THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas included Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson of the LA Lakers in a 24-player list submitted to Fiba-Asia for the 2015 Fiba-Asia Championship.
The document signed by executive director Sonny Barrios on August 20, also had players who have indicated they are not seeing action including LA Tenorio of Ginebra and June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer.
[See SBP confirms Jordan Clarkson already a holder of Philippine passport since age 12]
Ray Parks, who is bidding to make it to the NBA, is also on the list that will be trimmed down to 12 on September 8 for the competition set September 23 to October 3 in Changsha, China.
Marc Pingris, Marcio Lassiter, Rain or Shine’s Paul Lee, and amateur standout Kiefer Ravena were likewise listed.
[See Marc Pingris makes U-turn, says he wants to join Gilas pool for Fiba Asia championship]
On the list and attending Gilas Pilipinas practices are Andray Blatche, Jimmy Alapag, Gabe Norwood, Sonny Thoss, Calvin Abueva, JC Intal, Aldrech Ramos, Jayson Castro, Troy Rosario, Matt Ganuelas-Rosser, Dondon Hontiveros, Gary David, Ranidel De Ocampo, Moala Tautuaa, Asi Taulava and Terrence Romeo.
[See June Mar Fajardo dashes hopes of Gilas return, says it's too late for him to rejoin team]