Mike Myers set to beef up Jones Cup-bound Gilas squad

first_imgMike Myers. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIf things work in Gilas Pilipinas’ favor, Mike Myers will reinforce the national team which will see action in the 2017 William Jones Cup in Taiwan.Coach Chot Reyes shared the team’s plans as Gilas will use the invitational tournament, slated on late July, as the squad’s buildup for the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August.ADVERTISEMENT Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH WATCH: Firefighters rescue baby seal found in parking garage “For now, everyone that we could bring in, of course, are possible candidates. The urgent thing is for us to get an import or a naturalized player possible for the Jones Cup,” said Reyes.On Myers’ part, he welcomed the potential plans Reyes laid out for him as he relishes this rare chance to work out with the Philippine national team,“If that’s what they want me to be, I’ll be ready to play here. I’ll be ready to help and show my talent. I’ll be ready for the games and I’ll be here to help out this team,” said the 6-foot-9 forward.ADVERTISEMENT 1 dead in Cavite blast, fire Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games LATEST STORIEScenter_img World’s 50 Best Restaurants launches new drinking and dining guide Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Heart Evangelista admits she’s pregnant… with chicken MOST READ Andre Paras continues to make impact for AMA “If things materialize, we’re thinking of bringing him with us in the Jones Cup,” he said.Myers is currently TNT’s stand-in import, the KaTropa’s insurance in case Joshua Smith’s foot injury worsens through the course of the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutReyes shared that Myers’ performance in the Thursday evening practice at Meralco Gym earned him a positive feedback from the national team’s coaching staff, putting him in the list as one of the possible naturalization prospects in the future.But he made it clear that the priority is to find an import for the Gilas squad in the Jones Cup. What ‘missteps’? View commentslast_img

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