Clarkson is flag-bearer for Team Philippines in the Asian Games

Paul Lintag on Aug 14, 2018 07:25 PM
Clarkson is flag-bearer for Team Philippines in Asiad
Aside from finally playing for Gilas Pilipinas, the Fil-Am combo guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers will serve as the country's flag-bearer for the 2018 Asian Games opening ceremony set for August 18 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Jordan Clarkson will have himself quite a debut for Team Philippines.

Aside from finally playing for Gilas Pilipinas, the Fil-Am combo guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers will serve as the country's flag-bearer for the 2018 Asian Games opening ceremony set for August 18 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

The development was confirmed Chef de Mission Richard Gomez via Dyan Casillejo of ABS-CBN News.

On Tuesday, Clarkson finally got full clearance to compete for Gilas in the Asian Games, two days after he was initially denied by the NBA.

[Related: Clarkson gets NBA clearance to play in Asian Games]

Clarkson is set to make his first game for Team Philippines on August 16 when Gilas Pilipinas takes on Kazakhstan in a virtual knockout game to start the Asiad.

 


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