27th SEA Games Basketball: Thailand and Philippines off to flying start

Cambodia vs Philippines at SEA Games Basketball

Cambodia vs Philippines at SEA Games Basketball

The 27th edition of South East Asian (SEA) Games 2013 has started at Myanmar and basketball one of the major sports of the event. The basketball event has started with 7 countries participating in the men’s event and 5 countries in the women’s event.

Thailand and Philippines are off to a flying start by winning the first three matches of the men’s category in basketball.

Following are the participating teams:

Men’s

  1. Cambodia
  2. Indonesia
  3. Malaysia
  4. Myanmar
  5. Philippines
  6. Singapore
  7. Thailand

Women’s

  1. Indonesia
  2. Malaysia
  3. Myanmar
  4. Philippines
  5. Thailand

The competition is held in league format with the participating teams playing with each other once and the team that accumulates the most point winning the gold medal.

Below are the results of the matches played until 12 December 2013

Men’s

  • Thailand 69-59 Singapore
  • Indonesia 53-61 Malaysia
  • Cambodia 58-73 Malaysia
  • Singapore 75-88 Philippines
  • Indonesia 83-40 Myanmar
  • Philippines 107-57 Cambodia
  • Malaysia 67-71 Singapore
  • Thailand 75-59 Indonesia
  • Cambodia 67-80 Thailand
  • Indonesia 48-62 Singapore
  • Myanmar 43-118 Philippines

Women’s

  • Myanmar 39-104 Indonesia
  • Malaysia 59-65 Philippines
  • Philippines 36-75 Thailand
  • Myanmar 32-95 Malaysia

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Edited by Staff Editor