Filipino teenage basketball sensation Kai Sotto will not be able to join Mighty Sports in the upcoming 2020 Dubai International Basketball Championship.
Filipino teenage basketball sensation Kai Sotto is seen as a 1st round pick, according to one website keeping tabs with projections for future NBA Drafts.
Mighty Sports head coach and basketball analyst Charles Tiu had high praise for Fil-American backcourt generals Jason Brickman and Mikey Williams, saying they are the
Gilas Pilipinas veteran big man Andray Blatche and young star Kai Sotto will headline the Mighty Sports club roster for the upcoming 2020 Dubai International
“I think that is something we can also look at. We need to, siguro pattern our program (sa ganoon). Actually, yan ang pinasukan ni Kai. As young as he is, if they spot potentials, they put them in some kind of program while playing for their schools, na pwede rin nating gawin,” – Yeng Guiao
According to ESPN draft analyst and reporter Jonathan Givony, Sotto is among the 10 best performers in the tournament, based on an advanced metric called Value Added.
Aleksandar Ershov dropped 21 points on an efficient 10/13 clip to go along with 6 rebounds and 4 assists while Nikita Mikhailovskii tallied a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Russians. #FIBAU19
The U19 team of Gilas Pilipinas once again came up short in the 2019 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, falling to another international powerhouse team in Argentina, 77-72 on Monday early morning. #FIBAU19 #GilasPilipinas
The Gilas U19 squad came out aggressive in the 1st quarter, opening a double-digit cushion after a 9-2 run which Dalph Panopio capped with 2 free throws for a 22-12 advantage. #FIBAU19
According to a statement released by EastWest Private, a United States-based sports and entertainment management company, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) assisted Sotto and his family so they could make the trip back home. #GilasPilipinas