RICCI Rivero led the 12 players who attended the second practice of the Gilas Pilipinas cadets of the 2023 Fiba World Cup pool on Wednesday at the Meralco Gym.
Rivero was joined by his brother Prince as well as collegiate stars CJ Perez of Lyceum, and JJay Alejandro of National University in the team preparing to see action in the Filoil Premier Cup.
Also in attendance were the University of the Philippines trio of Paul Desiderio, Juan Gomez de Liano and Will Gozum, Letran's Jeo Ambohot, Far Eastern University's Arvin Tolentino and Kenneth Tuffin, San Beda's JV Mocon and Ateneo's Vince Tolentino.
Kobe Paras, who earlier announced his intentions to return to the country, will reportedly be training with the squad this weekend. He's also set to be a part of the lineup for the summer tournament.