CHANGSHA, China - For someone who's been there before, Tab Baldwin knows Lebanon counterpart Vesilin Matic is simply playing mind games.The Gilas Pilipinas coach said it's obvious Matic is just trying to psyche up his team going to the ...
Sep 30, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - It's a reality in the Fiba Asia Championship - or for any tournaments for that matter - which Gilas coach Tab Baldwin has learned the hard way.Baldwin is aware the host country usually gets the benefit of officiating and this ...
Sep 27, 2015
Perlas Pilipinas turned a 39-37 halftime lead into a sizeable margin following a big third quarter run that saw the Filipina cagebelles limiting India to just two points in the first five minutes of the period.Skipper Ewon Arayi's three- ...
Sep 4, 2015
PERLAS Pilipinas withstood a tall and tough Kazakshtan side in overtime, 80-73, to emerge the top team in Level 2 of the Fiba-Asian Women's Championships in Wuhan, China.Ewon Arayi topscored for the Filipina cagebelles with 28 points and ...
Sep 2, 2015
WUHAN, China - Perlas Pilipinas bounced back big from an opening day loss in the Fiba-Asia Women's Championships Level 2 after pulling off a 68-67 cliffhanger against DPR Korea on Sunday at theCindy Resultay scored all of the team's ...
Aug 30, 2015
NEW DELHI - India's sports minister has criticized the 'no-headgear' rule of basketball's world body Fiba after two Sikh players on the national team were told to remove their turbans during the recent Fiba Asia Cup ...
Jul 24, 2014
PBA
TO see Gilas Pilipinas guard Paul Lee stand on the stripe for three free throws with no time left and the stadium full of Chinese fans jeering can be quite daunting.Not so for Lee himself.The hero of Gilas' heart- ...
Jul 22, 2014
PBA
PAUL Lee's bronze medal-clinching free throws against China in the last Fiba-Asia Cup have become a cause for celebration among Gilas Pilipinas fans - and inevitably sparked debate, primarily because of the circumstances that set the stage for his ...
Jul 21, 2014
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Manny V. Pangilinan became an instant Paul Lee fan in the wake of the combo guard's heroics in Gilas Pilipinas' bronze medal-clinching win over China, 80-79, in Saturday's Fiba-Asia Cup in ...
Jul 20, 2014
PBA
COACH Chot Reyes said the just-concluded 5th Fiba Asia Cup gave Gilas Pilipinas an opportunity to "learn and unlearn" some things about international play in the lead-up to the World Cup and the Asian Games.Reyes said the weeklong tournament ...
Jul 19, 2014
PBA
THE irony wasn't lost on Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao when he heard the news that his player, Paul Lee, had clinched Gilas Pilipinas' 80-79 victory over host China in the Fiba Asia Cup by fishing for ...
Jul 19, 2014
PBA
PAUL Lee turned almost certain defeat into victory for Gilas Pilipinas on Saturday night, fishing for a foul at the buzzer and calmly hitting the three free throws that clinched a 80-79 victory and broke the hearts of China and its ...
Jul 19, 2014
PBA
IRAN and Hamed Haddadi once again proved too big a hurdle to overcome for Gilas Pilipinas, which dropped a 55-76 defeat on Friday night to bow out of contention in the Fiba Asia Cup in Wuhan, China.Except for a brief ...
Jul 18, 2014
DIFFERENT opponent, same hero for Gilas Pilipinas.Paul Lee once again made a strong case for his inclusion in the Philippine men's basketball team bound for the World Cup in Spain, coming through down the stretch in the squad's 70- ...
Jul 17, 2014
PBA
PAUL Lee has made a smooth transition to international play, but he didn't do it on his own.The Rain or Shine star has credited tips about the nuances of the international game from Gilas Pilipinas mainstay LA Tenorio for ...
Jul 17, 2014
PBA
PAUL Lee had one touching message to his father Edwin thru viber moments after helping Gilas Pilipinas escape with a thrilling 71-70 win over a resilient Jordan side on Tuesday night in the FIBA-Asia Cup.And it read, "Papa, are ...
Jul 16, 2014
PBA
FOR the second straight year, Gary David missed celebrating his birthday with his family, opting to once again give importance to the national cause.Worse, he might even miss celebrating his 12-year wedding anniversary with wife Jenny Rose as he fights ...
Jul 16, 2014
PBA
GILAS Pilipinas' big men faces a tricky test against an India squad with four seven-footers when the two teams face off in the quarterfinals of the Fiba Asia Cup on Thursday in Wuhan, China.The Filipinos completed a sweep of ...
Jul 16, 2014
JORDAN coach Rajko Toroman has seen Ranidel De Ocampo do this one too many times during his long stint, both as coach of Gilas and of Petron and later Barako Bull in the PBA.So it was like deja vu on Tuesday. ...
Jul 15, 2014
GILAS Pilipinas got key productions from its bench to post a 74-57 win over pesky Singapore on Monday and remain unbeaten two games into its campaign in the Fiba Asia Cup in Wuhan, China.National coach Chot Reyes opted to give ...
Jul 14, 2014
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