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MORE PLAYERS, TIME GIVEN TO GILAS PILIPINAS FOR FIBA ASIA JOUST

The Philippine Basketball Association has given national coach Chot Reyes elbow room to improve the composition of Gilas Pilipinas, and at the same time decided to further shorten the season-ending Governors’ Cup to give way to the Nationals’ buildup for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship set Aug. 1-11 at the MOA Arena.

The league’s Board of Governors agreed on these key matters in a meeting at the PBA office in Libis, Quezon City Thursday.

“The Board allowed coach Chot to revise the team if there’s the need. It’s his call,” said PBA commissioner Chito Salud.

Reyes has been given more latitude with all PBA teams mandated to lend at least one player each to Gilas Pilipinas.

“My proposal is one player per team in the spirit of broad and equitable representation. An addendum is if a team is willing to lend one or more players, go ahead. And if in the judgment of the coach he doesn’t need a player from any team, so be it,” Salud pointed out.

The Board, however, wants Reyes to name his final 12 plus two reserves right away.

Reyes had formed a big pool earlier with 10 becoming a part of the team that made a triumphant run in the 2012 Jones Cup in Taipei.

Players not in Taipei but likely to make the new team are San Mig Coffee’s Marc Pingris, Talk n Text’s Kelly Williams and Jayson Castro and either Junmar Fajardo or Arwind Santos of Petron.

“Coach Chot has the freedom to choose,” Board chairman Robert Non said.

At the same time, the league is revising its third conference format and schedule to give the Nationals more decent time to train for the Asian meet serving as the regional eliminator for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain.

“We’re compressing it as much as practicable,” said Salud of the tourney originally set from May 12 to July 28, leaving the Nationals no time to prepare for the FIBA Asia event.

“This schedule had been compressed already by the PBA after consultation with the SBP (Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas) and the national team leaders after we were given the impression that the FIBA qualifying tournament will start at the end of August or first week of September,” Salud pointed out.

“Now it turns out the FIBA tournament will start on August 1, so now, our July 28 will seem impractical so we will (again) shorten the schedule. Details will follow,” he added. (SB)

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  • Jedfish

    Heto line-up ko para sa Gilas:

    M. Douthit
    M. Pingris
    R. De Ocampo
    J. Castro
    LA Tenorio
    J. Chan
    G. Norwood
    J. Fajardo
    A. Santos
    L. Fonacier
    G. David
    R. Reyes

    Reserved:
    A. Peek
    K. Williams

    • jayboy

      nce line up pero nakalimutan m c sol mercado…cya ang pwedeng mg PG he cn pass and shoot ska mabilis

      • http://twitter.com/ram_jim kevin blake

        ito line up ko,,,
        c
        douthit
        fajardo
        slaugther
        thoss
        f
        williams
        norwood
        dellinger
        pingris
        yap
        fonacier
        chan
        guard
        casio
        castro
        reyes
        alapag

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kirk-Noriel-Tercero/100000160434374 Kirk Noriel Tercero

        hindi nga eligible c mercado s fiba sanction brad d mu ba nabalitaan?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kirk-Noriel-Tercero/100000160434374 Kirk Noriel Tercero

      pinagkaiba lng cguro ntin reserve player. reserved ko david n santos. pasok peek and williams.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

    ayos line-up mo jedfish.. buti sana makakuha pa sila ng isang big man kagaya ni douthit..

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

    Kung nakuha lang sana nila si Mc gee.. Tag-ina, kahit china pa yan.. pupusta talaga ako..

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

    Assistant coach ni chot si norman black for defensive tactics..

  • Guest

    palitan na rin ang coach ng smart Gilas, n nmn magnda mga stle of play ni reyes na yan.. c tim cone dapat jan, D AKO MAKA SAN MIG COFFE fan pero d tlga bagay c reyes mag coach..pa cute lang yan eh parang c ogie alcasid yan pa cute d nmn cute.
    LINE UP FOR GILAS:
    1.FAJARDO
    2. Douthit
    3. Aguilar
    4. De Ocampo ranidel
    5. santos
    6. castro
    7. YAP
    8. RYAN REYES
    9. DAVID
    10. PARKS
    11. NORWOOD
    12. DELLINGER
    POINT GUARD: CASTO AND RYAN REYES PARA D MASYADO DIHADO SA HYT.

