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Aside from bidding to co-host the 2023 FIBA World Cup, Philippines through Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP has also submitted the intent to host the 2017 SEABA Championship which will be held from April 23-30, 2017.
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
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) officials Sonny Barrios and Butch Antonio are currently in Geneva attending the 2023 FIBA World Cup Hosting Workshop.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP is considering 3 more naturalized players as backup in case Andray Batche will not be available in some FIBA Tournaments.
Filipino-Nigerian AJ Edu who stands 6’9 and is only 16 years old arrived in Manila and is in discussion with Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP to be part of Batang Gilas program.
Alfredo Panlilio has replaced Manuel V Pangilinan as SBP President while Senator Sonny Angara was named Chairman and Congressman Robbie Puno as Vice Chairman of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas.