GILAS Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao expressed his satisfaction with how naturalized center Andray Blatche has familiarized himself with the plays in so short a time."He's picked up on the plays really quick," he shared after the Syracuse-born ...
Feb 4, 2019
AN undermanned Iran side again broke the hearts of a nation on Monday night, dealing Team Pilipinas a 78-70 defeat that dampened the hosts' bid in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Mall of Asia Arena.Mohammad ...
Dec 3, 2018
PBA
ANTHONY Semerad, the Fil-Australian shooting forward of TnT Katropa, was the least surprised about the brawl that erupted between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia during the FIBA World Cup qualifiers here three months ago which led to the outright revamp of the ...
Oct 13, 2018
AS solid as Team Philippines' play was in its 81-73 defeat to Iran on Thursday in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers, it probably wasn't a good sign that the bigs had a better shooting night than ...
Sep 13, 2018
WONDERING why Hamed Haddadi hardly played for Iran in its game against Philippines on Thursday in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers?It turned out the longtime face of Team Melli was dealing with a groin injury and coach Mehran Shahintab ...
Sep 13, 2018
TEAM Pilipinas simply couldn't make enough shots to bring down an Iran side that played all but 58 seconds without giant Hamed Haddadi, dropping an 81-73 loss in their Fiba World Cup Asian qualifier on Thursday night. Veteran Mohammadsahmad ...
Sep 13, 2018
RAYMOND Almazan is ready to face the huge task awaiting him when Team Pilipinas opens its second-round campaign in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.The mission: Keep a 7-foot-2 defensive assignment that goes by the name Hamed Haddadi.With ...
Sep 10, 2018
LONGTIME Australian national team player Andrew Bogut was in disbelief as the wild events unfolded in the game Fiba World Cup qualifier between Australia and the Philippines on Monday at Philippine Arena.The 33-year-old former NBA player, who was reacting ...
Jul 2, 2018
TAIPEI - Troy Rike is making the most out of the opportunity to see Gilas Pilipinas up close during the team's preparation for the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers against Chinese Taipei.The 22-year-old Rike out of NCAA Division ...
Jun 29, 2018
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes explained the non-inclusion of an Alaska player in the national squad for the Asian Games, saying the set-up will cause the least disruption to the PBA as well as to the Aces.Reyes announced on ...
Jun 18, 2018
CHOT Reyes was too pleased to see Andray Blatche and Calvin Abueva report for Gilas practice in only the second week of the national team's training for the third window of the Fiba World Cup qualifier.And it's just but ...
Jun 12, 2018
CALVIN Abueva is under indefinite suspension at Alaska and he isn't guaranteed a spot in Gilas Pilipinas' 12-man roster for the coming third window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.National coach Chot Reyes pointed out Abueva's position ...
Jun 11, 2018
PBA
THE PBA is planning to make good use of the week-long break the league will take during the next two windows of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers this year.How?By organizing two exhibition games pitting two of the league's ...
Apr 15, 2018
JAYSON Castro is expected to pick up from where he left off as he makes his return to the Gilas Pilipinas lineup that will host Japan in their Fiba World Cup qualifying match on Sunday night at the Mall of Asia Arena. ...
Feb 24, 2018
CHOT Reyes was quick to shoot down the claim of Calvin Abueva that he's back in consideration for the Gilas Pilipinas roster for the second window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers.Reyes, who dropped Abueva and Raymond Almazan ...
Feb 13, 2018
PBA
TROY Rosario sat helpless on the TnT Katropa bench as his team lost to Barangay Ginebra on Sunday night, 93-78, stretching the KaTropa's skid in the PBA Philippine Cup.The 6-foot-7 forward-center showed up in street ...
Feb 11, 2018
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
PBA
NO better way for Kiefer Ravena to learn the ropes before he makes his much-awaited PBA debut than to play against the best players in the region.The NLEX rookie said playing with Gilas Pilipinas in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers ...
Nov 28, 2017
MANNY V. Pangilinan is satisfied with Gilas Pilipinas emerging victorious in its first two games in the FIBA World Cup qualifier.Stiil, there's not enough reason to celebrate this early.Although the national team won't be playing until ...
Nov 27, 2017
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