The E-Gilas Pilipinas national team for NBA 2K made history when they brought home the Southeast Asian regional crown in eFIBA Season 1 a few days ago.
After an intense and grueling competition, the team emerged victorious against the Indonesian national team in the grand finals, with a commanding 2-0 sweep in their best-of-three finals.
The Filipinos-bannered champion e-squad consisted of Ervill Elefante, Julian Mallillin, Lynard Banzon, Prich Diez, Joshua Machado, and Isaiah Alindana.
The final match against Indonesia was highly-anticipated, as both teams had proven to be fierce competitors throughout the tournament.
Their clashes were thrilling, with both teams giving it their all on the virtual court.
But the E-Gilas Pilipinas team was determined to come out on top, and they did just that, dominating the Indonesian team in both games with dominant performances.
The Philippines’ superior skills and strategy were evident as they dominated the games, securing double-digit leads in both matches.
The Filipinos demolished the Indonesians, 52-37, in the first game before hacking out a 64-43 victory in their second encounter, with the Philippines scoring beyond 50 points in both matches.
Arthur James Malgapo, assistant team manager of E-Gilas Pilipinas, described the current roster as a “dream team.” He praised the team’s collective effort and congratulated them on their incredible achievement.
“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 victory was not only a triumph for the team but also the Philippines as a whole.
The E-Gilas Pilipinas national team for NBA 2K represented the country with pride and honor, and their victory is a testament to the Philippines’ growing reputation in the world of esports.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) also extended their congratulations to E-Gilas after their eFIBA Season 1 victory.
The E-Gilas Pilipinas national team captures the Southeast Asian regional crown in eFIBA Season 1 recently. EKS GUBAT FACEBOOK/SBP FACEBOOK PHOTOS
The SBP recognized the team’s dedication and hard work that led to their success and expressed their pride for the team’s representation of the Philippines in the global esports scene.
The E-Gilas Pilipinas national team’s victory in eFIBA Season 1 is a significant milestone for the team and the Philippines’ esports scene.
It serves as inspiration for the next generation of gamers and a reminder that with determination and hard work, anything is possible.
E-Gilas’ win not only cements their position as one of the top teams in the region but also puts them in an excellent position to compete on the global stage.
The team’s dedication, perseverance, and sportsmanship serve as an inspiration to many, and it’s a victory that will be remembered for years to come.