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Gilas faces tall order in Jones Cup

Gilas faces tall order in Jones Cup

Familiar figures and fresh faces stand in the way of Gilas Pilipinas national team’s title drive in the William Jones Cup which tips off on July 15 at the Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall in Taiwan.

For the first time since colliding in the FIBA Asia Championship in China, Asian powerhouse Iran and Gilas Pilipinas will clash in a lighter setting as the two teams play in a pair of friendly matches in preparation for their participation in this year’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT).

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Iran’s Haddadi in the PBA?

Is there a possibility the likes of Iran’s Hamed Haddadi and Samad Nikkah Bahrami, Korea’s Moon Tae-Jong and Cho Sung Min, or Taiwan’s Tseng Wen-Ting and Lin Chih Chieh could play in the PBA starting next season?

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