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Gilas Asian Video games roster led by Fiba World Cup holdovers, Justin Brownlee

June Mar Fajardo Gilas Pilipinas Fiba World Cup

Gilas Pilipinas middle June Mar Fajardo on the Fiba World Cup. -MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.web

MANILA, Philippines–Seven holdovers from the Gilas Pilipinas 2023 Fiba World Cup roster are going to see motion within the twelfth Asian Video games in China later this month.

Kiefer Ravena, Scottie Thompson, RR Pogoy, June Mar Fajardo, CJ Perez, Japeth Aguilar, Jamie Malonzo are set to reprise their roles and backstop naturalized ace Justin Brownlee within the marketing campaign at Hangzhou.

Becoming a member of the solid are Ange Kouame, Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser, Chris Newsome and Calvin Oftana—the ultimate cuts from the Gilas squad that completed twenty fourth general within the ongoing Fiba World Cup after rolling previous China to finish its marketing campaign.

Ravena is the one participant on the roster who’s plying his commerce in Japan. Different standouts who noticed motion within the World Cup have opted out of the Asian Video games to concentrate on their abroad careers like Dwight Ramos and AJ Edu.



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Rhenz Abando, a fan favourite, has since mentioned {that a} doable Asiad look will depend upon his Korean membership, Anyang KGC.

Justin Brownlee is set to flfly in after completing health protocols in the United States. —FIBA.COM

Justin Brownlee is predicted to guide Gilas Pilipinas within the upcoming Asian Video games in China. —FIBA.COM

Additionally listed for the regional showcase are Chot Reyes and Tim Cone. Reyes, nevertheless, has since mentioned he’s “stepping apart” to permit the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas to faucet a brand new mentor for this system.

“The deadline for the Entry by Names [EBN]was final July 25 and no matter record a nationwide Olympic committee submitted is deemed official,” Philippine Olympic Committee president Bambol Tolentino mentioned in a press release launched to the press Tuesday.

Any adjustments, the POC chief mentioned, must be appealed to the Asian Video games’ Organizing Committee.

It stays to be seen how the SBP navigates the times main as much as the Asian Video games. However it’s value noting that the Philippine Basketball Affiliation has pegged a press convention on Thursday afternoon.

In 2018, the SBP and the PBA determined to ship Rain or Shine’s core that was later bolstered by Jordan Clarkson.

That squad bowed to South Korea within the quarterfinals, finally ending fifth within the race.

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