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Gilas Pilipinas 20-man Pool for 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Versus Kazakhstan and Iran

by | Posted on: November 7th, 2018 | No Comments | Sports

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao has revealed to the media his 20-man pool as the national team prepare for the new window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers.

Gilas Pilipinas 20-man Pool for 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Versus Kazakhstan and Iran

On November 30 Gilas is scheduled to face team Kazakhstan then on December 3 it will be Hamed Haddadi and the entire basketball team or Iran.

To protect the home-court, coach Yeng assembled the tallest lineup the Philippine basketball has ever seen.

The front-court will be manned by June Mar Fajardo, Greg Slaughter and even the youngster Kai Sotto. The national team also have Christian Standhardinger and Poy Erram and incase a banger is a must then Beau Belga is ready for the call.

“We are very happy to announce that both the SBP and the PBA support the proposal of coach Yeng Guiao. I think it will be maybe one of the best, if not, the best team that we would ever form to actually represent the Philippines in international competition,” said SBP President Al Panlilio.

In this upcoming window, Standhardinger or Stanley Pringle will take the naturalized player role. Andray Blatche who is a long time member of the Gilas Pilpinas may not be seen in action.

Likewise, Terrence Romeo is one of the original members are not mentioned on the submitted list of players.

Here is the full list of the 20-man pool.

Gilas Pilipinas 20-man Pool for 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers versus Kazakhstan and Iran
No.NamePositionPBA Team
1Jayson CastroGuardTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters
2Paul LeeGuardMagnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok
3Stanley PringleGuardNorthPort Batang Pier
4Alex CabagnotGuardSan Miguel Beermen
5LA TenorioGuardBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
6Matthew WrightGuardPhoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters
7Marcio LassiterGuardSan Miguel Beermen
8Scottie ThompsonGuardBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
9Gabe NorwoodGuardRain or Shine Elasto Painters
10Troy RosarioForwardTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters
11Arwind SantosForwardSan Miguel Beermen
12Japeth AguilarForwardBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
13Greg SlaughterCenterBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
14June Mar FajardoCenterSan Miguel Beermen
15Beau BelgaForward / CenterRain or Shine Elasto Painters
16Poy ErramForward / CenterBlackwater Elite
17Ian SangalangForwardMagnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok
18Christian StandhardingerForwardSan Miguel Beermen
19Ricci RiveroGuardN/A
20Kai SottoCenterN/A

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