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FIBA cracks whip

BY Jonas Terrado Ten players and two coaches of Gilas Pilipinas were suspended by world governing body FIBA yesterday for their roles in a brawl with Australia in the World Cup Qualifiers held last July 2 at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. The players banned for a specific number of games were Calvin Abueva […]

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SBP submits position on Gilas-Aussies brawl

By Jonas Terrado The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) have began playing the waiting game after submitting to world governing body FIBA Friday evening its position regarding the infamous brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia last July 2 at the Philippine Arena. SBP President Al Panlilio said the federation filed its position paper about 11 […]

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SBP, BA  get FIBA  extension

By JONAS TERRADO World governing body FIBA extended the deadline for both the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas and Basketball Australia to submit their positions regarding the brawl that marred the World Cup Qualifiers match between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia last July 2 at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. SBP President Al Panlilio said the […]

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Batang Gilas dumps New Zealand

By Jerome Lagunzad Saving its best for last, Batang Gilas romped past New Zealand, 73-51, yesterday to close out its 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup campaign on a strong note at the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional in Santa Fe, Argentina. Prized center Kai Zachary Sotto dominated anew with 22 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks […]

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Batang Gilas eyes first win

By Jerome Lagunzad Already out of title contention, Batang Gilas still aims for the best possible finish as the Nationals take on reigning Africa champion Mali today in the classification round 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup at the Newell’s Old Boys Stadium in Rosario, Argentina. Tip off is at 1:15 a.m., with the 31st-ranked […]

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SBP, Aussies jointly apologize

By JONAS TERRADO The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas and its Australian counterpart Basketball Australia once again apologized for Monday’s brawl at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan, this time through a joint statement that the two national federations hope would ease the tension between the two teams. Both federations made separate statements in the aftermath […]

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