WORDS have been said but the bond between Fiba and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) remains strong.The assurance came from no less than SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios, who said the respect between the two cage bodies remains the same." ...
Jul 18, 2020
MARK Dickel remains the interim coach of Gilas Pilipinas.SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said Dickel is keeping his position with Gilas especially with FIBA tournaments around the world temporarily on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. "Unless and until there ...
Jul 9, 2020
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) reiterates that playing basketball is still prohibited in all areas in the Philippines that are under quarantine.SBP executive director Renauld 'Sonny' Barrios said that with the absence of specific guidelines from the Inter-Agency Task ...
Jul 8, 2020
DESPITE the uncertainties brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, preparations for the tri-country hosting of the 2023 Fiba Basketball World Cup continues.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) executive Renauld Barrios said meetings between the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia have been going ...
Jul 7, 2020
PBA
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) reprimanded Isaac Go and Thirdy Ravena for participating in a five-on-five game at a time when team sports are still not allowed under the government's quarantine rules.SBP executive director Sonny Barrios ...
Jul 7, 2020
TAB Baldwin's job as program director of Gilas Pilipinas is safe - for now.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) executive director Renauld 'Sonny' Barrios said Baldwin remains with the federation to oversee the program of the national team in the coming years, ...
Jul 7, 2020
OUTPOURING of tribute and gratitude overflowed following the death of basketball innovator Nic Jorge on Saturday.From dear friend Renauld 'Sonny' Barrios of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), PBA star Kiefer Ravena, to coaches Jerry Codinera, Ryan Gregorio, and Patrick Fran, ...
Jun 13, 2020
PBA
IT was a historic championship won under the most chaotic circumstances. Even three decades after Formula Shell earned the first PBA title in franchise history, the moment still remained etched in memory under the cloud of the first-ever walkout staged in ...
May 15, 2020
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
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is eyeing a sweep of the four basketball gold medals at stake in the coming 30th Southeast Asian Games.SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said the directive of the country's top basketball officials is to ...
Feb 5, 2019
BATANG Gilas coach Mike Oliver is confident the team will do well in the Fiba Under-16 Asian Championships despite the lack of preparation, noting the change in schedule has helped secure the services of key players from the UAAP.Initially set ...
Mar 20, 2018
PBA
BLACKWATER team owner Dioceldo Sy has personally batted for PBA officer-in-charge Willie Marcial to be promoted full-time as commissioner.Sy said he can't think of any person capable of running the league than the 54-year-old Marcial, ...
Jan 12, 2018
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
IT'S a tedious process but chances of Mac Belo being added in the Gilas Pilipinas lineup to the Southeast Asian Games remains a possibility.National coach Chot Reyes broached out the idea Saturday in the light of concrete plans to have ...
Jul 29, 2017
EVEN in its bid to land the hosting right of the Fiba World Cup in 2023, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is bracing for a stiff competition from some of the sport's top powers.Argentina, Germany, Australia, Russia, Serbia, and ...
Jan 27, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas 5.0 gets the chance to play for the first time on home ground following the formal awarding of the 2016 Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Championship hosting rights to the Philippines.National team coach Chot Reyes confirmed the hosting ...
Jan 23, 2017
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is exploring all options available to ensure a competitive Gilas Pilipinas team vying for a berth in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, including the possibility of forming a mix of PBA and cadet players to make ...
Jul 26, 2016
A TOP Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas official will sit down with PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa late Wednesday in the wake of SBP's decision to revive the Gilas cadet program for the national team.Al Panlilio, head of the MVP Sports ...
Jun 22, 2016
THE Philippines will be hosting the Fiba 3x3 World Championships two years from now, and the Samahang Basketbol ng Plipinas (SBP) hope the best players will be able to represent the country.SBP executive director Sonny Barrios hinted at the likelihood of ...
Jun 15, 2016
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