Boosted by two-time PBA Most Valuable Player Willie Miller and two-time PBA Best Import AZ Reid, this team is definitely set to rule the hoops in the ASEAN level.
This is the first time Gilas defeated Asian giants Iran since the 2011 William Jones Cup. Iran is also FIBA Asia’s defending champion.
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Hundreds of players and basketball fans alongside with VIP guests from Philippine Embassy and other community leaders witnessed the grand kickoff.
The teams which are mostly consist of comebackers from seasons 1 and 2 include Pastilan, Saturday Boyz, World Travel Hound Slashers, Bangyai Knights, Dos Ekis, Yanhee Amigos, AFT, and Salakang Gilas Thailand.
With few more days left for the Mayweather-Berto match, unsold tickets are still available in the TicketMaster and the lowest price is $125.
The Philippines amassed a total of five golds and one silver in the Asian championship.
Gilas Pilipinas faces The Netherlands on Thursday, August 20, while Estonia and Iceland on Saturday, August 22.
The Philippine karatekas ranked fifth among 20 other countries in the recently concluded Thailand Open Karate-Do Championships.
Pacman Mindanao Aguilas is the new kid in the Asean Basketball League representing the Philippines.