Baldwin, Gilas bukas sa mga PBA player
BUKAS ang pintuan ng Gilas Pilipinas para sa mga manlalaro sa PBA, kung makakapaglaan sila ng sapat na oras, ayon kay coach Tab Baldwin.
“I think everyone has to realize that this is not a team, this is just a pool of players. So we select a roster when we have games facing us and confronting us. Other than that, we are a pool of players that are available for as long as they can make a time commitment that allows this coaching staff to build chemistry,” wika ni Baldwin.
“If they can’t make the time commitment, it undermines the strength of this program which is chemistry of the team. I think everything hinges on that. It hinges on the player availability to not just show up, but to give meaningful time contribution to be part of the roster. ”
Nauna ng sinabi ni Jimmy Alapag na kailangan pa rin sa Gilas ang mga PBA player kahit gaano pa kaganda ang ipinapakita ng mga bagitong manlalaro sa ngayon.
Siniguro ni Baldwin na kakailanganin ng koponan ang lahat ng talento na mayroon sa bansa upang mabuo ang pinakamalakas na Gilas para sa 2023 World Cup.
“That’s something that we have to work on at that time. So we don’t really try to open or close the door at this point in time. There’s no point in doing that. We are a national team and we need all the talent to assemble that,” ani Baldwin. (MJD)