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New Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool to be announced on Jan 22

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
-Mac Belo

PBA to release 2 players per team for Gilas Pilipinas

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.

Now it's official! MOA bw PBA & SBP re support for Gilas is signed #LabanPilipinas

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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
-Mac Belo
-Carl Bryan Cruz
-Ed Daquioag

New Gilas Cadets Player Pool

Gilas Cadets

SBP and the PBA revealed the 12 Gilas Cadets who will join the special round of the PBA rookie draft and who will be part of the Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool along with 12 players from the PBA or 1 player from each team.

Gilas Cadets Player Pool
-Mac Belo
-Carl Bryan Cruz
-Ed Daquioag

Gilas Pilipinas 14-man Player Pool for FIBA OQT

Gilas Pilipinas 14-man Player Pool for FIBA OQT

Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool was trimmed to 14 players by the Gilas Coaching Staff, these players will join the Europe Training Camp and the Pocket Tournament in Italy in preparation for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Gilas Pilipinas 14-man Player Pool for FIBA OQT
-Calvin Abueva
-Japeth Aguilar
-Andray Blatche
-Jayson Castro

Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool to be trimmed down to 14

gilas-pilipinas-4-player-pool

Gilas Pilipinas Coach Tab Baldwin will trim down the Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool to 14-players today, June 8. These players will join the Training Camp in Europe specifically in Greece and will also play in a pocket tournament in Italy in preparation for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament this July.

Watch: Interview with Paul Lee, Marcio Lassiter and Tab Baldwin

Paul Lee is confirmed to be out of the Gilas Pilipinas player pool for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament because of a recurring knee injury while Marcio Lassiter joins Gilas Pilipinas practice even if with a minor knee injury.

Watch: Interview with Paul Lee, Marcio Lassiter and Tab Baldwin

Paul Lee out of Gilas Pilipinas Pool for FIBA OQT

Paul Lee

Recent PBA Finals MVP Paul Lee is out of the Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament because of a recurring knee injury.

Gilas Pilipinas 1st Practice Photos

Gilas Pilipinas 1st Practice

Gilas Pilipinas held their 1st practice last night at the Meralco Gym in preparation for the 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Perfect attendance last night except for Ranidel de Ocampo who was excused due to injury.

Road to Rio continues for Gilas Pilipinas, practice every Monday until the end of the 2nd conference.

Gilas Pilipinas 1st Practice Photos