Grateful netizens wish to see Clarkson play for Gilas again

Kaye Cabal
Grateful netizens wish to see Clarkson play for Gilas again
Even after the Korean heartbreak, Twitter users hope it won't be the last time Filipino-American NBA star Jordan Clarkson plays for the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – A familiar heartache for Filipino basketball fans.

The Philippine men’s basketball team once again fell into the hands of Korea as the powerhouse squad ended the country’s quest for a podium finish in the 2018 Asian Games men’s basketball tournament. (READ: PH falls victim to Korean curse yet again in Asian Games 2018)

Twitter users took to social media to share their gratitude to Gilas Pilipinas for a gallant stand against Asia’s best basketball teams.

After the heartbreaking loss that relegated the Philippines to the classification round of the basketball tournament, netizens turned the spotlight to Filipino-American NBA star Jordan Clarkson and thanked him for donning the Philippine colors.

Many were hopeful that this is not the last time they will see Clarkson play for the Philippines in international tournaments.

What are your thoughts about the Philippines’ performance in 2018 Asian Games men’s basketball? Let us know in the comments! –



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Kaye Cabal

Kaye Cabal leads Rappler’s Digital Communications team and has been with Rappler since 2014. Her interest in and dedication to social media grew deeper with her love and passion for Philippine sports. She is a BS Development Communication graduate of UP Los Baños.