TWO years after their infamous brawl, the Philippines and Australia will most likely face each other again next year when the Fiba Asia Cup is held.The rematch could come in 2021 when the Fiba Asia Cup is played where the Philippines ...
Jul 2, 2020
HEARTWARMING as the news of Thirdy Ravena signing up with the Japanese B.League team was, he's not the first collegiate star to take his act overseas.Of course, there are those who tested their luck in the NBA, namely ...
Jun 25, 2020
SYDNEY - A 60-year-old surfer was attacked and killed by a 3-meter (10-foot) great white shark off the coast of northern New South Wales state on Sunday, officials said.The man received a bite to the back of his ...
Jun 7, 2020
FORMER Australian national coach Andrej Lemanis expressed his interest in taking the head coaching job for Gilas Pilipinas if an offer comes his way."All options are always on the table," he said during his session in the Hoop Coaches International Webinar ...
May 7, 2020
TOP US high school prospect Jalen Green has narrowed down his choices to three options: enrolling at either Memphis or Auburn, or taking his talents to the Australian National Basketball League.In a short clip posted on his Twitter account, the 18- ...
Apr 16, 2020
SYDNEY - LaMelo Ball's bid to be a club owner before making his NBA debut isn't a done deal, yet.Australia's National Basketball League issued a statement Friday in response to reports overnight that Ball had bought ...
Apr 3, 2020
SYDNEY - NBA veteran Andrew Bogut says players were "used like pawns" in the process that led to his Sydney Kings refusing to fly across the country for Game 4 of the Australian league's finals series because of the coronavirus pandemic, ...
Mar 20, 2020
NEW Zealand stunned Australia right in its home floor, 108-98, on Wednesday at the start of the Fiba Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers in Brisbane.Reuben Te Rangi and Shea Ill scored 21 points each, and Rob Loe and Jordan Ngatai added ...
Feb 20, 2020
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NOT wanting to be branded as a "draft dodger," Thirdy Ravena insisted that the only reason behind his decision to skip the past 2019 PBA Rookie Draft was a desire to pursue a potential career overseas."Ever since, I've always ...
Feb 7, 2020
OFFERS are already coming from overseas to secure the services of Thirdy Ravena.But the three-time UAAP Finals MVP is putting everything in consideration before making a decision."We're still trying to see kung ano yung final plan. We&# ...
Jan 14, 2020
NO question, Thirdy Ravena is committed to Gilas Pilipinas.But would his future team allow him to?That's the burning question the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will have to deal with after president Al Panlilio was briefed on Ravena&# ...
Jan 4, 2020
THE Gilas Pilipinas Women's team could not scale the mountain that was Australia, bowing 123-57 in the opener of the 2019 Fiba Women's Asia Cup Tuesday at Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bangalore, India.The Filipinas had no ...
Sep 24, 2019
DAUNTING as the task may be, Gilas Pilipinas Women vowed to do everything in its power to keep the Philippines in Division A.That's the assurance Jack Animam gave before the Filipinas opened their campaign in the 2019 Fiba Women&# ...
Sep 24, 2019
AUSTRALIA center Andrew Bogut faces a Fiba probe after his profanity-laced rant against the world basketball body and its referees after the Boomers' loss to Spain in their World Cup semifinal on Friday,.Bogut complained loudly and profanely after his ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - France defeated Australia 67-59 on Sunday to take the third-place game in the World Cup. It was France's second straight bronze medal in the event and matches its best finish.Australia, which led for most of the ...
Sep 15, 2019
AUSTRALIA veteran Andrew Bogut minced no words after the Boomers suffered a heartbreaking 95-88 double-overtime loss to Spain in their Fiba World Cup semifinal at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center on Friday night.Bogut was left fuming by a number ...
Sep 13, 2019
SPAIN turned to Sergio Llull in the second overtime to turn back a tenacious Australia side, 95-88, on Friday night and reach the final of the 2019 Fiba World Cup at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center.Llull hit the three-pointer ...
Sep 13, 2019
BEIJING - There's plenty of NBA talent left among the World Cup semifinalists, even if that foursome does not include the United States.Spain, France and Australia are stocked with 13 current NBA players. Only Argentina doesn't have one, although its ...
Sep 13, 2019
SHANGHAI - Patty Mills scored 24 points and Australia moved into the World Cup semifinals with an 82-70 victory over the Czech Republic on Wednesday night.Chris Goulding scored 14 and Andrew Bogut added 10 for Australia, which will meet Spain in ...
Sep 11, 2019
AUSTRALIA leaned on Matthew Dellavedova to beat Canada, 108-92, on Sunday in Group H action in the Fiba Basketball World Cup in Dongguan, China.Dellavedova finished with 24 points, hitting six three-pointers, most of which came in the fourth quarter ...
Sep 1, 2019
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