How the Gilas Pilipinas vs. Australia brawl unfolded

BOCAUE, Bulacan -- A fight resulting in 13 ejections broke out during the game between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia at the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on Monday.

Gilas coach Chot Reyes after the game defended his players.

"I understand the disappointment, I understand that some are embarrassed, but you don't know what happened. You have to be in the team, you have to be in our circle to really understand what went down," he said.

FIBA in a statement said Austrailia and Philippines will face "disciplinary proceedings" and decisions will be made in the coming days.

Reaction to the altercation was wide-ranging. The team does not know what FIBA will do next.