Finally some good news for the San Miguel Beermen fans out there!
Gilas Pilipinas completed a sweep of the 2019 SEA Games men's basketball tournament by manhandling Thailand, 115-81, Tuesday night at the Mall of Asia Arena to cop the gold medal for the Philippines.
Greg Slaughter will once again don the Philippine colors as he is set to fill the void left by the injured Roger Pogoy in Gilas Pilipinas’ 12-man lineup for the 2019 SEA Games.
San Miguel almost completed a Grand Slam run back in 2017. Two years later, the Beermen once again have the opportunity to do accomplish the Triple Crown with Terrence Romeo being tagged as the X-factor.
During his first six years in the pro-league, people accused Terrence Romeo of being a ball-hog – ‘bwakaw’, in streetball term.
Injured San Miguel Beer guard Marcio Lassiter admitted that it hurts to see his squad suffer a blowout 109-96 loss at the hands of the TNT Katropa in Game 1 of their Best-of-Seven Finals at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum on Sunday.
Gilas coach Yeng Guiao deferred naming the players who will comprise the national team's final training pool for the FIBA World Cup next month pending the arrival of naturalized player Andray Blatche this weekend.