Gilas Pilipinas 1st game vs Chinese-Taipei A tonight
Gilas Pilipinas 1st game today (August 30, 2015) in the 2015 Jones Cup vs host Chinese-Taipei A at 7pm. Game will be shown live on Aksyon TV and sports5.ph and replay on TV5 at 9pm.
First time we will see Marc Pingris back with Gilas Pilipinas since he did not join the team in Estonia but we will miss Andray Blatche since he returned back in the US yesterday, read more at Andray Batche to miss most of the games in Jones Cup.
Chinese-Taipei has two teams in the Jones Cup, the stronger team is Chinese-Taipei A which is composed mostly of the same players as the one that defeated Gilas Pilipinas and China in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship including Lin Chih-Chieh and naturalized player, Quincy Davis.
Chinese-Taipei A beat Japan in overtime last night, 84-82. View 2015 Jones Cup Day 1 Results
Gilas Pilipinas Player Roster vs Chinese-Taipei
– Calvin Abueva
– Jayson Castro
– Gary David
– Matt Ganuelas-Rosser
– Dondon Hontiveros
– Gabe Norwood
– Marc Pingris
– Terrence Romeo
– Troy Rosario
– Moala Tautuaa
– Asi Taulava
– Sonny Thoss
Not playing today: Andray Blatche, Jimmy Alapag, Ranidel de Ocampo, JC Intal and Aldrech Ramos.
Jordan Clarkson is in Taiwan today to support and observe Gilas Pilipinas and not to play.
Good luck Gilas Pilipinas!
Other Jones Cup Games today (August 30)
1pm – Russia vs South Korea
3pm – Iran vs Chinese-Taipei B
5pm – Japan vs USA