The Philipine national basketball team Gilas Pilipinas road to the Rio Olympics will be determined here in Manila as the qualifying tournament will start on July 5, 2016.
With the high expectation from the Filipino fans around the world, Gilas Pilipinas will have the homecourt advantage to motivate themselves to win. Coach Tab Baldwin has already selected 12-man roster that will play in the event led by naturalized bigman Andray Blatche, Jayson Castro and June Mar Fajardo.
Here are the rest of the 12-man lineup that will be utilize in this week’s tourament:
Ranidel De Ocampo
All the games will be played at the Mall of Asia Arena starting on July 5 to July 10.
2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament Manila Schedule
6:30pm – Turkey vs Canada
9:00pm – France vs Philippines
6:30pm – Canada vs Senegal
9:00pm – Philippines vs New Zealand
6:30pm – Senegal vs Turkey
9:00pm – New Zealand vs France
6:30pm – Semifinals 1
9:00pm – Semifinals 2
8:30pm – Finals
Games will be shown Live on TV5 for PH users.