THE other half of Batang Gilas Pilipinas' towering frontcourt wishes Kai Sotto nothing but good vibes in his all-out bid of becoming the first Filipino born to make the NBA.AJ (Ariel John) Edu feels ecstatic about the decision of the ...
May 19, 2020
KAI Sotto may currently be the toast of the town following his decision to enter the NBA G League select program, but another Filipino center is making it big in the US.AJ Edu, who is enrolled at University of Toledo in ...
May 14, 2020
KAI Sotto and AJ Edu should merit spots in the Gilas Pilipinas team for the 2023 Fiba World Cup if coach Yeng Guiao will be asked.The former national team mentor batted for the inclusion of the young guns in the global ...
May 9, 2020
CLOSE to a year since suffering a torn right ACL, Fil-British center AJ Edu continues to put in the work.The 20-year-old center remains focused on his recovery despite the limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and hopes ...
Apr 12, 2020
SEVEN is the current count of Gilas Pilipinas pool members, but don't rule out the pool from expanding -- or even getting taller.Gilas Youth standouts Kai Sotto and AJ Edu, as well as 16-year-old Sage Tolentino are the ...
Jan 4, 2020
AJ Edu will see his Gilas Pilipinas Youth teammates for the last time on Tuesday in the FIBA U19 World Cup before returning to the US to prepare for an immediate operation of his knee injury.Edu, 19, will leave Heraklion, Greece ...
Jul 2, 2019
AJ Edu may be broken, but he's unbowed.The Fil-Nigerian center vowed to be back stronger as he starts the long road to recovery from a torn ACL and meniscus on his right knee.He posted on Twitter: "Looking ...
Jul 2, 2019
AJ Edu will miss the remainder of the 2019 Fiba Under-19 World Cup as the Fil-Nigerian center is feared to have suffered a torn ACL and meniscus on his right knee.Gilas Pilipinas Youth physical therapist George Yorobe, relayed through ...
Jun 30, 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
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
AJ Edu welcomed the invitation extended to him by coach Yeng Guiao to join the Gilas Pilipinas men's pool bound for the FIBA World Cup once his stint with the Gilas Pilipinas Youth team to the FIBA U19 world competition is ...
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
IT isn't easy playing against bigger and taller players in the US NCAA, but Fil-Nigerian AJ Edu believes the experiences he'd gained will be a big help for him as he suits up for the national team in ...
Jun 14, 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
WITH AJ Edu finally here, can Kai Sotto be far behind?The other half of Gilas Pilipinas' towering frontcourt arrived in the country on Tuesday as the team begins preparations for the Fiba U-19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece.The ...
Jun 5, 2019
KAI Sotto, AJ Edu, and Dalph Panopio will be part of the pool of Gilas Pilipinas Youth in the Fiba Under-19 Basketball World Cup on June 29 to July 7.Gilas Youth head coach Sandy Arespacochaga said Sotto will return to ...
May 8, 2019
KAI Sotto and company will have their hands full in the 2019 Fiba Under-19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, Greece come June.The Philippines has been slotted in Group C together with host Greece, Argentina, and Russia in the 16-team ...
Feb 20, 2019
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