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Rajko Toroman Smart Gilas Record

Gilas Pilipinas Head Coach Feature Part I: Rajko Toroman – A look at the record of Smart Gilas Head Coach Rajko Toroman. Serbian Coach Toroman is currently the Head Coach of the Jordanian National Basketball Team. Before coaching Smart Gilas, Coach Rajko led Iran to a 1st Place finish in the 2007 FIBA Asia Championship and qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Coach Rajko Toroman

Smart Gilas or Gilas Pilipinas 1.0 was coached by Rajko Toroman from 2009-2012.

Smart Gilas Tournaments under Rajko Toroman
-5th Place (2009 FIBA Asia Champions Cup – May 12-20, 2009 in Jakarta, Indonesia)
-3rd Place (21st Dubai International Basketball Tournament – January 14–23, 2010 in Dubai, UAE)
-7th Place (2010 FIBA Asia Champions Cup – May 22-30, 2010 in Doha, Qatar)
-1st Place (2010 Smart Philippine Invitational Challenge or MVP Cup – June 24–27, 2010 in Manila)

Gilas Pilipinas Lithuania Training Camp Recap

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Gilas Pilipinas in Lithuania

Record: 5 wins, 2 losses

Game 1: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Neptunas, 81-76
Game 2: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Jazz-Diremta, 74-63
Game 3: LSU-Baltai defeats Gilas Pilipinas, 89-86
Game 4: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Lithuanian 20-under team, 83-75
Game 5: Gilas Pilipinas defeats Lithuanian 20-under team, 88-84

Gilas Pilipinas vs PBA Selection National Tour

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Gilas Pilipinas will face the PBA Selection again this time in Davao, Cebu and at MOA Arena.

Gilas Pilipinas vs PBA Selection National Tour Schedule:
July 19 – Davao
July 24 – Cebu
July 26 – Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City

PBA Selection defeats Shanghai Sharks

Philippines-China Basketball Friendship Games
PBA Selection vs Shanghai Sharks
May 7, 2013 – Smart Araneta Coliseum

Game Highlights:
-Beau Belga was named Best Player of the Game with 16 points and 9 rebounds
-Arwind Santos with 15 points

Photos of Gilas Pilipinas vs Shanghai Sharks

Gilas Pilipinas vs Shanghai Sharks Photos last May 6, 2013 at Mall of Asia Arena

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Gilas Pilipinas Triple Tower: Greg Slaughter, Marcus Douthit and June Mar Fajardo

Yao Ming and the Shanghai Sharks
Yao Ming and the Shanghai Sharks

Gary David
Gary David had a great game with 14 points

Gilas Pilipinas defeats Shanghai Sharks

Philippines-China Basketball Friendship Games
Gilas Pilipinas vs Shanghai Sharks
May 6, 2013 – Mall of Asia Arena

Game Highlights:
-Gilas Pilipinas won against the Shanghai Sharks owned by Yao Ming, 80-72.
-Gary David led Gilas Pilipinas with 14 points
-Japeth Aguilar with 11 points
-June Mar Fajardo also with 11 points
-Gabe Norwood contributed 11 points

Smart Gilas vs Shanghai Sharks Ticket Giveaway Winner

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Congratulations Ailene Almagro!

You won Two (2) Upperbox Tickets to watch the Smart Gilas vs Shanghai Sharks Exhibition Game tonight at 7:30pm at Mall of Asia Arena.

You can still buy your tickets at SM Ticket Outlets or at the venue later.

Thank you to all those who joined the promo.

No Winner in Gilas Pilipinas vs PBA All-Stars Game

PBA All-Star Weekend
Gilas Pilipinas vs PBA All-Stars
May 5, 2013 – Digos, Davao del Sur

Jeff Chan of Gilas Pilipinas made a three-pointer with 0.6 seconds left in the 4th quarter to tie the game at 124 and the PBA All-Stars was not able to get a shot at the last second resulting in a tied ball game. In Exhibition Games, no extension or overtime will be played if the score is tied at the end of the 4th quarter.

Arwind Santos showed that he should have been included in the National team by leading the PBA All-Stars with 27 points and 13 rebounds while Jeff Chan finished with 9 points along with 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Santos and Chan were named co-Most Valuable Players of the Game.

Larry Fonacier led Gilas Pilipinas with 18 points while Gary David contributed 17 points including 5 points in the last 2 minutes as Gilas Pilipinas came from behind to tie the game in the last quarter. Balanced scoring for our National Team with 8 players in double-digits and all players with 5 or more points.

Marcus Douthit, Jimmy Alapag, Ryan Reyes and Greg Slaughter did not play for Gilas Pilipinas while James Yap, Mark Caguioa and Marcio Lassiter played limited minutes for the PBA All-Star.

Game Scores:
Gilas Pilipinas 124 — Fonacier 18, David 17, De Ocampo 14, Castro 11, Thoss 11, Tenoro 10, Pingris 10, Castro 10, Fajardo 9, Chan 9, Aguilar 5,

PBA All-Stars 124 — Santos 27, Canaleta 20, Belga 15, Cabagnot 15, Ellis 9, Baguio 9, Abueva 9, Casio 7, Lassiter 6, Caguioa 3, Yap 2,

Quarterscores: 31-33, 65-66, 95-89, 124-124.