The SEABA veterans that won the gold medal last May 14-18, at the 2017 Seaba U-16 championships at the Smart Araneta Coliseum include Calimag, Chiu, Cortez, Fortea, Go, Guadana, Lazaro, Lina, Tan, Padrigao and Sotto.
Hindi na 'to SEABA where the boys were taller than their Southeast Asian counterparts.
384, that the Gilas Pilipinas continues to bring pride and honor to the Filipino people and its latest gold finish marked its 8th SEABA title in a 36-game winning streak since 1996, retaining its status as king of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nation) basketball.
The national basketball squad clinched the gold medal when it routed Indonesia with a convincing 97-64 win on the last day of the tournament last May 18, sweeping the 2017 SEABA Championship with a 6-0 win-loss standing.
Group 'C' is the toughest of the preliminaries, as it comprises defending champions China, South Korea, Iran and another SEABA
We sent our best team to the SEABA
(Southeast Asian Basketball Association championship, the qualifier for the Fiba Asia) and I don't think they (opponents) did.
Belo, who also missed the 2017 SEABA
Championship, underwent an arthroscopic surgery to fix a torn meniscus on his left knee, keeping him out of action until last week.
Tolomia, meanwhile, is playing on his first SEA Games after previously helping the Philippines claim gold in the 2016 SEABA
Cup, while Cruz will be making his national team debut in an international competition.
I was watching the SEABA
Championships here, and from what I've heard and what I saw, that was their preparation for the SEA Games.