Articles about Fiba Basketball World Cup

TEAM Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao is not inclined to include Kai Sotto in his pool for the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup in China.Guiao said he wants Sotto to focus on his training in the US in preparation for his stint ...
Apr 6, 2019
FOR now, national coach Yeng Guiao is sticking with Andray Blatche as the team's naturalized player for the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup even with Jordan Clarkson possibly for a call-up.Guiao said nothing is final on who between Blatche ...
Mar 1, 2019
THERE was a concern about the cold weather in Kazakhstan ahead of Team Pilipinas' final game in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers.It turned out to be a non-factor.In fact, national head coach Yeng Guiao said the ...
Feb 25, 2019
ANDRAY Blatche paid tribute to June Mar Fajardo for stepping up when the naturalized player got into foul trouble in a win over Kazakhstan that enabled the Philippines to clinch a spot in the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.After playing for ...
Feb 24, 2019
JORDAN beat New Zealand, 86-80, at home in Amman on Sunday to book the last ticket in Group E to the Fiba Basketball World Cup.Dar Tucker had 25 points, 14 rebounds, and eight assists, while Mousa Alawadi had 21 points ...
Feb 24, 2019
WITH the Philippines backed against the wall, Yeng Guiao swallowed his pride and recalled Andray Blatche for a pair of make-or-break Fiba World Cup qualifiers.Blatche made sure he didn't regret the decision.The naturalized Filipino had a ...
Feb 24, 2019
JORDAN'S surprisingly easy win over China in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers made the battle for the final few tickets to basketball's biggest showpiece a lot more interesting - and complicated.With the qualifiers down to one final playdate, ...
Feb 23, 2019
NATIONAL head coach Yeng Guiao hailed Andray Blatche for being a "game changer" for Team Pilipinas in its victory over Qatar on Thursday in the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers.Blatche had a big impact on offense and defense on Thursday contributing ...
Feb 22, 2019
JUNE Mar Fajardo played limited minutes for Team Pilipinas in their game against Qatar due to an illness.The five-time PBA MVP only played for three minutes and missed his only shot of the game in Team Pilipinas' 84-46 victory ...
Feb 22, 2019
THE Philippines is down to its final game in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers against Kazakhstan on Sunday. With a 6-5 record and in fourth place in Group F, the Philippines is not yet assured of a spot in ...
Feb 22, 2019
JAPAN strengthened its bid to qualify for the 2019 Fiba World Cup after beating Iran, 97-89, on Thursday night at Azady Gym in Tehran.Nick Fazekas had 26 points and eight rebounds whileMakoto Heijima had 26 points as Japan continued to ...
Feb 21, 2019
AUSTRALIA beat Kazakhstan, 81-60, on Thursday night in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Republican Velodrome Saryaka in Astana.Isaac Humphries had 17 points and seven rebounds for Australia, which improved to 10-1 in Group F. The ...
Feb 21, 2019
PAUL Lee showed up in street clothes on Friday during Team Pilipinas' tune-up game against Meralco, but national coach Yeng Guiao said there is nothing to worry about.Guiao said Lee opted to rest for Friday's tune-up game against ...
Feb 15, 2019
NATIONAL coach Yeng Guiao hopes Team Pilipinas will be able to deal with not just Kazakhstan's strength but also the cold weather and the long flight for their away game in the sixth and final Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers ...
Feb 12, 2019
PHILIPPINE representatives together with counterparts from Japan and Indonesia will go to China to observe the 2019 Basketball World Cup before preparations go full blast for the three nations' co-hosting of the 2023 showpiece.The 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup in ...
Feb 7, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao has submitted a lineup to the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas for the final window of the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers set next month.Guiao declined to reveal the identity of the players named to the ...
Jan 10, 2019
ANDRAY Blatche will be suiting up for Team Pilipinas in the final Fiba Basketball World Cup qualifying window in February, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio confirmed on Friday."Yes he will. We are finalizing matter with him," said Panlilio ...
Dec 28, 2018
TROY Rosario is taking his role as a defensive player for Team Pilipinas to heart as he looks to redeem himself in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers on Monday.Rosario got the nod in the final 12 for Gilas after ...
Dec 2, 2018
IRAN coach Mehran Shahintab confirmed on Sunday that Sahmad Nikkah Bahrami and Hamed Haddadi will not suit up for the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers against the Philippines on Monday at the Mall of Asia Arena.Bahrami played a key role ...
Dec 2, 2018
ARWIND Santos is grateful for his return to the national team after Team Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao picked him to be part of the 12-man roster for the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers against Kazakhstan on Monday.Santos made his ...
Dec 2, 2018
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