BATANGAS CITY — Gilas Pilipinas Men coach Yeng Guiao looks to bring Kiefer Ravena as a replacement to Jayson Castro for the starting point guard spot for the team in the FIBA World Cup from Aug. 31-Sept. 15 in China.
MANILA -- Don't expect Jayson Castro to suit up for Gilas Pilipinas Men in the FIBA World Cup.
Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao had a brief talk with his pool for the national team's campaign in the upcoming 2019 Fiba World Cup in China.
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Gilas Pilipinas fell into a highly competitive Fiba World Cup bracket, prompting coach Yeng Guiao to describe the national team as “the overwhelming underdogs.”
National team coach Yeng Guiao is looking at the possibility of inviting Filipino-American Remy Martin to join Gilas for the 2019 Fiba World Cup.
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.
The Philippines said Thursday there were "no assurances" NBA star Jordan Clarkson will suit up for the national team at the 2019 basketball World Cup, due to strict eligibility rules.