    IST FIVE.
    DOUTHIT
    AGUILAR
    SANTOS
    CASTRO
    NORWOOD

  • Guest

    palitan na rin ang coach ng smart Gilas, HINDI nmn magnda mga
    stle of play ni reyes na yan.. c tim cone dapat jan, D AKO MAKA SAN MIG COFFE
    fan pero d tlga bagay c reyes mag coach..pa cute lang yan eh parang c ogie
    alcasid yan pa cute d nmn cute.

    LINE UP FOR GILAS:

    1. FAJARDO
    2. Douthit
    3. Aguilar
    4. De Ocampo ranidel
    5. santos
    6. castro
    7. SLAUGTHER
    8. RYAN REYES
    9. DAVID
    10. PARKS
    11. NORWOOD
    12. DELLINGER

    POINT GUARD: CASTO AND RYAN REYES, NORWOOD PWD RIN POINT GUARD.
    PARA D MASYADO DIHADO SA HEIGHT. wag na isali c williams para ma bigyan pagkakataon time mga pure pinoy na maka pa kitang hilas…

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002677206156 Darksilent Mapagmahal

      hahaha..ang labo mo pre. ano sa tingin mo kina parks, slaugther, norwood at dillinger.

  • disqus_KuxPY3B4qJ

    @ darksilent, kaw ang malabo..off the bench nga c parks at dellinger, atleast mga matangkad at ok ang dribling skills. d pwd mga pinoy pure na pinoy guard like tenorio or james yap na crush mo sa fiba….sa fiba kailangan ung matangkad na may driblling skills. c slaughter 2nd stringer lang yan kung, atleasat kung mag foul trouble ung mga malaki na ist five may mahugot pa na malaki, cno gsto mo c thoss,williams at peek?eh under size mga yan.

  • THe BEst LIne uP

    ito ang line ups ko para sa gilas

    LA Tenorio
    G David
    M Douthit
    Arwind Santos
    James Yap
    Paul lee
    Ren Ren Ritualo
    J Fajardo
    Jeffrei Chan
    Ronald Tubid
    Willie MIller
    R de ocampo
    Yan ang da best line up

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001614342204 Rex Simene
  • yatazi

    wala naba tayong tiwala sa mga tunay na pinoy..kukuha pa nang fil am d rin naman nanalo..kaya humihina ang ratings nang pba..d kagaya dati pag may laro nakatutok ang mga tao at nakikinig sa radyo…ngayon nganga..

  • EnHiNyeRo

    Center/s: Douthit, Fajardo (sana gumaling pa)

    Forward/s: R. De Ocampo, Williams, Pingris, Chan, Peek

    Guard/s: Alapag, Castro, David, Norwood, Fonacier

    Best 5: Douthit, RDO, Pingris/Norwood, David/Chan, Castro

    For Chot’s system, i believe these players would fit in… We can argue that there are better coaches out there, but he’s already appointed…

    Reason I left off other players like:

    James Yap / Arwind Santos – already played on earlier Ph Team, however, for limited playing time, they were not able to show up their real games

    LA Tenorio – Competition alreay figured out his game after his magical run at the Jones Cup

    Paul Lee – Ball Hog and inconsistent outside shooting

    Willie Miller – could be a dark horse, but baka di gumana sa system ng coach

  • JVictoria

    LA Tenorio

    Gabe Norwood

    Jason Castro

    Larry Fonacier

    Marcus Douthit

    Sonny Thoss

    Jonmar Fajardo

    Jeff Chan

    Ranidel De Ocampo

    Gary David

    Arwind Santos

    Calvin Abueva

  • JVictoria

    The best na line up ng smart gilas yan coach chot piliin mo sila
    Five Five
    LA Tenorio – Point Guard
    Gabe Norwood-Shooting Guard
    Marcus Douthit-Center
    Ranidel De Ocampo-Power Forward
    Arwind Santos-Small Forwad

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Edudz-A-Ompad/100000562306742 Edudz A Ompad

      wla yan ,,cguradong talo,,,,wlang magaling na shooting guard,, yung consistent,,

  • TryAgainOrNever

    C-
    Douthit (Post-up Player)
    Fajardo (Post-up Player)

    PF –
    K. Williams (Athleticism, Mid Range)
    RDO (3pt Shooter, Post up Player)
    Japeth Aguilar (Athleticism, Post-up Player)

    SF –
    Norwood (Point Forward, X-Factor, Athleticism)
    Dillinger (Breakdowns Defense, Defensive Purposes)

    SG –
    Fonacier (3pt shooter, Mid Range)
    Chan (3 pt shooter, Mid Range)

    PG –
    Castro (Breakdowns Defense, Best 1 on 1 Player)
    Ryan Reyes (Defensive purposes, 3pt shooter)

    • jayson

      injury prone si ryan reyes.. no no no

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

    I agree with jedfish.. but some a little change of list in his chosen player..

