The Philippines climbed one notch from #31 to #30 in the latest FIBA World Rankings after the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers Window 2.
The Philippines, ranked fourth in the Asian zone, carries a 3-1 slate at the end of the second window after successfully having defended the home court against hard-luck Japan, 89-84.
Australia, with its 4-0 record and the top-ranked Asian team, , is steady at #10. Nemesis Iran, second ranked in Asia, fell one slot to #24. China, Asia’s third best squad, fell four places to #28.