MARK Dickel remains the interim coach of Gilas Pilipinas.SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said Dickel is keeping his position with Gilas especially with FIBA tournaments around the world temporarily on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. "Unless and until there ...
Jul 9, 2020
GREG Slaughter's desire to play for Gilas Pilipinas at the 2023 FIBA World Cup is a welcome development for the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP).Butch Antonio, the SBP director for operations, said the 7-foot Slaughter will be a ...
Jul 8, 2020
PBA
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
LIKE a thief in the night, Andray Blatche slipped into the country on Friday.The early arrival of the naturalized player augurs well for the Gilas campaign against Australia on Feb. 22 in Melbourne for the second window of the FIBA World ...
Feb 11, 2018
GILAS Pilipinas is looking to start practicing on a daily basis by the first week of February in time for its highly-awaited initial showdown against Australia in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.The Filipinos are set to clash with the Boomers ...
Jan 18, 2018
AFTER a couple of delays, Andray Blatche finally arrived in the country to reinforce Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba World Cup qualifier that kicks off Friday in Tokyo, Japan.Blatche arrived early morning on Sunday from China and was welcomed at the ...
Nov 19, 2017
FOR now, Andray Blatche will continue manning the fort for Gilas Pilipinas.With the qualifier for the 2019 World Cup set to start two weeks from now, Gilas is once again leaning on old reliable Blatche to get the job done just ...
Nov 6, 2017
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas hopes the current PBA impasse would not in any way serve as a major distraction in the national team's preparation for the 2019 Fiba World Cup qualifiers that starts three weeks from now.Butch Antonio, the long-time Gilas ...
Nov 3, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas management allayed fears that the team's travel documents for Lebanon are yet in order, saying the Fiba Asia Cup squad is only waiting for the formality of a visa that will allow them entry to the Middle Eastern country. ...
Aug 4, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas will cross paths with rival Thailand and host Malaysia right in the basketball preliminaries of the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia next month.The defending men's champion leads the cast in Group A along with the ...
Jul 13, 2017
ITS campaign in the 39th staging of the Jones Cup may only be a springboard to bigger battles ahead. Still, that doesn't mean Gilas Pilipinas won't be going all-out in its defense of the title the Philippines handily ...
Jul 12, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas hopes to finally practice as a full 12-man roster with the expected arrival of naturalized player Andray Blatche five days before the Southeast Asia Basketball Association (Seaba) Championship kicks off.The 6-foot-11 Blatche is scheduled to arrive ...
May 6, 2017
IS Chot Reyes running out of patience with Andray Blatche?The naturalized player again delayed his arrival in the country by another day after failing to come over on Friday as he earlier promised Gilas officials.The latest he told Gilas Pilipinas: ...
May 5, 2017
PBA
GREG Smith looms as the top candidate to be a back-up to Andray Blatche as one of two naturalized players in the Gilas Pilipinas training pool program.That became a tantalizing possibility on Thursday as Blackwater officials held a formal talk ...
May 4, 2017
LUCENA - Andray Blatche finally broke his silence and declared his readiness to suit up anew for Gilas Pilipinas in the coming Southeast Asia Basketball Association (Seaba) Championship.The 30-year-old naturalized player made the announcement in his Twittter account @drayblatche on ...
Apr 28, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas hopes to have everybody accounted for when it resumes its regular Monday night practice by next week.Terrence Romeo, Raymund Almazan, Arnold Van Opstal, and the injured Art dela Cruz were not around when members of the national team training ...
Mar 21, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas team manager Butch Antonio lauded the efforts done by the 'godfathers' of the Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship (PSSBC), saying the annual tournament has helped enhance the skills and competence of high school players in the country."PSSBC ...
Dec 13, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas is looking to lay down a Plan B in case Andray Blatche won't be available for international play starting next year.With the availability of Blatche still up in the air owing to the new Fiba format that will ...
Dec 7, 2016
PBA
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has yet to submit the final 12-man list of Gilas cadets who will make themselves available for the coming PBA draft.But the players present during a special SBP meeting in which Chot Reyes was ...
Oct 18, 2016
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