Kiefer Ravena won’t join Gilas Pilipinas for Fiba qualifiers fifth window

Gilas Pilipinas’ Kiefer Ravena. –FIBA BASKETBALL

MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena has begged off from playing for Gilas Pilipinas in the fifth window of the Fiba World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifier due to an emergency dental procedure.

The national team skipper bared on his Instagram that he underwent a dental procedure and will no longer play in the Philippines’ back-to-back away matches against Jordan on Thursday and Saudi Arabia on November 13.

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“Won’t be able to join the team this coming window but let’s all support Gilas against Jordan and KSA,” wrote Ravena on his Instagram story.

The 29-year-old point guard arrived from Japan last week with his younger brother, Thirdy, and joined the Gilas practice.