INFOGRAPHIC: Gilas in Spain

Infographic by Angela Salano,

Posted at Aug 27 2014 07:01 PM | Updated as of Jan 08 2016 11:16 AM

The Philippines will be competing at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball for the first time since 1978.

Gilas Pilipinas, which qualified for the Worlds by virtue of its second-place finish in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship, will be colliding against some of the toughest squads in the world.

Here's a quick look at the teams they will be facing in the preliminary round.