#ProudPinoy: Gilas game against Argentina takes over Twitter
MANILA, Philippines - Despite another heartbreaking loss in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, Filipinos can't help but show appreciation for Gilas Pilipinas men's national basketball team.
Netizens were hyped all throughout Philippines' World Cup game against Argentina. Despite taking on the third best team in the world, Gilas Pilipinas managed to control most of the first half of action after the first quarter ended with Gilas ahead, 25-22, and then trailing by just 5 at the half, 38-43.
As the world witnessed the action-packed ballgame unfold, several highlight plays from Gilas Pilipinas players like Gabe Norwood and Jimmy Alapag managed to keep the hopes of the Filipinos alive up until the final buzzer when Philippine team failed to score an upset victory.
Shortly after the game, 10 out of 10 World Cup-related keywords trended nationwide.
But for most believers, Gilas Pilipinas has brought the Philippines to the world basketball stage and win or lose, every game has proven worth of celebration. - Rappler.com