NBA 2K: E-Gilas wins eFIBA Season 1 SEA crown

Kennedy Caacbay, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 25 2023 07:17 PM | Updated as of Jan 25 2023 09:40 PM

The E-Gilas Pilipinas national team for NBA 2K took home the Southeast Asian regional crown in eFIBA Season 1 after knocking down the Indonesian national team in the grand finals, 2-0.

The gap in each game reached double digits, with the Philippines notching beyond 50 points in both matches.

Arthur James Malgapo, assistant team manager of E-Gilas Pilipinas, described the current roster as a "dream team."

"I give full credit to the team. They are the best bunch of players ever put together. Dream Team talaga for NBA 2K Pro-Am in the Philippines," Malgapo said.

"Seeing you grow not just closer as friends but from the maturity that comes with representing the country, I only see great things for the future of this team," he added in his message to the team.

The final scores in Games 1 and 2 were 52-37 and 64-43, respectively.

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) also congratulated E-Gilas after their eFIBA Season 1 victory.

The grand finals can be watched here.

ROSTER:

Point Guard: Lynard Clark "LCB_31" Banzon
Shooting Guard: Isaiah Vincent "Ice" Alindada
Small Forward/Lock: Julian Thomas "Social" Mallillin
Power Forward/Hedger: Joshua Miguel "J.Mac" Machado 
Center: Prich Jayrald "DonPriich" Diez
6th Man: Ervill Elefante