Manila, Philippine-Natural Center Ange Ange Koume, Dwight Ramos and Kifar Ravenna will lead the Gilas Pilipinas in their tune-up games against South Korea.
Samahang Basketball NG Pilipinas announced the 12-person Philippine lineup for the exhibition games to be held on Sunday, June 17 and 18 at Anang Gymnasium in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
The trio will be joined by University of the Philippines star Carl Tamayo, Atenio’s Dave Ildefenso, SJ Belenzel and Geo Chiu, Far Eastern University guards RJ Abriantos, Francis Lopez and Will Navarro.
Newcomers Rhenz Abando, the ruling NCAA MVP from Letran, and Kevin Cuambao have also joined the team.
The games are part of the making of glass for the upcoming third window of the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.
The last time the Philippines and South Korea met was in the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers in June 2021, when the nationals swept the tournament by beating their opponents twice.
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