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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.
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
-Carl Bryan Cruz
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
-Carl Bryan Cruz
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
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
Jordan Clarkson and Bobby Ray Parks was included in the 24-man Gilas Pilipinas player pool submitted by Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas for the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.
Philippines was required to submit a 24-man player pool for the FIBA Asia Championship, the final 12 Gilas Pilipinas players will only come from the 24 players submitted by SBP.
June Mar Fajardo, Marcio Lassiter, Paul Lee and LA Tenorio were still included in the list just in case they changed their minds in playing for Gilas Pilipinas like Marc Pingris.
Jordan Clarkson was included even if his eligibility papers still needs approval from FIBA.
Image by @HaeLGRfX
Official Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool
1 – Andray Blatche
2 – Jimmy Alapag