Ex-Gilas skipper Japeth Aguilar returns to national duty

Japeth Aguilar during a Gilas Pilipinas stint. –FIBA PHOTO Japeth Aguilar, a pioneering member of the Gilas Pilipinas program and skipper of the last two major editions of the National Five, will be backstopping the new-look squad that plays in the Fiba (International Basketball Federation) Asia Cup Qualifiers next week. The high-leaping forward, who recently…

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Japeth Aguilar also out of Gilas Pilipinas squad for SEA Games 2023 – rezal404

FILE – Japeth Aguilar. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Already down several big names, Gilas Pilipinas will now also miss the services of Japeth Aguilar when it tries to reclaim the basketball gold in the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. “We tested Japeth yesterday (Thursday) and he’s not ready to go yet.…

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Stepping up in Japeth Aguilar’s absence leads to BPC plum for Christian Standhardinger – rezal404

Barangay Ginebra big man Christian Standhardinger. MARLO CUETO/NQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines-Christian Standhardinger acknowledged that winning the Best Player of the Conference award in the PBA Governors’ Cup would have not been possible if he was not thrust into a bigger role following Japeth Aguilar’s injury. Standhardinger was the runaway winner of the conference honor after stepping…

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