SBP program director Tab Baldwin spoke recently about handling young talent, the criteria for selecting players, the potential of LeBron Lopez, and how the training bubble will help advance the development of the Gilas Pilipinas program.
The Philippines will be represented in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020 as the best ranked team from the Asia-Oceania Region after New Zealand pulled out of the competitions.
FIBA said that the three groups that were not able to play in Doha, Qatar will now be closing out their respective campaigns in the Philippines and Lebanon.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas regrets to inform everyone that the final window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers, as scheduled to start on February 17 in Doha, Qatar, will not be pushing through.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is slated to add Jordan Heading, Tzaddy Rangel, and Jaydee Tungcab to its Gilas Pilipinas Men’s pool from the upcoming PBA Rookie Draft.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is open to the idea of having the Gilas Pilipinas Men’s team compete in the PBA after Commissioner Willie Marcial extended an invitation.
The remaining Group A games will now be hosted in Doha, Qatar.
The first batch of the Gilas Pilipinas Men pool will be entering their training bubble at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna.