Gilas Pilipinas lineup for FIBA-Asia Championships revealed

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Gilas Pilipinas unveiled its final 12-man roster for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships.

 

MANILA, Philippines — The cast is complete.

Gilas Pilipinas has revealed the 12 players who will don the tricolors in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships next month in Manila, according to a report by Interaksyon.com.

After a thorough selection process, coach Chot Reyes picked the following cagers for the Gilas crew:

LA Tenorio

Jimmy Alapag

Larry Fonacier

Jayson Castro

Gary David

Gabe Norwood

Japeth Aguilar

Jeff Chan

Ranidel de Ocampo

Marc Pingris

June Mar Fajardo

Marcus Douthit

The final list, plucked from a 17-man selection unveiled in February, will be battling against teams in the tournament that will run from August 1 to 11 and will be handing slots to the 2013 FIBA World Cup in Spain.

Rain or Shine big man Beau Belga was the last to be cut from the team, with Reyes commending the bruiser via his Twitter account @coachot.

What do you think of the choices? Tell us in the comments section below. – Rappler.com

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