SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio expressed confidence Gilas Pilipinas will be able to secure a spot in the Fiba Asia Cup once the qualification begins later this year.The Philippines is bracketed in Group A with Korea, Thailand, and ...
Jun 11, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has condemned the vicious attack on two referees in Olongapo City last Saturday.In a statement issued by the federation, the SBP through Region 3 director Gil Cortez has extended assistance to the referees and has ...
May 21, 2019
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is considering adding Spain to Gilas Pilipinas' preparation itinerary heading to the FIBA World Cup in China.SBP President Al Panlilio disclosed the trip to Spain came about after plans to have Gilas Pilipinas play Lithuania, ...
May 9, 2019
EFFORTS are underway to make Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson eligible to play for Team Pilipinas in the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup.PBA chairman and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas vice chairman Ricky Vargas made that assurance before mediamen during the Philippine Sportswriters ...
Apr 9, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) lauded young Kai Sotto for thinking of the welfare of the national team in his decision to take his act overseas.Sotto on Monday announced that he'll be leaving for the U.S. soon to ...
Mar 25, 2019
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will seek an audience with the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) to request for a bigger venue for the basketball competitions of the biennial meet.SBP president Al Panlilio said the federation is planning ...
Mar 15, 2019
PBA
AMID the sacrifices made by players and the coaching staff for Team Pilipinas to earn a trip back to the FIBA World Cup, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) reserved a special commendation to one person who helped Philippine basketball get back ...
Feb 26, 2019
PHILIPPINE representatives together with counterparts from Japan and Indonesia will go to China to observe the 2019 Basketball World Cup before preparations go full blast for the three nations' co-hosting of the 2023 showpiece.The 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup in ...
Feb 7, 2019
PBA
PBA chairman Ricky Vargas has bared a plan to install a cadet program as part of the league's bid to further strengthen the national team in the coming years.Vargas bared during the PBA Press Corps Awards Night the league ...
Jan 22, 2019
THE basketball world is in mourning following the sudden death of FIBA secretary-general Patrick Baumann.According to the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), Baumann, a native of Basel, Switzerland, suffered a heart attack while in Buenos Aires, Argentina supervising the competition ...
Oct 14, 2018
PBA
MORE and more PBA teams are seeing action in tournaments overseas. Just recently Meralco represented the country in the Fiba Asia Champions Cup in Thailand, finishing fourth in a field of eight teams. Before that NLEX and Blackwater competed in Macau tournaments ...
Oct 11, 2018
ELIGIBILITY rules in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup could be modified in future editions of the tournament.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio made the proposal in the light of FIBA's decision not to allow Chris Newsome and Cliff ...
Sep 29, 2018
JAKARTA - The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has appointed Ryan Gregorio as a special assistant to the president.SBP president Al Panlilio made the appointment in a letter dated Thursday.Panlilio said Gregorio's specific functions include "identifies, researches, and provides personal ...
Aug 24, 2018
PBA D-League standout Trevis Jackson declared his intention to join the national 3x3 team.A nationwide search is being held by the Samahang Basketbol ng Piliipinas and backer Chooks to Go to determine who will join Kobe Paras in international competition." ...
Aug 18, 2018
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has decided not to send a team to the 2018 Asian Games, saying it needs to regroup after the sanctions meted over a brawl that marred a home game between Gilas and Australia last July 2. ...
Jul 26, 2018
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) hopes the full-scale brawl that marred the Fiba World Cup qualifier between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia on Monday night won't lead to a new round of suspension for the country's basketball federation.SBP ...
Jul 3, 2018
MORE than 30 coaches from member schools of the Las Pinas Schools Athletic Association and coaches in the SBP NCR South attended the coaching clinic conducted by Samahang Basketball Pilipinas coaches commission chief Jong Uichico at the Augustinian Abbey School in Las ...
May 13, 2018
THE difference in Fiba rules applied in 3x3 tournaments compared to the five-a-side game paved the way for Fil-foreign players Christian Standhardinger and Stanley Pringle to suit up for the Philippine team in the coming 3x3 World Cup at ...
Apr 29, 2018
SO how much does it cost bringing basketball back home?Long-time basketball patron Manny V. Pangilinan described it in just one word: Expensive.Pangilinan didn't give a ballpark figure of the expenses he had to shoulder in bidding for the ...
Dec 14, 2017
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is banking on the so-called 'Power of 3' and the certainty that the basketball bar would be raised if and when the Philippines gets the nod as the main host of the FIBA World Cup ...
Dec 4, 2017
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