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Gilas-Indon match proceeding Sunday
by Olmin Leyba - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
With International Basketball Federation declaring Sunday’s FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers match against host Indonesia a go, Gilas Pilipinas can now prepare for the Indons without a cloud of uncertainty as to whether...
Erram on way to TNT
by Olmin Leyba - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
TNT is set to acquire NLEX center Poy Erram in a three-way trade that also involved Blackwater.
Wright to Gilas: My body’s not ready
by Olmin Leyba - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Phoenix Pulse sniper Matthew Wright, who begged off from the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers, promised to make himself available for Gilas Pilipinas duties and in tip top shape in the next period of...
Gilas February matches all off?
by Olmin Leyba - February 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The GiIas Pilipinas coaching staff gets ready to select the final roster for Sunday’s FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers away game against Indonesia in Jakarta amid a report that Indonesian authorities are considering...
Gilas gets extra days to train
by Olmin Leyba - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Gilas Pilipinas intends to make the most of the extra training days to lock in on Indonesia and get everybody on the same page for their lone assigment in the first window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers.
Big men woes for Phoenix injury hounds pascual, marcelo
by Olmin Leyba - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
“Big men problems” continue to hound PBA teams ahead of the Philippine Cup kickoff on March 8.
Gilas shifts focus on Indon quintet
by Olmin Leyba - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Despite the postponement of Thursday’s kickoff game against Thailand in the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers, it’s business-as-usual for Gilas Pilipinas, which shifts its focus on its second opponent Indone...
Gilas on track
by Olmin Leyba - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Gilas Pilipinas is continuing its buildup for the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers’ opening window on Feb. 20 and 23 even with the possible postponement of the event due to the novel coronavirus scare.
Ceres Negros blanks rivals from Cambodia
by Olmin Leyba - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Living up to its billing as the top-ranked squad in Southeast Asia, fancied Ceres Negros FC toppled debuting Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng FC of Cambodia, 4-0, in an auspicious start in the AFC Cup group stage Tuesday...
Gilas calls in Tratter, Manuel
by Olmin Leyba - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Needing to plug in holes in the middle, Gilas Pilipinas has called in two more reinforcements Alaska big men Vic Manuel and Abu Tratter as the national pool revved up its buildup for the coming first window of the...
Tough opening match for Kaya FC-Iloilo
by Olmin Leyba - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Kaya FC-Iloilo faces a tough opening assignment in the AFC Cup as the revamped squad shoots for a road victory against Myanmar champ Shan United today at Thuwanna Stadium in Yangon.
Gilas taps Chua to beef up frontline
by Olmin Leyba - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
With its frontline thinning, Gilas Pilipinas called up Phoenix Pulse’s big man Justin Chua to reinforce the Philippine pool that’s building up for the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers’ opening window against...
PBA opener, para games off
by Olmin Leyba - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Not even the opening of the 45th season of the country’s premier basketball league was spared by the deadly virus.
Ginebra keeps rights on Slaughter
by Olmin Leyba - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Just because his contract with Barangay Ginebra has lapsed doesn’t mean Greg Slaughter is free to entertain offers from any team other than the Gin Kings should he decide to see action in the coming season...
Cone to sit down with Slaughter
by Olmin Leyba - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Ginebra coach Tim Cone, reacting to Greg Slaughter’s surprising decision to take a sabbatical after his contract with the team lapsed, said he will soon sit down with the 7-foot slotman.
Dickel warns Gilas squad of complacency
by Olmin Leyba - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Though up against lower-ranked Southeast Asian rivals, Gilas Pilipinas coach Mark Dickel said it won’t do the Nationals any good if they think the opening window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers against Thailand...
Fajardo injury ‘minor setback’
by Olmin Leyba - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
San Miguel Beer superstar June Mar Fajardo vowed to come back strong from the shin injury that has put him in the sidelines while the Beermen aim for a sixth straight Philippine Cup title beginning on March 1.
Slaughter bids Ginebra goodbye
by Olmin Leyba - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Big man Greg Slaughter, subject of trade rumors since the latter part of last season, said he was leaving Barangay Ginebra and taking a breather from basketball.
Opportunity To Strike
by Olmin Leyba - February 7, 2020 - 12:00am
San Miguel’s challengers – all coveting the Beermen’s PBA Philippine Cup crown – look to pounce on the opportunity to strike against the five-peat rulers perceived to be more vulnerable this...
Casimero vows to be ‘Monster Buster’
by Olmin Leyba - February 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino WBO bantamweight champ John Riel Casimero is determined to make the most of his opportunity to reach global stardom, eyeing a smashing victory against unbeaten Japanese WBA and IBF kingpin Naoya Inoue in...
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