Gilas Pilipinas is looking to play in a pocket tournament in Spain as part of its preparation for the upcoming Fiba World Cup.
Formerly the head coach of the men’s national team, seasoned tactician Tab Baldwin will be returning to the national program but this time, he will mentor the Gilas Pilipinas Youth, previously known as the Batang Gilas program.
Gilas Pilipinas will just have to participate in other mini-tournaments to prepare for the Fiba World Cup as their stint with the Jones Cup becomes unlikely.
NBA star Jordan Clarkson is stoking Philippine fans' clamour to allow him to play in this year's World Cup as their team seeks to hurdle FIBA's eligibility rules.
A total of 18 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) stars and two members of the Gilas Cadets were named into the national team pool for the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers.
Japeth Aguilar, Stanley Pringle, and Matthew Wright were called up by Gilas Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao to take on Qatar for their second match of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers at the Big Dome on Monday.
Gilas Pilipinas has been receiving a lot of love and support from their fellow Pinoy fans lately due to their valiant effort, and even their boss acknowledged their hard work and dedication to represent the country.
The Philippines national basketball team said Friday it has pulled out of the Asian Games as it prepares to appeal sanctions handed down over a nasty on-court brawl with Australia at a World Cup qualifier.