BRIGHT Akhuetie's return to the Philippines may very well have him wearing green and white.The 6-foot-8 big was named to the Nigerian national team pool set to see action in the 2023 FIBA World Cup African Qualifiers ...
Nov 23, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas' plans have been pushed back to next year as the Philippines will host another bubble come February 2022.Fiba made the adjustments for the first two windows of the 2023 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers owing to the continued ...
Oct 13, 2021
CHICAGO - Like a moonstruck teenager nursing a puppy love, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is determined to pursue a long-term relationship with Jordan Clarkson.The naked obsession was laid bare once again when the federation president, Al Panlilio, told Radyo ...
Sep 7, 2021
BEING exposed to various kinds of play in enemy territory is the best thing to happen to Gilas Pilipinas in its fourth place finish in the King Abdullah Cup, says Tab Baldwin."I think that we saw different types of basketball. We ...
Aug 14, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin is meeting with the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) to lay out plans for the national squad for the rest of the year."We're moving towards a meeting with management where we will try to ...
Aug 14, 2021
IN a perfect world, the youthful Gilas Pilipinas pool that coach Tab Baldwin currently has will stay together all the way to the 2023 Fiba World Cup.It's an idea which further gained traction following the national team's ...
Jun 25, 2021
BASKETBALL legend Ramon Fernandez believes keeping the young core of the Gilas Pilipinas team will be to the benefit of the country's campaign in the Fiba World Cup two years from now.Not that he's disregarding the significant help PBA ...
Jun 22, 2021
IF Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin will have his way, there's no question that he will always go for the best players in the country when preparing for major international competitions like the Fiba Olympic Qualifying ...
Apr 29, 2021
VETERAN coach Norman Black emerged from the last Gilas Pilipinas bubble upbeat about the short- and long-term prospects of teen prodigy Kai Sotto - and encouraged by what the future holds for the national team with him around."He's actually ...
Feb 28, 2021
A BEATING heart for basketball is the main driving point as Fiba unveiled the official logo for the 2023 Fiba World Cup on Friday.The global hoops conclave, to be jointly hosted by the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia, kickstarts its #DontMissABeat campaign ...
Dec 4, 2020
VETERAN international coach Rajko Toroman believes the future is bright for Philippine basketball especially after witnessing how a youth-laden Gilas cadets team manhandled Thailand in the Fiba Asia Cup Qualifying second window over the weekend.Without stating the obvious, Toroman said ...
Dec 1, 2020
STARS as they may be for their respective teams, the young players composing the Gilas Pilipinas pool will have to play as one team once it plays in the upcoming November window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.It's ...
Nov 21, 2020
IT'S never too early for Gilas Pilipinas to prepare for the 2023 Fiba World Cup. After all, it's one the country is co-hosting. Therefore the national team should put its best foot forward in front of the home crowd. ...
Jul 25, 2020
BECAUSE of him, MVP means much more for Philippine basketball fans.It no longer points solely to a tournament's Most Valuable Player, but also to its most valuable patron.As Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan ...
Jul 14, 2020
GREG Slaughter's desire to play for Gilas Pilipinas at the 2023 FIBA World Cup is a welcome development for the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP).Butch Antonio, the SBP director for operations, said the 7-foot Slaughter will be a ...
Jul 8, 2020
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GREG Slaughter has his eyes set on playing an integral part for the Gilas Pilipinas side that will compete in the FIBA Basketball World Cup come 2023.The former Ginebra big man also said he is open to a return to the ...
Jul 3, 2020
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