The Gilas Pilipinas is set to compete in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, from August 31 to September 15.
The Philippines men's national basketball team was drawn into Group D along with Angola, Italy and Serbia.
Andray Blatche and June Mar Fajardo headlines the lineup of the Philippine Team for the Basketball World Cup. Joining Blatche and Fajardo in the lineup are Paul Lee, Japeth Aguilar, Gabe Norwood, Troy Rosario, Roger Pogoy, Raymund Almazan, Mark Barroca, Robert Bolick, CJ Perez and Kiefer Ravena.
The Gilas team is headed by a coaching staff led by Head Coach Yeng Guiao and assistants Ford Arao, Caloy Garcia and Ryan Gregorio.
Gilas Pilipinas Schedule in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup(All times are in Philippine Standard Time)
Group Phase - First Round
August 31 - 7:30 pm:
PHILIPPINES 62 - 108 ITALY
September 2 - 7:30 pm:
PHILIPPINES 67 - 126 SERBIA
September 4 - 3:30 pm:
PHILIPPINES 81 - 84 ANGOLA
The top two teams in the Group will advance to the second round, while the bottom two squads will be relegated to the classification stage.
Classification Round 17-32
September 6 - 8:00 pm:
PHILIPPINES 67 - 86 TUNISIA
September 8 - 8:00 pm:
PHILIPPINES 75 - 95 IRAN