With Gilas Pilipinas fielding one of its better lineups throughout the 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, mainstay Dwight Ramos thinks the current roster needs just a bit more fortifying to be battle-ready for the prestigious international competition next year.
Donning the Gilas Pilipinas jersey is nothing new for Bobby Ray Parks, Jr., having done it on several occasions across the youth, cadet, and men’s seniors levels.
Second generation Filipino-Japanese basketball player Matthew Aquino made a successful debut for the Japanese national basketball team as they picked up a close 76-71 win over Chinese-Taipei in Group B of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup Asian Qualifiers second window on Saturday at the Okinawa Arena in Japan.
It is not only Filipino players that are drawing attention from Japan B.League clubs as two established PBA coaches are reportedly also being sought.
Thirdy Ravena tallied the best stat line of his Japan B.League career, but it was Dwight Ramos who scored the last laugh as the Toyama Grouses edged the San-En NeoPhoenix, 90-89 on Sunday.
Kiefer Ravena continued his winning ways in the Japan B.League, powering the Shiga Lakestars to a decisive 95-72 win over the Kyoto Hannaryz on Sunday in the 2021-22 regular season.
Bobby Ray Parks Jr. set a new Japan B.League personal scoring high to carry the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins to a 99-74 crushing of Dwight Ramos’ Toyama Grouses on Sunday in the continuing 2021-22 season.
Bobby Ray Parks Jr. shined in his finest Japan B.League yet, helping the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins to a dominant route of the Toyama Grouses, 94-68 and spoiling Dwight Ramos’ debut on Saturday at the Toyama City Gymnasium.
Thirdy Ravena and the San-En NeoPhoenix exacted revenge over Kobe Paras and the Niigata Albirex BB on Sunday, 85-82 in the continuing Japan B.League 2021-22 season.