FHM Nation, we're just a sleep away from witnessing our very own Gilas Pilipinas compete against the best in the world. Eto na mga 'tol, #PUSO!
We know that the level of competition our national squad are about to face will be as tough as nails, with Croatia, Argentina, and Greece belonging to the same bracket as ours. Heck, we even gave you a very grim preview of what to expect when we face these basketball monsters.
We trust that every Pinoy on the planet will cross their fingers every time Paul Lee or Jeff Chan tries to hit a trey. Livestream websites will crash with millions of local netizens watching the game online. But most important of all, all of social media will be flooded with Gilas-related hashtags come game time!
We appreciate the effort Dray, but you're doing it wrong
That's why we're taking the lead here at FHM HQ. You don't need to improvise your own crafty #GilasHashtag to show your support for Coach Chot and the boys, because we've already done it for you. Aside from the classics—#GilasPilipinas, #LabanPilipinas, and the undying #PUSO—we give you the other Gilas Pilipinas hashtags that'll hit the web!
Croatia boasts of five men with NBA experience. Leading the Croatian fray are Roko Ukic (Toronto Raptors), and naturalized Oliver Lafayette (Boston Celtics). But we must also be careful with Orlando Magic rookie big Dario Saric and Brooklyn Nets youngin' Bojan Bogdanovic. Balita namin magagalitin daw yun eh. Hence, this:
Croatia's also a sweet-shooting team from the perimeter, and their bigs are capable of stretching the floor with their range. It's a good thing we also have a number of shooters who can drop three-point bombs, like "El Granda" Gary David. If he explodes come game time, he will be remembered by Croatians as: