Rain Or Shine star guard Paul Lee was taking a much-deserved retreat in Boracay with his family the day after his team suffered a heartbreaking loss to San Mig Super Coffee in the finals of the PLDT-myDSL PBA Philippine Cup when he learned of his inclusion in the 17-man training pool for the Philippine National Men’s team, known as Gilas Pilipinas, to the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain this year.
“I can’t express how happy I was when I got the news. I was having a short vacation with my family in Boracay. I still felt down because of our loss in the finals. But then, Coach Aboy (Castro) called me and told me about the good news,” said an ecstatic Lee moments after Gilas’ first practice on Monday at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City. The former University of the East ace playmaker admitted that he read in the Internet that he was being considered in the pool but did not take the news seriously until a team official got in touch with him. Castro, the Gilas team manager, madeRead More »from Paul Lee ecstatic about joining Gilas pool