CHEMISTRY could still be better, but the unselfishness and the sheer talent of the cadets worked wonders for Gilas Pilipinas in the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin ...
Dec 3, 2020
VETERAN international coach Rajko Toroman believes the future is bright for Philippine basketball especially after witnessing how a youth-laden Gilas cadets team manhandled Thailand in the Fiba Asia Cup Qualifying second window over the weekend.Without stating the obvious, Toroman said ...
Dec 1, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas coach Jong Uichico gave the young crew which suited up in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama a passing grade.The veteran mentor couldn't be any more pleased with how the cadets performed in the Philippines&# ...
Dec 1, 2020
YOUNG as the players may be, the all-cadets Gilas Pilipinas squad has been nothing but impressive in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama, Bahrain.Former national coach Yeng Guiao echoed those sentiments, especially given the short preparation time the ...
Nov 30, 2020
DAVE Ildefonso and Calvin Oftana are the latest players to show off their sneaker haul in anticipation of their entry in the Gilas Pilipinas training bubble in Calamba.The two collegiate stars took to social media to share their new sets of ...
Oct 31, 2020
WILL Gilas Pilipinas field an all-cadets team to the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers this November?As intriguing as that prospect is, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin said that it's just ...
Sep 21, 2020
KAI Sotto impressed national team head coach Yeng Guiao and the Team Pilipinas big men in his first practice for the 20-man pool in the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup 2019 Qualifiers.The youngest member of the pool - but ...
Nov 13, 2018
KAI Sotto made a memorable debut in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup on Tuesday night, helping the Gilas Pilipinas cadets grind out a win at the expense of University of the east and his former coach.The teenager's big ...
May 22, 2018
JUAN Gomez de Liano scored the marginal lay-up in the endgame as Gilas cadets beat University of the East, 63-61, on Tuesday night in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup.Gomez de Liano's lay-up completed a brave comeback ...
May 22, 2018
GILAS Pilipinas resumed practice on Monday night in preparation for the PBA All-Star Games and the third window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup qualifiers.Members of both the Gilas seniors team and cadets squad showed up at the Meralco Gym ...
May 21, 2018
RUMOR: Kobe Paras is being convinced to forego a plan to turn pro and instead play for the UP Maroons alongside Ricci Rivero.FACTS: Just moments after news of Ricci Rivero's decision to play for the University of the Philippines ...
May 19, 2018
THE Gilas Pilipinas cadets will be making their long-awaited debut in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup which will begin on April 21 at the Filoil Flying V Centre.The Gilas Under-23 squad will play their first game in the ...
Apr 9, 2018
PBA
THE one-on-one deal between Gilas cadets Von Pessumal and Arnold Van Opstal was approved by the PBA because of a prior agreement among members of the PBA board made before the special rookie draft held last year.Although the original ...
Jul 10, 2017
EVEN though he's excused from joining Gilas' Tuesday night practice, guard Mike Tolomia opted to do otherwise.In his very own words, it's part of his commitment and sacrifice for flag and country."Alam ko naman kasi ...
Apr 11, 2017
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas is not requesting the PBA teams to release its cadets two months before the Southeast Asian Basketball Association Championship in May - for now.The original agreement between the PBA and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) was for the clubs to ...
Mar 28, 2017
CHOT Reyes gathers the players at midcourt at the end of Gilas Pilipinas practice as the television camera zoomed in to take a tight angle of the final huddle, where the national coach gives out a few more words of inspiration that ...
Mar 23, 2017
REMEMBER three factors - namely 'small ball,' 2020 Olympics, and Australia - if you dare to venture a guess on the players that Chot Reyes is bound to pick for the latest iteration of Gilas Pilipinas.Reyes revealed that while some things ...
Jan 5, 2017
THE PBA and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) have formally sealed a deal on the future of the national team, announcing the Gilas cadets who will be part of the special draft.Mac Belo, Carl Bryan Cruz, Ed Daquioag, Russel Escoto, Kevin ...
Oct 19, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas 5.0 pummeled SCTEX, 106-83, at the Meralco Gym on Monday night to put an encouraging finish to what had been a rocky buildup for the Fiba Asia Challenge Cup.The Gilas cadets kept SCTEX at bay the entire ...
Sep 6, 2016
NATURALIZED player Andray Blatche is out. So is Rayray Parks.How about Kiefer Ravena?That should be the one question in the minds of fans as a new-look, all-amateur Gilas Pilipinas side crams in its preparation for the Fiba Asia ...
Aug 16, 2016
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