Jalalon, Castro left off Gilas Pilipinas 12 against Australia
ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 21, 2018 02:00 PM
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.
Jio Jalalon is also not included in the 12-man line-up.— ABS-CBN News Sports (@ABSCBNNewsSport) February 21, 2018
Carl Bryan Cruz
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:
With Castro not on the final 12 man line up vs Australia, the Boomers will be a little surprised as they’ve been preparing for him to lead Gilas. Here’s what Jason Cadee has to say about Gilas pic.twitter.com/kAT9KC7fFX— TJ Manotoc (@tjmanotoc) February 21, 2018