An official report on Romeo’s status has yet to be revealed. Curiously, his name was dragged into a celebrated PBA trade.
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There were hardly any surprises at the 2017 PBA Draft. Fil-German Christian Standhardinger was unsurprisingly selected by the San Miguel Beermen while Kiefer Ravena joined the NLEX Road Warriors.
Critics, both rightful and bashers, never really gave Gilas Pilipinas a chance against China. Most believed that without Andray Blatche and June Mar Fajardo, it was a lost cause.
Gilas Pilipinas is facing tall odds at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, sorely lacking in size. Andray Blatche passed for safety reasons while June Mar Fajardo is nursing an injury.
Only the champion will advance to the qualifying tournament for the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup, which will be held in Lebanon this August.
The country will once again be in the forefront of regional sports when it hosts the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Championship on May 12-18 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
With an Olympic berth as the prize for the winning team, this version of Gilas 3.0 jumpstarts its campaign in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship when it battles today Palestine at the Changsha Social Work College’s Gymnasium here.
Iran brought back 7-foot-2 star center Hamed Haddadi from a one-day rest and derailed Gilas Pilipinas’ title bid in the 2015 Jones Cup with a 74-65 win at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here yesterday.
Fil-American NBA Player Jordan Clarkson was officially included in the lineup of the Gilas Pilipinas quintet but it seems that he won’t be playing just yet.