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Gilas Pilipinas naturalized center Angelo Kouame has been eyed by Milwaukee Bucks scouts, according to team program director Tab Baldwin.
The 6-11 big originally of Ivorian descent has recently been granted permission to officially play as the Philippines’ naturalized player, according to ESPN5’s Philip Matel.
Baldwin then bared that there have been feelers for the 23-year-old Ateneo Blue Eagles big man as Bucks scouts are reportedly watching him.
The bill to grant Kouame Filipino citizenship was signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte last month.
Gilas will play Korea twice and Indonesia once in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers third window which shall happen at home from June 16 to 20.
The NBA Draft for 2021 will take place on July 29.
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