Gilas Cadets (Sinag Pilipinas) basketball team for 2015 SEA Games

The Philippine National Basketball Team, Gilas Pilipinas Cadets is aiming to notch its 17th gold medal in the basketball men’s event in the upcoming 2015 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games from June 5 to June 16, 2015.

The basketball competition will begin on June 9 and Gilas Cadets will try to continue their winning streak against SEA Games member-countries.

Here's a look at the final line up of Gilas Pilipinas Cadets for the 28th SEA Games:

Number Players Position Club
4 Kiefer Ravena Guard Ateneo Blue Eagles (UAAP)
5 Almond Vosotros Guard Cebuana Lhuillier Gems (PBA D-League)
6 Jiovani Jalalon Guard Arellano Chiefs(NCAA)
8 Glenn Khobuntin Forward Jumbo Plastic Linoleum Giants (PBA D-League)
9 Earl Scottie Thompson Guard Hapee Fresh Fighters (PBA D-League)
10 Norbert Torres Center Cebuana Lhuillier Gems (PBA D-League)
12 Rey Mark Belo Forward Hapee Fresh Fighters (PBA D-League)
13 Marcus Douthit Center Blackwater Elite (PBA)
14 Kevin Ferrer Forward Cebuana Lhuillier Gems (PBA D-League)
15 Rashleigh-Paolo Rivero Forward De La Salle Green Archers (UAAP)
16 Jeth Troy Rosario Forward/Center Hapee Fresh Fighters (PBA D-League)
17 Baser Amer Guard San Beda Red Lions (NCAA)
       
  Tab Baldwin Head Coach  
  Nash Racela Assistant coach  
  Jimmy Alapag Assistant coach  

Originally, Bobby “Ray” Parks Jr. was included in the lineup along with Arnold Van Opstal, but they have been replaced by Amer and Rivero due to injuries (via cnnphilippines.com).

There were reports, however, that Parks is forced to not join the team as he is set to leave for the United States to try his luck in the NBA anew (via interaksyon.com).

Philippines is in Group A along with the Malaysia, Indonesia and Timor-Leste.

The men's basketball team will kick-off their campaign against the Indonesia on June 10.


VIEW: Men's Basketball: 2015 SEA Games Schedule, Standings, Results, Scores, Live Stream
VIEW: Gilas Pilipinas Cadets 2015 SEA Games schedule, date, time, live stream, TV info and results

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