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Andray Blatche contract signing

If the Naturalization of Andray Blatche pushes through before June 30, 2014 (Deadline of Submission of 24-man Line-up for 2014 FIBA World Cup), Blatche will join Gilas Pilipinas and will play in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain and in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea and Marcus Douthit will be on the reserve list, just in case Andray Blatche gets injured.

See you in Spain 2014 Short Movies

Watch See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie I

and See you in #Spain2014 – Short Movie II

2014 FIBA World Cup Draw Results

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Gilas Pilipinas will face Argentina, Croatia, Puerto Rico, Senegal and Greece in the Preliminary Round of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Seville, Spain.

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Preliminary Round Groups:
Group A – Spain, Serbia, France, Brazil, Egypt, Iran
Group B – Philippines, Senegal, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Greece, Croatia
Group C – Dominican Republic, Turkey, USA, Finland, New Zealand, Ukraine
Group D – Slovenia, Lithuania, Angola, South Korea, Mexico, Australia

Goup A will play in Granada, Group B in Seville, Group C in Bilbao and Group D in Gran Canaria.

2014 FIBA World Cup Wild Cards: Brazil, Finland, Greece and Turkey

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FIBA has awarded the 4 Wild Card slots to Brazil, Finland, Greece and Turkey completing the 24 teams in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. No other teams from Asia in the 2014 FIBA World Cup aside from Iran, Philippines and South Korea. Italy, Germany and China withdrew their bids for the Wild Cards before the announcement.

24 teams in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

Olé and Hop – Official Mascots of the 2014 FIBA World Cup

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Meet Olé and Hap – the Official Mascots of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. Olé and Hop is based from ‘alley-oop’.

Gilas Pilipinas in 2014

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Welcome 2014! Gilas Pilipinas will compete in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain and the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup starts August 30, 2014 until September 14, 2014 while the 2014 Asian Games will start on September 19, 2014 until October 4, 2014!

Know more about the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup:

Marcus Douthit signed until 2014 Asian Games

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Gilas Pilipinas recently signed naturalized player Marcus Douthit to a contract extension until 2014. There will be 2 big tournaments in 2014 in which Douthit maybe included in the line-up, the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup from August 30 to September 14, 2014 in Spain and the 2014 Asian Games from September 19 to October 4, 2014 in Incheon, South Korea.

Unless Gilas Pilipinas can find a replacement for Marcus Douthit and go through the process of naturalization a few months before the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Douthit will play for our country in Spain and South Korea in 2014.

2014 FIBA World Cup Wild Cards

Fifteen (15) national teams have submitted their applications for the 4 remaining Wild Card slots in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

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Teams who have submitted their application for the 2014 FIBA World Cup Wild Cards
Africa (1) – Nigeria
Americas (3) – Brazil, Canada and Venezuela
Asia (2) – China and Qatar
Europe (9) – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Poland, Russia and Turkey

Only 4 teams from the list above and no more than 3 from the same FIBA zone will be in the Wild Cards.