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East Asia Super League forges deal with FIBA

East Asia Super League forges deal with FIBA

  BY JONAS TERRADO     The East Asia Super League received the full support of world governing body FIBA after reaching a 10-year agreement to hold a home-and-away tournament featuring teams from the PBA and East Asia. FIBA made the announcement on Thursday, adding that the EASL will have eight teams competing for the […]

Ex-NBA star may play for Taiwan in Asian tilt

By JONAS TERRADO         Former NBA player Jeremy Lin could end up playing in future FIBA Asia competitions after obtaining a Taiwanese passport recently. Chung Hsiao-Ping, a city councilor in Taipei, was quoted by local media to have accompanied Lin’s father and agent in securing the passport for the ex-New York Knicks […]

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The night RDO, Pingris cry in front of reporters

By JONAS TERRADO         One of the most emotional scenes during the night Gilas Pilipinas confirmed its place in the FIBA World Cup for the first time in almost four decades didn’t happen on the court. Inside the press room of the Mall of Asia Arena saw Ranidel de Ocampo and Marc […]

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A blast that altered FIBA Asia history

      By TITO S. TALAO     A bomb blast in Beirut eight years ago, though far less destructive and deadly than the monster explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital several days ago, may have ultimately forced the hand of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to transfer hosting rights of the 27th FIBA […]

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Gilas veterans show sympathy to Lebanese cage legend

  By JONAS TERRADO   Gilas Pilipinas veterans on Wednesday expressed their support to Lebanese basketball legend Fadi El-Khatib, whose country is reeling from a devastating blast that rocked the capital Beirut the other day. Former national team coach Chot Reyes and Gilas great Jimmy Alapag sent their messages to El-Khatib, who posted a message […]

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Chooks Pilipinas 3×3 getting ready for a Sept. start

    A day after Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 was granted pro status by the Games and Amusement Board, Commissioner Eric Altamirano immediately buckled down to work. Altamirano met with the team owners that will play in the 2020 season of the league also endorsed by the International Basketball Federation, Thursday at C3 Events Place in […]

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