THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) heralded a new era for Philippine basketball by adopting a new logo for both the federation and Gilas Pilipinas.The new design was formally unveiled on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in a ceremony presided ...
May 8, 2019
IT'S still a good four years from now, but the Philippines was already given a close look at how preparations should be for the hosting of the FIBA World Cup.A compact group of Filipinos representing the Samahang Basketbol ng ...
May 2, 2019
EFFORTS are underway to make Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson eligible to play for Team Pilipinas in the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.PBA chairman and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas vice chairman Ricky Vargas made that assurance before mediamen during the Philippine Sportswriters ...
Apr 9, 2019
IT'S not all about coaching, but teaching as well.Those are two significant factors the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) considered in tapping Sandy Arespacochaga to head the Batang Gilas program.The SBP officially announced the appointment of Arespacochaga for the ...
Apr 5, 2019
THE voices of basketball fans prevailed.The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) worked with the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) and the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) over the weekend to make sure the basketball event of the 30th SEA Games ...
Mar 20, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) intends to work hand-in-hand with the PBA so Team Pilipinas can prepare the best possible way for its campaign in the coming FIBA World Cup in China.SBP president Al Panlilio is set to ...
Mar 17, 2019
LIVING up to its billing as one of the basketball hotbeds in the world, the Philippines has been chosen to be part of the FIBA Trophy Tour for the coming World Cup.The notice was relayed to Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) ...
Mar 15, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will seek an audience with the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) to request for a bigger venue for the basketball competitions of the biennial meet.SBP president Al Panlilio said the federation is planning ...
Mar 15, 2019
THE PBA will join the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) during the official drawing of lots for the 2019 FIBA World Cup this Saturday in Shenzhen, China.League board chairman Ricky Vargas along with Commissioner Willie Marcial will lead the PBA delegation ...
Mar 14, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has formalized the selection of Yeng Guiao as men's national coach and Patrick Aquino as Guiao's counterpart with the women's side.SBP president Al Panlilio has also designated champion mentor Jong Uichico as ...
Feb 11, 2019
PHILIPPINE representatives together with counterparts from Japan and Indonesia will go to China to observe the 2019 Basketball World Cup before preparations go full blast for the three nations' co-hosting of the 2023 showpiece.The 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup in ...
Feb 7, 2019
THE past was hardly mentioned, but Al Panlilio, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president, could tell by just listening to Andray Blatche how the naturalized player is eager to make up for lost time.On Tuesday, the country's top basketball ...
Feb 5, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is eyeing a sweep of the four basketball gold medals at stake in the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said the directive of the country's top basketball officials is to ...
Feb 5, 2019
PBA
PBA chairman Ricky Vargas has bared a plan to install a cadet program as part of the league's bid to further strengthen the national team in the coming years.Vargas bared during the PBA Press Corps Awards Night the league ...
Jan 22, 2019
CEBU -- Growing up, Kobe Paras and Thirdy Ravena found themselves magnetized to the halfcourts, strutting their wares with peers in fun basketball games."Three-on-three talaga ang nilalaro ko growing up," said Ravena, the Ateneo forward.The UP swingman also shared: " ...
Jan 11, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and the PBA board will look into the feasibility of tapping naturalized player Andray Blatche for the next window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.Coach Yeng Guiao is set to present to both bodies on ...
Nov 5, 2018
WHEN FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann died a few days ago, local sports pages reported it like it were Michael Jordan that had died. It was top news, and the country's basketball leaders led by Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas chairman emeritus ...
Oct 18, 2018
PBA
MORE and more PBA teams are seeing action in tournaments overseas. Just recently Meralco represented the country in the Fiba Asia Champions Cup in Thailand, finishing fourth in a field of eight teams. Before that NLEX and Blackwater competed in Macau tournaments ...
Oct 11, 2018
THE country's famous beaches haven't escaped even the attention of retired NBA All-Star Andrei Kirilenko.The 37-year-old Russian-American, who is now the head of the Russian Basketball Federation, inquired about the various beaches in the Philippines ...
Oct 9, 2018
JOSH Reyes is out of the Batang Gilas program.In the latest twist in what has been an organizational overhaul at the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), the son of multi-titled coach Chot Reyes has been relieved of his duties as ...
Oct 2, 2018
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