second quarter being able to catch up to the points they missed in the first quarter. Kok Chiang Delvin Goh led the Singaporean team with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists on hand. Larry Liew scored the first second quarter point with a jump shot assisted by Wei Long Wong. But Ananti's three-point shooting is on and continues to gather points for the team. The next succeeding quarters were now in favor of Thailand with 59-51 in third and ending the game with a 10-point advantage against Singapore, 67-57.