7 days SBP, Gilas face big challenges Manilatimes |Sports
The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will its hands full as Gilas Pilipinas prepare for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers in November. FIBA recently announced that the qualifiers will be played in “mini bubble” instead of the usual home-away games. Gilas will be battling South Korea on November 27 and Thailand on November 30 inside the FIBA Bubble. SBP, however, will build a team with only Cadets and without the veteran mainstays of the national team as they’re all occupied with the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) bubble. “Obviously, preparation is first, especially because we’re gonna be working with ... more