The PBA board of governors will decide on Friday the training period the league will lent the World Cup-bound Gilas Pilipinas and whether Andray Blatche is to be allowed to play as import in the upcoming PBA Commissioner's Cup.
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.
The 2014 Gilas boys will have their second stint in FIBA World Cup.
After a demoralizing 0-2 stint in the fifth window, Gilas Pilipinas is heading to the FIBA World Cup after all.
Team Pilipinas is heading back to the Fiba Basketball World Cup, thanks to naturalized player Andray Blatche's 41-point game and a very important assist from Gilas Pilipinas nemesis Korea.
Team Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao activated in his lineup TNT sharpshooter RR Pogoy for the national team's must-win game against Kazakhstan in place of Scottie Thompson.
Gilas Pilipinas is still in the race for the FIBA World Cup.
He must be the youngest among Gilas Pilipinas players now but he certainly has one of the highest vertical leaps.