James Harden, Tyson Chandler and Brandon Jennings will be joining Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Blake Griffin, Paul Pierce, Damian Lillard, DeMar DeRozan, Nick Johnson, and Kyle Lowry against Gilas in a send-off match for the Philippine National basketball team on July 22 and 23.
“WOW! Completing our Fibr AllStars is 1st Team All-League guard James Harden w Tyson Chandler & Brandon Jennings.Game na! #GilasLastHOMEStand,” business tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan said through his Twitter account – iamMVP.
Chot Reyes, Gilas Pilipinas head coach welcomes the said addition through his Twitter account – coachot, “Grabe,w James Harden we have a 1st team AllStar. Tyson Chandler gives them a legit Center & Brandon Jennings gives them 3 PGs to match ours.”
A 3-point shootout between Jimmy Alapag, Damian Lillard and Kyle Lowry, and slam dunk exhibition between Blake Griffin, DeMar DeRozan and Japeth Aguilar will also be featured in the said send-off charity event.
Proceeds of the said event will be going to Philippine Disaster Relief Foundation (PDRF).
Gilas Pilipinas will be competing in the FIBA World Cup this coming August in Spain.