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2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

Greg Slaughter absent as Gilas resumes practice


Twenty-four hours after Gilas Pilipinas absorbed an 88-92 loss to Kazakhstan, the Filipinos returned to the hardcourt of the SM Mall of Asia Arena.

Eleven players from the squad against Kazakhstan returned to practice – namely Stanley Pringle, June Mar Fajardo, Marcio Lassiter, LA Tenorio, Gabe Norwood, Scottie Thompson, Matthew Wright, Japeth Aguilar, JP Erram, Alex Cabagnot, and Beau Belga.

Greg Slaughter was noticeably absent.

Slaughter went scoreless in 4:55 minutes of action against the Kazakhs, while grabbing just one rebound.

Joining the practice are Arwind Santos, Paul Lee, Ricci Rivero, Troy Rosario, Jayson Castro, and Christian Standhardinger

The team held a film session first before they began training.

Gilas (5-4) will face Iran (6-3) on Monday at the same venue.

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