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Mavs’ Barea recalls playing vs Gilas
by Aldo Avinante - January 7, 2015 - 4:43pm
J.J. Barea of the Dallas Mavericks was one of the villains in Gilas Pilipinas’ campaign in the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, but the diminutive guard had nothing but praises for the Philippine national te...
Ravena vows to return for Ateneo next year
by Aldo Avinante - October 2, 2014 - 11:28am
Reigining UAAP MVP Kiefer Ravena announced on Twitter he'll be back for next season to suit up for the Ateneo Blue Eagles in his final year of eligibility.
Belo’s game-winner tows Tams to UAAP finals
by Aldo Avinante - October 1, 2014 - 8:48pm
Mac Belo nailed a buzzer-beating triple from the corner to lift Far Eastern University to a nail-biting 67-64 win over La Salle to forge a finals showdown with National University in the 77th UAAP men's basketball...
Alolino, Aroga star as Bulldogs oust Eagles to enter UAAP finals
by Aldo Avinante - October 1, 2014 - 5:19pm
Gelo Alolino and Alfred Aroga put on their superhero cape on offense and defense, respectively, as National University ousted top seed Ateneo on Wednesday, 65-63, to barge into the finals of the 77th UAAP men’s...
NU’s Javelona shrugs off ‘Kiefer-stopper’ tag, says team defense is key
by Aldo Avinante - September 29, 2014 - 4:19pm
National University's Nico Javelona has been drawing huge praise for his defense against reigning UAAP MVP Kiefer Ravena of Ateneo, forcing the latter to miserable shooting nights this season in the ongoing Season...
Bulldogs stay alive, outlast Eagles
by Aldo Avinante - September 24, 2014 - 6:24pm
National University will live to fight another day after pulling off a dramatic 78-74 victory over top-seeded Ateneo De Manila University in the Final Four phase of the 77th UAAP men's basketball tournament at the...
Ex-Tams star RR Garcia thrilled at FEU’s better showing vs DLSU
by Aldo Avinante - September 22, 2014 - 12:30pm
Former UAAP MVP and FEU ace guard RR Garcia was on hand in FEU's 65-60 win Sunday over defending champion La Salle to take the twice-to-beat advantage entering the Final Four phase in the 77th UAAP men’s basketball...
Tams edge out Archers, gain twice-to-beat incentive
by Aldo Avinante - September 21, 2014 - 6:44pm
Far Eastern University unleashed another gear in the clutch moments of the game to thwart a gritty DLSU side, 65-60, to take the No. 2 semis spot and the twice-to-beat edge that comes with it in the 77th UAAP men's...
Bulldogs outlast Warriors, seal semis duel vs Eagles
by Aldo Avinante - September 20, 2014 - 7:01pm
National University narrowly escaped with their lives, hacking out a pulsating 51-49 victory over University of the East to grab the last semifinals seat in the 77th UAAP men's basketball tournament at the Smart...
Portland’s Robin Lopez open to playing for Gilas
by Aldo Avinante - September 11, 2014 - 7:46pm
Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez, who is currently in town for various NBA clinics and programs, has signified his interest in possibly joining Gilas Pilipinas in the future.
Archers tame Tigers, move to solo 3rd spot
by Aldo Avinante - September 6, 2014 - 8:00pm
La Salle relied on their stingy defense to edge out a gritty UST side pulling out a thrilling 67-60 victory in Season 77 of the UAAP men's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday.
Eagles clip Falcons, clinch Final Four spot
by Aldo Avinante - September 6, 2014 - 4:56pm
Ateneo bucked off a flat start to thwart a hapless Adamson side hacking out a 67-52 victory in the 77th season of the UAAP men's basketball tourney at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday.
Fans ecstatic over Gilas’ gutsy stand vs Croatia
by Aldo Avinante - August 30, 2014 - 9:51pm
Gilas Pilipinas’ gutsy 78-81 overtime loss to highly ranked Croatia made ripples on the social networking website Twitter, where fans expressed their overwhelming support to the Philippine national team. ...
Aroga imposes will as Bulldogs nip Eagles
by Aldo Avinante - August 24, 2014 - 7:18pm
National University imposed its size and romped away with a 76-66 victory over Ateneo in the 77th season of the UAAP men's basketball tourney at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday.
Warriors repel winless Falcons
by Aldo Avinante - August 24, 2014 - 4:45pm
University of the East flirted with disaster before finishing strong in warding off a hard-fighting Adamson side, 72-59 victory, in the 77th UAAP men’s basketball tournament at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on...
Ravena clutch anew as Eagles ward off Warriors
by Aldo Avinante - August 20, 2014 - 7:28pm
Kiefer Ravena unleashed another clutch performance for Ateneo, helping the Blue Eagles escape a gutsy UE side, 78-73, in Season 77 of the UAAP men's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday....
Bulldogs devour winless Falcons, 71-50
by Aldo Avinante - August 20, 2014 - 4:27pm
National University bounced back from a disappointing loss to FEU in their previous outing, dominating a listless Adamson side, 71-50, in the 77th season of the UAAP men's basketball tournament the Mall of Asia Arena...
Ex-NBA player Derrick Alston upbeat for Blatche, Gilas
by Aldo Avinante - August 18, 2014 - 7:49pm
NBA legend Derrick Alston is fond of Gilas Pilipinas’ naturalized center Andray Blatche and thinks the Brooklyn Nets center will be a dominant force for the team in the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain...
Ravena blames self for Ateneo loss to La Salle
by Aldo Avinante - August 18, 2014 - 6:21pm
Ateneo star Kiefer Ravena took responsibility for Ateneo’s close 86-88 loss to archrival La Salle in their second round UAAP Season 77 match-up Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Lee, Blatche new additions for World Cup
by Aldo Avinante - August 18, 2014 - 6:09pm
Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes has named the 'Final 12' for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain, Paul Lee and Andray Blatche as the new faces in the core team that...
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