FIBA World Cup Ambassador Luis Scola (left) holds up the name of the Philippines automatically slotted in Group A during the 2023 FIBA World Cup Draw as former NBA star Dirk Nowitzki looks on at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Saturday. Gilas Pilipinas will be competing against Italy, the Dominican Republic and Angola in Group A in the first round of the group stages of the FIBA World Cup 2023 this coming August.

Originally published on ABS CBN News.