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A look at the performance of the Gilas Rookies in the 1st week of the 2016-2017 PBA Philippine Cup.
Gilas Rookies PBA debuts
– Mac Belo (Blackwater) – 17 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists (Won vs Phoenix) / 25 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals (Won vs Meralco)
– Carl Bryan Cruz (Alaska) – 20 points, 14 rebounds and 2 steals (Lost to NLEX)
According to reports, the Christmas Day PBA Game between Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Star Hotshots will be played at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) formally signed a Memorandum of Agreement that each PBA team will lend 2 players to the Gilas Pilipinas player pool.
This means that there will be 24 players in the Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool, 12 coming from the recent special Gilas PBA rookie draft and 12 will be chosen by Coach Chot Reyes.
Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool
-Carl Bryan Cruz
Team Philippines composed of Rey Guevarra, Jaymar Perez, Sidney Onwubere and Bright Akhuetie will play in the 2016 FIBA 3×3 All Stars later, November 18 in Doha, Qatar.
Alab Pilipinas first game in the ABL will be against the Singapore Slingers on November 27, 2016 at the Alonte Arena in Binan, Laguna.
Alab Pilipinas Asean Basketball League Schedule
Game 1: vs Singapore Slingers on November 27, 8pm – Alonte Arena, Binan, Laguna
Game 2: vs Kaohsiung Truth on December 4, 8pm – TBA
Kobe Paras played just 6 minutes in his US NCAA debut for Creighton Bluejays and finished with just 1 rebound and 1 assist in a win against UMKC Kangaroos, 89-82.
Kiefer Ravena was signed by the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League as a developmental player along with David Allen.