Scottie Thompson joins Gilas practice

Scottie Thompson joins the Gilas practice. Kennelf Monteza (file photo)
By Ivan Saldajeno

PASIG—Scottie Thompson showed up on Tuesday night and joined Gilas Pilipinas in its practice for the FIBA World Cup.

The reigning PBA Most Valuable Player joined the 10 players who attended the training session again for the second straight night, namely Thirdy and Kiefer Ravena, Ange Kouame, June Mar Fajardo, AJ Edu, CJ Perez, Japeth Aguilar, Rhenz Abando, Chris Newsome, and Poy Erram.

However, with Edu and Erram still "not 100 percent" according to coach Chot Reyes, Gilas could not do 5-on-5 drills and once again settled for individual and small group drills.

Like the previous night, Gilas' Tuesday practice at the Meralco Gym lasted just an hour.

According to Reyes, Gilas will continue training here until Friday before holding a training camp at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba City starting on Saturday.

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