DONGGUAN, China - The U.S. will leave the World Cup with its worst finish in a major international tournament, assured of finishing no better than seventh after falling to Serbia 94-89 in a consolation playoff game on Thursday night.The previous ...
Sep 12, 2019
UNITED States and Serbia will be facing each other in the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 after all.Unfortunately, the two teams that were expected to figure for the gold will play in the classification phase for fifth to eighth place following ...
Sep 11, 2019
ARGENTINA stunned title favorite Serbia, 97-87, on Monday to move to the semifinals of the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in Dongguan, China.Veteran Luis Scola scored 20 points while Facundo Campazzo had 18 points, 12 assists and six rebounds to ...
Sep 10, 2019
SPAIN beat Serbia, 81-69, on Sunday night in the battle of undefeated teams in the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in Wuhan.Ricky Rubio led from the front by contributing 19 points for Spain, which took first place in Group J ...
Sep 8, 2019
BELGRADE, Serbia - Cristiano Ronaldo scored to help ensure Portugal jumpstarted its campaign to qualify for the 2020 European Championship after winning at Serbia 4-2 on Saturday.Portugal, the defending European champion, drew its first two qualifiers before taking the three points ...
Sep 8, 2019
SERBIA continued its rampage, demolishing Puerto Rico, 90-47, on Friday at the start of the second round of the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup in Wuhan.Nemanja Bjelica scored 18 points and Boban Marjanovic posted 16 points as the world' ...
Sep 6, 2019
CHICAGO - Moses was still wearing short pants when Snow Badua started covering the PBA. A veteran reporter, he commands a vast network of sources and has served more scoops than an ice cream shop Snow is no flake when it comes to ...
Sep 4, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - Yeng Guiao has gone out of his way to make himself available for interviews, painstakingly explaining the Philippines' circumstances, goals and position to every single media person that approached him.In the face of mounting criticism over two blowout ...
Sep 4, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - June Mar Fajardo is under no illusion that he's anywhere close to the level Serbia's NBA star Nikola Jokic has reached.Not even close, he swore."Syempre malayo pa, NBA 'yon eh," Fajardo said a ...
Sep 4, 2019
CHICAGO - This was arguably the most egregious beating the Philippines has seen since our country surrendered Bataan to the Japanese forces at the height of World War II in 1942.This time, in a different field of battle, Italy dealt us with ...
Sep 3, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - Serbia coach Sasa Dordevic went on a long rant on Monday night accusing Paul Lee of intentionally hurting one of his players late in Gilas Pilipinas' 126-67 blowout loss in the 2019 Fiba World Cup.Lee needed just ...
Sep 3, 2019
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FOSHAN, CHINA - Yeng Guiao has mostly behaved here, but the temperamental coach won't let this one slide.The Gilas Pilipinas coach took exception to statements made by Serbia's coach alluding to the Philippine team's 'lack of quality' moments after ...
Sep 3, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - Serbia coach Sasa Dordevic (Sasha Djordjevic) certainly isn't too fond of Philippine basketball.Dordevic delivered a scathing assessment of Gilas moments after his world No. 4-ranked side dealt the Philippines its worst loss in a Fiba World ...
Sep 3, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - Serbia coach Sasha Djordjevic minced no words when he expressed his displeasure over a hard foul by Gilas Pilipinas guard Paul Lee on one of his players in a 126-67 victory in the 2019 Fiba World Cup.Djordjevic immediately ...
Sep 2, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - A courageous Gilas Pilipinas stand slowly fell apart in the face of a sharp and methodical attack by powerhouse Serbia, ending the Philippines' dream of making it past the group stage of the Fiba World Cup for the first time. ...
Sep 2, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - As if Gilas Pilipinas' problems weren't bad enough, more bad news came the team's way on Sunday night.Five-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo skipped practice because of an ankle injury on the eve ...
Sep 1, 2019
THE worst-case scenario for Gilas Pilipinas happened in its 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup opening match against Italy.The Italians showed everyone why they're ranked No. 13 in the world as they picked the Filipinos apart with near-perfect ...
Sep 1, 2019
FROM the looks of things, Serbia has no plans of taking Gilas Pilipinas lightly as the two sides clash on Monday night in the Fiba Basketball World Cup in Foshan, China.The Serbians are eyeing a 2-0 lead in Group D ...
Sep 1, 2019
FOSHAN, CHINA - The morning after Gilas Pilipinas' 46-point loss to Italy, national coach Yeng Guiao and his boys did not even have the time to mope.With a game against powerhouse Serbia that could make or break its Fiba World ...
Sep 1, 2019
SERBIA served notice of what Gilas Pilipinas and the rest of the field should expect from it after demolishing Angola, 105-59, in the opening game of the Fiba Basketball World Cup on Saturday at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Arena ...
Aug 31, 2019
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