Gilas Pilipinas Final 12-man lineup for 2018 Asian Games


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The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) PBA and POC has announced that it will send a team to the 2018 Asian Games basketball competition during a press conference at the Smart Araneta Coliseum media room on Sunday before Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals.

The SBP and the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) board reached an agreement 10 days after its decision to pull out of the quadrennial meet. The Philippines is in Group D alongside China and Kazakhstan. The Men's Basketball 5x5 tournament of the Asian Games begins on August 14. Philippines will open its campaign in the Asiad against Kazakhstan on August 16 (11:00AM).


Gilas Pilipinas' FINAL 12-man lineup for 2018 Asian Games (Men's Basketball 5x5)

Head Coach: Yeng Guiao | Asst Coach: Caloy Garcia

1. Gabe Norwood (RoS)
2. Chris Tiu (RoS)
3. James Yap (RoS)
4. Beau Belga (RoS)
5. Raymond Almazan (RoS)
6. Maverick Ahanmisi (RoS)
7. Stanley Pringle (GlobalPort)
8. Paul Lee (Magnolia)
9. Christian Standhardinger (SMB)
10. JP Erram (Blackwater)
11. Asi Taulava (NLEX)
12. Jordan Clarkson*

* LATEST UPDATE: (August 15) NBA - The National Basketball Association today announced that it has granted a special exception for NBA players to play in the 2018 Asian Games, permitting Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson, Houston Rockets center Zhou Qi and Dallas Mavericks forward Ding Yanyuhang to represent their respective countries in this year’s event. [click here for more info]





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