Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gilas Pilipinas members wait for their luggage upon arrival in Manila Saturday. SBP PHOTOThe Philippine national men’s national basketball team arrived in the country Saturday morning following a 12-hour delay that bumped their arrival by a day.Gilas Pilipinas was originally scheduled to land in Manila Friday evening but typhoon “Ompong” forced the Nationals to endure a 12-hour layover at Dubai International Airport.ADVERTISEMENT Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum LATEST STORIES Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title According to the PBA website, the Filipinos had a game-viewing Saturday afternoon to prepare for their closed-door game against Qatar on Monday at 7:30pm at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Unable to practice Saturday, Gilas Pilipinas will return to the floor for one more training session on Sunday before game day. Head coach Yeng Guiao is also expected to name his Final 12 for the game that day.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe Filipinos are coming off an 81-73 loss to the Iranians in Tehran Thursday.The Qataris, meanwhile, flew in Friday night. They are also fresh from a 95-43 setback to Australia at home. Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Ramirez shows off improved jab to retain WBC title View comments Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gilas holds the third seed in Group F with a 4-3 record while Qatar is at the bottom with a 2-5 card.