MANILA, Philippines-Gilas Pilipinas battles Angola next in the 2023 Fiba World Cup, and national coach Chot Reyes is the first to warn against taking the lower-ranked Black Antelopes lightly.
“They’re tough. I’ve always thought that Angola’s a very high-quality, top-tier team,” he told reporters during a media availability after practice at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City Saturday night.
“We’re not overlooking them at all. We’re really, really preparing. We knew, whatever happened (against the Dominican Republic) last (Sunday) night, we’ll be in for a battle against Angola,” he added.
Angola is ranked No. 41 on the global ladder, a shade under No. 40-ranked Gilas Pilipina…
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