WILL it be Philippines or New Zealand?Ken Tuffin isn't ready to make that decision yet after wrapping up his maiden campaign in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NBL) on Thursday.For now, the focus for the Fil-Kiwi ...
Jul 30, 2020
WORDS have been said but the bond between Fiba and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) remains strong.The assurance came from no less than SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios, who said the respect between the two cage bodies remains the same." ...
Jul 18, 2020
ROGER Pogoy has been ranked by Fiba.com as one of the most improved players in Asia.Pogoy made the list based on comparative statistics from the Fiba Asia Cup 2017 to the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers first window held last ...
Jul 14, 2020
IT remains as the darkest day in Philippine basketball history.The fallout from the brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia in the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers is still felt today, exactly two years since the humiliating incident that left our ...
Jul 2, 2020
A COMBINATION of a Filipino coach and a foreign consultant will be a ideal for Gilas Pilipinas, according to longtime naturalized player Marcus Douthit.Douthit weighed in on the heated debate on the next Gilas coach, saying a Filipino should be named ...
Jul 1, 2020
MARCUS Douthit is batting for Justin Brownlee to become the next naturalized player of the national team.The former Gilas Pilipinas naturalized player believes the Barangay Ginebra import is a perfect fit for Gilas Pilipinas based on his ability to play multiple ...
Jun 29, 2020
CHICAGO - Much as I disagreed with his disparaging comments about the PBA, our local coaches and the Fiba, I don't think Tab Baldwin should have lost his job as deputy coach and consultant at TNT KaTropa.But you have to ...
Jun 26, 2020
PBA
TAB Baldwin has been removed from his positions as assistant coach and consultant of TnT KaTropa in the PBA, sources told SPIN.ph on Thursday.Baldwin's ouster came just weeks after he made controversial comments in a Coaches Unfiltered podcast ...
Jun 25, 2020
NORMAN Black came very close to becoming a naturalized player during the 1980s when Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco Jr. was the godfather of the national basketball team.Black bared the process of naturalization was already rolling in the mid-1980s in the wake ...
Jun 23, 2020
ABOUT to embark on the next stage of his journey to the NBA, Kai Sotto received an added boost from one of his biggest supporters.The 18-year-old is front and center as rapper and court artist Mike Swift refurbished the ...
Jun 23, 2020
THE UAAP said it has no issues with Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin's controversial comments made in a podcast last week, saying it respects the American-Kiwi mentor's freedom of speech.UAAP president Em Fernandez of host Ateneo said ...
Jun 16, 2020
NORMAN Black has been around for over four decades as import, playing coach, and head coach, both in the PBA and the UAAP college league.So when he talks, better listen.Days after Tab Baldwin got entangled in a web of controversy ...
Jun 15, 2020
CHICAGO - I'm a cereal killer. That's what I do each morning, wolf down a big breakfast.But a SPIN.ph headline left a bad taste in my mouth two days ago when a foreigner inflicted verbal assault and ...
Jun 14, 2020
FORMER national coach Yeng Guiao blasted Gilas Pilipinas program director Tab Baldwin for his comments about Philippine basketball, particularly regarding the quality of local coaches in the country.Guiao took exception to Baldwin's statement during the Coaches Unfiltered podcast about local ...
Jun 13, 2020
ST. Clare's Mohammad Pare has been called up by the Malian national team for the 2021 Fiba Afrobasket qualifiers.Saints coach Jinino Manansala confirmed that his 6-foot-7 center has been tapped for national team duty and has returned ...
May 27, 2020
FIBA has plotted guidelines for its national federations on the return of basketball following the COVID-19 pandemic.The international basketball federation published Return to Basketball - Restart Guidelines for National Federation which will serve as guidelines for countries which plan to resume ...
May 26, 2020
EVEN though Gilas Pilipinas has yet to name a permanent head coach, Mark Dickel said the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is headed in the right direction after installing a program headed by Tab Baldwin.The TNT active consultant said that Baldwin ...
May 14, 2020
COMING out with the scheduled dates of the 2023 FIBA World Cup staging to be held in the Philippines somehow soothes whatever negative vibes gripping the country brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.On Monday, the FIBA Central Board announced that the ...
May 11, 2020
THE 2023 Fiba Basketball World Cup is scheduled to take place from August 25 to September 10.The dates of the competition were confirmed following consultations with the Fiba Central Board and recommendations by the Fiba Competitions Commission.The competition website was ...
May 11, 2020
PBA
FORMER Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao suggested that the PBA should decrease the number of conferences during seasons when an important international competition is scheduled.Guiao made the suggestion in Hoop Coaches International webinar organized by Blackwater consultant Ariel Vanguardia, saying that ...
May 11, 2020
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