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SEABA, Gilas’ stepping stone to Tokyo, starts

Gilas Pilipinas begins what could be a long and arduous journey towards the 2019 FIBA World Cup and hopefully the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as it battles Myanmar tonight in the opener of the SEABA Championship at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) Executive Director Sonny Barrios said their decision to revive the Gilas Cadet program is largely because of the impending changes in the FIBA calendar.

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Twin mission for  Manny in Tokyo

Manny Pacquiao is not only going to Tokyo to lobby for the country’s bid to host the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

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Pacquiao to boost PH’s World Cup bid

Manny Pacquiao hopes to deliver a knockout blow next month in Tokyo when he joins hands with the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) in its bid to acquire the hosting rights for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

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