The Philippine national men’s basketball team announced its pool of 24 players that will be available to represent the country in future FIBA competition.
Aside from the previously announced cadet pool, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio named the 12 professional basketball players – one from each PBA team – that were selected to bolster the Gilas Pilipinas national team.
The 12 PBA players are Calvin Abueva (Alaska), Art dela Cruz (Blackwater), Japeth Aguilar (Brgy. Ginebra), Terrence Romeo (GlobalPort), LA Revilla (Mahindra), Jonathan Grey (Meralco), Bradwyn Guinto (NLEX), Norbert Torres (Phoenix), Raymond Almazan (Rain or Shine), June Mar Fajardo (San Miguel), Paul Lee (Star) and Jayson Castro (TNT).
The previously announced cadet pool is comprised of Mac Belo (Blackwater), Matthew Wright (Phoenix), Jio Jalalon (Star), Kevin Ferrer (Ginebra), Mike Tolomia (Rain or Shine), RR Pogoy (TNT), Ed Daquioag (Meralco), Arnold Van Opstal (San Miguel), Von Pessumal (GlobalPort), Russel Escoto (Mahindra), Carl Bryan Cruz (Alaska) and Fonzo Gotladera (NLEX). – InterAksyon.com