MANILA, Philippines — Dwight Ramos just isn’t frightened about his slight scoring dip in Gilas Pilipina’s fifth window sweep within the Fiba World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifier final week.
The Levanga Hokkaido star, who was averaging 14.8 factors previous to the fifth window, struggled within the Philippines’ 74-66 win over Jordan as he shot 2-of-11 from the sector, ending with 5 factors, 4 assists, 4 steals, and three rebounds however had six turnovers final Friday in Amman the place coach Chot Reyes nonetheless praised his defensive effort.
Ramos bounced again final Monday as he dropped 13 factors, 4 dimes, and three boards to guide Gilas’ 76-63 victory over Saudi Arabia in Jeddah that accomplished back-to-back highway wins.
The 24-year-old guard, although, just isn’t alarmed by his current efficiency, vowing to work exhausting when he comes again to Japan for the 2022-23 B.League season,
“No, I’m not too worried. I’ll go back to Japan, keep working, keep trying to get better,” mentioned Ramos, who was watching his girlfriend Kianna Dy throughout F2 Logistics’ match towards Akari within the PVL on Tuesday at Sensible Araneta Coliseum.
“And hopefully next window… I mean, we’re just trying to get two more wins against Lebanon and Jordan. Gonna be two tough games at home,” he added.
Dwight Ramos shares his ideas on Gilas profitable fifth window whereas watching Kianna Dy’s recreation within the PVL Strengthened Convention.
Posted by Inquirer Sports activities on Tuesday, November 15, 2022
The 6-foot-4 nationwide crew star was simply glad that his crew acquired two necessary wins on the highway to enhance their report to 5-3 in Group E.
“I think that was two good team wins. You could tell by just how balanced the scoring was,” Ramos mentioned. “Obviously, there’s still stuff we need to work on, but that comes with time and more practice. So we’re on the way up.”
Ramos, who’s averaging 13.4 factors, 6.7 rebounds, and a pair of.7 assists within the event, is trying ahead to serving to Gilas cap its Asian Qualifiers marketing campaign within the sixth window towards Lebanon and Jordan at house in February subsequent 12 months earlier than the World Cup.
He’s anticipating a jam-packed crowd at Philippine Area as the lads’s nationwide basketball crew returns to the venue for the primary time for the reason that notorious brawl versus Australia three years in the past.
“I hope so. I mean, Lebanon’s crowd was huge when we went there. So hopefully when they come here, we can show ’em, our crowd is even better,” he mentioned.
Ramos additionally mentioned that Justin Brownlee can be addition to Gilas because the Barangay Ginebra import, who’s being as a naturalized participant, is ready to seem in a Congress listening to this Friday for his citizenship bid.
“I haven’t met Justin Brownlee, but I’ve seen him play. Obviously, he’s an amazing player. So hopefully I can start playing with him. He’s obviously a good addition to the team,” Ramos mentioned.
Ramos is ready to return to Japan because the Levanga Hokkaido resume their marketing campaign within the 2022-23 B.League.
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