    When you choose point guard? flashy, fast, shooter and knows how to read defense and offense..
    I choose:
    -alapag, castro, jv casio..

    these guys already mark.. Think there abilities..

    – castro ofcourse, no question for him..

    -alapag, always a shooter.. I hate him when he shoot because 80% the ball goes in..

    -jv casio, a clutcher? yes.. same as alapag.. always a shooter and fast.. he’s already mvp in an international game.. a lot of experience in international game.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

    In NO. 2 position?
    -ryan reyes, gary david, jeff chan, fonacier..
    – ryan reyes shows that he can also shoot in 3point mid range.. and a best defensive player.. you can always count on him when it comes to defense, ready to die for the ball.
    – gary david,chan, and fonacier, I believe that they will deliver a high percentage shots, just give there best in practice, confident and believe in thereselves that they are the choosen and promising shooter here in the pba..

    • jayson

      RP team is a good 3point shooting team.. less David for shooting under 25 % last tournament.. shooting 3 out of 20+.. take him out..

      • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

        what’s the purpose of practice, david is a remarkable shooter.. In every game, sometimes your off.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

    forward position?

    – kelly williams, ranidel de ocampo, norwood, dillinger, santos, and aguilar..

    -de ocampo=shooting purposes and talented post up player.

    -kelly williams= athlethic and knows well about the system of coach chot, and can shoot also.
    -norwood,dillinger, santos= fast,shooter and athleltic..

    -aguilar=Ill better choose him than pingris.. Aguilar have to improve his defense and shooting touch, he’s very important because of his height..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003374854869 Akira Takano

    E kung TnT na lang kaya gawing National Team hahaha. Wala na matitira sa TnT pag nasunod mga line up nyo :)))

  • Soiciho

    Naku patay pipiliin ni Chot Reyes maliliit na naman kasing height nya!!!
    Walang chance eto gilas dapat sumali sa SEA or under 6’5 basketball baka may chance?!

  • ^_^

    1.FAJARDO
    2.AGUILAR
    3.DE OCAMPO
    4.NORWOOD
    5.BAGUIO
    6.ABUEVA
    7.WILLIAMS
    8.DOUTHIT
    9.CASTRO
    10.TENORIO
    11.CHAN
    12.DAVID

    !!!!!!!!!

  • jayson

    puro laki lang c Mcgee.. bano naman yun eh..

    • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

      when douthit defending jian lian? Is it effective? When mc gee defend jian lian or the other center of the china, or even haddadi in iran, What do you think will be outcome? Jian lian isnt productive in the nba and haddadi.. question: mc gee is he productive in the nba? that’s why ang mahal ng talent fee ni mc gee eh.. hindi kaya ni Mr. MVP ang hiningi nya..

      • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

        Our only problem is to defend this big center of china and iran.. If we can limit them, DO we have a chance?

        • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

          Are you watching NBA? Even SHAQ praise mc gee because of his ability..

          • http://www.facebook.com/ryl.sulima Ryl Sulima

            Kasing height ni mc gee c haddadi and no way haddadi and other center can outplay and outsmart the defense of mc gee.. And Fajardo can do helping mc gee to strengthen the Inside defense of smart gilas.. And I suggest mc gee will playing forward being the help defense of fajardo.. what do you think?

          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ode-Enanreh/100000212534899 Ode Enanreh

            sorry natatawa ako sa term na outsmart hahaha… hahahaha pasensya pero react lang naman

  • jayson

    Forwards- De Ocampo, Pingris, Williams, Santos, Norwood Center- Douthit, Fajardo, Guards- Lassiter, Castro, Tenorio, Chan, Fonacier

  • lopez_jefferson14@yahoo.com

    dapat isali si james yap..d ung puro bulok cnasali…

  • yhugin columna

    SAMA C JAMES YAP AT JV CASIO DAPAT JAN……

  • yhugin columna

    BEST LINE UP
    1.DOUTHIT
    2.FAJARDO
    3.THOSS
    4.WILLAMS
    5.R.DE OCAMPO
    6.SANTOS
    7.NORWOOD
    8.J.YAP
    9.SIMON
    10.CASTRO
    11.CASIO
    12.TIU

