Gilas 12 against Japan finally revealed

Paul Lintag on Nov 23, 2017 11:50 AM
Gilas 12 against Japan finally revealed
Andray Blatche will lead Gilas Pilipinas againt Japan to start the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers.

Gilas Pilipinas' final 12-man lineup against the Japanese to start the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers has been finally revealed.

In a Facebook live video Thursday, national team head coach Chot Reyes named his crew that will take on host Japan on Friday at the Komazawa Olympic Park Gymnasium.

Naturalized center Andray Blatche will lead Gilas against Japan together with four-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo and two-time FIBA-Asia All-Star team member Jayson Castro.

The Philippines will not be short on shooters when it takes on the always-dangerous Akatsuki Five as Matthew Wright, RR Pogoy, Allein Maliksi, Kiefer Ravena, and Kevin Alas in the lineup.

Japeth Aguilar, Calvin Abueva, Troy Rosario, and Gabe Norwood complete the forwards for Gilas Pilipinas.

 

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