MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas’ latest success within the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers left no assure—not even the top teaching place at present held by Tab Baldwin.
Baldwin steered the Philippines to a sweep in the qualifiers in Clark highlighted by a pair of beautiful victories of longtime rival South Korea.
The spectacular turnout led to extra clamor for the Kiwi-American tactician to tackle the position as Gilas’ full-time mentor.
However that’s not going to be the case—at the least not but—with Baldwin, who additionally serves as Gilas’ program director, trying to consider his and the workforce’s efficiency additional after the Olympic Qualifying Match in Serbia.
“It is a program, and once more, it’s fluid. There can be ongoing choices made on what we consider SBP, myself, coach Ryan (Gregorio), what we consider is finest for this system,” mentioned Baldwin on the sports activities present The Chasedown. “So nothing is about in stone. No one has a proper to any of those positions.”
“Everyone must know that at any cut-off date, if anyone higher comes alongside, they’re gonna have the spot that you just’re sitting in at the moment. And I feel that helps us to carry out higher on a regular basis,” mentioned Baldwin, Gilas’ third coach in as many qualifying home windows of the Fiba Asia Cup after Mark Dickel and Jong Uichico.
Gilas faces stiff competitors within the OQT in opposition to powerhouse Serbia on Thursday and the Dominican Republic on Friday.
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