OIC Marcial reaffirms PBA’s commitment to Gilas program

first_imgRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Under the current setup forged back in 2016, all 12 PBA teams are required to lend at least two players, a veteran and a member of the cadet pool which they drafted back in the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft, which will comprise coach Chot Reyes’ Gilas roster.So far, only three teams have exceeded that two-per-team cap and have willingly allowed their players to join the national team, namely TNT (Jayson Castro, Troy Rosario, and Roger Pogoy), NLEX (Kevin Alas, Kiefer Ravena, and Fonzo Gotladera), and Rain or Shine (Gabe Norwood, Raymond Almazan, and Mike Tolomia).FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMarcial assured that the PBA will always be behind Gilas Pilipinas when coming up with the best possible Philippine team to compete in the international stage.“We are and we’ve always been all-out in our support,” he said. “I told them that I’m not here as a visitor because we’ve been partners ever since.” Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award The affable executive said that he will try his best to be in attendance for the weekly sessions.“I will try to be here every Monday as long as I don’t have a meeting to attend to. If you’ll see, we’re all happy here like friends. That’s how the PBA is to Gilas,” he said.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsoncenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Raptors’ Kyle Lowry makes $1 million donation to Villanova Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netPBA officer-in-charge Willie Marcial hinted at the possibility of having more than two representatives per team in Gilas Pilipinas  as the league continues its support for the national tea program.“The PBA is 100-percent in support of Gilas. You’ll never know, they may propose to remove the limits on the players  who can play for the national team. That’s possible,”  said Marcial on Monday as he attended Gilas’ weekly practice.ADVERTISEMENT Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals View comments MOST READlast_img read more

Continue reading