FORMER PBA import and Japan naturalized player Nick Fazekas tested positive for the coronavirus.The 35-year-old Fazekas, who suited up for San Miguel Beer in the 2012 Commissioner's Cup, has been infected with the virus, according to a tweet ...
Jul 8, 2020
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FOR someone used to playing Rain or Shine's free-flowing style, Raymond Almazan admitted initially having misgivings about playing for coach Norman Black at Meralco.He didn't see himself thriving under Black's structured game.Almazan remembered telling his ...
Jun 6, 2020
DON'T be surprised to hear friends of Roger Pogoy teasing and calling him 'Bogdan.'Bogdan as in Bogdan Bogdanovic, the deadly Serbian snipper who plays for the Sacramento Kings.The TnT Katropa guard became an instant fan of the 6-foot- ...
May 27, 2020
DESPITE the fate Gilas Pilipinas suffered in the last FIBA World Cup, the national team was still accorded the appreciation it deserved in the form of a giant mural in Valenzuela City.The colorful painting shows the present and former team captains ...
Sep 13, 2019
SPAIN turned to Sergio Llull in the second overtime to turn back a tenacious Australia side, 95-88, on Friday night and reach the final of the 2019 Fiba World Cup at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center.Llull hit the three-pointer ...
Sep 13, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) accepted 'with a heavy heart' the resignation of Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao, who took over when Philippine basketball was in one of its darkest hours.SBP president Al S. Panlilio praised Guiao for ...
Sep 11, 2019
SHENZHEN, China - The first mission for the U.S. is complete: The Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics.And now the World Cup quarterfinals are the next task.Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned ...
Sep 9, 2019
GINEBERA coach Tim Cone can relate to the disappointment that Gilas Pilipinas and the rest of the country is feeling after the national team's winless campaign in the Fiba World Cup.After all, the American mentor called the shots for the ...
Sep 9, 2019
OFFICIALS of the PBA and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) are set to sit down to assess Gilas Pilipinas' campaign in the Fiba World Cup and chart the next steps for the national team program.SBP chairman emeritus Manny V. ...
Sep 9, 2019
By Paulo CanalitaTHE nail-biting outcome of the game between Team USA and Turkey at the 2019 Fiba World Cup speaks volumes about how this current group of American NBA players just isn't the cream of the crop.Even head ...
Sep 5, 2019
ATENEO Blue Eagles guard Thirdy Ravena felt nothing but total bliss after seeing brother Kiefer make waves in the courts once again at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019, following the latter's 18-month ban.At the same time, ...
Sep 5, 2019
AN 84-81 overtime loss to Angola resulted in Gilas Pilipinas bottoming out in Group D of the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.Despite Andray Blatche's best game in the tournament (23 points, 12 rebounds, four steals) and another strong ...
Sep 4, 2019
The Philippines and Angola each try to salvage what's left of their basketball pride, as they end their respective 2019 Fiba World Cup campaigns later today.Both teams were looking to get the better of their favored Group D rivals ...
Sep 4, 2019
AT least 11 players seeing action in the FIBA World Cup in China have been lined-up for the East Asia Super League Terrific 12 slater in Macau two weeks from now.Guo Ailun, the starting shooting guard of China, is part ...
Sep 3, 2019
RUDY Gobert didn't mince words on Fiba's ill-timed drug test, saying basketball's governing body showed "no respect for the player's recovery time" in a tweet.Just hours after the Utah Jazz center and ...
Sep 3, 2019
POLAND frustrated host China, 79-76, in overtime on Monday night at the LeSports Center to advance to the second round of the Fiba World Cup.Shooting guard Mateusz Ponitka spearheaded the attack with 25 points, nine boards, and three assists, while ...
Sep 2, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - Serbia coach Sasha Djordjevic minced no words when he expressed his displeasure over a hard foul by Gilas Pilipinas guard Paul Lee on one of his players in a 126-67 victory in the 2019 Fiba World Cup.Djordjevic immediately ...
Sep 2, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - A courageous Gilas Pilipinas stand slowly fell apart in the face of a sharp and methodical attack by powerhouse Serbia, ending the Philippines' dream of making it past the group stage of the Fiba World Cup for the first time. ...
Sep 2, 2019
SHANGHAI - Will Voigt epitomizes how basketball is a global game.The coach of Angola's national team at this World Cup speaks no fewer than six languages and doesn't regularly get his mail because he's hardly ever ...
Sep 2, 2019
ITALY clinched a spot to the next round as it clobbered Angola, 92-61, on Monday in the Fiba World Cup at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Arena in China.Picking up from where they left off after a 108-62 ...
Sep 2, 2019
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