THIRDY Ravena has already gotten a few runs as a member of the Gilas Pilipinas senior team.And this early, it's almost certain that the hyper-athletic 6-foot-3 high-flyer will be a mainstay of the Philippine national ...
May 19, 2020
CHOT Reyes is rarely at a loss for words, but the multi-titled coach said he was exactly that upon hearing about Ranidel De Ocampo's decision to retire.De Ocampo was a 15-year veteran who won six PBA championships ...
Apr 14, 2020
THE writing was on the wall for Ranidel De Ocampo as early as the last PBA season.Hobbled by injuries, he hardly played for the Meralco Bolts last year that he realized his decorated playing career was coming to an end.He ...
Apr 14, 2020
WILL Gilas Pilipinas' Sunday night tip-off against Indonesia be the moment when Dwight Ramos becomes a household basketball name?It was only last year that Ramos moved to the Philippines to try his luck in the local basketball scene. The ...
Feb 21, 2020
IT'S going to be a little unfamiliar, but Matt Nieto promised to rep his twin brother Mike as he takes the international stage with Gilas Pilipinas this weekend. It has been quite a long while without him by his side.When ...
Feb 21, 2020
CHRIS Ross always fantasized of this moment, him winning a gold medal as a member of Gilas Pilipinas.But when all the confetti fell from the rafters, even the two-time PBA Defensive Player admitted it's still a surreal feeling ...
Dec 12, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has yet to ascertain if Fil-Am Remy Martin could play as a local for Gilas Pilipinas, the reason why he was left out of the national pool bound for the Fiba World Cup in China ...
Jun 15, 2019
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chief Al Panlilio was elected second vice-president of the FIBA Asia Central Board on Monday, reinforcing the Philippines' status as a basketball power in the region.The election was held during the FIBA Asia general ...
Jun 11, 2019
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger could attest for PBA players testing the waters in the international setting feels like "playing a different sport.""I mentioned that when I started playing in the PBA, I was struggling big time. And I said, this feels like a ...
Dec 4, 2018
MARCIO Lassiter was inconsolable following Team Pilipinas' 0-2 campaign in the fifth window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers."It hurts. It hurts really deep," he said, aware of the disappointment felt by fans who trooped to the ...
Dec 4, 2018
TEAM Pilipinas held its final practice at the Meralco Gym on Wednesday before the match against Kazakhstan in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifier.Present in the rare morning practice were 17 players before the team shifts its preparation to the ...
Nov 28, 2018
EIGHTEEN players from coach Yeng Guiao's 20-man pool led by Kai Sotto were at hand on Thursday as Team Pilipinas resumed its daily training for the fifth window of the Fiba World Cup qualifiers at the Meralco Gym.June ...
Nov 22, 2018
LA Tenorio is elated to learn from the talent-rich 20-man Team Pilipinas pool and to national team head coach Yeng Guiao in his possible comeback in the Fiba World Cup 2019 Qualifiers fifth window.It's been more than two ...
Nov 19, 2018
AUSTRALIA arranged a semifinal showdown with Batang Gilas with an 88-52 victory over Japan on Thursday in the Fiba Under-18 Asian Championship in Nonthaburi, Thailand.New Zealand has also advanced to the semifinals, where it will meet either Korea or ...
Aug 9, 2018
AUSTRALIA routed China, 91-67, in the final to claim its maiden Fiba U16 Asian Championship title on Sunday in Foshan, China.China led early in the final but the Australians' length, versatility and energy proved to be too much to ...
Apr 8, 2018
THE Gilas Pilipinas team to the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup suffered a double whammy even before it could leave for Lebanon with news that naturalized player Andray Blatche and fellow big man June Mar Fajardo were ruled out one after the other. ...
Aug 6, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas practice intensified on Thursday night as the Fiba Asia Cup and Southeast Asian Games squads played in separate controlled scrimmages throughout the two-hour session.In their second-to-last practice before flying to Lebanon, the Fiba Asia Cup-bound ...
Aug 3, 2017
RAYMOND Almazan has a lot to be thankful for on the the day he turned 28.Aside from enjoying a blossoming basketball career filled with highlights such as his Gilas Pilipinas stint, it was the first time Almazan celebrated his birthday with ...
Aug 3, 2017
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ANDRE Paras clearly struggled to grasp the dribble-drive system when he joined Gilas Pilipinas' scrimmages the past two days.Still, the defensive lynchpin still managed to show a glimpse of what he can do against some of the PBA stars ...
Aug 3, 2017
HIS family may not be with him in Manila, but Jio Jalalon didn't feel homesick at all when he celebrated his 25th birthday with Gilas Pilipinas on Wednesday.The Cagayan de Oro native was all business on his special day, ...
Aug 2, 2017
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