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Asian Games 2018: Men's Basketball - 5th Spot Playoff Game - Philippines Vs Syria - Live Scores & Updates

FULL TIME! Philippines 109-55 Syria
Updated: 31 August 2018 18:43 IST - Published: 31 August 2018 11:49 IST
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With the conclusion of this match, only the gold medal game remains between China vs Iran!

Thank you for sticking with Sportskeeda Basketball for the full coverage of the basketball at the Asian Games. This is Yash Matange signing off!  
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Philippines had three other players in double figures - Karl Standhardinger [27 points], Stanley Pringle [10 points] and Taulava Pauliasi [11 points]. 
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Biggest stats from the game: 

- Syria makes 19 field goals in the game, while Philippines had 15 just from beyond the arc [43 overall].
- Assists: Philippines 35-13 Syria
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Jordan finishes with 29 points for the game on 60% shooting [his most efficient performance of the tournament]. He also registered 6 assists and 4 rebounds. 
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That's that! 

Philippines with a 54-point win finish 5th in the final classifications of the 2018 Asian Games!
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FULL TIME! Philippines 109-55 Syria
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1:23 minutes to go! 
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Philippines heading towards their win and becoming the BEST OF THE REST [after the semifinalists!]
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A close-contested fourth quarter but Syria losing this one too. 

9-14! It's back to a 52-point lead!
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Syria pull it back to a 50-point game. 

They still trail by 3 points in the quarter [9-12]
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Makes that a 53-point lead.
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That's now a 50-point lead!

And Philippines also cross the 50-point mark!
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As we say that, Philippines score 6 straight and are now 8-7 ahead for the quarter once again. 
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3:26 minutes into the quarter, Syria winning the fourth quarter 5-2!
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Can Syria win the fourth quarter, an inconsequential one? 
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Philippines were up by 26 at the half. And they add another 21 to that. 

What a dominating performance so far. 10 more minutes to go. What will the margin of defeat be?
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Lead now in the 40s - 43 to be precise! 
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5 quick points in under half a minute for the Philippines and now it's close to a 40-point lead! 
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Syria call TIMEOUT with 4:03 left in the third quarter.

Philippines have added 10 more points to their 26-point halftime lead. 
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Unfortunately, Syria respond almost immediately
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Aljabi continues to battle for Syria with a 3. 

He now has 18 of the team's 40 points.
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37-point lead!
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Philippines have outscored Syria 12-3 in the first quarter so far. 
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Stanley Pringle pours more misery on Syria. It's now a 35-point lead for Philippines.
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Jordan Clarkson with another bucket, that's now 27 for him. 
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