The 17-man training pool of the Smart Gilas Pilipinas have already held their first-ever training session at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City. The training session was attended with 15 PBA players recently named by Head Coach Chot Reyes together with naturalized center Marcus Douthit and cadet player Greg Slaughter.
The two-hour work out were participated by LA Tenorio, Gary David, Japeth Aguilar, Marc Pingris, June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood, Sonny Thoss, Jimmy Alapag, Jayson Castro, Jared Dillinger, Larry Fonacier, Kelly Williams, Ryan Reyes and Ranidel de Ocampo. Only Rain or Shine guard Jeff Chan did not participate because he suffered from an injured left hand.
The first training session of the Smart Gilas Pilipinas was also attended by SBP President and top patron Manny V. Pangilinan, SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios, and other officials of the MVP Group of Companies.
Here’s the video of the Smart Gilas Pilipinas Training Session: