THIRDY Ravena showed up for Team Pilipinas practice, its second in preparation for the sixth and final window of the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers.
Ravena was present in Thursday’s night’s practice at the Meralco Gym, formalizing his way into the national pool for the road matches of Gilas Pilipinas on February 21 and 24 against Qatar and Kazakhstan respectively.
With his presence, Ravena officially becomes the 15th member of the pool for the crucial matches of the Philippines in the World Cup qualifiers.
Also present in Team Pilipinas practice, its second this week, are June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood, Poy Erram, Jayson Castro, Marcio Lassiter, Paul Lee, Mark Barroca, RR Pogoy, and Scottie Thompson.
Despite nursing injuries, Raymond Almazan and Troy Rosario were present to join the team’s training.
Christian Standhardinger and Japeth Aguilar were not around for Thursday’s practice, while Andray Blatche is slated to return to the team on February 1.