ALL eyes were on 7-foot-4 behemoth Boban Marjanovic, and rightfully so, but Serbia's tight 83-76 success over Gilas Pilipinas should also be credited to another player.Philippine coach Tab Baldwin professed that the experience of Milos Teodosic ...
Jul 1, 2021
IT'S 3:40 a.m., and 'Serbia' is trending on Twitter.And rightly so. Amid the boos of a hostile home crowd, RJ Abarrientos ekes out a slim lead, 74-73, as the young national squad punches waaaay above their own ...
Jul 1, 2021
MILOS Teodosic marks his return to the Serbian national team at the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, presenting a daunting challenge for young Gilas Pilipinas guards SJ Belangel and RJ Abarrientos.Gilas coach Tab Baldwin reminded his wards that they should ...
Jun 28, 2021
COUNT former Gilas Pilipinas assistant coach Norman Black among those who were left in awe by the performances of young guns SJ Belangel and RJ Abarrientos in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Clark."Just like everybody else, the two point ...
Jun 28, 2021
JIMMY Alapag was impressed with the play of SJ Belangel and RJ Abarrietos inside the Clark bubble for the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers, giving his approval with the choice for playmakers for this batch."Great start for SJ and RJ," Alapag ...
Jun 23, 2021
OLSEN Racela said RJ Abarrientos could become a better player than his uncle Johnny based on the skills he displayed during the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.The Far Eastern University coach said the sky is the limit for the 6-foot-2 ...
Jun 22, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas' backcourt may be young, but SJ Belangel and RJ Abarrientos truly are playing beyond their years in the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.And even national team deputy Jong Uichico admitted that he was surprised ...
Jun 19, 2021
RJ Abarrientos knew that the moment he took the court, he'll have to make an impact for Gilas Pilipinas.And when he checked in at the midway point of the second quarter, it was certainly what he did, finding Kai ...
Jun 17, 2021
SJ BELANGEL and RJ Abarrientos gives Gilas Pilipinas the small ball option.Belangel and Abarrientos were instrumental in Gilas' 81-78 win over Korea, with the 5-foot-10 Belangel converting the marginal triple to finish with 13 points.Abarrientos also played ...
Jun 17, 2021
EXCITING times are once again upon us as in less than 24 hours, the Clark bubble formally opens for the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.Seven national teams will go out in Clark as they all seek to ...
Jun 15, 2021
TWO years removed from his last game as a part of the national youth team, Kai Sotto is about to make his debut in the Gilas Pilipinas seniors team.The 7-foot-3 center is set to represent the country in the ...
Jun 15, 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
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin said putting together the youngest national pool ever assembled will benefit Gilas Pilipinas, both for the short- and long-term.The latest pool currently training at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna ...
Mar 23, 2021
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin explained that all players invited to the Gilas Pilipinas bubble training at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba met a certain criteria before being called up."There's a certain criteria that ...
Mar 22, 2021
HIGH school standout Lebron Lopez banners the new faces invited to the Gilas Pilipinas training camp as the all-cadets national team prepared to once again start training at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba on Monday.The 6-foot-5 forward ...
Mar 15, 2021
TOUGH as the year 2020 was for everyone, college basketball is clinging to hope that things are bound to return to normal, in whatever form, sometime next year.Spin.ph advocates the same mindset, and as we all pray for things to ...
Dec 28, 2020
JANUARY 3, 2018. That was the day Chot Reyes unveiled his pool of 23 young, talented players who he and the Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas (SBP) envisioned would form the core of the Gilas Pilipinas side that will fly the flag before ...
Aug 16, 2020
KAI Sotto is now in the NBA G League. Thirdy Ravena is about to play in the Japanese B.League. Ken Tuffin is currently suiting up in the New Zealand National Basketball League.Exciting times it is for Filipino basketball players as ...
Jun 28, 2020
OLSEN Racela has no other goal in Far Eastern University's participation in the upcoming 2020 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup other than to see his young players mature."I'm excited for the new guys because we had such ...
Feb 11, 2020
RONNIE Magsanoc couldn't ask for more as he lauded the courage and determination shown by the Gilas 3x3 men's team that just fell short of qualifying in the main draw of the 2019 FIBA Asia Cup in Changsha, China.Although ...
May 23, 2019
RJ Abarrientos once again waxed hot, propelling Gilas Pilipinas Men's 3x3 to a 22-15 win over Samoa to end the campaign in the 2019 Fiba 3x3 Asia Cup on a high note on Thursday in Changsha, China.The sweet- ...
May 23, 2019
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