MANILA, Philippines – National team coach Chot Reyes announced Gilas Pilipinas’ final roster for the Asian Games which will take place in Incheon, South Korea in September.
Reyes, who is overseeing Gilas Pilipinas training in Spain, bared the final line-up through his Twitter account.
The 12 players are: Gilas veterans Jayson Castro, LA Tenorio, Gary David, Jeff Chan, Gabe Norwood, Marc Pingris, Ranidel de Ocampo, Japeth Aguilar and June Mar Fajardo; plus recent additions Paul Lee, Jared Dillinger and naturalized player Andray Blatche.
Gilas Pilipinas’ Asian Games stint will immediately take place after their games at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball in Spain.
Prior the announcement, Reyes has already made his intention to steer the team to a gold medal finish in the Incheon meet.
“The goal is to win the gold. That’s our marching order from Mr. MVP (Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Manny V. Pangilinan),” said Reyes in the PBA website.