Watch video replay of NBA All-Stars vs Smart Gilas game match held on July 24, 2011 (Sunday) at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. The NBA All-Stars defeated Smart Gilas, 98-89 but Bryant was impressed of the national team.
According to Manila Bulletin, "Smart-Gilas coach Rajko Toroman was also satisfied with the performance of the team, which played tough as compared to the previous game between the NBA team against the PBA All-Stars that featured plenty of rim-rattling dunks last Saturday."
According to Toroman “We pushed them to play differently. I think it was a different game, it was a competitive game,” said Toroman. They have too much individual quality but we have a system that we tried to use. Some things are working.”
“In the first half we had a lot of turnovers, but in the second half we were fighting,” he added.
“It’s nice to see in the end that the fans started to support us,” said Toroman. “That’s the biggest success of this game. The crowd sees that this team is very competitive. The potential is pretty big and it’s just a matter of time.”
Here is just a part of video replay. We will embed the complete video replay here once available from a third-party source.