“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
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.
“We also commend Kai for his commitment to play for Batang Gilas in the World Cup in Greece, and in future international competitions of the men’s national team, Gilas Pilipinas, including the FIBA World Cup here in 2023,” – SBP President Al Panlilio.
FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2019 game between the Philippines and Iran being played at at the Azady Gym in Tehran.
FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers match between Gilas Pilipinas (Philippines) and the Australia Boomers at the Philippine Sports Arena in Bulacan, Philippines
Francisco Cruz scored 24 points, Mexico opened with an 18-0 run and went on to beat the United States 78-70 on Thursday night in a qualifying game for next year’s FIBA World Cup.