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WATCH: Gilas’ Romeo erupts for 22 points in 2nd quarter vs Korea

Terrence Romeo during Gilas Pilipinas' game on Tuesday against India in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China. Stories and Colt 45 Gilas updates on Philstar.com's FIBA Asia website: www.philstar.com/sports/basketball/fiba-asia-2015. | FIBA.com

MANILA, Philippines — The Korean curse is still alive. But one Filipino player seemed not affected by it.

FIBA on Thursday tweeted a highlight reel of Gilas Pilipinas' very own Terrence Romeo in their FIBA Asia Cup knockout quarterfinal game against South Korea Wednesday night.

In a performance for the ages, Romeo was unstoppable in the second quarter and exploded for 22 points to keep Gilas within striking distance.

The fiery guard went 8-for-10 from the field, hitting six shots from beyond the rainbow line.

His effort was all for naught as the Philippines suffered a 86-118 defeat to their archrivals to end their medal hopes.

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