IT may sound as a joke to many but the truth is, Manny V. Pangilinan was just being honest when he said he's 'a billion pesos poorer' after his 10-year term as president of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) ...
Aug 8, 2016
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ROOKIE Troy Rosario lamented how the recent knee injury he suffered killed whatever momentum he gained following his notable showing with Gilas Pilipinas in the last Olympic Qualifying Tournament.The TNT Katropa big man finally saw action for the team in the ...
Jul 31, 2016
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MARCIO Lassiter said he was disappointed to miss the opportunity to play for Gilas Pilipinas and help in the country's bid to qualify for the Rio De Janeiro Olympics.The San Miguel gunner stressed how he really wanted to play for ...
Jul 17, 2016
IT's experience versus youth as France battles Canada for a spot in Rio in the Fiba Manila Olympic Qualifying Tournament on Sunday at MOA Arena.France is the oldest team in the six-team Manila OQT with an average age of ...
Jul 10, 2016
HE'S not one to make excuses, but Gilas deputy coach Alex Compton believes the national team could have gotten a better shot at an Olympic berth had it gotten a more favorable playing schedule in the Fiba OQT.As it ...
Jul 8, 2016
HAMADI N'Diaye returns to the country looking to accomplish an even bigger task than the one he came for the first time the big man from Senegal came over in Manila last year.The 7-foot N'Diaye is expected to ...
Jul 2, 2016
TONY Parker is looking to have fun and at the same time, accomplish his job for France in his first ever visit in Manila.Parker and the entire French team arrived in the country early Friday morning as the fancied bets to ...
Jun 30, 2016
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JONG Uichico wasn't part of the Gilas coaching staff that deliberated and decided on who would make the final 12 of the Philippine team competing in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.But having worked with Tab Baldwin for the longest time as ...
Jun 27, 2016
REGARDLESS of what you think about his decision, you have to hand it to Tab Baldwin after his bold call to leave Calvin Abueva and LA Tenorio out of the Gilas Pilipinas team to the Olympic qualifiers.This guy has guts.The ...
Jun 27, 2016
HOURS after its official 12-man roster was finally known, Gilas Pilipinas took care of business right away.Terrence Romeo exploded in the fourth quarter before Gilas hang tough in the stretch of a tense 72-69 win over China, in the ...
Jun 26, 2016
FOR known competitors LA Tenorio and Calvin Abueva, being the final cuts in Gilas Pilipinas' roster for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament was for sure a bitter pill to swallow.But the soldiers that they are, former Gilas team captain Jimmy Alapag believes ...
Jun 26, 2016
IT was a decision in which he had to 'lose sleep.' But in the end, it's an excruciating job which Tab Baldwin has to do.The Gilas Pilipinas coach explained how he and his coaching staff had to excruciatingly go through ...
Jun 26, 2016
CALVIN Abueva and LA Tenorio were named the final two cuts in the Gilas Pilipinas team to the Olympic Qualifying Tournament, stunning fans who felt the two were shoo-ins to the 12-man lineup.The announcement, made from Bologna, Italy where ...
Jun 26, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas suffered a second straight blowout loss in Europe early Sunday morning (Manila time) in the run-up for its campaign in the Manila leg of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.But that hardly dented the fighting spirit of a team known ...
Jun 26, 2016
ITALY waxed hot from the opening tip-off and never wavered the rest of the way as it cruised to a 106-70 victory over Gilas Pilipinas at the start of their four-nation pocket tournament at The Paladozza early Sunday morning ( ...
Jun 25, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin will already have his final 12-man roster for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament even before the team returns to Manila from its three-week European training camp.By Sunday, the 58-year-old mentor is set to ...
Jun 23, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas quickly got a feel of the kind of competition awaiting it in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila three weeks from now.The national team failed to contain a hot-shooting Turkey side and dropped a 103-68 decision in ...
Jun 21, 2016
AWAY from their families and loved ones, Gilas Pilipinas spent Father's Day the way it had been doing the past one week - work and training."Dito lang kami, practice pa rin and training," said veteran playmaker LA Tenorio from the Gilas ...
Jun 19, 2016
ANDRAY Blatche showed just a glimpse of his old form in Gilas Pilipinas' rousing victory over Iran in the second of their two-game scrimmage this week as part the teams' preparations for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.But come the 'Final Dance', ...
Jun 11, 2016
A FIT-AGAIN Jeff Chan left with Gilas Pilipinas Friday night for its grueling European camp as it builds up for the Manila leg of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.The top Rain or Shine gunner disclosed he's now recovered from the ...
Jun 10, 2016
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