Despite their late preparations, Gilas Pilipinas is set to battle it out with all their hearts against their Asian rivals in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha-Hunan, China from 23 September-3 October.
Ranked number 31 in FIBA, Philippines will face the first round of play as they are bracketed in Group B with teams like Hong Kong (#69), Kuwait (#70), and Palestine.
Coach Tab Baldwin and Joseph Uichico will lead Gilas Pilipinas composed of Andray Maurice Blatche, Gabriel Daniel Norwood, Jayson William, Calvin Abueva, John Christopher Intal, Terrence Bill Romeo, Jean Marc Pingris, Matthew Allen Ganuelas, Joachim Gunther Thoss, Donaldo Hontiveros, Ranidel De Ocampo and Pauliasi Taulava.
Here is the complete schedule of Gilas Pilipinas for FIBA Asia 2015 Preliminary Round:
September 23, 2015 (Wednesday)
Gilas Philippines vs Palestine – 11:45 am (PH time)
September 24, 2015 (Thursday)
Gilas Philippines vs Hong Kong – 9:30 am (PH time)
September 25, 2015 (Friday)
Gilas Philippines vs Kuwait – 4:45 pm (PH time)
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