WITH Ange Kouame a signature from the President away from being a full-fledged Filipino citizen, his Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin reiterated how much of a fit the 6-foot-10 center is to the future of Gilas Pilipinas.The Samahang Basketbol ...
Mar 27, 2021
ANGE Kouame's naturalization bill has passed through the second reading in the House of Representatives.The House Plenary approved House Bill No. 8632 on Monday which seeks to give Filipino citizenship to the Ivorian center, putting him a step closer ...
Feb 9, 2021
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is moving heaven and earth to get Kai Sotto back in the country in time for the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers next month.SBP special assistant to the president Ryan Gregorio told ...
Jan 21, 2021
NBA
TO help the returning Denver Nuggets learn about their new teammates, coach Michael Malone started Sunday's first group practice of the season (Monday, Manila time) with a video that showed highlight-reel plays from the seven additions to the roster. ...
Dec 7, 2020
USA Basketball went into a bubble and emerged with a berth in the 2022 Fiba AmeriCup.Yante Maten scored 21 points, Josh Maggette added 19 and the US topped Mexico, 94-78, on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), moving to 4-0 in ...
Dec 1, 2020
IT took the Philippines 36 long years before it got a chance to return to the Fiba World Cup in 2014 - and four decades to get another win.That's how long the drought was for the Philippines from the last ...
Sep 4, 2020
SEEING Jordan Clarkson impress in the NBA bubble as an invaluable sixth man for the Utah Jazz makes it hard for fans to resist the thought of the Fil-American guard playing for Gilas Pilipinas come the 2023 Fiba World Cup on ...
Aug 19, 2020
DON'T rule Jalen Green out of Gilas Pilipinas just yet.The top-ranked high school standout in the US hinted that he's still open to representing the Philippines come the 2023 Fiba World Cup here."It could be ...
Aug 13, 2020
BERT Calaquian, a successful, self-made businessman, beloved husband, father and grandfather, and a diehard basketball fan, died at the age of 72 a day after that infamous brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and the Australia Boomers at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan. ...
Aug 11, 2020
CHICAGO - I've been feeling weak and lethargic lately. And at age 52, it got me a little cautious and concerned.But with no dire symptoms to necessitate calling my personal physician, I decided to self-diagnose. To all LeBron James ...
Jul 9, 2020
THE furor over Tab Baldwin's comments on the PBA, its coaches, and its officials have lingered for two weeks now with no sign of dying down, yet the voice of the Filipino coach responsible for bringing him in has yet ...
Jun 28, 2020
THIS photo shows just how big Gilas Pilipinas' future could be.Kai Sotto and Sage Tolentino got together as their families celebrated Father's Day."The future never looked so bright! A lot of work to be done but when it' ...
Jun 21, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas program director Tab Baldwin said the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic merely delayed his plans of rebuilding the Philippine men's national basketball team."It simply just delays it," Baldwin told Coaches Unfiltered on Thursday night. "But we will continue ...
Jun 12, 2020
WHAT'S with the delay of naming the next Gilas Pilipinas coach?For Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin, the reason is simple: there's really no job to fulfill at this time."If we were to ...
Jun 11, 2020
WITH the 2023 Fiba World Cup being held here in the Philippines, a familiar face is looking forward to leading his home country to the global hoops tilt and once again showcase his talents here.Ben Mbala is hoping that Cameroon will ...
Jun 10, 2020
EVEN at the peak of his powers, June Mar Fajardo said he is in no position to give Kai Sotto any advice as the latter embarks on his NBA G League journey."Sobrang ganda ng training ni Kai ngayon. Baka ako pa ...
May 18, 2020
FORMER Australian national coach Andrej Lemanis expressed his interest in taking the head coaching job for Gilas Pilipinas if an offer comes his way."All options are always on the table," he said during his session in the Hoop Coaches International Webinar ...
May 7, 2020
FORMER Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes called his 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup team a "team of leaders" and he sees a few of them becoming good coaches someday.Speaking in a webinar organized by Blackwater consultant Ariel Vanguardia and Hoop Coaches ...
May 6, 2020
THE writing was on the wall for Ranidel De Ocampo as early as the last PBA season.Hobbled by injuries, he hardly played for the Meralco Bolts last year that he realized his decorated playing career was coming to an end.He ...
Apr 14, 2020
PLANS are in place for Gilas Pilipinas program for the long-term after the game against Indonesia this Sunday in the first window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.That's the assurance given by Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) ...
Feb 22, 2020
PBA
AS stunning as the June Mar Fajardo was, it wasn't as if there were no warning signs.Considering the work that Fajardo had to put in for the past year while shuffling between San Miguel and Gilas Pilipinas duty, it ...
Feb 6, 2020
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