Jordan Clarkson cleared to play for Philippines in Asian Games

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first_imgPeza offers relief to ecozone firms National team head coach Yeng Guiao confirmed the development to on Tuesday.With Clarkson given the green light, Guiao said he has reinstated the Cleveland Cavaliers guard in the final 12-man lineup in place of Don Trollano.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“Our manager Butch Antonio was instructed to reinsert his (Clarkson) name in the lineup in lieu of Don Trollano,” said Guiao.It’s been a frantic sequence of events the past several days for the Philippine team especially for Don Trollano, who was in and out of the roster. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs SEA Games: Rogen Ladon enters flyweight boxing semis PLAY LIST 03:42SEA Games: Rogen Ladon enters flyweight boxing semis01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone00:56At least 25 dead in Indonesia bus plunge02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award FILE – Jordan Clarkson dunks the ball during Gilas Pilipinas practice. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIn what has been a whirlwind of events, Jordan Clarkson will play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games after all.The Fil-American Clarkson, who was initially denied clearance by the NBA, has now been given the go-signal by the league to suit up for the Philippine team in the continental games in Jakarta, Indonesia.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal MOST READ NCAA: Blazers rout Generals, end 2-game skid Trollano gave way to Clarkson when the final lineup was first announced by Guiao on Friday, but served as replacement when the NBA originally gave the former Los Angeles Laker a thumbs down on Sunday.On Monday, the TNT swingman officially replaced Clarkson in the roster, but only to be removed yet again.The Philippines plays Kazakhstan in its opening game before taking on China on August 21.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View commentslast_img

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