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Gilas vs Indonesia might be moved

Gilas Pilipinas is in danger of seeing the postponement of its Feb. 23 away match against Indonesia in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. A report by Kompas, one of Indonesia’s main newspapers, said the country’s Ministry of Youth and Sports instructed the Indonesian Basketball Association to […]

Gilas begins prep for Asia Cup Qualifiers

By JONAS TERRADO   Gilas Pilipinas officially begins its preparation for the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers with an afternoon practice session Thursday at the Moro Lorenzo Sports Center inside the Ateneo campus. TNT KaTropa active consultant Mark Dickel, who was named last week as coach on an interim basis, will preside over the 12:30 p.m. […]

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Gilas women end up winless

By JONAS TERRADO Gilas Pilipinas suffered a 127-49 loss to China Sunday morning to end up winless in the FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament Asia-Oceania at The Trusts Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. The Pinay cagers allowed their Chinese counterparts to score the game’s first eight points before being handed another lopsided defeat in the tournament […]

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No more Tokyo Games stint for Gilas

Gilas Pilipinas missed out a chance to play in next year’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament despite staying at No. 31 in the latest world rankings released by FIBA on Thursday. China and South Korea gained the two wild card entries allotted for Asia in the OQT, formally ending the Philippines’ quest to compete for a spot […]

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MVP says sorry for World Cup debacle

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan apologized on Tuesday to the basketball-loving Filipinos following the debacle suffered by Gilas Pilipinas in the recently-concluded FIBA World Cup in China. “I think that ang masasabi ko lang we really expressed our apology to the Filipinos. It’s our duty to apologize,” said Pangilinan in […]

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Spanish king welcomes basketball world champions

MADRID (AP) – Spain’s men’s basketball team has been welcomed by the Spanish king and thousands of fans on the streets of Madrid after winning the World Cup title over the weekend. Players presented the trophy to Spanish King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia on Monday, with captain Rudy Fernández putting a winner’s medal around […]

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