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Current Smart Gilas Roster January 2013

The Smart Gilas Roster for the Invitational Tournaments this January 2013 was already announced by Coach Chot Reyes. There are many notable players missing from the lineup which composed of mostly Smart Gilas cadets.

While these are just practice games for the FIBA Asia Championship in August 2013, Smart Gilas needs to add more depth to their roster.

Marcus Douthit
JayR Reyes
Greg Slaughter
Isaac Holstein

Nino Canaleta
Ronald Pascual
Jake Pascual
Ronjay Buenafe

Matt Rosser
Justin Melton
Kevin Alas
RR Garcia
Garvo Lanete

Let us support our Philippine National Basketball Team!

Smart Gilas to play in Dubai Invitational Cup

Smart Gilas Pilipinas will participate in the Dubai Invitational Cup from January 10-19, 2013.

Smart Gilas Line-up for Dubai Invitational Cup
Marcus Douthit
JayR Reyes
Greg Slaughter
Nino Canaleta
Ronald Pascual
Jake Pascual
Ronjay Buenafe
Matt Rosser
Justin Melton
Kevin Alas
RR Garcia
Garvo Lanete
Isaac Holstein

Dubai Invitational Teams:
Lebanon 1
Lebanon 2
Lebanon 3

Teams are allowed 3 imports each but no Imports for Philippines.

Philippines defeats Jordan in 1st game

2012 William Jones Cup
Philippines defeats Jordan, 88-78
August 18, 2012
Taipei, Taiwan

Game Highlights:
-Marcus Douthit led Smart Gilas 2 with 17 points and 14 rebounds
-Gary David with 14 points
-PBA Finals MVP Jeff Chan scored 11 points
-Larry Fonacier with 10 points
-Balanced scoring for Philippines: 8 players with 5 or more points
-Jordan outscored Philippines, 25-16 in the 1st quarter
-Philippines committed 19 turnovers
-Philippines scored 52 points in the 2nd half
-Next Game: Chinese-Taipei Team B on Sunday, August 19 at 3pm

Game Scores:

Philippines 88 – Douthit 17, David 14, Chan 11, Fonacier 10, De Ocampo 8, Norwood 7, Villaneuva 7, Mercado 6, Tenorio 4, Thoss 4.

Happy New Year Smart Gilas Fans!

Happy New Year to all Smart Gilas Fans!

More Smart Gilas 2.0 updates soon!

What’s Next for Smart Gilas?

After finishing 4th place in the FIBA Asia Championship, the Smart Gilas program must continue even if the core players will go on to play in the PBA. The previous Smart Gilas players can still be used as reinforcements in future tournaments but a new core of players must be trained again.

Next Goal: 2013 FIBA Asia Championship (Top three teams will qualify for the 2014 FIBA World Championship)

Who will leave Smart Gilas?
1. JV Casio (Powerade)
2. Chris Lutz (Petron)
3. Marcio Lassiter (Powerade)
4. Mark Barroca (B-Meg)
5. Mac Baracael (Alaska)
6. Jason Ballesteros (Meralco)
7. Dylan Ababou (Barako)
8. Japeth Aguilar (Talk N Text)

Who will be left?
1. Marcus Douthit – He is now 31 years old and 33 in 2013, he can still play maybe until 35 years old
2. Chris Tiu – He is now 26 years old and 28 in 2013, he still has many years of play and will be able to teach the new core of players
3. Greg Slaughter (Now playing for Ateneo)
4. Aldrech Ramos (Now playing for FEU)

Who might be added to the team?
1. Kiefer Ravena (Now playing for Ateneo)
2. Bobby Ray Parks Jr. (Now playing for NU)

Who might coach the next Smart Gilas team?
1. Rajko Toroman – He must be extended for 2 more years
2. Chot Reyes
3. Norman Black
4. Tim Cone
5. Eric Altamirano

Philippines finished 4th Place in FIBA Asia

2011 FIBA Asia Championship Battle for 3rd
Smart Gilas Pilipinas vs Korea
Wuhan, China
Korea defeats Philippines, 70-68

Game Highlights:
– Philippines finished 4th place in the FIBA Asia Championship
– Marcus Douthit with 27 points and 22 rebounds
– Philippines missed 4 Free Throws at the end of the game; 2 by Williams, 1 by Douthit and 1 by Lassiter
– Jimmy Alapag 5/7 from three point range with 17 points
– Only 10 assist for Philippines and 13 turnovers that resulted to 13 points by Korea
– 3 point field goal percentage (35%) is higher than 2 point field goal percentage (33%)
– Kelly Williams with 9 points and 11 boards but missed 2 key free throws
– Marcio Lassiter with just 1 point but grabbed 9 rebounds
– Both teams with a low Free Throw Percentage, PHI (59%) and KOR (61%) but Korea made their free throws in the end game
– Biggest lead of Philippines was 13 points
– Chris Tiu and Chris Lutz fouled out of the ballgame
– Japeth Aguilar did not play this game

Game Scores:
Philippines 68 – Douthit 27, Alapag 17, Williams 9, Lutz 5, de Ocampo 3, Tiu 2, Casio 2, Baracael 2, Lassiter 1, Taulava 0, Barroca 0

Quarters: 14-7, 24-17, 47-36, 68-70

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