Gilas Pilipinas

Gilas Pilipinas hit ground running, continue prep for Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Gilas Pilipinas players did not cut back their basketball activities in the days leading up to their departure for Australia …

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UAAP Juniors MVP CJ Cansino barges into top five of NBTC 24

The UST Tiger Cubs' CJ Cansino finally made it into the upper tier of the Chooks-to-Go/NBTC 24.<p>Without a doubt, the soon-to-be-crowned UAAP Juniors …

FIBA World Cup: For Gilas, facing Aussies is about getting used to ‘bully ball’

The odds are stacked immensely against Gilas Pilipinas when coach Chot Reyes and co. battle Australia in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Melbourne …


Abueva vows to make most out of Reyes’ trust

Second chances don't come too often, that's why Calvin Abueva is grateful to be included in the 14-man Gilas Pilipinas team that will go up against …


FIBA World Cup: In Melbourne, Gilas will have hands full against Aussie shooters

The advantages of playing on its home floor and rolling out a taller lineup will be used to the hilt by Australia when it takes on Gilas Pilipinas at …


NBA All-Star Weekend Diary Day 4: Driving on the Los Angeles Freeway one last time

LOS ANGELES -- It was still cold in Los Angeles when I left Staples Center for the last time. But this time, I was prepared for it. Unlike the moment …

NBA All-Star Game

Chot Reyes reveals list of 14 Gilas for match vs. Australia

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes will be taking 14 men to Melbourne, Australia to take on the Boomers on February 22 but he has yet to reveal …


Goulding to rehab for NBL semis after being ruled out for Boomers

Illawarra Hawks guard Mitch Norton will come into the Boomers squad for their games in Melbourne this week.

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AJ Edu keeps Gilas in mind as he learns from NBA greats

LOS ANGELES – The rest of the world is catching up to the United States when it comes to basketball, and about a quarter of the NBA is made up of …


How Gilas Pilipinas can take down Australia in the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

Gilas Pilipinas is one of two teams in the bracket that swept the competition in the first window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers for Asia. The …


No fear: Gilas Pilipinas undaunted by Australia in second window matchup

Gilas Pilipinas will face its biggest challenge as it takes on the Boomers, the Australian men's national team, in the second window of the 2019 FIBA …


Gilas: Blatche vows to play better vs Australia, Japan

MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas fans could not be blamed for being disappointed with how naturalized center Andray Blatche performed in the …


Rosario practices but likely out of Gilas lineup vs Australia, Japan

Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes isn’t willing to roll the dice as he virtually ruled Troy Rosario out for the February window of the 2019 Fiba World …


PBA All-Star fan voting kicks off on February 16

Fan voting for the PBA All-Star spectacle begins this week, to determine the players who will compete in the annual event in May.

FIBA Asia Cup

Gilas’ Troy Rosario cleared to practice, but still doubtful for World Cup qualifiers

Judging by his movement in Tuesday night's practice with the men's national team, it was clear that Rosario was not at 100%.


Chot clarifies Abueva’s situation with Gilas Pilipinas

MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes on Tuesday sought to clarify Calvin Abueva’s situation with the national team, after …


Days away from facing Australia and Japan, Gilas in full force at practice

MANILA, Philippines — Virtually every member of the Philippine men’s national basketball team attended Tuesday night’s training session at Meralco …


Already in tough spot, TNT could miss 3 key cogs for 2 games

Photo by Tristan Tamayo/<p>TNT coach Nash Racela struggled to find the right words but at the end of the day, he knew that his team just …


Gilas training under wraps

Gilas Pilipinas has started practicing full time and in full force, but coach Chot Reyes is seeking understanding from everyone as he again made it a …


Blatche predicts Kiefer will be 'something special'

Count naturalized Filipino big man Andray Blatche among those who are impressed with how Kiefer Ravena has been playing in his very first season as a …


Andray Blatche warns Gilas opponents: 'They should expect us to be tougher'

Andray Blatche participated in his first practice with Gilas Pilipinas and looked formidable as ever as he and the rest of the national team head …


Blatche ‘super excited’ to rejoin Gilas

Andray Blatche expressed his excitement as he rejoins Gilas Pilipinas for the start of its daily practices on Monday. “I’m super excited. I can’t …


Lack of tune-up games a concern for Gilas ahead of Australia matchup

With the second window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers fast approaching, Gilas Pilipinas revs up its effort in preparing for its monumental …


HS star Kai Sotto is next face of Gilas Pilipinas

The future of Philippine basketball rests on the tall shoulders of a 15-year-old high school phenom.<p>Kai Sotto, the 7-foot-1 center of the Ateneo Blue …

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Fajardo, Gilas brace for bigger, stronger Australian side

One of the PBA’s rare behemoths, even June Mar Fajardo was dwarfed by the presence of Nigerians in Gilas Pilipinas’ evening practice at Meralco Gym …


Picking up the pace: Gilas hopes to have daily practices soon

Gilas Pilipinas continues to face what seems to be its biggest challenge in every tournament it participates in: time.<p>The second window of the 2019 …

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Ricci Rivero shuts down transfer rumors

Embattled swingman Ricci Rivero reiterated that he’s still with La Salle, shutting down rumors of his possible transfer. “As of now, I still attend …


Ricci Rivero feels the love in first Gilas practice

MANILA, Philippines – While he has been an avid observer in Gilas Pilipinas practices for some time now, Monday marked the first time that Ricci …


Rivero brothers out of Green Archers

La Salle continues to lose key cogs from its core in the past two seasons. High-flying Ricci Rivero and brother Prince are reportedly out of the …


PBA: Terrence Romeo to receive PSA Fan Favorite Award

His explosive performances have turned him into the latest darling of Philippine basketball.