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Steven Adams of NZ will not play in FIBA OQT

Steven Adams

Steven Adams, currently playing for the Oklahoma Thunder in the NBA will not play for the Tall Blacks (New Zealand) in the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila.

Who is Tab Baldwin?

Tab Baldwin

Thomas Anthony Baldwin or Tab Baldwin is a consultant of Gilas Pilipinas since 2013 under Coach Chot Reyes and also current consultant of Talk N Text in the PBA.

Tab Baldwin Coaching Highlights:
-Head Coach, Auckland Stars (NBL-New Zealand) = 5 Titles
-4x NBL Coach of the Year
-Head Coach, New Zealand National Basketball Team (Tall Blacks)
-Tall Blacks, 4th Place – 2002 FIBA World Championship

New Zealand National Team defeats Gilas Pilipinas by 1


New Zealand Training Camp Updates
New Zealand (Tall Blacks) defeats Philippines (Gilas Pilipinas), 77-76

Tall Blacks FIBA Ranking is 18
This is the last game of the New Zealand Training Camp.
Gilas Pilipinas goes back to the Country and will play a couple of Exhibition Games against the PBA Selection and a team from Kazakhstan. More info here Gilas Pilipinas vs PBA Stars and Kazakhstan

Gilas Pilipinas Record: 3-3

Gilas Pilipinas New Zealand Training Camp


Gilas Pilipinas Schedule in New Zealand
July 12, 13, 14 – Napier
July 16 – Wellington
July 17,18 – Auckland

Gilas Pilipinas will play against NBL Teams (Wellington Saints and the Hawkes Bay Hawks) and the New Zealand national team, nicknamed the Tall Blacks.

Gilas Pilipinas Players included in the New Zealand Training Camp: Marcus Douthit, LA Tenorio, Gary David, Gabe Norwood, Jeff Chan, Ranidel De Ocampo, Larry Fonacier, Jimmy Alapag, Jayson Castro, Marc Pingris, June Mar Fajardo, Japeth Aguilar and Beau Belga.