THIRDY Ravena, Rey Suerte, Matt Nieto, and Allyn Bulanadi are back with Gilas Pilipinas as the national team begins preparations for the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup in Indonesia next month.Ravena, who plays for San-En NeoPhoenix in the Japan B.League, ...
Jul 18, 2021
DWIGHT Ramos defended Gilas Pilipinas teammate Mike Nieto, saying critical fans do not see his invaluable contributions to the team, particularly during the two Fiba-sanctioned competitions the past weeks.While most Gilas players drew praise during the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers ...
Jul 9, 2021
THIRDY Ravena is expected to be back in the Gilas Pilipinas pool once the national team begins its preparations for the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup.Coach Tab Baldwin said that the San-En NeoPhoenix guard is one of those top of mind ...
Jun 25, 2021
MATT Nieto couldn't be any prouder of how his "apprentice" SJ Belangel stepped up and played the role of the hero for Gilas Pilipinas in its pulsating 81-78 win over Korea Wednesday in the third window of the 2021 ...
Jun 16, 2021
IT wasn't just Rey Suerte's lucky dayThe Gilas Pilipinas team captain went down with an ankle sprain on Wednesday, leaving the national team with yet another casualty less than a week before the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers kick ...
Jun 10, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas won't be having special draftee Matt Nieto in the coming FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers and the Olympic Qualifying Tournament due to a hand injury.Nieto, picked third overall by NLEX in the 2019 special draft for the national team, ...
Jun 6, 2021
NOTHING motivates players than hearing their supporters cheer their lungs out whenever they hit the floor.But more than anyone else in the stands, there's probably no one more important watching from the sidelines than their own mothers.Sports fans ...
May 7, 2021
IT'S a youthful Gilas Pilipinas pool, alright, but Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin is happy to see these young blood step up to the plate.And this early, he's happy to see some of ...
Apr 28, 2021
PBA
A year after being picked in the special Gilas draft, Isaac Go, Matt and Mike Nieto, Rey Suerte, and Allyn Bulanadi may finally see action in the PBA.Sources told SPIN.ph there is a clamor from some PBA teams to let ...
Jan 28, 2021
PBA
THE status of the five players selected in the PBA special draft in 2019 could be tackled once the league schedules its first board meeting of the year.Isaac Go, Rey Suerte, Matt Nieto, Allyn Bulanadi, and Mike Nieto were the players ...
Jan 6, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas securing a two-game sweep of Thailand in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers partly alleviates the pain for Matt Nieto as the Philippines exits the Manama bubble unscathed."I'm happy that everybody stepped up," he said a ...
Dec 1, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas coach Jong Uichico is hoping that Matt Nieto's injury isn't that serious and it's only a plain, old sprain.The veteran mentor has yet to provide a concrete update on the situation of the ...
Nov 30, 2020
MATT Nieto sprained his left foot in the third quarter of Gilas Pilipinas' duel against Thailand on Monday in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama.The Ateneo guard inadvertently stepped on the foot of Thai big man Chanatip Jakrawan ...
Nov 30, 2020
KOBE Paras spearheads the Gilas Pilipinas' 12-man roster for the first of its two-game series against Thailand on Friday in the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.The second-generation star is expected to be the ...
Nov 26, 2020
FORTHSKY Padrigao staying put in Katipunan guarantees that Ateneo's long line of elite point guards will continue, at least for the next half-decade.But the 5-foot-11 guard isn't fixated on the hype just yet, knowing ...
Sep 22, 2020
MATT Nieto has always been as a business-savvy person.That's why when the opportunity knocked, the gutsy Ateneo playmaker willingly took the chance even if the country is still under quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ...
Jul 8, 2020
THIRDY Ravena has always stepped his game up whenever Ateneo is in the UAAP Finals.Former teammates are confident the 6-foot-3 swingman can also make his mark overseas as he prepares for a stint with San-En NeoPhoenix in the ...
Jun 25, 2020
NOT even the hoops hiatus can stop the Nieto twins from handing out assists.Service seems to run in the blood of Mike and Matt Nieto as they tap their wide network to help their uncle and ninong, who also happens to ...
Mar 23, 2020
BALL is life for the Nieto family despite Metro Manila going under community quarantine.In an Instagram story posted by Mike Nieto, the brothers, together with their father Jet, laced up their sneakers and got their shots up inside their own indoor ...
Mar 16, 2020
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