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SBP working on inclusion of Remy Martin in future Gilas squad

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Miles Morales

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has yet to get clearance from Fiba to have Fil-Am Remy Martin in Gilas Pilipinas lineup as a local.

This was the apprarent reason why the Arizona University point guard was left out of the national pool bound for the Fiba World Cup in China this August.

“We are waiting for more documents to prove that Remy is eligible to play as a local,” said SBP President Al Panlilio.

In an Instagram post, the 20-year-old Martin posted on his Instagram account about getting a call regarding his non-inclusion in the Gilas Pilipinas lineup.

Although disappointed, Martin still expressed his utmost desire to represent the country someday.

Martin’s mother, Mary Anne Bagtas Macaspac, is a Filipino citizen making