Roger Pogoy replaces Scottie Thompson in Gilas lineup vs Kazakhstan | Inquirer Sports

Roger Pogoy replaces Scottie Thompson in Gilas lineup vs Kazakhstan

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 09:02 PM February 23, 2019

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/

Roger Pogoy will officially make his return to the Philippine team on Sunday in a must-win duel against Kazakhstan in the sixth window of the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers.

Pogoy missed Gilas Pilipinas’ last five games due to suspension for his participation in the brawl against Australia last July.


The TNT swingman replaced Barangay Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson in the 12-man lineup.

Andray Blatche, Jayson Castro, June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood, Japeth Aguilar, Poy Erram, Mark Barroca, Marcio Lassiter, Paul Lee, Troy Rosario and Thirdy Ravena.


Gilas is coming off a rousing 84-46 win over Qatar on Friday.

Blatche led the way with 17 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and two blocks.

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