In Jakarta, Indonesia on Friday, Yeng Guiao, head coach, declared the last program of the Philippine ball group set to contend in the 2018 Asian Games. Containing the group are Rain or Shine players Gabe Norwood, Chris Tiu, Beau Belga, James Yap, Maverick Ahanmisi, and Raymond Almazan, Magnolia's Paul Lee, San Miguel's Christian Standhardinger, Blackwater's JP Erram, NorthPort's Stanley Pringle and NLEX's Asi Taulava.
Filipino-American Jordan Clarkson, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA, is additionally part of the 12-man lineup. Be that as it may, as of posting, ESPN5 is as yet endeavoring to get data if Clarkson has gotten freedom from the NBA and if the Asian Games arranging advisory group has esteemed him qualified to play.
"We put Jordan there since we need to ensure there's an opening for him", Guiao disclosed to journalists after their training.
"Regardless we're dealing with the prerequisites, strategies and the licenses. SBP [Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas] authorities and other concerned individuals are endeavoring to attempt and motivate him to play for the group".
Dynamite's Don Trollano and Gilas cadets Ricci Rivero and Kobe Paras neglected to make the cut. The national squad, which will leave for Indonesia on Sunday, will contend in Group D against China and Kazakhstan.
The Philippines plays Kazakhstan on August 16th at 11 in the morning (Manila time) before confronting China on August 21st at 5 in the afternoon.