The book chronicles the Gilas journey to the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain and the Incheon Asian Games in South Korea.
Expecting to lose by big margins against the best of the world, the Philippines surprise the whole basketball world when it has gallantly fought toe-to-toe and almost upset higher ranked countries. The team ends with a win in the World Cup after four decades. Puso is introduce to the world stage and now won the hearts of the world audience. A shining moment for a nation that has long been saddled by corruption and natural disasters.
With its confidence after the World Cup on an all-time high, Gilas and the whole nation expects no less than a gold medal in the Asian Games. But in a sudden twist of fate, Gilas always come up short against its Asian rivals. Loses piled up and resulted to the worst basketball finish of the country in the Asian Games.A nation that is united by a momentous win is now in seeking answers after the debacle of a loss.
Gilas Pilipinas is keen on repaying the prayers of a country wishing to get back to playing in the Olympics again.
Iran team captain Nikkhah Bahrami considers the Philippines as one of the major obstacles his squad needs to overcome.