This will a beneficial tournament for the reason that most of the asian teams that join this tournament are also the teams that will be representing their countries to the FIBA Asia 2011. This will give us a glimpse of how our team can compete against Asia's best.
Here is the schedule for Smart Gilas-Pilipinas
Source : William Jones Cup Official Website
August 6 - Day 1
Philippines vs. Jordan 5:00 PM
August 7 - Day 2
Philippines vs. UAE 3:00 PM
August 9 - Day 4
Philippines vs. Korea 5:00 PM - THIS IS A RIVALRY GAME!!!
August 10 - Day 5
Philippines vs. South Africa 3:00 PM
August 11 - Day 6
Philippines vs. Japan 5:00 PM
August 12 - Day 7
Philippines vs. Malaysia 1:00 PM
August 14 - Day 8
Philippines vs. Iran 5:00 PM - ACID TEST!!!
I checked ESPN Asia's website. They will be showing the William Jones Cup on ESPN.
According to AKTV website, they will be showing the Jones Cup on Free TV!