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:
Ranidel de Ocampo
June Mar Fajardo
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.
Beau Belga: the ultimate professional. Tough to tell him. But in the end he understood whats best for the team. Dakila ka @bigboybelga30— Chot Reyes (@coachot) July 11, 2013
What do you think of the choices? Tell us in the comments section below. – Rappler.com