Other than the Gilas 13, Coach Chot Reyes is allowed to get one player from the 12 teams playing in the PBA for Gilas Philippines.
According to reports, Coach Reyes is allowed to borrow a player for 15 days to play for FIBA.
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas President Al Panilo believes that this arrangement between his organization and the PBA would help in creating a Philippine team that can compete in international Basketball.
This, week, coach Chot Reyes has been made coach once again of Gilas Pilippines.
His first order as head coach of Gilas is for members of Gilas Pilipinas to participate in the PBA.
Meanwhile in the world of boxing, Coach Freddie Roach admires how Sen. Manny Pacquiao balance his training and his work in the Senate.
Coach Roach said that he has never handled a boxer who can outwork himself like Sen. Pacquiao.
Pacquiao, meanwhile believes that discipline and time management allows him to simultaneously work as a boxer and Senator.
Pacquiao and his team is scheduled to fly to Los Angeles to complete his training for his fight against WBO Welterweight Champion Jessie Vargas.
Pacquiao will be fighting Vargas at Thomas & Mack Center this November 5.
(with DZRH Kristan Carag)