Guiao calls for abbreviated PBA seasons in key Fiba, Olympic windows

Previous Gilas Pilipinas mentor Yeng Guiao proposed that the PBA should diminish the quantity of gatherings during seasons when a significant global rivalry is planned.

Guiao made the proposal in Hoop Coaches International online course sorted out by Blackwater expert Ariel Vanguardia, saying that it will take care of the enduring issue of Gilas Pilipinas not having adequate time to plan for a competition.

Guiao said national groups previously, including the Gilas sides he took care of in the Asian Games and Fiba World Cup, needs to manage with short arrangements as players just as mentors can’t submit full time because of the PBA plan.

For Guiao’s situation, he batted for a one-month groundwork for the World Cup, during which time he can have the players only. His solicitation was not obliged.

Since Guiao surrendered as Gilas mentor following the last-place finish in the World Cup, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) presently can’t seem to locate a full-time supplanting with Tim Cone and Mark Dickel taking the activity on a break premise. The SBP is likewise reflecting to employ an outside mentor for Gilas.

Recruiting a full-time mentor isn’t the solution to Gilas’ hardships, Guiao stated, insofar as the players from the PBA can’t submit full time too.

Guiao said having a shorter season will go far in the arrangement of Gilas groups in rivalry.


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