IN PHOTOS: Gilas clobbers overmatched Myanmar to open SEABA

MANILA, Philippines- The 2017 SEABA Championships has officially kicked off.

Hosted by Manila this year, the regional meet witnessed Indonesia, Thailand, and Gilas Pilipinas entering the win column on the opening held on Friday, May 12 at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

The Philippine team catapulted to a 100-point lead late in 4th quarter, and capped off Day 1 with a 147-40 victory against neighbors Myanmar.

Check out the photos below for a look at Gilas' opening game win!

RR Pogoy attempts a layup. Photo by PBA Images

RR Pogoy attempts a layup.

Photo by PBA Images

Andray Blatches puts up a jumper. Photo by PBA Images

Andray Blatches puts up a jumper.

Photo by PBA Images

Allein Maliksi makes a play on the run. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Allein Maliksi makes a play on the run.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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