JERICHO Cruz finally gets his chance to see action in an international competition, albeit for a different nation.The NLEX guard has been enlisted in the 24-man pool of the Guam national basketball team for the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers. ...
2 days ago
MARC Pingris was at a loss when Tab Baldwin, in a chance encounter at the airport, told him that they should talk soon."Kakausapin niya daw ako soon," Pingris said.Fast forward to now and that talk finally had some semblance of ...
2 days ago
ATENEO slotman Ange Kouame is being eyed to be a part of the naturalized players pool as Gilas Pilipinas starts the process of forming a new core in the buildup for the 2023 Fiba World Cup.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) vice- ...
4 days ago
TYLER Lamb and Moses Morgan lead the 15-man pool of Thailand for the first window of the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers next month.Lamb and Morgan, both Thai-Americans, are candidates for the final roster to be selected by by the ...
Jan 17, 2020
REY Suerte and Jaydee Tungcab vow to work harder after being included in the Gilas Pilipinas pool, both eager to show they can be relied upon on defense and other facets of the game."Gagawin ko lahat ng makakaya ko, magiging role ...
Jan 17, 2020
FIVE years in the making.That's how Thirdy Ravena sees his upcoming team-up with brother Kiefer after the siblings were both included in the 24-man Gilas Pilipinas pool for the February window of the 2019 Fiba Asia Cup ...
Jan 16, 2020
HAS Gilas Pilipinas found its coach? Officials from Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) hasn't made any announcement yet, but it seems like Fiba's official website has already beaten it to the draw.TNT active consultant Mark Dickel and ...
Jan 14, 2020
LUCENA CITY - One of pillars of Gilas Pilipinas for many years now is curiously not included in the national pool for the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers.Big man June Mar Fajardo's name was nowhere to be found in the 24- ...
Jan 10, 2020
A HIGH-RANKING official of the Indonesia national basketball team confirmed it is now in the process of naturalizing Denzel Bowles.Indonesia basketball team manager Fareza Tamrella told Mainbasket Bowles will come to the country in September to join the national squad. ...
Jul 26, 2019
THE Gilas Pilipinas women's team makes a historic stint in the annual Jones Cup.The core of the national team along with four Fil-Am players will banner the country's campaign in the 41st staging of the meet to be ...
Jul 10, 2019
NEW Indonesia coach Rajko Toroman said it will still be difficult to dethrone the Philippines in the Southeast Asian Games and the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers even with him at the helm.Toroman was recently tapped to coach Indonesia for two years ...
Jun 26, 2019
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio expressed confidence Gilas Pilipinas will be able to secure a spot in the Fiba Asia Cup once the qualification begins later this year.The Philippines is bracketed in Group A with Korea, Thailand, and ...
Jun 11, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas is bracketed in Group A with Korea and Southeast Asian neighbors Thailand and Indonesia in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.Gilas will be competing against its Asian rival for many years as well as those in Southeast Asia in ...
Jun 8, 2019
THAILAND took control early and held off Gilas Pilipinas Men's 3x3, 14-11, in the 2019 Fiba 3x3 Asia Cup on Wednesday at Changsha, China.The young Filipino squad bannered by Ricci Rivero, fell behind early as the Thais grabbed ...
May 22, 2019
DAVE Ildefonso is upbeat about wearing the national team jersey again after three years as he and the under-18 basketball team compete in the FIBA U-18 Asia Championship in Thailand from Sunday to August 11.Ildefonso is returning to Batang ...
Aug 4, 2018
PBA
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger made himself available for the coming PBA Rookie Draft and lined himself as possible top pick in the Oct. 29 event.Standhardinger, 27, filed his application right on the deadline set for Fil-foreign players to submit their papers before ...
Sep 4, 2017
PBA
ANTIPOLO CITY - Jayson Castro refused to blame wear and tear for his lackluster showing in TnT Katropa's 112-119 loss to Globalport on Friday night in the PBA Governors Cup at the Ynares Center here.The veteran playmaker finished with 15 ...
Sep 1, 2017
PBA
THE immediate need for a warm body compelled Roger Pogoy to suit up and play as TnT Katropa resumed its PBA Governors Cup campaign on Friday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Never mind if he hasn't had a decent rest from ...
Aug 25, 2017
DONDON Hontiveros believes South Korea had no extra motivation in beating Gilas Pilipinas, saying the Philippines' perennial continental rivals prepared the same way they did against any team in the Fiba Asia Cup.The Koreans asserted their mastery of the Filipino dribblers ...
Aug 23, 2017
MARC Pingris refused to believe that South Korea's stunning 118-86 win over Gilas Pilipinas in the FIba Asia Cup was purely due to luck, saying payback and playing style factored in the South Koreans' near-flawless performance that denied the ...
Aug 22, 2017
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