Following the Philippines’ inclusion to the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia, San Miguel’s Chris Ross offered a suggestion for its preparation.
Gilas Pilipinas was chosen based on its FIBA ranking as the next best Asia-Oceania nation after New Zealand.
Philippine NBA prospect Kai Sotto is now officially out of NBA G-League Team Ignite, the sides mutually announced Tuesday
Kai Sotto’s journey to the NBA took a huge hit in the past month after his decision to represent Gilas Pilipinas led to consequences regarding his G-League stint.
This comes after a COVID-19 outbreak happened in Qatar, which was set to host a bubble before a last-minute change.
Kai Sotto has pulled out of Gilas Pilipinas, and is set to fly back to the United States in hopes of making it back on time.
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) cancelled the nation’s hosting the 3rd window for Groups A and C of the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers this coming February, citing travel ban as the primary reason.