“I think there’s a bigger chance to beat Italy than Serbia. Italy has two NBA players, (Marco) Belinelli who is a bit older and (Danilo) Gallinari, but they have some Euroleague players as well. But if I see some chance, that’s definitely Italy,” said Toroman via ESPN5.
“He feels he’s not ready to compete internationally. It is his belief that there are other players who can take his slot and who can perform his role,” – Yeng Guiao #GilasPilipinas
“Woke up this morning to a misleading article … For people to actually believe that I don’t want to represent my country is crazy,” – Ray Parks Jr. #FIBAWC
“We invited Ray Parks but he declined. My understanding is he declined to be part of the pool. I asked Yvette Reyes to get in touch with him, so my understanding is may iba siyang priorities,” – Yeng Guiao #FIBAWC #GilasPilipinas
“We are more than happy to accommodate Remy and make him part of our Gilas Pilipinas program. However, we are constrained by the FIBA ruling that says a player hoping to play as a local must have a local passport before the age of 16,” – SBP president Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas
“We’re just going to finalize his status. He has personal priorities so we will finalize that within the week if he’s going to be staying with the team or taking a break,” – Yeng Guiao
Filipino-American Jordan Clarkson looks doubtful to be part of the squad for the World Cup, according to PhilStar’s Joaquin Henson. #FIBA #GilasPilipinas
USA Basketball recently announced their 20-man line-up pool for the prestigious sports spectacle, and bannering the selection are Olympic gold medalists Anthony Davis, James Harden, Kyle Lowry, Kevin Love, and Harrison Barnes.
“The bolder look signifies strength and our disciplined direction.” – Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas
“I don’t know yet. Stay tuned, I hope to, and I hope it happens,” – Jordan Clarkson #GilasPilipinas #WorldCup