Andray Blatche is one of the key players to watch out for in the coming FIBA World Cup 2019 in China.
This is after the 6'11” Blatche delivered an average of 16 points in the eight games he played during the qualifying stage.
Official FIBA statistical rankings have put Blatche at no. 20 in scoring after he helped steer the Philippines to a seat in the World Cup.
So far, Ra GunA, naturalized player of Korea is the no.1 top-scoring standout of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers with his average of 26.7 points.
Dar Tucker, who plays for Jordan, is at no. 2 with his norm of 21.8 points, followed by Ike Diogu of Nigeria (15.5 points).
GunA, a 30-year-old combo guard, can score from any angles against any opponent as he was a big help for Korea in the second round.
Makoto Hiejima of Japan is ranked no. 4 with a total of 166 points and an average of 13.8 points per game.
Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao said he is looking into the possibility of having Filipino-American Remy Martin join the national squad.
Martin is an Arizona State Sun Devils' standout and has played in the Division 1 of the US NCAA, where he averaged 13.5 points, 5.2 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 1.3 steals.