By Balitang America Staff, ABS-CBN North America Bureau
Aug. 8, 2014
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – The Gilas Pilipinas national team has entered the homestretch of its buildup for the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
After concluding a rigorous training camp in Miami, the team is now in Spain, prepping for tune-up games that will be the basis for the club’s final 12-man roster.
According to the Philippine Basketball Association’s website, Gilas will hold two-a-day practices and then compete in a pocket tournament in France against such teams as Australia, France and Turkey.
Gilas will also participate in another mini-tournament in Spain before heading to the FIBA competition on August 28.