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.
THE mushrooming of self-styled experts after Gilas Pilipinas Olympic qualifier campaign in far but picturesque Serbia pains me. I’ve been reading a lot of stories from the social media regarding the tremendous improvement of the national team to the point that the write-ups tend to bury that glaring fact that we didn’t win a single game in our group, thus kissing our Olympic hopes goodbye for the nth time.
After its stint in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia, Gilas Pilipinas will now focus on its preparations for the FIBA Asia Cup proper which starts in August in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Gilas Pilipinas struggled offensively as the Dominican Republic pulled away late for a 94-67 blowout win Thursday (Friday morning Manila time) in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia.
Gilas Pilipinas fought China to a 79-all draw in a closed-door, non-televised tune-up game on Wednesday in Pampanga.
After its successful FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers Clark campaign, Gilas Pilipinas will now shift its focus to preparing for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia in July.
Gilas Pilipinas completed a six-game sweep of the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers after repeating over Korea, 82-77 in the final game day of the third window Sunday in Pampanga.
It appears the “lucky shot” remark by Korea’s head coach has drawn the attention of no less than Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin.
Gilas Pilipinas fended off a gallant stand from Indonesia, 76-51 on Friday to remain unbeaten in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers third window in Pampanga, Philippines.