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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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Canada dashes QF hopes of Batang Gilas

By Jerome Lagunzad Game Tomorrow (Newell’s Old Boys Stadium) 1:15 a.m. — Batang Gilas vs Mali (Classification Round) Batang Gilas paid dearly for its sluggish start as the Nationals bowed to the heavily-favored Canadians, 102-62, yesterday, kissing their quarterfinal hopes goodbye in the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup at the Newell’s Old Boys Stadium […]

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Suspensions, fines feared

By Jonas Terrado The Philippines may have to worry more about player suspensions than the future of its 2023 World Cup hosting if FIBA stays consistent with the handling of incidents such as Monday’s massive brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia.

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Batang Gilas drops heartbreaker vs Argentina

By Jerome Lagunzad Game Tomorrow ((Newell’s Old Boys Stadium) 12:45 a.m. – Canada vs Batang Gilas (Knockout match, Round of 16) Batang Gilas played its best performance yet yesterday but still came up short against host Argentina, 74-71, at the close of the preliminary round in the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup at the […]

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Pangilinan furious over Australia’s transgression

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) called on world governing body FIBA to take action on the incident that saw members of Australia’s national team’s rip advertising stickers placed on the court of the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.

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Euro champion beats Batang Gilas by 41

By Jerome Lagunzad Game Tomorrow (Newell’s Old Boys Stadium) 7:30 a.m. — Batang Gilas vs Argentina Batang Gilas made a gallant stand early on but struggled to keep in step with European titleholder France in the second half yesterday, leading to a numbing 95-54 setback in the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup at the […]

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