SAITAMA, Japan - Luka Doncic made a spectacular Olympic debut with 48 points, tied for the second-highest total in men's basketball history, to lead Slovenia to a 118-100 victory over Argentina on Monday.In Slovenia's first Olympic ...
Jul 26, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - Luis Scola starts each day with the same wish.Argentina's captain is about to play in the Olympics for a fifth time, those appearances spanning three different decades. There are athletes at the Tokyo Games who were not ...
Jul 24, 2021
LUIS Scola banners Argentina for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as he looks for a golden swansong in his international career.The 41-year-old, who played for the Houston Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, and Brooklyn Nets in the NBA, ...
Jul 18, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Nigeria followed up its win over the United States with another impressive statement.Jahlil Okafor scored 15 points, Precious Achiuwa added 12 and Nigeria improved to 2-0 in the pre-Olympic exhibition season by beating Argentina, 94-71, on ...
Jul 13, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Patty Mills hit a 3-pointer as time expired, giving Australia an 87-84 win over Argentina in a pre-Olympics exhibition on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Mills inbounded the ball with 2.5 seconds left to Jock Lansdale, ...
Jul 11, 2021
MARC Pingris had his share of battles with some of the best big men in the world during a stint with Gilas Pilipinas highlighted by a historic appearance in the 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup in Spain.Aside from that, the 6- ...
Jun 11, 2021
THIS one will bring up memories anew for Argentina national team veteran Luis Scola.The one-handed dunk of Gilas Pilipinas guard Gabe Norwood off Scola's outstretched arms during the 2014 World Cup in Spain has been nominated by FIBA for ...
Jun 11, 2020
BEIJING - Luis Scola was asked what Sunday will mean to him, and he didn't hesitate with the answer."Everything," he said.The veteran Argentine forward didn't need to give more of an explanation. The World Cup is one ...
Sep 14, 2019
BEIJING - Luis Scola scored 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Argentina is heading to its first gold-medal game in 15 years after beating France 80-66 on Friday in a Fiba World Cup semifinal.Scola finished it in style, hitting ...
Sep 13, 2019
ARGENTINA stunned title favorite Serbia, 97-87, on Monday to move to the semifinals of the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in Dongguan, China.Veteran Luis Scola scored 20 points while Facundo Campazzo had 18 points, 12 assists and six rebounds to ...
Sep 10, 2019
At 39, Luis Scola is not slowing down.He's moving up.Scola climbed into the No. 2 spot on FIBA's all-time World Cup scoring list on Monday, his 23 points helping Argentina hold off Nigeria, 94-81, ...
Sep 3, 2019
GABE Norwood made the highlight reels of the 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup in Spain when he threw down a dunk against NBA veteran Luis Scola in Gilas Pilipinas' match against Argentina in Seville, Spain.But did you know that the dunk ...
Aug 23, 2019
RIO DE JANEIRO - The US men's basketball team powered into the semifinals of the Olympics, beating Argentina 105-78 on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Emphatically ending a stretch of three straight close games, the Americans turned a slow start ...
Aug 18, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Spanish men's basketball avoided elimination with a 92-73 win against Argentina on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), climbing out of a 0-2 hole to start the Olympics and advance to the quarterfinal round of the ...
Aug 16, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Argentina men's basketball team walked away with a hard-fought 90-82 win against Croatia on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), much to the delight of some its rowdy friends clad in blue and white, who filled the ...
Aug 10, 2016
NBA
LAS VEGAS - Luis Scola thought Argentina's time might have passed.The Golden Generation had grown old, the younger players hadn't grown up enough, and when the Argentines went out weakly two years ago in the Basketball World Cup, ...
Jul 22, 2016
NBA
CLEVELAND - Overshadowed as Golden State shot down history during the regular season, the Cavaliers are making this postseason their own.Perfectly.LeBron James recorded a triple-double and Cleveland improved to 10-0 in the playoffs with a 108-89 victory over ...
May 20, 2016
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - Manu Ginobili will be available to play for Argentina's basketball team in the Rio Olympics.The Argentine federation announced Ginobili's decision Thursday (Friday, Manila time). It will be a fourth Olympics for the San Antonio Spurs ...
Mar 25, 2016
NBA
TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan had 25 points, Luis Scola added 20 more and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 105-100 on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).The Raptors moved just one game back of the Cleveland Cavaliers for the top spot in ...
Mar 21, 2016
NBA
TORONTO - Kyle Lowry scored 32 points, Luis Scola had all of his 17 in the first quarter and the Toronto Raptors beat the Boston Celtics, 105-91, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Lowry was 9 for 14 from the field, including ...
Mar 19, 2016
NBA
TORONTO - James Harden had 40 points and 14 assists, and the Houston Rockets beat Toronto, 113-107, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) to end the Raptors' franchise-record, 12-game home winning streak.The Raptors lost at home for the ...
Mar 7, 2016
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