  • KEMJ

    eto line up ko for gilas:

    DOUTHIT
    FAJARDO
    SLAUGHTER
    PINGRIS
    WILLIAM
    NORWOOD
    R. DE OCAMPO
    CHAN
    J. YAP
    TIU
    CASTRO
    CASIO

    RESERVE:
    R. REYES
    FONACIER

  • KEMJ

    i think GILAS needs more defensive and shooter players..
    that’s the quality we need in order to survive and win the championship.

  • KEMJ

    Chot reyes is fit to be the head coach of the team.
    and I think also we need a veteran coach that has not only have an experience but can manage the team very well that can assist to coach Chot and can give a pieces of advice to the player.

  • xurwaX

    L.A tenorio dapat hindi xa mwala

  • xurwaX

    sya nag papatakbo ng opensa

  • GagoAngBumasaNito

    Team GILAS PILIPINAS:

    Brian Faundo

    Mark Agustin

    Rich Alvarez

    Jojo Duncil

    Gilbert Lao

    Mark Yee

    Maggie Sison

    Pamboy Raymundo

    Alex Crisano

    Laure

    Eman

    Rob Labagala

    Coach: Phil Jackson

    Sigurado chamion dito ang mga kalaban kung eto ang line up…..

  • Jay

    My Best Selection of Players for Gilas Team Pilipinas :
    1. Naturalized Filipino (C)
    2. J. Fajardo (C)
    3. S. Thoss (C)
    4. K. Williams (C/F)
    5. J. Aguilar (C/F)
    6. R. De Ocampo (PF)
    7. J. Dilinger (SG)
    8. G. Norwood (SG)
    9. G. David (SG)
    10. L. Fonacier (SG)
    11. LA Tenorio (PG)
    12. J. Castro (PG)
    R1. A. Santos (PF)
    R2. J. Chan (SG)
    R3. J. Alapag (PG)
    R4. C. Abueva (SG)

    Headcoach: Chot Reyes
    Assistant coaches: Norman Black, Ryan Gregorio, Yeng Guiao and Tim Cone

    sana maging guide yan kay coach Chot Reyes for selecting his Gilas Team Rooster.

  • disqus_AbkwStp731

    wala ng pride ang philippine basketball di tulad ng dati… asa sa fil-foreign players

  • dCplina316

    Douthit – No question
    Fajardo – Big man na pwede pang makakuha ng experience ng maaga

    Peek – kahit na matanda na eh pde pa din makipagbanggaan.
    meron mid-range jumper na pde mag-open up sa loob para kay douthit
    Williams – athletic
    RDO – mautak

    Norwood – defense specialist and pde magpoint guard
    Dillinger – defense
    Fonacier – shooter / defense
    Chan – shooter
    David – shooter/defense

    Alapag – MVP
    Castro – it’s either him or LA

    reserves
    Slaughter – Center
    LA Tenorio – PG
    A Santos – SF

    • Guest

      Seriously?reserve si L.A?haha..tol MVP last Jones Cup yan tas reserve mo?

    • Jumpman

      castro maxadong bwakaw yan at [pwersado lng maglaro…

  • Jaycix

    Aguillar,douhit,fajardo,de ocampo, williams, fonacier, chan,castro,norwood,slauhter,dillinger,alapag ang mga reserved reyes at lutz

  • http://www.facebook.com/ram.burias Ram Bernaldez Burias

    head coach chot reyes. asst norman black. line up. 1. marcus douthit 2.greg slauther 3.junmar fajardo 4.gary david 5. ranidel de ocampo 6.arwind santos 7.gabe norwood 8.marc pingris 9.james yap 10.ryan reyes 11.sol mergado 12.jayson castro. 1st five POWRE FORWARD MARC PINGRIS SMALL FORWARD RANIDEL DE OCAMPO CENTER MARCUS DOUTHIT SHOOTING GUARD JAMES YAP POINT GUARD JAYSON CASTRO. WALA KNA TULAK KABIGIN THE BEST LINE UP FOR TEAM PILIPINAS… GO PILIPINAS. FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT

