IT'S imperative for Gilas Pilipinas to shoot well from the outside if it it hopes to keep in step with the giants in the coming FIBA World Cup.National coach Yeng Guiao stressed the point on Tuesday in the Philippine Sportswriters ...
Aug 27, 2019
YENG Guiao wouldn't want the final cuts from the Gilas Pilipinas 12-man roster to be totally left out when the team leaves for the Fiba World Cup.The national coach said he endorsed that those who failed to make the ...
Aug 26, 2019
MARCIO Lassiter's heart breaks knowing that he won't be with Gilas Pilipinas in the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China."It hurts, it really hurts," he said, with a grade two MCL sprain on his left knee forcing ...
Aug 22, 2019
THE recent injury suffered by Matthew Wright unfortunately, could factor in his nclusion or not in the final 12-man roster of Gilas Pilipinas for the FIBA World Cup.National coach Yeng Guiao stressed the final week of practice for the national ...
Aug 21, 2019
MATTHEW Wright is disappointed to suffer an injury just as Gilas Pilipinas is in the final stretch of its preparation for the FIBA World Cup.The Phoenix forward sat out practice on Tuesday as he was advised to take a rest for ...
Aug 20, 2019
MATTHEW Wright has become part of the growing list of injured players for Gilas Pilipinas after the Phoenix forward sat out Monday's session due pains in his right ankle."Definitely I had to sit out today. It was pretty painful ...
Aug 19, 2019
MATTHEW Wright will not allow himself to be pressured now that all eyes are on him in Gilas Pilipinas' campaign in the 2019 FIBA World Cup following the injury to Marcio Lassiter.The Phoenix gunner will likely take the place of Lassiter ...
Jul 26, 2019
SEVEN months removed from his last stint with the national team, Matthew Wright feels fulfilled.And what did he miss the most from working with some of the best players the country has to offer?"The small things that you miss about ...
Jul 5, 2019
MATTHEW Wright has been officially been added in the pool for Gilas Pilipinas for the 2019 Fiba World Cup.Head coach Yeng Guiao confirmed the decision after the Phoenix forward attended his first practice with the national team on Thursday."Part na ...
Jul 4, 2019
MATTHEW Wright was the newest addition to the Gilas Pilipinas pool as the Phoenix shooter attended the early Thursday evening session at Meralco Gym.The Fil-Canadian sniper made his return to the national team pool after being left out in the ...
Jul 4, 2019
PBA
THANKS to Matthew Wright, Phoenix has suddenly righted the ship in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.With the 28-year-old Wright producing import-like numbers, the Fuel Masters have won back-to-back games to climb to the .500 mark and ...
Jul 3, 2019
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra's powerhouse lineup holds no fear for Matthew Wright.Although he has high regard for the PBA's most popular ballclub, Wright was not about to back down against the Kings especially with the Fuel Masters fighting for a ...
Jun 29, 2019
PBA
PHOENIX Pulse overcame a 14-point deficit after scoring 45 points in the third quarter on its way to a 111-103 win over Barangay Ginebra on Friday in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Matthew Wright and ...
Jun 28, 2019
PBA
PHOENIX Pulse sent NorthPort crashing back to earth with a 97-87 victory on Wednesday in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Matthew Wright rose to the occasion in the fourth quarter and finished with 28 points as ...
Jun 26, 2019
MATTHEW Wright believes the championship victory of the Toronto Raptors will lead to more Filipino-Canadians taking up the sport, increasing the talent base that could possibly play in the PBA in the future.Wright said the Raptors' victory in the 2019 ...
Jun 21, 2019
PBA
PHOENIX Pulse prepared for the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup riding high from its first franchise semifinals appearance in the Philippine Cup with Calvin Abueva leading the way and Rob Dozier reinforcing the crew.A month later, and it feels like ...
Jun 21, 2019
ANTIPOLO CITY - Phoenix Pulse guard Matthew Wright urged his teammates to step up and fill in the void left by Calvin Abueva as they try to get out of slump in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.After a rousing start to the ...
Jun 10, 2019
IF doctors have their white lab gowns and soldiers have their combat uniforms, basketball players, especially PBA stars, wear jerseys to get their business done.Every day, be at practice or during games, these cagers are expected to strive to be better ...
Jun 2, 2019
PBA
MATTHEW Wright played the hero's role for Phoenix Pulse in Game Three despite battling bronchitis.Phoenix Pulse coach Louie Alas bared Wright was present in practice but did not participate in the physical activities due to his illness.The 28-year- ...
Apr 22, 2019
PBA
GAME 3 of the San Miguel-Phoenix PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series proved to be just as physical as the two previous outings of the best-of-seven series.By halftime of Sunday's game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, two flagrant ...
Apr 21, 2019
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