MANILA, Philippines—Justin Brownlee, and three extra newcomers banner and a returnee banner the Gilas Pilipinas’ expertise pool for the sixth and ultimate window of the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers set subsequent month.
Brownlee, La Salle’s Schonny Winston, Adamson’s Jerom Lastimosa and teenage Mason Amos have been added to the listing launched by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Friday afternoon.
Recent from taking his oath of allegiance to the Philippine flag earlier this week, Brownlee, now Filipino, is predicted to banner the Ultimate 12 that may defend residence turf in opposition to Jordan and Lebanon.
Becoming a member of the 4 are standouts from the Philippine Basketball Affiliation who beforehand represented and skilled with the nationwide group: Most Useful Participant Scottie Thompson, six-time MVP June Mar Fajardo, CJ Perez, Chris Newsome, Roger Pogoy, Jamie Malonzo, Calvin Oftana, Japeth Aguilar, Raymond Almazan and Arvin Tolentino.
Additionally within the bunch are younger professionals plying their commerce abroad: Kai Sotto, Thirdy and Kiefer Ravena, Ray Parks. Jr. Dwight Ramos, Jordan Heading, and Japan-bound Carl Tamayo.
Rounding out the listing are Gilas’ different naturalized ace Ange Kouame, La Salle’s Kevin Quiambao, and Francis Lopez.
The decision-up marks a return for Almazan, Tolentino, and Heading. The latter suited up for the Tab Baldwin-mentored squad competing within the Asia Cup qualifiers right here and the Olympic Qualifiers in Serbia.
In the meantime, Amos might be figuring in what could possibly be his males’s group debut. Reportedly becoming a member of the Blue Eagles, the 6-foot-8 massive man ought to shore up the Gilas’ ceiling in opposition to the taller Falcons and Cedars.
The Nationals are scheduled to renew its weekly practices on January 23 in preparation for 2 residence stands that might be performed on the cavernous Philippine Enviornment in Bulacan.
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