Despite an injury that sidelined him last week, Troy Rosario was back in practice for Gilas Pilipinas on Tuesday at the Meralco Gym.
Rosario suffered a horrendous fall last Wednesday that forced him to sit out TNT's game against Barangay Ginebra.
The versatile forward, however was, in training gear for Tuesday's practice and even participated in the drills.
Aside from Rosario, the original Gilas pool set to compete for the upcoming second window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers was in full force.
Kevin Alas, Matthew Wright, Jio Jalalon, Gabe Norwood, Japeth Aguilar, Roger Pogoy, Allein Maliksi, Carl Bryan Cruz, Calvin Abueva, June Mar Fajardo and Jayson Castro were all in attendance, including Andray Blatche, who participated in his second team practice.
Kiefer Ravena was in street clothes as well Mac Belo, who was out due to a nagging leg injury.
From the 23 for 2023 pool, CJ Perez, Arvin Tolentino, and Kenneth Tuffin took part in the drills. Robert Bolick visited practice but only watched from the sidelines.
Ramping up their preparations for their games against Australia and Japan, Gilas once again played against foreign big men to simulate their opponents' size and strength.
Gilas is scheduled to leave for Australia on February 19.