Young Gilas looking for much-needed chemistry

It’s no secret that Gilas Pilipinas won’t come in fully armed for the November window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama, Bahrain.

“The team is young and inexperienced. That’s why we’re trying to keep things as simple as possible, things that the players can comprehend,” Gilas Pilipinas coach Jong Uichico said during Thursday’s virtual press conference organized by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas.

The team will look every inch a collegiate squad, with its core composed of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) draftees who have not played a single professional outing yet: Allyn Bulanadi, Rey Suerte, Isaac Go and twins Matt and Mike Nieto. Also tapped for the squad…

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