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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
Chito Salud has resigned as PBA President and will remain only until end of 2015.
Read Chito Salud Official Statement
Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool for 2015 FIBA Asia Championship
1. Jayson Castro
2. Ranidel de Ocampo
3. Matt Ganuelas-Rosser
Three PBA Teams (Rain or Shine, GlobalPort and Barangay Ginebra) will play in Dubai, United Arab Emirates this week at the Al Shabab, Al Arabi Club as part of the 2015 PBA Governors Cup.
PBA Games in Dubai Schedule
Day 1: Thu, May 21, 2015, 7pm – GlobalPort vs Rain or Shine
Day 2: Fri, May 22, 2015, 7pm – Rain or Shine vs Ginebra
Gilas Pilipinas players Jimmy Alapag, Jayson Castro and Marc Pingris was included in the list of 40 Greatest Players of the Philippine Basketball Association.
15 Players added to the 25 Greatest PBA Players
The 2015 PBA Governors Cup will feature Asian Imports. The 12 PBA Teams can now hire 2 imports for the 3rd conference: 1 Asian Import (6 foot 3 and below) and 1 Foreign Import (Unlimited Height for last 4 teams and 6 foot 5 for the other teams).
The Philippine Basketball Association Board of Governors approved the sale of Air 21 to Metro Pacific Investments Corp. which owns NLEX. Manny V Pangilinan now has three teams in the PBA: Talk N Text, Meralco and NLEX. Since NLEX acquired Air 21, there will be just two additional teams for the PBA 40th Season, KIA Motors and Blackwater Sports.