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Goodbye Coach Rajko Toroman

After his stint with Smart Gilas, Petron and Barako Bull, Coach Rajko Toroman is back in Serbia. We will miss you Coach Rajko Toroman!

Coach Rajko Toroman with Chris Tiu

Former Smart Gilas Coach Rajko Toroman

New Smart Gilas Coach Chot Reyes

Chot Reyes of Talk N Text will get another shot at handling the National Basketball Team, this time with Smart Gilas, or sometimes called Smart Gilas 2.0. Coach Rajko Toroman ( who is now an SMC Consultant) handled the 1st Smart Gilas team and placed 4th in the FIBA Asia Championship last year.

Coach Chot will handle the new Smart Gilas program which has a new goal which is to gain one of the top three slots in the 2013 FIBA-Asia Championship which will qualify the team to the 2014 FIBA World Championship.

Welcome Coach Chot Reyes!

Do you think Chot Reyes was a good choice in handling the new Smart Gilas team?

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Smart Gilas players applauded in the PBA Opening

All the Smart Gilas Pilipinas players attended the PBA 37th Season Opening Ceremonies held on October 2, 2011 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Smart Gilas team was applauded by the crowd even Chris Tiu who did not join the PBA draft and Marcus Douthit, who may play as an import in the next conference.

Coach Rajko Toroman who has no contract extension yet was in attendance also and congratulated his players on turning pro.

Extend Coach Rajko Toroman?

The Smart Gilas program has been extended to two more years, in time for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship as qualifier for the 2014 FIBA World Championship. But the contract of Coach Rajko Toroman is until after the 2011 FIBA Asia Championship only.

Do you think Smart Gilas should extend the contract of Rajko Toroman or do you think another local or foreign coach should handle Smart Gilas in the next two years? Who do you think should handle Smart Gilas in case Coach Rajko Toroman’s contract is not extended?

Possible Replacements:
-Tim Cone (With his recent resignation in Alaska, he is a possible option and has experience handling a National Team)
-Chot Reyes (Head Coach of Talk N Text, who almost had a grand slam)
-Ryan Gregorio (Current assistant coach of Smart Gilas and Head Coach of Meralco Bolts)
-Norman Black (Head Coach of Ateneo, which is on its way to its 4th straight title)

Do you think Smart Gilas should extend the contract of Rajko Toroman to 2 more years?

  • Yes (88%, 1,456 Votes)
  • No (12%, 195 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,651

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