JORDAN came up with a strong return from long layoff as it fended off Palestine in a wire-to-wire 88-77 win to remain undefeated in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers on Saturday at Prince Hamza Hall in Amman.After ...
Jun 13, 2021
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ANTIPOLO CITY - The familiar figure of Iwad Qahwash brought back memories to Gabe Norwood, albeit a not so good one.The Rain or Shine guard still vividly remembers the stunning 75-73 loss Gilas Pilipinas suffered in the opener of the Fiba ...
Jul 29, 2016
CHANGSHA, China - Six games and more than a week after, the stinging loss of Gilas Pilipinas to Palestine in the opener of the Fiba-Asia Championship still lingers.And that feeling of humiliation is what motivates the team to keep going in ...
Oct 1, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Gilas Pilipinas better be wary of India.The South Asian country kicked off its second round preliminary campaign in the Fiba-Asia Championship here by dealing Palestine its first loss in the tournament, 73-70, on Sunday at the Changsha ...
Sep 27, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Defending champion Iran and host China played true to form as they posted their second straight wins in their respective groups in the Fiba Asia Championship here.The Iranians were merciless in their 88-66 crushing of India on Thursday ...
Sep 25, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - To borrow an old cliché, Gabe Norwood said Gilas Pilipinas is taking everything it one game at a time in the Fiba Asia Championship.After securing its first win over Hong Kong on Thursday, Gilas is up against a Kuwait ...
Sep 24, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - For Jayson Castro, it was time to take matters into his own hands.With Gilas Pilipinas backed against the wall, the deadly combo guard heeded coach Tab Baldwin's, leading from the front in a merciless 101-50 beating ...
Sep 24, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - The face of Gilas Pilipinas' 'puso' battle cry was the first one to admit the team played without heart when it opened its campaign in the Fiba Asia Championship here.And it took one heartbreaker for Gilas to regain at ...
Sep 24, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - The effort that was previously lacking in Gilas Pilipinas was finally there on Thursday, giving the national team the boost it needed to pound out a 101-50 rout of Hong Kong for its first win in the Fiba Asia ...
Sep 24, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - It took a 51-point blowout by Gilas Pilipinas of Hong Kong for Andray Blatche to feel good about himself again.The NBA veteran took the team's shocking loss to Palestine in the opening of the Fiba Asia Championship ...
Sep 24, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Palestine is in its first Fiba Asia Men's Championship appearance. And that's understandable for a team whose majority of players are into basketball only as a hobby.Star player Sani Sakakini bared he's the only Palestinian in ...
Sep 24, 2015
JORDAN Clarkson cheered up his Gilas 'brothers' after the shock loss to Palestine, reminding them that they 'only lost the first skirmish, not the war.'The Fil-American guard took to Twitter to post a message to Gilas ...
Sep 23, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Shaken but unbowed.Showing he's one tough hombre, Calvin Abueva shook off the cobwebs after the hard fall he suffered in Gilas Pilipinas' opening game in the Fiba Asia Championship against Palestine on Wednesday.Coach Tab Baldwin said there' ...
Sep 23, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - As the captain of the ship, Dondon Hontiveros is the first one to stand defiant and exude confidence over Gilas Pilipinas' ability to come back from a heartrending setback.Even in the aftermath of the team's loss against ...
Sep 23, 2015
CHANGSA, China - The startling loss suffered by Gilas Pilipinas in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship Wednesday against unheralded Palestine brought back memories of the same defeat the Philippine team had to endure against Chinese-Taipei during the Manila edition of the meet ...
Sep 23, 2015
CHANGSA, China - Its game against Hong Kong is not coach Tab Baldwin's initial concern. It's how to boost the team's morale is what matters to him now."I have to pick these guys up," he said in the wake ...
Sep 23, 2015
A FORMER national coach said Gilas Pilipinas has put itself in an uncomfortable position after the stunning loss to Fiba Asia Championship first-timer Palestine, but insisted all is not lost."You don't start a tournament with a loss. That's ...
Sep 23, 2015
CHANGSA, China - Gilas Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin justified his decision to field in veteran Marc Pingris cold off the bench at the most crucial moment of the team's heartbreaking 73-75 loss to Palestine in a shocking start to its campaign ...
Sep 23, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Unranked Palestine scored a huge shocker on opening day of the Fiba Asia Championship, downing 2013 silver medalist Philippines, 75-73, on Wednesday at the Changsha Social Work College's Gymnasium.In a match that was expected to be a ...
Sep 23, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - National coach Tab Baldwin considers Gilas Pilipinas' campaign in the preliminaries of the Fiba Asia Men's Championship as 'window games' that should prepare the team for the tougher grind ahead.But that doesn't ...
Sep 22, 2015
THE Philippines has been drawn in a relatively light group for the Fiba Asia Championship in September in China.Gilas Pilipinas, the runner-up in the 2013 edition held here in Manila, has been bracketed in Group B with Palestine, Kuwait, and ...
Jun 27, 2015
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