#FIBAOQT Final 12: Gilas Pilipinas lineup for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Final 12: Gilas Pilipinas lineup for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Gilas Pilipinas 12-man roster is set for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

The final lineup of Philippines men's national basketball team was revealed during a TV5 special on Sunday evening, June 26.

Here's the Gilas Pilipinas 12-man Roster for 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Players Position Height Club
1 BLATCHE, Andray Center 6'11" Xinjiang Flying Tigers (CHN), CBA
2 ROMEO, Terrence Guard 6'0" Global Port (PHI), PBA
3 PARKS, Bobby Ray Guard 6'4" Texas Legends (USA), NBA D-League
6 CHAN, Jeff Guard 6'2" Rain or Shine (PHI), PBA
7 WILLIAM, Jayson Castro Guard 5'10" Tropang TNT (PHI), PBA
10 NORWOOD, Gabe (C) Guard 6'5" Rain or Shine (PHI), PBA
11 REYES, Ryan Guard 6'2" Tropang TNT (PHI), PBA
12 FAJARDO, June Mar Center 6'10" San Miguel Beermen (PHI), PBA
15 PINGRIS, Marc Forward 6'6 Star Hotshots (PHI), PBA
18 ROSARIO, Troy Center 6'7" Tropang TNT (PHI), PBA
25 AGUILAR, Japeth Forward 6'9" Barangay Ginebra (PHI), PBA
33 de OCAMPO, Ranidel Forward 6'6" Tropang TNT (PHI), PBA
Team Average Height:
  BALDWIN, Thomas Anthony Head Coach
  UICHICO, Joseph Assistant Coach
  RACELA, Raoul Cesar Assistant Coach

VIEW: 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments for Men Schedule, Results, Highlights, Stats, Scores and Updates

Video: Gilas Road to Rio: The Gilas 12 Revealed

Philippines has been grouped with France and New Zealand. Canada, Senegal and Turkey round out the six-country field for the July 5-10 tournament.

The winner of tournament will qualify to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

The 2016 Olympic Games will be held Auggust 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A total of 12 nations will compete in the Olympic men’s basketball competition.

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