Not that we're putting a finality to it (the tournament is only halfway done), but you can see it in each and everyone of the Gilas Pilipinas players' faces. The determination to succeed. The will to score a victory. The significance of every made and missed basket. The frustration of letting it all slip away. The pain of defeat. The joy of representing your country.
Ladies and gents, a warm round of applause for our hometown heroes.
Hit the gallery to see some of the most intense and inspired Gilas moments seen in the tournament so far. And while we're at it, go team Pilipinas!
Plus how to achieve it
This is where people are made to live their lives like rats
Will Blatche help or hurt the chances of Gilas Pilipinas?
MMDA says this campaign will not be 'ningas cogon'