The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) stressed that Mark Dickel's stint as Gilas Pilipinas coach is just on a short term basis and the process of finding a full-time mentor remains a priority.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) joined fans accross the globe in mourning for Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles on Sunday (Monday in Manila).
Five-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo, who has been one of thepillars of Gilas Pilipinas for years now, is curiously left out of the national pool for the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers next month.
Kiefer Ravena, Japeth Aguilar, CJ Perez, and Fil-German Christian Standhardinger were among the PBA players added to the Gilas Pilipinas 24-man pool ahead of the first window of the qualifiers for the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup next month.
As the Gilas Pilipinas start to prepare for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is moving on from Andray Blatche and will instead form a pool of naturalized players.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas has yet to name a full-time coach for Gilas Pilipinas, a month before the national team return to action next month in the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers.
Former San Miguel Beer import and NBA player Chris McCullough still wants to be the naturalized player of Gilas Pilipinas.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio revealed receiving queries from coaches around the world since they bared plans to hire a European mentor for the national team following the resignation of Yeng Guiao.