Gilas Men 24-man preliminary pool for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers – Window 4
Published on August 16, 2022

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) announced the Gilas Pilipinas Men 24-man pool for the upcoming fourth window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers.

Leading the way are Jordan Clarkson of the Utah Jazz and Kai Sotto of the Adelaide 36ers. Joining them are Kiefer Ravena, Thirdy Ravena, Bobby Ray Parks, and Dwight Ramos.

The Philippine Basketball Association is also fully supporting the national team, with several teams lending players to prepare for the upcoming games.

PBA players included in the pool are June Mar Fajardo and CJ Perez of the San Miguel Beermen; Scottie Thompson, Japeth Aguilar, and Arvin Tolentino of Barangay Ginebra; Robert Bolick and Jaime Malonzo of NorthPort; Ian Sangalang and Jio Jalalon of Magnolia; Calvin Oftana and Kevin Alas of NLEX; Chris Newsome, Allein Maliksi, and Raymond Almazan of Meralco.

Players from the winner of Game 7 between San Miguel Beer and Meralco in the Philippine Cup semifinals will be taken out of the initial pool.

Rounding out the list are Roosevelt Adams and amateurs Carl Tamayo, Francis Lopez, and Kevin Quiambao who were part of the team during the third window of the qualifiers.

Gilas Men will face Lebanon in Beirut on August 25 and will host Saudi Arabia on August 29 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.