ABRAHAM 'Bambol' Tolentino will run for another term as Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president in the elections in November.Tolentino made the announcement during Tuesday's Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum via video conference.Tolentino also announced two members of his ticket with ...
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WITH women's basketball gaining ground in the country, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) hosted a webinar series to sustain the growth the sport has achieved the past few years.The country's basketball federation launched the live interactive event 'Women ...
Aug 20, 2020
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) wishes the safety of FIBA-Asia officials and personnel after its head office was among those damaged following the major explosion that rocked Lebanon on Wednesday.The basketball federation led by president Al. S Panlilio already ...
Aug 6, 2020
OLYMPIC-bound Carlos Edriel Yulo received a timely assist from the MVP Sports Foundation (MVPSF).In a bid to lessen the concern of the 2019 World Championships gold medal winner, the MVPSF extended additional funding of P800,000 to the 19-year- ...
Aug 5, 2020
WORDS have been said but the bond between Fiba and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) remains strong.The assurance came from no less than SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios, who said the respect between the two cage bodies remains the same." ...
Jul 18, 2020
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THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) reprimanded Isaac Go and Thirdy Ravena for participating in a five-on-five game at a time when team sports are still not allowed under the government's quarantine rules.SBP executive director Sonny Barrios ...
Jul 7, 2020
TAB Baldwin's job as program director of Gilas Pilipinas is safe - for now.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) executive director Renauld 'Sonny' Barrios said Baldwin remains with the federation to oversee the program of the national team in the coming years, ...
Jul 7, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas remains as Thirdy Ravena's top priority even as he is set to embark on a new chapter with San-En NeoPhoenix in the Japanese B.League."Thirdy has always expressed his willingness to play for the Philippines and ...
Jun 24, 2020
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio distanced himself and the cage body from comments made by former Gilas Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin that sparked an uproar from PBA officials and league coaches."Whatever he (Baldwin) said was his own opinion ...
Jun 15, 2020
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is keeping a positive mindset as it restarted preparations for the next FIBA World Cup which the country will co-host in 2023.SBP president Al S. Panlilio hopes everything will be back to normal by ...
May 19, 2020
KAI Sotto's success is also the Philippines' success.That's the sentiment from the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) after the 7-foot-2 prodigy made the leap to the pro ranks and committed to the NBA G ...
May 16, 2020
COMING out with the scheduled dates of the 2023 FIBA World Cup staging to be held in the Philippines somehow soothes whatever negative vibes gripping the country brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.On Monday, the FIBA Central Board announced that the ...
May 11, 2020
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is proud to see a dear friend of Philippine basketball get his deserved place in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.SBP president Al S. Panlilio was ecstatic upon learning the late former FIBA secretary general ...
Apr 6, 2020
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is one with the world basketball community in mourning the passing of Fiba secretary general emeritus Boris Stankovic.SBP president Al S. Panlilio noted one of the biggest contributions by Stankovic to Philippine basketball was bringing ...
Mar 21, 2020
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has gotten in touch with Chris McCullough with regards to his interest in becoming a naturalized player for Gilas Pilipinas.SBP president Al Panlilio said they have already spoken to McCullough with regards to his interest ...
Feb 26, 2020
FORMER Alaska coach Alex Compton has accepted the job as full-time assistant coach of Gilas Pilipinas.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio disclosed the appointment even as they continue the search for a fulltime head coach for Gilas Pilipinas." ...
Feb 26, 2020
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ROME - The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) believes the more 3x3 tournaments the country has, the better for the Philippines' bid to make it to the Olympics.SBP president Al S. Panlilio said that has been the primary objective for the PBA ...
Feb 1, 2020
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MILAN - The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) remains in the process of finding a full-time coach to handle the Gilas program.Al S. Panlilio, the SBP president, disclosed there are several personalities who are interested in the job that is temporarily ...
Jan 30, 2020
AT least two PBA players are expected to be part of the Philippine team which will see action in the 2020 Fiba 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament come March.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio floated that possibility, with Ronnie Magsanoc ...
Jan 14, 2020
AMATEURS may have been left out of the Gilas Pilipinas roster in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, but they sure earned their spots in the pool for the first window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.Ateneo star Thirdy Ravena and ...
Jan 11, 2020
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