AP Manlapaz has come a long way from that gangly kid who first made waves for posterizing Kai Sotto in a high school preseason game.So much so that coach Franz Pumaren heaped praises on him and even considered him as the ...
Oct 12, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas coach Tim Cone apologized to the amateur standouts and some of the young PBA players who were not made part of the 15-man pool he formed for the Gilas Pilipinas campaign in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The veteran ...
Sep 26, 2019
KAI Sotto is not yet done with his growth spurt.The 17-year-old prodigy has apparently grown another inch, according to an Instagram post by East WestPrivate, the sports agency that handles Sotto.@kzsotto Kai grew an extra inch. @p3sportscience P3 ...
Aug 13, 2019
Prodigies are built for the now. What's great about them is that their gifts never go unnoticed for long. When they manifest before our very eyes, our minds begin to dream big and we get a clearer sense of what the ...
Aug 7, 2019
AUSTRALIA dealt Gilas Pilipinas Youth a masterful 82-60 beatdown in the classification phase of the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup on Friday at Heraklion University Sports Hall in Greece.Samson Froling got the gears running for an 11-0 start ...
Jul 5, 2019
WORLD No. 4 Serbia was just too much for Gilas Pilipinas Youth, running away with a 87-60 win at the start of the knockout stages of the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup at Heraklion Indoor Sports Arena early Thursday morning ( ...
Jul 3, 2019
HOPE springs eternal for Gilas Pilipinas Youth heading to the knockout phase of the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece.Coach Sandy Arespacochaga said his boys remains resolute despite dropping all of their three assignments in the group stages." ...
Jul 3, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas Youth was dealt with a 92-64 walloping at the hands of Russia on Wednesday (Manila time) at Heraklion University Sports Hall in Greece in the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup.Not even huge efforts from Kai Sotto and ...
Jul 2, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas Youth's fearless fightback fell short, losing to world No. 9 Argentina, 77-72, in the Fiba Under-19 World Cup on Monday (Manila time) at Heraklion University Sports Hall in Greece.Lucas Reyes was the biggest thorn in ...
Jul 1, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas Youth suffered an 85-69 loss to Greece in its opening game in the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Championship early Sunday morning (Manila time) at the Heraklion Indoor Sports Arena.The Greeks took charge in the second half and ...
Jun 29, 2019
KAI Sotto and AJ Edu banner the tallest national youth team in history with the 12-man roster all set for Gilas Pilipinas Youth in the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup.Sotto, the 7-foot-2 UAAP Season 81 Juniors MVP ...
Jun 28, 2019
KAI Sotto led Gilas Pilipinas Youth to a 79-54 win over Al Rayyan on Monday in the first of its two tuneup games in Doha in preparation for the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup.The 7-foot-2 Sotto pumped ...
Jun 24, 2019
KAI Sotto believes that there's still much to be learned for Gilas Pilipinas Youth before heading into battle in the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup.One of those is composure."Kailangan pa namin ipakita yung composure namin pag nape- ...
Jun 21, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas Youth is heading to its overseas training with a gritty victory over pesky Far Eastern University, 67-66, in the squad's final tuneup game Thursday at Meralco Gym.Kai Sotto scored 14 points, while frontcourt partner AJ Edu ...
Jun 20, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas U19 team manager Andrew Teh is tempering expectations for the highly-touted national youth team for the Fiba U19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece.The Philippines sees action in the June 29 to July 7 with 7-foot-2 Kai ...
Jun 18, 2019
KAI Sotto and AJ Edu are set to represent the Philippines in the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup in Greece.But is the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China also on the table for the young twin towers? Gilas Pilipinas head ...
Jun 17, 2019
THE Gilas Pilipinas Youth team is going to the FIBA U19 World Cup not just to participate but to compete and win games.Blessed with the tallest youth team ever assembled, coach Sandy Arespacochaga is looking to clinch a quarterfinal berth, or ...
Jun 17, 2019
BASKETBALL dads have always got their budding superstar-sons' back.Ask teen basketball sensation Kai Sotto, a hero to many young boys and girls who dares to pursue their dreams against all odds. The scrutiny that comes with his pursuit of ...
Jun 16, 2019
EVEN Geo Chiu could see the difference in Kai Sotto since the last time they shared the court together."Una kong napansin talaga sa kanya yung lumapad siya," he said of his former frontcourt partner in Ateneo who has spent the past ...
Jun 15, 2019
AJ Edu sees the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup as his chance to show another facet of his game."I've always been solid defensively, but I want to show people what I can do offensively," the Fil-Nigerian big ...
Jun 13, 2019
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