Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes has assured nine players a slot in the Philippine National Basketball Team participating in the 2017 South East Asian Basketball Associations Championships.
Reyes assured naturalized player Andray Blatche, June Mar Fajardo, Japeth Aguilar, Calvin Abueva, Raymond Almazan, Allein Maliksi, Troy Rosario, Jayson Castro, and Terrence Romeo a position in the Gilas Pilipinas..
Meanwhile, Reyes is finding it difficult to choose the three basketball players that will complete the line-up of Gilas.
However, the veteran coach promised thatm before the three-leg 2017 PBA All-Star Series finishes, he would announce the other three players that would complete the National team.
In order to win the 2017 SEABA Championships, Gilas will be facing other Asian basketball teams this May 12-18 in Metro Manila.