Reyes said he will convene a coaching staff soon, with Nash Racela and Josh Reyes expected to join him.
Originally "Get you a chot." (in reference to drinking cheap whiskey)also refers to anything that one can "get" or "give" some of:("Giving the old lady a chot from behind after work.")"Getchoo a chot! They also blew their last chance when Gilas failed to win even a single game in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament held in Manila last July.Three months later, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) made the shock announcement that Reyes will resume his old position, and Baldwin –who is now also coaching the Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles – will return to his previous role of consultant. it's a long chot."variations:"I feel like chit,..MANILA, Philippines – When Chot Reyes stepped away from the national team program in 2014, Gilas Pilipinas was coming off a disappointing campaign in the Asian Games that took some of the gloss from their inspiring stint in the 2014 FIBA World Cup."I hope everybody will buy into that commitment." "That's why I like the pool system," he added.
The pool system ensures that the country can send the best team possible to each tournament – whether it is a mix of six cadets or six PBA professionals, or ten professionals or two cadets.
"(But) we will only find out if we're doing the right thing in the results." Preparation Reyes has already talked to the Gilas cadets on Tuesday, specifically telling them that they will need to join the PBA Draft in order to be part of the Gilas pool.
"Playing in the PBA is an integral part of the program.
The national team pool will now be composed of 12 Gilas cadets, along with 12 PBA players.
From this 24-man pool, Gilas squads for each tournament will be formed.
"I never applied for this job, (though) I did aspire for it," Reyes said in an interview with Sports5's Carlo Pamintuan on Tuesday.