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first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netNot every team can push through perilous situations and Kazakhstan showed it has what it takes in a 92-88 victory over the Philippines in the second round of the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers.The Kazakhs were holding onto a 90-88 lead with less than half a minute remaining and they had a hard time setting up a shot as the Filipinos hounded their passing lanes in front of a rabid Philippine audience at Mall of Asia Arena.ADVERTISEMENT But Kazakh captain Alexandr Zhigulin knew how his team remained composed during that pressure-packed situation—just be totally stoic.“Of course, there was pressure but we stayed calm and we did our job without any emotions,” said Zhigulin as his team improved to a 4-5 record while staying in fifth place of Group F.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe Snow Leopards have a slim chance of advancing to the 2019 Fiba World Cup since only the top three teams in both Groups E and F and the better of the two fourth placers will advance to China.Still, it was a win Kazakhstan savored especially with the way they pulled it off. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Philippines ‘can’t afford to lose’ vs Iran, says Tenorio Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title LATEST STORIES MOST READcenter_img Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia It was a tit-for-tat affair throughout the whole game and Marcio Lassiter’s three with 26.1 seconds left cut Kazakhstan’s lead to two, 90-88.The Snow Leopards were able to nail the dagger field goal when guard Rustam Yergali connected with big man Anton Bykov for the clutch layup with 12.7 seconds left in the game.“The last two points from Bykov and that assist from Yergali were very important, and in that moment you won’t feel any pressure,” said Zhigulin who finished with 30 points and seven rebounds.“At that moment you feel like we can finish and that we can win. More importantly we stayed without emotions.”ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folklast_img read more