Filipino international prospect Kai Sotto may be part of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, as well as future, Gilas Pilipinas roster according to the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP).
“It will be very difficult for us to get the slot in Belgrade. I will be the first to delight if we make it and I continue to hope for a triumphant campaign,” – Ramon Fernandez
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.
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.
Unlike Japeth Aguilar and Kobe Paras before him, Kai Sotto was not simply a walk-in, trying his luck in American basketball.
“I’m heading home soon.” These were the words uttered by Filipino NBA aspirant Kai Sotto in his instagram post Wednesday, confirming that he will play for Gilas Pilipinas in the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers February window next month.
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