AN experience of a lifetime.That's how Kai Sotto viewed Gilas Pilipinas' campaign in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade despite failing to win in the games against Serbia and Dominican Republic.The 7-foot-3 center treasured ...
Jul 4, 2021
ALL eyes were on 7-foot-4 behemoth Boban Marjanovic, and rightfully so, but Serbia's tight 83-76 success over Gilas Pilipinas should also be credited to another player.Philippine coach Tab Baldwin professed that the experience of Milos Teodosic ...
Jul 1, 2021
AT 6-foot-10, Gilas Pilipinas center Ange Kouame already stands out in a crowd.But beside 7-foot-4 Serbian giant Boban Marjanovic, the naturalized player look undersized as he battled the Dallas Mavericks center out of the paint in the ...
Jul 1, 2021
AS gallant as Gilas Pilipinas' stand was against Serbia in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Philippine coach Tab Baldwin was in no mood to appreciate any moral victories after his side's 83-76 defeat on Thursday.The ...
Jul 1, 2021
THE size and NBA pedigree of big man Boban Marjanovic spelled the difference down the stretch in Serbia's close 83-76 win over Gilas Pilipinas in their Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament match early Thursday (Manila time).The 7-foot-4 Dallas ...
Jul 1, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas will not only have to battle a Serbia roster laden with NBA players in their FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament match-up on Thursday morning.The Filipinos will also have to deal with the hosts' so-called sixth man.The ...
Jun 30, 2021
BOBAN Marjanovic towered over the competition and led Serbia to a 94-76 victory over Dominican Republic to raise the curtains in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament Belgrade on Tuesday at Aleksandar Nikolic Hall (Wednesday, Manila time).The Dallas Mavericks center was ...
Jun 30, 2021
YOUTH team star Filip Petrusev, Boban Marjanovic, and Nemanja Bjelica will lead the 12-man strong Serbian squad in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade.Coach Igor Kokoskov has made the cuts ahead of the July 29 to July 4 tilt ...
Jun 28, 2021
SERBIA has yet to name its 12-man roster for the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, but it will be a different team from the one Gilas Pilipinas met in the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China.Only five of the ...
Jun 27, 2021
LEADING NBA MVP contender Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets spearheads a powerhouse 25-man pool put together by Serbia for the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade.The availability of the 6-foot-11 center will largely hinge on how far ...
Jun 1, 2021
NBA
WILLIE Cauley-Stein is returning to the Dallas Mavericks on an $8.2 million, two-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).The Mavericks acquired the veteran center from Golden State ...
Nov 23, 2020
JUNE Mar Fajardo - all 6-foot-10 of him - easily stands out in a crowd.But in the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China where towers roamed, he was just another one of those big guys.It's for that reason ...
Sep 2, 2020
NBA
DALLAS - Boban Marjanovic had 31 points and 17 rebounds, Luka Doncic scored 28 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets, 113-97, on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) before the suspension of the NBA season because of the coronavirus.The ...
Mar 12, 2020
NBA
DALLAS - With Kristaps Porzingis joining Luka Doncic in the Dallas lineup this season, the Mavericks expected to be better. But Boban Marjanovic?Doncic scored 28 points in 26 minutes, Porzingis had 13 points and the 1,500th rebound of his career and ...
Dec 8, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - June Mar Fajardo is under no illusion that he's anywhere close to the level Serbia's NBA star Nikola Jokic has reached.Not even close, he swore."Syempre malayo pa, NBA 'yon eh," Fajardo said a ...
Sep 4, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent Boban Marjanovic, bringing the 7-foot-3 center back to Texas three years after he spent his rookie season with the rival San Antonio Spurs.Marjanovic was sent to Philadelphia from the Los Angeles ...
Jul 24, 2019
NBA
DALLAS - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Mavericks and Boban Marjanovic have agreed on a contract that will likely make him their backup center.The addition of Marjanovic gives the Mavericks two 7-foot-3 European players. The ...
Jul 4, 2019
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia 76ers center Boban Marjanovic suffered a bone bruise and mild sprain of his right knee in a collision with Pelicans forward Cheick Diallo and will be evaluated again within the week.Marjanovic's right leg got tangled up between ...
Feb 27, 2019
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Tobias Harris scored 29 points, Ben Simmons had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers narrowly held off the New Orleans Pelicans, 111-110, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Sixers 7-foot-3 reserve Boban Marjanovic had ...
Feb 26, 2019
NBA
BOBAN Marjanovic had 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Clippers closed out their undefeated preseason schedule by beating Maccabi Haifa, 124-76, on Thursday in Los Angeles (Friday, Manila time).Los Angeles led 70-35 at halftime behind Marjanovic's ...
Oct 12, 2018
NBA
DENVER - Lou Williams scored 25 points and Boban Marjanovic added a season-high 18 as the Los Angeles Clippers overcame a 19-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Denver Nuggets, 122-120, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Austin ...
Feb 28, 2018
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