THERE'S no longer any doubt - Justine Baltazar will stay with La Salle to play in his final season once the UAAP resumes.La Salle coach Derrick Pumaren confirmed Baltazar will be available for the Green Archers for the resumption of the ...
Nov 25, 2021
SHOTS finally fell for Gilas Pilipinas as it torched Saudi Arabia, 77-61, to score its first win in the King Abdullah Cup Tuesday at Prince Hamza Hall in Amman.Justine Baltazar was a perfect 4-of-4 from downtown as he ...
Jul 27, 2021
THE size and NBA pedigree of big man Boban Marjanovic spelled the difference down the stretch in Serbia's close 83-76 win over Gilas Pilipinas in their Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament match early Thursday (Manila time).The 7-foot-4 Dallas ...
Jul 1, 2021
FORMER Gilas Pilipinas assistant coach Norman Black could only smile seeing how things have changed for the Philippine team."Before maliit ang team ng Pilipinas, pero ngayon, we're big. We have one of the biggest teams around now," Black said ...
Jun 27, 2021
JUSTINE Baltazar played the center position for the most part of his young career, but was moved to small forward by Gilas Pilipinas to adapt to the international style of basketball.The La Salle product said he has become comfortable with his ...
Jun 20, 2021
PBA
TO no one's surprise, Justine Baltazar's decision dominated the final day of submission for the upcoming PBA Rookie Draft on Wednesday.Rightfully so, since everybody was awaiting the decision of the La Salle center, who has been touted ...
Feb 1, 2021
PBA
POTENTIAL top pick Justine Baltazar has decided to sit out the upcoming PBA Rookie Draft and is staying put in La Salle.The 6-foot-8 Kapampangan, who is unquestionably the best center in college today, told Spin.ph of his decision ...
Jan 27, 2021
PBA
WILL Justine Baltazar beat the deadline of applications for the PBA Rookie Draft?That's the question that will be answered as the pro league closes its doors for entrants to the annual rookie proceedings on Wednesday.It has been over ...
Jan 27, 2021
THERE will be a special Gilas round in the coming PBA Rookie Draft.NorthPort team governor Erick Arejola confirmed that the league has agreed to once again allow the national team program to select players from the aspirants pool ahead of the ...
Jan 26, 2021
UNTIL Justine Baltazar submits his application for the upcoming PBA Rookie Draft, he remains a part of La Salle.Green Archers coach Derrick Pumaren reiterated that stance as the Mabalacat, Pampanga native continues to weigh his options for his basketball career."So ...
Jan 13, 2021
CLOCK is ticking and the new year is here.And with that comes a renewed optimism that as dire as the year 2020 was, 2021 will bring better fortunes not just for Philippine sports but for everyone.That hope couldn't ...
Jan 1, 2021
PBA
WILL there be a special round for Gilas Pilipinas in the coming PBA Rookie Draft?That depends on a lot of factors.For a special Gilas draft to happen, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said there has to be a request for one ...
Dec 29, 2020
THE camp of Justine Baltazar declined to comment on what transpired during a meeting between Pampanga governor Dennis Pineda and Gilas Pilipinas program director Tab Baldwin.Veteran coach Alan Trinidad politely declined to provide details of the meeting that took place in ...
Dec 20, 2020
IS Justine Baltazar the next player to be officially enlisted in the Gilas Pilipinas pool?Photos circulating on social media hint at that possibility after Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin was seen meeting Baltazar and his longtime patron ...
Dec 20, 2020
JUSTINE Baltazar proved why he is considered the best big man in college with his impressive play in his Gilas Pilipinas debut.Showing no fear against the all-pro Thailand team in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama, the 6- ...
Dec 4, 2020
JUSTINE Baltazar remains in disbelief of where his basketball career has taken him, especially after the 6-foot-8 center's stupendous showing for Gilas Pilipinas in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama. "Sobrang thankful ako kay God dahil ...
Dec 1, 2020
THREES allowed Gilas Pilipinas to break the game wide open, but if not for its defense, its Monday game against Thailand could have been much closer.Coach Jong Uichico stressed that it was the Filipinos' defense which proved to be crucial ...
Dec 1, 2020
ISAAC Go praised Justine Baltazar for his performance in his international debut on Friday."He's just an amazing player and person," Go said of the La Salle center.Baltazar proved he belonged in Gilas Pilipinas' 93-81 victory over Thailand ...
Nov 29, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas' future begins today as the youthful national team takes its first challenge against a seasoned Thailand squad Friday in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers at Khalifa Sport City in Manama.It's the first big step for ...
Nov 27, 2020
COACH Derrick Pumaren is expecting big things from Justine Baltazar as the La Salle center takes on the task of manning the paint for Gilas Pilipinas in the November window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers."If he's going ...
Nov 20, 2020
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga - Encho Serrano and Justine Baltazar will no longer play for the Pampanga Delta in the NBL finals that will start on Thursday at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center here.Serrano and Baltazar played vital roles in ...
Oct 22, 2020
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