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Unstoppable

LIKE the three teams that went down in shameful defeat, Gilas Pilipinas’ next three opponents in the coming days are expected to suffer the same fate. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The first of these three nations that the mighty Filipinos will play in the coming days is Thailand, which…

In the bag

LOOKING good, feeling fine and playing well, Gilas Pilipinas plays Indonesia in a winner-take-all duel tonight at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with the winner booking a spot in the FIBA Asia World Cup qualifying. Naturally, the Filipinos will enter the court heavily favored to beat the Indonesians on the final…

Angara lauds Gilas

SENATOR Sonny Angara commended the Gilas Pilipinas men’s basketball team for winning the gold medal in the recently concluded 2017 SEABA (Southeast Asian Basketball Association) held in Manila. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Angara, vice chair of the Senate committee on sports, has filed Senate Resolution 384, urging the Senate…

Indons win

Games today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 3 p.m. -- Thailand vs. Myanmar 5 p.m. -- Singapore vs. Malaysia (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 7 p.m. -- Indonesia vs. Vietnam WITH Gilas Pilipinas expected to sweep the single round tournament and the title, the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) has been reduced…

Final 12

FROM a 24-man training pool, the much-awaited announcement of the Gilas Pilipinas’ Final 12 will highlight today’s PBA All-Star festivities. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Among those who are cinch to make it to the Gilas roster that will compete for the SEABA qualifying tournament for the FIBA Asia Cup…

Gilas stikes again

TAIPEI -- Around 17 hours after beating a much-stronger local side, Gilas Pilipinas took a lot of doing this time before disposing of another hometown squad yesterday to keep its title hopes alive in the 39th Jones Cup at the Taipei Heping gym here. The Filipinos needed a strong run…

Tough task ahead

IT’S imperative for Gilas Pilipinas to top its group in the FIBA Asia Cup to avoid meeting heavyweights Australia or New Zealand right at the start of the quarterfinal round. But winning their opening game already poses a giant problem for the Filipinos since there is a Great Wall to…

Gilas stomps Iran

TAIPEI -- Gilas Pilipinas turned to its speed to beat a tall Iran side, 90-82, and end its campaign in the 39th Jones Cup on a high note. The Nationals finished with a respectable 6-3 win-loss record, good enough for fourth place in the nine-nation spectacle where Canada emerged as…

Gilas confident vs Japan

GILAS Pilipinas plays Japan to begin its long, tedious campaign to make it to the FIBA World Cup for the second straight time as the Asian qualifying kicks off tonight in Tokyo before a crowd that’s expected to fill every nook and cranny of the Komazawa Olympic gym. (adsbygoogle =…

Good luck

THE Gilas Pilipinas squad leaves for Tokyo today, mindful of the tough task ahead but confident of getting the job done as its opens its bid in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers this Friday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); With the team’s most important player in naturalized reinforcement Andray Blatche…
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