  • oliver

    final pick

  • oliver

    team gilas pilipinas final line-up:

    first five;___ 2nd five;____ back-up;____ reserve:

    douthit ____ fajardo ____ thoss

    RDO______ pingris________________ williams

    santos____ norwood _______________ aguilar

    chan______fornacier_____david

    castro_____tenorio__________________casio

  • cholo bolero

    20-MEN POOL

    C
    DOUTHIT
    FAJARDO
    SLAUGHTER
    YANCY

    PF
    HOLSTEIN
    PENNISSI
    AGUILAR
    THOSS

    SF
    PINGRIS
    WILLIAMS
    RANIDEL
    JR REYES

    SG
    CHAN
    FONACIER
    DAVID

    SF/SG/PG
    NORWOOD
    DILLINGER

    PG
    CASTRO
    ROSSER
    ALAS

  • mark

    coach chot pra skin e2 ung dbest n line up..
    douthit
    fajardo
    slaugter
    RDO
    pingris
    williams
    yap
    david
    norwood

    dillinger
    chan
    tenorio

  • disqus_BIXG8k3XuW

    ,,.KUNG PUWEDE LANG ABOVE 6″4 ANG HEIGHT NG ATING MANGLALARO..!!!!!!

    DOUTHIT. .6″10
    FAJARDO 6’10MR. HAROLD MOSQUEDA
    SLAUGHTER 7″0
    PENNISE 6’9
    TAULAVA 6;9
    WIILLIAMS 6’7
    WASHINGTON 6’8
    DEVANCE 6’7
    REAVIS 6’8
    DIILLENDER 6’5
    NORWOOD 6’5
    LUTZ 6’4
    LASSITER 6’4
    JENSEN 6’5
    ELLIS 6’5
    DEUTCHMAN 6’7 KAYU NA SA POINT GUARD POSITION…!!!

    BELGA 6’5

  • mhark

    eto naman ang final roster ko:

    First Five

    Douhit
    Williams
    Norwood
    RDO
    Tenorio

    Abueva
    J. Yap
    Fonacier
    Chan
    Ellis
    Fajardo
    Slaughter
    Santos
    Lee
    Alapag

  • jho15

    dapat lang kasama si marc pingris..malakas sa loob..dapat din mga shooter din kunin nila…lalo outside shots..

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ode-Enanreh/100000212534899 Ode Enanreh

      sobrang liit niya for the PF position, and medyo manipis pa.. c RDO, Kelly at Enrico nahihirapan ehh d hamak mas malalaki sila kesa ke Pingris…

      ehh kung sa SF naman cya…. d cya compatible sa dribble drive offense ni coach chot.. d niya kayang tumira ng 3…

      hindi uubra rebounding ni Ping sa International Games kung palakasan sa pagbox out na ang pag uusapan. idol ko sa Ping sa PBA pero kung sing laki ng imports ang kabox outan nia mahihirapan cya..

  • disqus_OKskZiWJPO

    Bakit di pa nila gawin guest team ang Gilas sa governor’s cup e dati naman ginagawa ng PBA un? That way tuloy ang sked makakpagpraktis pa ang players as a unit. kahit magagaling ang players kung wlang chemistry wala din

  • disqus_OKskZiWJPO

    First 5 – Castro(PG), Fonacier(SG), Williams(SF), De Ocampo(PF), Doughtit(C)

    2nd Unit – LA(PG), Gary(SG), Marc(SF), Arwind(PF), Junmar(C)

    Reserves – Norwood and Dillinger

  • MrTruman

    Sana balang araw puro Pinoy nalang maglalaro sa Team Pilipinas (Smart Gilas). Hindi yun kukuha pa ng import na inanaturalized pa para lang makapaglaro sa atin. Kung ginagawa kase ng ibang bansa, bakit kailangan gayahin. Masmaganda yata manalo na purong pinoy ang players. May mga big men din naman tayo.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kirk-Noriel-Tercero/100000160434374 Kirk Noriel Tercero

      brad gumising kna…..wla ng chance manalo pag wala tyong naturalized center eh un ngang backup center nahihirapan c chot kung cnu pwede un pa kayang legitimate center na 6’10 pataas hanapin mu s pba c fajardo lng available hilaw pa sa international competition meron man experience eh mga pipitsugin na tourney lng sinalihan

  • http://www.facebook.com/danny.bautista.752 Danny Bautista

    Sa mga PBA superstar (daw) isipin nyo na lang na ito na yung big break na na hinihintay nyo. pag maganda laro nyo sa Gilas, baka munahan nyo pa si japeth sa NBA or D-league .

