4 PBA players has been tapped by Coach Rajko Toroman to reinforce Smart Gilas in the FIBA-Asia Championships (Olympic Qualifier) in Wuhan, China in September 2011.
– Kelly Williams (Talk N Text)
6’7″ Power Forward – Can help in Rebounding and Defense
– Jimmy Alapag (Talk N Text)
5’9″ Point Guard – Can handle the ball and added outside threat
– Asi Taulava (Meralco)
6’9″ Center – Can help in rebounding, hustle and experience
– Dondon Hontiveros (Air 21)
6’2″ Shooting Guard – Outside threat specially from three
Although the 4 players will surely have a big impact with Smart Gilas, I think Dondon Hontiveros will make the most impact because Smart Gilas is lacking outside shooters and one way to defeat the taller and more experienced foreign national teams is shooting well from the outside.