TEAM Pilipinas will have the benefit of an early start to its preparations for the Fiba World Cup by holding twice-to-week practices starting this June.The national team will have its weekly training every Monday and Thursday and is planning ...
Apr 25, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao is eyeing tune-up games with Australia as part of the buildup for the Fiba Basketball World Cup which he mend the wounds for both sides after a brawl that marred a qualifier last July.Guiao said ...
Apr 23, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao wants a long preparation for the national squad bound for the Fiba Basketball World Cup in China.Guiao told reporters at the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum at Amelie Hotel Manila on Tuesday that he has submitted ...
Apr 23, 2019
ATLANTA Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce has been added as an assistant coach for USA Basketball this summer, when the Americans will compete in the Fiba World Cup in China and try to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Pierce is replacing Indiana ...
Apr 23, 2019
NBA
MARCO Belinelli has confirmed his availability for Italy's national basketball team in the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.The 33-year-old NBA veteran told Italian newspaper Tuttosport he'll be playing for Italy in the World Cup set ...
Apr 12, 2019
LEBRON James focusing on commitments outside competitive basketball after a frustrating first season with the Lakers, and the NBA star has ruled out seeing action for Team USA in Fiba World Cup."I love everything about Pop, obviously," James told Joe Vardon ...
Apr 1, 2019
By Christian TallaraLOS ANGELES - After enduring his team's 58th loss in 77 games this season, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson spoke briefly to reporters on Sunday at Staples Center and addressed his possible participation in the FIBA World Cup in ...
Apr 1, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas' campaign in the Fiba World Cup was not just for the sake of qualifying.Tough as it may be, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chairman Emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan bared the team's primary goal is to advance ...
Mar 23, 2019
LAS VEGAS - NBA Summer League is going international this year.The Chinese and Croatian national teams will join all 30 NBA clubs at this year's tournament in Las Vegas, taking place from July 5 through July 15. China sent a ...
Mar 21, 2019
TEAM Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao believes the match against Angola is the most realistic chance for the national squad to pull off a victory in the Fiba Basketball World Cup, but he made it clear the task won't be an ...
Mar 17, 2019
WITH the best of the best converging in China come August for the 2019 Fiba World Cup, every group offers a tough draw for everyone.And the Philippines is no different, with Gilas Pilipinas having its work cut out for it facing ...
Mar 17, 2019
KOBE Bryant has a message for USA Basketball going into the FIBA World Cup: Be ready.Bryant, the two-time Olympic gold medalist for the US and one of the global ambassadors for this summer's World Cup, spent part of ...
Mar 17, 2019
YENG Guiao has heard enough about Remy Martin and seen enough highlight reels of the US NCAA Division I player to pique his interest.There's just one problem."You can't recruit a player based on what you see ...
Mar 15, 2019
YENG Guiao has big plans for Team Pilipinas' campaign in the 2019 Fiba World Cup.And he really means BIG.Two days before the draw for basketball's world championship unfolding from August 31 to Sept. 15 in China, the ...
Mar 14, 2019
PBA
YENG Guiao admitted calling the shots for Team Pilipinas has somehow started to take its toll on his duty as NLEX head coach.He made the disclosure as the Road Warriors suffered a 121-111 setback against defending champion San Miguel Beermen ...
Mar 9, 2019
CHICAGO - Prior to being taken as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft, LeBron James, then an 18-year old high school phenom, played in both the McDonald's All American Game and the Capital Classic in March ...
Mar 8, 2019
PBA
THE 2019-2020 PBA season will run until January after the board decided to suspend play twice to give way to the national team's particpation in the Fiba World Cup and the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The league will end ...
Mar 1, 2019
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan said the SBP leadership will do its best to make Jordan Clarkson eligible to play for Team Pilipinas in the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.Pangilinan said he supports the call to have ...
Feb 28, 2019
YENG Guiao has had the rare privilege of coaching both Jordan Clarkson and Andray Blatche under the national team program.Now he wants to see both in a Philippine uniform at the 2019 World Cup."That would be our version of the ...
Feb 26, 2019
PBA
AMID the sacrifices made by players and the coaching staff for Team Pilipinas to earn a trip back to the FIBA World Cup, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) reserved a special commendation to one person who helped Philippine basketball get back ...
Feb 26, 2019
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