JAY Wright immediately accepted a chance to be an assistant coach with USA Basketball for this year's World Cup.And then he checked his calendar.Villanova students are headed back to school this week - while the Villanova men's basketball coach ...
12 hours ago
ANAHEIM, California - Houston forward P.J. Tucker has withdrawn from consideration for USA Basketball's World Cup roster, meaning 14 players remain in consideration for 12 spots.Tucker withdrew on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), citing a minor left ankle issue. He ...
3 days ago
EL SEGUNDO, California - USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich doesn't have many rules for his World Cup team. They're more like suggestions, such as the one about limiting phone usage when the team is having breakfast together.He doesn&# ...
5 days ago
GILAS Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao would have wanted his players to face host Spain in the Torneo de Malaga, but the missed chance hardly dampened his feeling over the national team's overseas training camp."The camp was good. It was ...
5 days ago
GILAS Pilipinas plunged back to work a day after arriving from a training camp in Spain, with 12 players showing up for a Wednesday session at Meralco Gym.Andray Blatche spearheaded those present together with captain Gabe Norwood, as well as holdovers ...
6 days ago
THERE were more than 50 players from the G League who helped USA Basketball get into the FIBA World Cup by winning enough games during the tournament's qualifying rounds.A few of them are getting a thank-you this week. ...
6 days ago
KYLE Lowry of the NBA champion Toronto Raptors has withdrawn from the pool of candidates USA Basketball is considering to take to the FIBA World Cup later this month.Lowry said his surgically repaired thumb isn't ready to allow him ...
Aug 13, 2019
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Sacramento forward Marvin Bagley III has told USA Basketball that he is withdrawing from consideration for the roster that will be sent to China this month for the FIBA World Cup.Bagley's decision was revealed on Sunday ( ...
Aug 12, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas repeated over Ivory Coast, 73-63, to end its campaign in the Torneo de Malaga on a winning note early Sunday morning in Spain.For the second straight day, Robert Bolick showed the way for the Filipinos with 19 points ...
Aug 10, 2019
LAS VEGAS - The first order of business for USA Basketball on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) was thanking its fans, so Donovan Mitchell grabbed a microphone to deliver the pregame message.He got right to the point."We look forward to going ...
Aug 10, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas will don a simple yet elegant uniform when it plays in the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China come August.Nike, the national team's official outfitter, released the federation jerseys for the 16 World Cup-bound nations under ...
Aug 9, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas overcame a slow start and Ivory Coast's heft and size to pull off a 94-83 win early Thursday morning in their tune-up game at the Palacio Multiusos de Guadalajara in Spain.Down to a nine-man ...
Aug 8, 2019
A HIGHLY-motivated Gilas Pilipinas squad jumpstarted its European training camp with a rousing win over Congo, 102-80, on Wednesday (Manila time).Big man Andray Blatche spearheaded the national team with 25 big points while Japeth Aguilar added 22.Mark Barroca ...
Aug 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS - USA Basketball coach Gregg Popovich typically has a month of NBA training camp and a half-dozen or so preseason games before he picks a San Antonio team, and then gets a few more months of the regular-season grind ...
Aug 7, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - NBA players Patty Mills, Aron Baynes, Matthew Dellavedova and Joe Ingles have been included in Australia's 12-man squad for the FIBA World Cup next month in China.Three players were picked in the squad announced on Wednesday ...
Aug 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS - USA Basketball opened training camp on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) for the Fiba World Cup, which starts Aug. 31 in China. Here are 10 things to know about the tournament and the Americans' quest for an unprecedented third gold ...
Aug 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS - USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that he is not worried about the Americans' chances as they begin preparations for the FIBA World Cup, even after a wildly unpredictable process was needed just ...
Aug 5, 2019
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - USA Basketball's national team roster under consideration for the FIBA World Cup lost another name on Saturday when New York's Julius Randle pulled out, citing a family matter.Randle's departure leaves 15 players ...
Aug 3, 2019
NLEX players extended a helping hand to Gilas Pilipinas in its practice session on Wednesday morning at Meralco Gym.Asi Taulava, JR Quinahan and Jericho Cruz led the Road Warriors delegation who aided the national team in the third day of its ...
Jul 31, 2019
IF Jordan Clarkson remains hopeful of the possibility of suiting up for Gilas Pilipinas, who are we to quit on him?That's what national coach Yeng Guiao had to say after Monday's training session after the Fil-Am ...
Jul 29, 2019
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