Dwight Ramos, Thirdy Ravena lead Gilas Pilipinas pool for third window | Inquirer Sports
Close  

Dwight Ramos, Thirdy Ravena lead Gilas Pilipinas pool for third window

/ 02:43 PM June 02, 2022
Gilas Pilipinas' Thirdy Ravena and Dwight Ramos. –FIBA IMAGES

Gilas Pilipinas’ Thirdy Ravena and Dwight Ramos. –FIBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines — Dwight Ramos and Thirdy Ravena banner the Gilas Pilipinas’ training pool for the third window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers on June 30 and July 3.

Gilas team manager Butch Antonio bared the initial 18-man cut of the men’s national basketball team composed of collegiate stars.

ADVERTISEMENT

The national basketball team battles New Zealand in Auckland on June 30 and will host India at Mall of Asia Arena on July 3.

Japan B.League imports Ramos and Ravena headlined the pool, which also has naturalized center Ange Kouame and fellow cadets Will Navarro, Francis Lopez, Carl Tamayo, Geo Chiu, Dave Ildefonso, SJ Belangel, RJ Abarrientos, and Justine Baltazar.

FEATURED STORIES

NCAA rookie MVP Rhenz Abando of Letran was also called up along with UAAP champion James Spencer of University of the Philippines, La Salle incoming freshman Kevin Quiambao, and University of Santo Tomas’ Sherwin Concepcion.

UP star Ricci Rivero, Emilio Aguinaldo College’s Allen Liwag, and Caelum Harris were also part of the pool.

Antonio said the Gilas Pilipinas coaching staff may still add more players in their preparation for the third window.

“Other players may be added as deemed necessary by the national coaching staff in preparation for the game vs NZ on June 29 & India on July 3,” he said.

The men’s national basketball team will also compete in the Fiba Asia Cup in Jakarta from July 12 to 24.

RELATED STORIES

SBP takes ‘full responsibility’ for Gilas Pilipinas’ failed gold medal bid

SBP plans to bounce back but no specific plans yet outlined by national program

Get the hottest sports news straight into your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Dwight Ramos, Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifers, Gilas Pilipinas, Rhenz Abando, Thirdy Ravena
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our sports news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.