TEAM Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao was glad to see Kai Sotto's fighting qualities in the teenager's first-ever tune-up game with the senior national team on Sunday night.Sotto, 16, scored two points in about five minutes ...
Nov 25, 2018
TEAM Pilipinas absorbed another loss on Sunday, bowing to Lebanon, 71-60, at the Meralco gym in their fourth and final tune-up match before the fifth window of the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers.Lebanon pulled away late in the ...
Nov 25, 2018
ONCE a national player, always a national player.Although left out in the 20-man pool of Team Pilipinas for the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers, veteran Asi Taulava showed up at the Meralco gym Sunday night to support ...
Nov 25, 2018
KAI Sotto played his first-ever tuneup game for Team Pilipinas on Sunday against Lebanon - and wasted no time trying to make an impact.After missing tuneup games against Jordan and practices due to academics, Sotto finally suit up for Gilas Pilipinas ...
Nov 25, 2018
COACH Yeng Guiao isn't very pleased as Team Pilipinas continues to start games sluggish."It's getting to be a habit on our end that we play very loosely in the first half and sa second half tayo bumabawi. It ...
Nov 24, 2018
TEAM Pilipinas suffered its second loss in its buildup for the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers, bowing to Lebanon, 74-68, on Friday night at the Epsilon Chi Center inside the University of the Philippines campus in Quezon City.The Philippine ...
Nov 23, 2018
MISSING the past three training sessions due to his academic responsibilities in Ateneo, Kai Sotto is back in the fold for Team Pilipinas as the 16-year-old prodigy showed up and joined the squad on Thursday."Tapos na," he said in ...
Nov 23, 2018
CHINA defeated Lebanon, 80-71, on Friday night to set up a semifinal clash with the Philippines in the Fiba Under-16 Asian Championship in Foshan, China.The Chinese cagers also made it to the Fiba Under-17 Basketball World Cup for ...
Apr 6, 2018
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
AS the saying goes, 'players win games, coaches lose 'em.'Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes lived up to the basketball adage as he owned up to the fate suffered by the national team that finished seventh in the just concluded Fiba ...
Aug 22, 2017
JAYSON Castro suffered no major injury following a collision midcourt in the waning seconds of Gilas Pilipinas' 75-70 win over Jordan in its final game in the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon on Sunday.The veteran playmaker got kneed at ...
Aug 21, 2017
AFTER you, Christian Standhardinger.Carl Bryan Cruz follows the same path as his Gilas Pilipinas teammate as he travels from Beirut, Lebanon all the way to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to join the national team in its campaign in the 29th Southeast Asian ...
Aug 21, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas went on a 10-0 tear over the last one-minute and 47 seconds to beat Jordan, 75-70, on Sunday night and salvage a measure of pride at the close of its campaign in the Fiba Asia Cup in ...
Aug 20, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas paid for a flat start against host Lebanon on Saturday night, 87-106, and fell to its worst finish in eight years in the Fiba Asia Cup.A Gilas side that looked too dispirited to put up a fight after ...
Aug 19, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas didn't do anything that was basketball-related a day following the heartbreaking loss to South Korea in the Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.Taking advantage of a two-day break, the Filipinos instead went around the Lebanese capital ...
Aug 18, 2017
IT'S the case of little brother coming to the defense of its elder.Members of the Gilas Pilipinas team bound for the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia vowed to make up for the whipping its senior counterpart suffered ...
Aug 17, 2017
IT'S the expected bump in the road the Gilas Pilipinas program should expect along the way if it is to achieve the end goal of making it back to the Olympics.PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa soothed the shattered pride of the ...
Aug 17, 2017
HAMED Haddadi threw his weight around on Thursday, putting together the first 20-20 game of the tournament as former champion Iran beat host Lebanon, 80-70, to book a place in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup semifinals.The 7-2 Haddadi, ...
Aug 17, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas played its worst game in a while at the worst possible time.On a high following a sweep of Group B in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, the Philippine campaign met a disheartening end following a 118- ...
Aug 17, 2017
LIKE a true warrior, Christian Standhardinger vowed to suit up for Gilas in the knockout quarterfinals phase of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup on Wednesday - pain or no pain on his neck and shoulder.The Munich-born Fil-German sat out the ...
Aug 14, 2017
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