  • http://www.facebook.com/vincent.tolentino.9 Hiro Sakuragi

    ALAPAG
    TENORIO
    CASTRO
    ABUEVA
    NORWOOD
    LASSITER
    ARWYND SANTOS
    DILLINGER
    RDO
    WILLIAMS
    DOUGHTIT
    SONNY THOSS
    JEFF CHAN
    JERVY CRUZ

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ode-Enanreh/100000212534899 Ode Enanreh

    sa team hindi naman kailangan ng puro star player ng PBA… cguro need na talaga natin magimprove sa age… masyado nang late ung mga players to get expose. all those players are way or either nearing their 30’s…. cguro we need to train and expose young talents naman….

    sakin lang, coach chot’s dribble drive system would need players who can shoot and drive.. moreover a spot up shooter which also can drive.. walang kwenta ang roster kung d compatible sa system ng coach…

    my best line-up talaga para sa system ni coach is..

    C – Douthit (for cya lang ang neutralize player ng Gilas
    PF – Kelly Wiliam (we’ve seen him play in the past Gilas where usefull talaga ung athleticism cya especially ung baseline cut niya with alley-op dunks which really is the best play of Gilas para gumana ung dribble drive offense….
    SF – Norwood (eventhough manipis cya dis position pero as the pointforward of the team and the best wing defender where he can stand his ground against heftier SF. but his all-around game with really suit Coach Chot play.. He can also spot up 3 but we all know he can do the dribble drive eventhough he is not a PG. and moreover he shows he can defend El-khatib (the LBJ of Asia)
    SG – James Yap – he can spot up 3s, he can drive, he make his own shot, and his the only SG in the Philippines that has the size to contend with International SG. And he can make his own shot.
    PG – ALapag – LA is also an option but Alapag is the master of Dribble Drive Offense and he has the experience of that offense over LA Tenorio, his a better shooter, a better defender and a better clutch shooter.. no offense to LA but i know many would agree..

    PG – Parks – this is a bit way overboard but i guess its time we mold young guns (eventhough his not that young. but his size, shooting, and playmaking skills is superb for his age)
    SG – Jeff Chan – a same mold to J.Yap, so while shuffling those two its like your playing a same person for the whole game…
    SF – Dillinger – his shifty, and has the size and the ability to defend at his position. his also a dribble drive player in TNT, same as Alapag
    PF RDO – I cant think of a another player to be choosen over RDO at this position. Why?…the closest player to him is Pingris but Sakuragi is leaner, shorter and has no 3 point range in his arsenal
    I missed Eric Menk’s game during at his prime in Asian Games, He can give n lowpost threat, he hustle, he can knockdown 3s, defend and most of all “he plays hard”

    C – Slaughter/Fajardo – this is a key position for this Gilas team, we cant expect Douthit to play 40 mins of play. and his not getting younger…. So I guess bringing in Slaughter or Fajardo would give them a boost… Thoss is a choice also but at 6’7 he had his troubles guarding a 7’0 Yi or a 7’4 Haddadi which is Asias best bigman. They don’t need to have 10+ points or rebound per game but to box out and give a intimidating length in the middle which really lacks each time Douthit rest.

    well we mention Haddadi and Yi but i guess we must also put El-khatib on the list..

    PF/C – Aguilar – even though im not his fan but his length, athleticism, and his given potential (sadly he dont know how to use it, or its just his not given a chance to show it). Japhet is the x factor of this GIlas team, why? of all those players Japhet is the only one i can see who can defend Haddadi, Yi, El-khatib. and with Kelly and Gabe, those highlight plays would really gives new excitement to the Filipino fans.

    SF/SG – Fonacier – Lastly the baby face assasin, he has the length, shooting touch,ball handling, and he can also give you a little help in defense (his a underrated defender, dont get me wrong). As far as i remember his the X factor on the last Gilas Team.

    reserves

    PG – Casio – i cant put him over LA or Alapag, but his here becoz i would rather choose Parks over him yet incase of injuries, if you name Clutch, well you can name Casio…..
    SF – Lutz – He can replace Dillinger in any given times depends on the match-ups, Next to James Yap his the next best Isolation player in the PBA (no offense to Caguioa but Lutz is way more bigger and quicker with his killer crossover. But like i said, Dillinger’s experience with Dribble Drive offense is more usefull…

    Keys….

