Can Jalen Green still play basketball for Gilas Pilipinas? The Filipino-American has represented the United States in the FIBA U19 World Cup before, and general knowledge suggests dual citizens can play for only one country for good — which is the one they’ve chosen first.
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
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.