Dwight Ramos working to be a vocal leader for Gilas


Dwight Ramos for Gilas Pilipinas. FIBA PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Dwight Ramos already proved what he can do on the basketball court for Gilas Pilipinas and now program director Tab Baldwin wants his do-it-all man to be more of a presence in the locker room.

Gilas had a slew of injuries with captain Rey Suerte, Matt Nieto, and Dave Ildefonso all going out with various blows absorbed in training.

Suerte is the obvious leader but Nieto is also a vocal figure in the team and Baldwin wants Ramos to take their place.

“With Dwight Ramos, it’s still a wish for us. He still has a personality that isn’t vocally oriented and it’s got to change. It’s a drum we’ve been beating, he’s changing slowly so it is what it is,” said Baldwin.

“He knows that’s his job.”

Ramos has averaged 12.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists,…

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