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Victory!!

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Tonight, a nation revels in the triumph of the host squad. And with good reason.

Tonight, the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team took on Asian powerhouses Iran for the gold medal. However, after a blazing run that saw the country taking out danger team South Korea, the Gilas went down fighting to the Iranians. Still, they brought home a silver medal, but in the eyes of a nation obsessed with basketball, it was as good as good as gold: a hard-fought campaign all the way and a well-deserved victory, with one of three Asian slots to next year’s FIBA World Championships in Spain in the bag.

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