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FIBA on Sunday announced it has reached an agreement with TV5, a major Filipino commercial multi-channel and multi-platform network, for exclusive rights to FIBA national team competitions over the course of a five-year period.
From 2017 to 2021, TV5 will broadcast action from the Continental Cups as well as the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Additionally, with FIBA’s New Competition System coming into effect in November, TV5 will be the place to follow Gilas Pilipinas and other national teams from all over the world as they set out to qualify for the first 32-team edition of FIBA’s flagship event taking place in China in 2019.
Gilas Pilipinas Coach Chot Reyes just announced the new Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool for 2017 led by Jayson Castro, Calvin Abueva, Terrence Romeo, Japeth Aguilar and June Mar Fajardo. 1st competition will be for the 2017 SEABA Championship this April.
Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool 2017
PBA Players (1 for each team)
Aside from bidding to co-host the 2023 FIBA World Cup, Philippines through Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP has also submitted the intent to host the 2017 SEABA Championship which will be held from April 23-30, 2017.
After failing in the bid to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Philippines will try again this time as co-host of the 2023 FIBA World Cup with Indonesia.
The new Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool which is composed of the 12 Gilas PBA Rookies and 1 Player from each PBA team will be announced on January 22 during the PBA game at the PhilSports Arena.
Gilas PBA Rookies
— Jordan Clarkson (@JClark5on) January 10, 2017
2017 NBA All-Star Game will be held in New Orleans and voting for the NBA All-Star Game starters will be until January 16, 2017. You can still vote for Jordan Clarkson as a starter in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game.
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Jeron Teng was the No. 1 Pick in the 2016 PBA D-League Draft chosen by AMA University Titans. The 2017 PBA D-League Aspirants Cup will start on January 19, 2017 at Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City.
Batang Gilas will have twin towers when they play in 2017, 6’10 Ethan Kirkness and 6’11 Kai Sotto. Both players will turn 15 years old next year and will play for Batang Gilas Under 16 Team.