Brownlee to get SEA Games call-up, leads 27 others in Gilas pool

Justin Brownlee, the naturalized center back of Gilas Pilipinas, made his Gilas Pilipinas debut brilliantly.  –FIBA BOOTBALL

Gilas Pilipinas naturalized striker Justin Brownlee. –FIBA BOOTBALL

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) on Saturday unveiled a 28-man talent pool from which Gilas Pilipinas’ final roster tasked with winning the Southeast Asian Games basketball gold medal in Cambodia will be. arrives, and the cage governing body is ensuring that the best team will play.

Jun Mar Fajardo and Justin Brownlee lead a rich pick which president Al S. Panilio expects will fulfill the “national league’s commitment to our basketball-loving compatriots.”

They were joined by Gilas managers CJ Perez, Japeth Aguilar, Scottie Thompson, Jamie Malonzo, Roger Pogoy, Poy Erram, Calvin Oftana, Chris Newsome, Raymond Almazan, Kevin Alas and Marcio Lassiter.

Returning to the show are Chris Ross, Marcio Lassiter, Christian Standhardinger, Stanley Pringle along with Arvin Tolentino. Brandon Ganuelas-Rosser, who dressed and took home a bronze medal for his country in the 3×3 showcase, will be called up for the first time in the 5×5 event.

TNT star Mikey Williams.  –PBA IMAGES

TNT star Mikey Williams. –PBA IMAGES

Other notable firsts include defending PBA scoring champion Mikey Williams, rising star Ginebra Jeremiah Greyand the big boys of La Salle and brothers Benjamin and Michael Phillips.

Schonny Winston, Kevin Quiambao, Jerom Lastimosa and Mason Amos led the season from the amateurs, including towering AJ Edu, whose men’s team debut was postponed due to a knee injury.

“That time is upon us and we will not miss a single stone in our joint effort to regain basketball glory in our region,” Panlilio said, referring to the SEA Games defeat. before.

“What we went through after that fateful day in Hanoi, both victory and defeat in the various tournaments that followed was, in fact, also towards bringing the SEA Games gold medal back to shore. our sea.”

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