    D-D-O has the tendency to be shutdown as we can see during the last time…
    Gilas crumbled becoz they cant find someone who can make plays out of the D-D-O

    So this is where J-Yap would be J-Yap……I can’t still say that J.Chan is at his level but Jeff is slowly improving on that matter, so with J-Yap tutelage, this two would really help Gilas run….Im not a J-Yap fanatic pero his ability to score through running on picks, spot up and Isolate his defender, un ung kulang ng Gilas the last time..wala silang other option puro sila drive and kick…. ehh nadepensahan si Tenorio, ayun taob ang pinas…

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ode-Enanreh/100000212534899 Ode Enanreh

    Pero kung merong FULL BLOOD FILIPINO RP-TEAM ala 80’s and 90’s ito line-up ko…

    C – Fajardo
    PF – RDO
    SF – Santos
    SG – Yap
    PG – Tenorio

    PG – Castro
    SG – Chan
    SF – Abueva
    PF – Pingris
    C – Belga
    PG – Casio
    SG – David/Fonacier

    ******pero para sakin dapat isama c Tubid….. kulang talaga nila ung Jeffrey Cariaso type of player…. who can defend the opponents best wing player…. and Tubid is close to Jeff Cariaso in my opinion…

    reserves
    C – Quinahan

    SF – Simon
    PF – Villanueva

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ode-Enanreh/100000212534899 Ode Enanreh

      malakas naman rin anu? pero hindi pwede si Coach Chot jan kasi sanay cya puro STAR players ung roster niya….

      bagay na coach jan ehh si

      coach Yeng o Coach Tim Cone (kaso d rin filipino eh hahaha)

      Coach Jong Uichico rin pala.

    • Pedro Marco

      you must define first your use of full blood… because as i can see castro, abueva and pingris are born of Filipino mothers and Foreign-blood fathers. Why make it an issue about the player’s blood when in the eyes of law they are legitimate Filipino citizens, even if naturalized. And if its an issue, then blame also other countries such as Spain (i.e. Ibaka), Russia (they have a Canadain or US point guard before) and almost all powerhouses in world basketball… They have one or two players that are not full-blood nationals of their country not even home-grown talents. And also just to stress this although you did not mention this but this is to all haters out there… height would not be an issue whether we acquire a naturalized player or not because watching from other countries such as FYR Macedonia, they have McCaleb at PG who i only 5’10 and he is their best player and highest pointer.

  • disqus_XOX2L8zf4i

    PG- CASTRO
    SG-MARK CAGUIOA
    SF- JERVY CRUZ
    PF- KELLY WILLIAMS
    CENTER- DOUTHIT

    • disqus_XOX2L8zf4i

      nice line up daig mo pa ung mga coach ah..

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Elly-Lazo/1325624762 Elly Lazo

    TO GILAS PILIPINAS FOR FIBA ASIA JOUST: FAJARDO, June Mar, DE OCAMPO, Ranidel, CASTRO, William Jason,
    ALAPAG, Jimmy, PEEK, Ali, james-yap, SIMON, Peter June, PINGRIS, Jean Marc, TENORIO, Lewis Alfred, CASIO, Joseph Evans, ABUEVA, Calvin, WILLIAMS, Kelly, LUTZ, Chris, LEE, Paul, DE OCAMPO, Yancy

  • elwin santos

    point guard-j.castro
    shooting guard-luts
    small-forward-ryan reyes
    power f- ranidel
    cen.-douthit

    arwind santos
    j.wash.
    fonacier
    alapag
    kelly
    chris tiu

    pwd kea????tingin nio?

  • Angelito Culaton

    alapag casto
    abueva fonacier
    rdo,dilinger
    norwood,james yap
    douthit fajardo
    pingris peek …..the best ito guys

  • douthit,fajardo,slaugther,agui

    douthit,fajardo,slaugther,aguilar,de ocampo,washington,williams,lassiter,luts,norwood,david,dillinger,chan,mercado,alapag,castro

  • Jumpman

    e2 pinaka ok na line up…
    c – douthit
    pf – RDO
    sf – Arwind Santos
    sg – Gabe Norwood
    pg – alex cabagnot

    reserves:
    junmar fajardo
    kelly williams
    la tenorio
    chris lutz
    dillinger
    fonacier
    japeth…. sana para mejo flexible kaya maglaro ng sf at pf…

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