(UPDATE) WHILE attending to Gilas Pilipinas' gold medal redemption bid in the Southeast Asian Games, national coach Chot Reyes is also working double time in ensuring the Philippines gets the much-needed size in their 2023 FIBA World Cup buildup slated this late August.

Reyes said getting the needed big men for Gilas is foremost in his mind, noting that the Philippines' group mates in the FIBA World Cup led by world No. 10 Italy, Dominican Republic and Angola all have the size to contend with.

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