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Yeng frowns on facing US  in World Cup

By Waylon Galvez Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao isn’t too excited on the possibility of playing defending champion Team USA as he prefers an opponent that the national team has a good chance of beating for them to advance in the next stage of this year’s FIBA World Cup in China. While most Filipinos are […]

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Blatche thrilled to have Jordan as Gilas teammate

NBA star Jordan Clarkson is stoking Philippine fans’ clamor to allow him to play in this year’s World Cup as their team seeks to hurdle FIBA’s eligibility rules. The Philippine Basketball Federation (SBP) is appealing to basketball’s world-governing body to recognize Clarkson as a Filipino citizen, allowing him to play for Gilas Pilipinas who won […]

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By Waylon Galvez The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will reach out to the FIBA to allow Jordan Clarkson to join hands with naturalized player Andray Blatche when Gilas competes in the 2019 World Cup in China set Aug. 31 to Sept. 15.

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Gilas, with S. Korea’s help, returns to World Cup

Alapag is no longer around for Gilas Pilipinas, but Norwood still is as with Andray Blatche and Jayson Castro and June Mar Fajardo along with a number of fresh guys and a new man at the helm – Yeng Guiao, who steered the national team through a perilous mission of having to steal two games in enemy territory.

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Gilas battles Kazakhstan in game of no tomorrow

The Nationals need it very badly – they need to conserve their energy in what could be the biggest battle as they go up against the Kazakhs at 8:30 p.m. (10:30 p.m. Manila time.

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Gilas beats Qatar by 38

By Waylon Galvez Game Sunday (Veldrome Saryarka, Astana, Kazakhstan) 8:30 p.m. – Philippines vs Kazakhstan DOHA, Qatar – Gilas Pilipinas mentor Yeng Guiao doesn’t mind finishing fourth in the combined groups of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in the Asian region as long as the country gets into the global basketball stage in China in […]

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