SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is considering adding Spain to Gilas Pilipinas' preparation itinerary heading to the FIBA World Cup in China.SBP President Al Panlilio disclosed the trip to Spain came about after plans to have Gilas Pilipinas play Lithuania, ...
May 9, 2019
KAI Sotto, AJ Edu, and Dalph Panopio will be part of the pool of Gilas Pilipinas Youth in the Fiba Under-19 Basketball World Cup on June 29 to July 7.Gilas Youth head coach Sandy Arespacochaga said Sotto will return to ...
May 8, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) heralded a new era for Philippine basketball by adopting a new logo for both the federation and Gilas Pilipinas.The new design was formally unveiled on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in a ceremony presided ...
May 8, 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
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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
GILAS Pilipinas takes on the world's best teams in the upcoming 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China and fans can watch the games live at the venue by purchasing tickets through the official Fiba website.Fans can follow each of ...
Apr 5, 2019
KAI Sotto is fully committed to playing for the Philippine national team even in wake of his decision to go abroad to fulfill his dream of becoming the first-ever local born NBA player.Sotto's father Ervin said Kai will be ...
Mar 26, 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
RUI Hachimura has been taking not just US college basketball by storm but Asian basketball as well.Playing for Gonzaga in the US NCAA, the 21-year-old Hachimura is now being considered as one of the top prospects in the NBA ...
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
GILAS Pilipinas will have an uphill climb in the group stages of the 2019 Fiba World Cup as it was slotted in Group D in the draw on Saturday at Shenzhen, China.Awaiting the Philippines are Olympic silver medalist Serbia, European contender ...
Mar 16, 2019
THERE'S no chance of an early collision between Gilas Pilipinas and Team USA in the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China.Unless the Philippines progresses to the second round and USA drops in an adjacent group, the Filipinos will have ...
Mar 15, 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
YOU can never put a good man down, especially when he has a prayer warrior, best friend, and wife all rolled into one by his side.For Jenny Guiao, her role as the wife of Team Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao is both ...
Mar 11, 2019
WHILE June Mar Fajardo's newfound three-point shot is a welcome development to the national team, Team Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao doesn't see the five-time Most Valuable Player hoisting shots from beyond the arc in international competitions.The ...
Mar 9, 2019
TRUTH be told, Thirdy Ravena no longer needs to play in the PBA D-League after representing the country with Gilas Pilipinas in the sixth window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers.But that doesn't mean that the ...
Mar 7, 2019
FOR Japeth Aguilar, it's country first and marriage later.A week after proposing to longtime partner Cassy Naidas, Aguilar said their wedding day could be pushed to a later date to give way to Team Pilipinas' campaign in the ...
Mar 5, 2019
BANGKOK - Basketball, volleyball and soccer players from Australia and other Oceania countries will be permitted to compete at the next edition of the Asian Games.The Olympic Council of Asia confirmed after its general assembly over the weekend that athletes from Oceania ...
Mar 5, 2019
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