Jalalon, Castro left off Gilas Pilipinas 12 against Australia

ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 21, 2018 02:00 PM
Jalalon, Castro left off Gilas Pilipinas 12 vs Australia
Jayson Castro (Left) and Jio Jalalon (Right) will not suit up for Gilas Pilipinas against the Boomers of Australia on February 22, 2018.

Point guards Jio Jalalon and Jayson Castro will not be suiting up for Gilas Pilipinas as it takes on Australia on February 22 in the second window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers.

Jalalon was dropped, while Jayson Castro will be out with a reported ankle injury.

The 12-man line-up witll now consist of Kiefer Ravena, Kevin Alas, Matthew Wright, Roger Pogoy, Allein Maliksi, Gabe Norwood, Calvin Abueva, Carl Bryan Cruz, Abu Tratter, Japeth Aguilar, June Mar Fajardo, and Andray Blatche.

The Philippines will clash with the Boomers for the right to take over solo first place in Group B.

Meanwhile, TJ Manotoc was able to talk to Australian point guard Jason Cadee about what the Boomers' are expecting of the Filipinos come Thursday.

Check out the interview below: 

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