Guiao to meet with PBA for Gilas composition in Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers

first_imgView comments Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netJAKARTA—There was little doubt that Yeng Guiao would be handling Gilas Pilipinas in the next window of the Fiba Asia World Cup qualifying next month, considering how well the Nationals performed in their first game in the 18th Asian Games here and with Chot Reyes to serve a one-game suspension.The problem Guiao and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas are facing now is the composition of that team that will play the Iranians in Iran and then Qatar behind closed doors back home.ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Bhutan optimistic to win medals at the 18th Asian Games MOST READ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Guiao was appointed as coach on short notice for this continental showcase and hastily assembled a squad headed by the core of the Rain or Shine team in the PBA.This version of Gilas immediately played above expectations after plastering Kazakhstan, 96-59 in its first game, and a lot more is expected with Jordan Clarkson joining the team starting with the China match Tuesday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “We are getting a positive response from the PBA, but right now, we don’t want to think about that yet. Not until after the Asian Games,” SBP president Al Panlilio told the Inquirer here, hours after announcing Guiao as the new coach.Gilas has manpower woes, to say the least, with 10 of its players getting varied multiple game suspensions as a result of the July 2 brawl with Australia in Bocaue, Bulacan.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Guiao will not have Andray Blatche playing against either Iran or the Qataris and in the next game, and Calvin Abueva is suspended for six games with RR Pogoy to serve out a five-game suspension.“Coach Yeng will have to meet with the PBA regarding the players that he would want for those games,” Panlilio continued. “But what’s important is that the PBA is there for flag and country.” Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displacedlast_img

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