NINE players were on hand in Thursday's Gilas Pilipinas Men's evening practice at Meralco Gym.
June Mar Fajardo and Gabe Norwood led the attendance in the squad's second on-court session.
Also present were Japeth Aguilar, Marcio Lassiter, Paul Lee, Troy Rosario, Mark Barroca, Poy Erram and Roger Pogoy.
Jayson Castro is still not on hand for coach Yeng Guiao, while Scottie Thompson missed the practice session once again.
Raymond Almazan was also absent after being in Monday's practice.
The national team is buckling down on its preparations for the 2019 Fiba World Cup in August in China, where it will take on Serbia, Italy, and Angola in Group D.