MANILA, Philippines — Twelve players showed up to Gilas Pilipinas practice on Monday night at the Meralco Gym, with June Mar Fajardo, Roger Pogoy, and Troy Rosario still noticeably absent.
San Miguel’s Fajardo and the TNT pair of Pogoy and Rosario are coming off a hard-fought Finals series in the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, won by the Beermen in six games.
All three are expected to report to Gilas practice on Tuesday.
Present for the national team were:
- Japeth Aguilar
- Mark Barroca
- CJ Perez
- Andray Blatche
- Robert Bolick
- Beau Belga
- Gabe Norwood
- Kiefer Ravena
- Matthew Wright
- Poy Erram
- Paul Lee
- Raymond Almazan
Daily practices will continue for Gilas this week, as the FIBA Basketball World Cup draws nearer. They will also have a pair of friendly games against the visiting Adelaide 36ers on Friday and Sunday.
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