THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has yet to ascertain if Fil-Am Remy Martin could play as a local for Gilas Pilipinas, the reason why he was left out of the national pool bound for the Fiba World Cup in China ...
2 days ago
REMY Martin will not be donning the national tri-color for the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China.The 20-year-old Arizona State point guard shared on his Instagram account the unfortunate news of him being left out of the Gilas ...
2 days ago
NBA
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams has been named to New Zealand's provisional squad for the basketball World Cup but is not expected to play because of long-standing feud with Basketball New Zealand.Adams' name ...
4 days ago
NBA
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker's impressive career is over.Parker announced on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) he's retiring from basketball after 18 seasons in the NBA. The 37-year-old guard said on Twitter ...
6 days ago
MELBOURNE, Australia - Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut, Patty Mills and Aron Baynes are among the NBA players picked in an extended Australia squad to prepare for the FIBA World Cup.Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis announced a 17-man squad on Thursday for warmup ...
May 23, 2019
SYDNEY - Ben Simmons is set to play for Australia at the Fiba World Cup after confirming in an online video "I'm going to be a Boomer" for upcoming events.Simmons' NBA season ended when his Philadelphia 76ers were knocked out of ...
May 15, 2019
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
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