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Blatche to play for PH again

Andray Blatche didn’t think twice when invited to have another tour of duty for the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team. “Gusto na nga niya pumunta dito at mag-ensayo na,” said Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas executive director Sonny Barrios, referring to the former NBA player who suited for the National team in…

Baldwin ready to wait for Lee

PAUL Lee’s knee injury has left him in limbo as to whether he can join the Gilas Pilipinas roster that will vie in the Manila leg of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The swelling on his injured left knee had been bothering him despite playing in…

Fajardo injured, too

THEY’RE like tenpin balls falling one after another. That seemed to be what’s happening to the players in the Gilas Pilipinas pool described by national coach Tab Baldwin as a “very limited one.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “You saw today, this is one of the limitations of having a…

Baldwin to name team after Gilas-Iran tuneup

GILAS Pilipinas will play a pair of tune-up games against Iran next week as it enters the critical stage of its preparation for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament which Manila is hosting from July 5-10. Iran is also on a massive build-up for the same qualifying tournament in Turin, Italy, and…

Clarkson can’t join Gilas

GRANTING he passes the FIBA eligibility check, still there’s no way Jordan Clarkson can play for Gilas Pilipinas in the FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China late this month. It’s because the Los Angeles Lakers -- his mother team in the NBA -- is requiring all its players, including Clarkson,…

Quest for Rio cage slot on

Games Today (Changsha Social Work College’s Gymnasium) 9:30 a.m. – Kuwait vs Hong Kong 11:45 a.m. – Philippines vs Palestine 2:30 p.m. – Iran vs Japan (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 4:45 p.m. – South Korea vs Jordan 7:30 p.m. – Singapore vs China 9:30 p.m. – Taiwan vs Lebanon…

Iranians in town for tune-up

ASIAN powerhouse Iran is looking forward to gaining much when it plays with Gilas Pilipinas in a pair of tune-up games tomorrow and on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. But the meeting between June Mar Fajardo and Hamed Haddadi which the San Miguel Beer slotman is also looking forward…

Change of heart

A FEW days after saying he would not join the Gilas Pilipinas pool because of something personal, Marc Pingris has made a U-turn and announced his availability for the national team. The power-forward playing out of Star Hotshots in the pro league said he consulted his family and his PBA…

Baldwin: Gilas to benefit in game vs Iran

THEY may have been rivals in the past FIBA Asia Championship, but this time around, Gilas Pilipinas and Iran are doing something that’s hopefully beneficial for both teams’ cause in their respective bids in Olympic Qualifying Tournament next month. National coach Tab Baldwin is not hiding the reason why the…

‘Gilas’ is back

SIX new faces and three holdovers from the 2014 team showed up in the opening of the Gilas Pilipinas training camp for the 2015 FIBA Asia championships Wednesday night at the Meralco Gym. National coach Tab Baldwin presided over the light practice session that was conducted in a relatively low-key…
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