first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls After playing in Taipei, Gilas will then travel back to the Philippines and host Australia on July 2 at Philippine Arena.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations The only time Gilas get to practice is the weekly Monday sessions and even then the team isn’t complete as players are also busy with their mother teams in the PBA.“When we get to Taipei that will be the first practice we will have as a full team,” said Reyes. “And the daily practices will only last four days.”Gilas is at the second spot of Group B with a 3-1 record, half-a-game behind leader Australia, and is already qualified for the second round of the qualifiers.Reyes, though, doesn’t think want to settle with the fact that they’re already eligible for the next round.“This last window is all about improving our position in the next round so we’re not even thinking about the fact that we’re qualified,” said Reyes. “We’re thinking of moving deeper into the competition and that’s how important these next two games are.”ADVERTISEMENT Head coach Chot Reyes submitted to the fact that he won’t have a complete team and that he can’t have daily practices until the team arrives in Taipei a few days before their game against Chinese-Taipei on June 29.“I’ve already removed the word ‘preparation’ from my mind because that is already a dream for me, actually I’ve taken that word out of my vocabulary,” said Reyes in Filipino Thursday at Holiday Inn.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We’d love to have more time but the reality is we don’t afford that kind of luxury.”Reyes was in attendance during the thanksgiving dinner for the Philippine teams that competed in the Fiba 3×3 World Cup and he said that Gilas will only have daily practices starting June 25 when the team gets to Taipei. DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial View comments ‘Best of the best’ of PH volleyball assembled for Asian Games Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Gilas Pilipinas will just have to settle for what its handed as it prepares to head into the third window of the Fiba 2019 World Cup qualifiers.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READlast_img read more