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A look at the performance of the Gilas Rookies in the 1st week of the 2016-2017 PBA Philippine Cup.
Gilas Rookies PBA debuts
– Mac Belo (Blackwater) – 17 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists (Won vs Phoenix) / 25 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals (Won vs Meralco)
– Carl Bryan Cruz (Alaska) – 20 points, 14 rebounds and 2 steals (Lost to NLEX)
Special Gilas PBA Rookie Draft Results
Alaska Aces – Carl Bryan Cruz
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel – Kevin Ferrer
Blackwater Elite – Mac Belo
The 12 PBA Governors representing each PBA team already picked from the 12-man Gilas Pilipinas Cadets in a special Gilas PBA rookie draft but results will be announced this Sunday, October 30 at the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft to be held at Robinsons Place Manila.
Team Philippines did not qualify in the quarterfinals of the 2016 FIBA 3×3 World Championships but still played well with a 2-2 record. Russel Escoto got injured in their 1st game as Mac Belo, Karl Dehesa and Glenn Khobuntin carried the team.
Watch: Philippines FIBA 3×3 World Championships Highlights
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
Team Philippines composed of Mac Belo, Glenn Khobuntin and Karl Dehesa (Also Russel Escoto but he is injured and did not play) dominated Poland, 21-8 for their 2nd win in the 2016 FIBA 3×3 World Championships. Philippines finished 3rd place in their Group with a 2-2 record and did not qualify for the quarterfinals.
Watch: Philippines vs Poland FIBA 3×3 Full Game Video
1 man down for Team Philippines as Russel Escoto had a shoulder injury at the start of the game against Romania but Mac Belo, Glenn Khobuntin and Karl Dehesa kept on fighting and won, 21-19.
Watch: Philippines vs Romania FIBA 3×3 Full Game Video
Team Philippines won their 1st game in the 2016 FIBA 3×3 World Championsips after defeating Romania on a game-winning shot by Karl Dehesa last October 12 in Guangzhou, China. Russel Escoto got injured early in the game but PH still won, 21-19.
Watch: Philippines vs Romania Highlights FIBA 3×3 Video