HONORED.It's the only word Chris Ross could utter upon being advised that he's been included in the 15-man pool drawn up by Gilas Pilipinas coach Tim Cone for the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.The veteran San Miguel ...
Sep 27, 2019
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Videos of Ben Simmons making jumpers flooded social media over the summer and the All-Star point guard is ready to take his game to another level when the Philadelphia 76ers open camp next week."I feel like this summer I ...
Sep 26, 2019
PBA
THE learning continues for CJ Perez with Columbian even after his stint with Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Basketball World Cup.Perez had another big game statistically, finishing with 22 points and 10 rebounds in a game against Rain or Shine on ...
Sep 23, 2019
TIM Cone has accepted the offer to coach Gilas Pilipinas in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games which the country will host beginning on November 30.The multi-titled coach of Ginebra made the confirmation in an SMS message to media outlets on ...
Sep 23, 2019
CHICAGO - As coaching gigs go in the Philippine national teams, everything appears to be in perfect place here. Incense has billowed from the offices of the Samahang Basketbol Ng Pilipinas (SBP) where the gods bequeath their blessings. The PBA and MVP are ...
Sep 23, 2019
MACAU - Even in the midst of San Miguel Beer's PBA grand slam bid, June Mar Fajardo is ready to suit up for Gilas Pilipinas in the 30th Southeast Asian Games if called up to be part of the team."Puwedeng-puwede. ...
Sep 22, 2019
ONE of the country's most successful businessmen also happens to be its biggest basketball patron. And while Manny V. Pangilinan approaches both with the same zeal and passion, one keeps breaking his heart more than the other.So on this ...
Sep 22, 2019
PBA
COLUMBIAN coach Johnedel Cardel has seen a big leap in CJ Perez's game after he played for Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Basketball World Cup.Cardel said the gains from playing against world-class competition at the China showpiece was evident ...
Sep 20, 2019
TEEN prodigy Kai Sotto and in-form University of the Philippine stars Kobe Paras and Ricci Rivero are among eight standouts from the amateur ranks included in the Gilas Pilipinas pool for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) ...
Sep 20, 2019
USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men's rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup that ended earlier this week.It's now nine-years-and-counting in the ...
Sep 20, 2019
STEPH Curry says he wants to play in the Tokyo Olympics, and is hoping he would be in top shape as the US looks to assert its supremacy in the quadrennial games.The two-time NBA MVP insisted the USA remains the ...
Sep 19, 2019
MACAU - Cage great Jimmy Alapag is ready to take on the challenge if given the chance to take on the coaching job of Gilas Pilipinas.The name of the former Gilas captain was among those prominently mentioned as deserving of the position ...
Sep 17, 2019
A MIX of professional and amateur players will compose the Gilas Pilipinas Men's pool for the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio said a 24-man pool has been submitted by the federation to ...
Sep 17, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is considering hiring a European coach to take over the reins at Gilas Pilipinas following the resignation of Yeng Guiao.SBP president Al Panlilio said they are looking to make the move immediately in the search ...
Sep 17, 2019
MADRID - Spain's men's basketball team has been welcomed by the Spanish king and thousands of fans on the streets of Madrid after winning the World Cup title over the weekend.Players presented the trophy to Spanish King Felipe ...
Sep 17, 2019
AUSTRALIA center Andrew Bogut faces a Fiba probe after his profanity-laced rant against the world basketball body and its referees after the Boomers' loss to Spain in their World Cup semifinal on Friday,.Bogut complained loudly and profanely after his ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - Serbia coach Sasha Djordjevic said on Saturday he's resigning after his team - among the favorites to win the basketball World Cup in China - settled for fifth place.Djordjevic broke the news after Serbia beat the Czech Republic, 90-81, ...
Sep 14, 2019
BEIJING - Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Lamar Odom, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.Those are the only five players to win an NBA title and a gold medal in the same year, whether it was in FIBA or Olympic competition, with Pippen doing ...
Sep 14, 2019
BEIJING - Their final game at the World Cup had been over for several minutes, and every member of the U.S. team and coaching staff were still lingering together on the court.They were ready to go home.They just weren' ...
Sep 14, 2019
BEIJING - Luis Scola was asked what Sunday will mean to him, and he didn't hesitate with the answer."Everything," he said.The veteran Argentine forward didn't need to give more of an explanation. The World Cup is one ...
Sep 14, 2019
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