Jordan Clarkson in person and wearing a Gilas Pilipinas uniform costs P10,000 from the seat closest to him.
This basketball-crazy country can’t wait to see the Utah Jazz star play at home on August 29. Team PH and Saudi Arabia match are sure to be a big draw. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas has set reasonable prices for the OKBet Fiba (International Basketball Federation) World Cup Qualifying match.
Gallery tickets will cost only P100 each, but a Patron A seat will cost P10,000, and a Patron ticket will cost only P5,000. Each premium lower box seat will cost P1,500, while a standard lower seat will cost P1,000.
Clarkson, now a full-fledged star in the National Basketball Association (NBA). It will lead a Philippine team that includes stars from the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), stars who play in Japan, and 7-foot-3 center Kai Sotto.
Firm PBA rule
People with limited funds can still see the Filipino-American cager with the Nationals if they buy P250 upper box seats.
Clarkson won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award two years ago. He will also play for Gilas on August 25 in Beirut against Lebanon. In which came in second place at the Fiba Asia Cup.
The PBA also said on Monday that it would stick to a previous decision about Gilas Pilipinas calling up pros, no matter what the player wants.
He told the Inquirer over the phone, “We’ve already agreed—me, the PBA board, and coach Chot [Reyes]—that Gilas can only take players from teams that aren’t in the PBA Finals.”
Because the Tropang Giga is already in the Philippine Cup Finals. Which will start at the earliest on Friday, no TNT player will train with the talent pool. On Wednesday, Meralco and San Miguel Beer will fight over the second spot in the title series.
If the Beermen make it to the Finals, players like June Mar Fajardo, CJ Perez, and Chris Newsome will be out.
Gilas started camp on Monday night at the Meralco gym. Sotto and Clarkson expect to arrive by plane on Thursday and Friday, respectively.
Jordan Clarkson is very excited to go for Gilas
The games will be against Lebanon in Beirut on August 25, 2022, and Saudi Arabia in Manila at the SM MOA on August 29, 2022.
When they play Lebanon in their first game of the window. It will be a big game because they played each other in the Group Phase of the Asia Cup 2022, where Lebanon moved to the Final.
Clarkson has already played for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games, so this could be his first FIBA game. During the tournament, the star point guard scored 26.0 points, grabbed 6.5 rebounds, and gave out 5.5 assists on average per game.
“He is very eager to get going. That’s why we like him so much. It is also a call to our “locals”: NBA player Jordan is very excited about playing for our country. I hope the local people we work with are just as excited. “During a recent PSA forum, Sonny Barrios, the Executive Director and Spokesperson for SBP, said this.
Sotto, who has never been to the Asian Qualifiers before, is likely to join Clarkson. During the OKBet Basketball FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers. and the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade. The 20-year-old center was an essential part of Gilas.
In the official SBP release, Barrios said, “We are glad to have Kai join the Gilas and thank him for responding to the call to play for flag and country in the August Qualifiers.”
In the PSA forum, Barrios also said that Kiefer Ravena, Thirdy Ravena, Bobby Ray Parks, Francis Lopez, Carl Tamayo, Kevin Quiambao, and Dwight Ramos would be in the first pool for Window 4.