Watch: Gilas Pilipinas vs Indonesia Top 5 Plays [May 18, 2017]

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Gilas Pilipinas made true to its word and punched a ticket to the Asian championships, beating Indonesia, 97-64, to sweep the 2017 Seaba Championship on Thursday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Andray Blatche paved the way for the Philippines’ successful title defense, going 7-of-12 from the field and 4-of-7 from threes to finish with 21 points and 10 rebounds in just three quarters to lead the home team to the victory.

Undefeated going to the final game of the tourney, the Indonesians posed the biggest threat to the country’s throne.

Castro wound up with 14 markers, seven boards, and five assists, while June Mar Fajardo saved his best offensive game for last with 13 points, four rebounds, and two blocks.