Wednesday, August 13, 2003

Taiwan NT edges Philippines Young Men, 85-84

Nearly blowing a 12-point lead, Taiwan NT held on and edged Philippines Young Men NT, 85-84 last night (Aug.12) in the fourth warmup game of the Philippines tour. They will meet PBA’s Shell Turbo Charges tonight.

Taiwan NT record in the Philippines tour:
Game 1: Taiwan 90-90 Pampanga Bulls (NBL)
Game 2: Taiwan 61-78 Barangay Ginebra Kings (PBA)
Game 3: Taiwan 66-65 Philippines NT
Game 4: Taiwan 85-84 Philippines Junior NT

At the same time, Taiwan NT will visit the Philippines once again next month. This time they will participate in the “BAP-NBL National Open Championship”, which will be a 7-team tournament including four foreign teams.

The tournament will be held in Cebu City from Sep. 10-17. The participating teams are: Taiwan NT, Jordan NT, Qatar NT, Satria Muda Britama (Runner-up in Indonesian League), Cebuana Lhuillier RP Team, NBL All-Stars North, NBL All-Stars South