And rightfully so. Ramos, a giant guard plying his wares abroad, was simply the boys’s basketball team’s most effective participant all through the Fiba Asia Cup Qualifiers and the February window of the World Cup Qualifiers right here.
In an Instagram publish, nationwide coach Chot Reyes defined the rationale behind Ramos’ absence from the ultimate roster for the thirty first Southeast Asian Video games.
The Gilas mentor additionally defined that high-leaping ahead Japeth Aguilar could be lacking the biennial meet because of the leg drawback he sustained throughout Barangay Ginebra’s run-up to the Governors’ Cup final month.
“Japeth’s calf … remains to be not 100%,” he went on.
Earlier, Reyes instructed the Inquirer that Robert Bolick will even miss the regional sporting occasion to are inclined to his ailing father in america, thus paving the way in which to the addition of Kiefer Ravena.
Ravena thus stands on the doorstep of a document sixth gold medal within the SEA Video games.
With Ramos and Bolick unavailable, Ravena very effectively plugs that gap in Gilas Pilipinas’ playmaking spot.
At Gilas, he reunites together with his brother Thirdy, whom he performed alongside with in earlier Fiba qualifying home windows. The older Ravena additionally will get to rejoin together with his NLEX teammate Kevin Alas.
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