Chot Reyes is excited about Dwight Ramos’s return to the Gilas Training Camp.
Chot Reyes is the head coach of Gilas Pilipinas and the Philippine national basketball squad. He remains hopeful that Dwight Ramos will return to the training camp of the team soon. Reyes is confident that Ramos will be able to reintegrate into the team despite the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Ramos is a talented football player who tested positive for COVID-19. He has isolated himself and followed the protocols necessary to recover.
Ramos’s work ethic and dedication are the foundation of Reyes’s optimism. The young athlete, who has a great desire to play basketball for his country, has participated in virtual sessions to keep in shape. Ramos would be a great asset to the Gilas Pilipinas team with his basketball skills and potential contribution. His return to the training camp will undoubtedly boost the team’s success in the future. Reyes’ positive outlook reflects Ramos’s team’s unwavering faith in him, which further fuels their anticipation of his return.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 12) — Dwight Ramos could soon train with the Gilas Pilipinas national team.
A knee injury has prevented the 24-year-old from playing in recent Gilas tune-up matches in Europe.
Chot Reyes, the head coach of the team, said that the results of Ramos’ medical examination by the team doctor showed no serious injuries.
“The initial reading of our doctor from the MRI of Dwight is that there’s no significant damage so he’s good to go, just minor bone bruise and no meniscal damage. That’s pending official reading of the actual result from the official radiologist,” The veteran tactician spoke to CNN Philippines Sports Desk.
Reyes shared an update regarding the condition of Scottie Thomson, who was also in attendance. sustained a hand injury During the National Team’s Practice in Lithuania
“We already know it’s a metacarpal fracture. We need to find out now how long will it take. We’re working on a worst case scenario. It’s very unfortunate what happened to Scottie. That’s why we have a pool. We wanted to keep it open because we never really know what’s going to happen,” Gilas Coach said.
Reyes said that one positive outcome of the Gilas training camp was the rejuvenation of their frontcourt who had been battling different injuries.
“All of our bigs (June Mar Fajardo, Japeth Aguilar, AJ Edu, Ange Kouame, and Poy Erram) went into the camp recovering from injury. The good news is I think they were conditioned in the camp. They were able to get back not only into condition but also started getting into game condition,” He said.
Gilas resumes preparations for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 as it flies into China for a mini-tournament.
The FIBA World Cup takes place in the Philippines (Japan), Indonesia, and Japan from August 25 to September 10.