Rosario added to Gilas pool

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By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--Make that a 26-man Gilas pool.

Troy Rosario was named the latest addition to the national team pool on Tuesday.

"After getting clearance from TNT management and the PBA board, we are hereby adding Troy Rosario to the Gilas pool," Coach Chot Reyes made the announcement on Twitter.
The six-foot-seven forward was part of the Gilas squad that played in the FIBA OQT last year, the only PBA rookie to make the lineup.

Rosario became the third KaTropa to join the Gilas pool after RR Pogoy, who was first named to the pool last year, and Jayson Castro, who was named to the pool on Sunday.

"Troy Rosario deserves to be here," said Reyes in an earlier interview.

Gilas is now gearing up for the SEABA Championship which will happen in the country on April 23-30.

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