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PH coach rues short preparation time for Fiba compared to S. Korea’s

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes FILE PHOTO

National team head coach Chot Reyes could not help but envy South Korea’s training plan for this year’s Fiba Basketball World Cup.

Posted: January 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

‘Fit’ Seigle set for Texters debut, but who will be reserved still a mystery

Danny Siegel. pba.inquirer.net photo

Danny Seigle is set to suit up for Talk N’ Text next week, but head coach Norman Black remained on the fence as to whose place the seasoned center will take.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Section | Read More »

Gilas, 1973, 1985 national teams recognized in PBA Press Corps Awards

PBA great Bogs Adornado and Jimmy Mariano, members of the 1973 team. Photo by Noy Morcoso lll/INQUIRER.net

The country’s basketball icons of the past and present—bridging three generations in Philippine hoops—shared center stage on a night of celebration during the 20th PBA Press Corps Awards “A Banquet of Heroes” late Tuesday at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club in Mandaluyong City.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

Gilas PH and sports’ have-nots


The earth moved under my feet Tuesday night. A mild temblor rolled through this mountaintop city after Gilas Pilipinas registered a jolt of its own—winning over Qatar in the 2013 Fiba Asian Championship at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Basketball,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,Section,Southpaw | Read More »

Philippines faces Japan in opener of Fiba Asia second round

Iran's Hamed Hadadi (light) hook shots over Min Joe Foong of Malaysia (dark). PBA IMAGES/NUKI SABIO

A clash with Japan kicks off Smart Gilas Pilipinas’ second round campaign in 27th Fiba Asia men’s Championships starting on Monday.

Posted: August 4th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

Philippines has ‘very good chance’ of making the semis in FIBA-Asia

Chot Reyes answers some questions from the press  FIBA ASIA PHOTO by Nuki Sabio

Undaunted and confident, Smart Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes is upbeat on the Philippines’ shot in the coming 27th FIBA-Asia Championship at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Filipinos nip Kazakhs in final tune-up before FIBA Asia

Jason Castro vs Johnson Jerry.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY PBA

Smart Gilas reclaimed the lead in the last 1:36 of the game and came away with a tight 92-89 win over Kazakhstan Friday in the Filipinos’ final tune-up game before the FIBA Asia Championships.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

Despite getting cut, Belga will still help Smart Gilas Pilipinas

RAIN OR SHINE’S Beau Belga (left) barrels into B-Meg import Marcus Blakely. The two teams clash today in another expectedly physical encounter. August dela Cruz

Failing to make the final lineup won’t stop Beau Belga from helping the men’s national basketball team reach perfect form for the 2013 Fiba Asia Championships.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

What goodwill? Visiting Sharks far from friendly


WHOEVER said that the Shanghai Sharks were here in Manila to spread goodwill and play a couple of friendly games with local teams, didn’t know what he was talking about.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Basketball,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,In Huddle,PBA,Section | Read More »

Kevin Alas leaves Letran on final year, signs up with Smart Gilas


Letran’s prolific scorer Kevin Alas has decided to forgo his final year with the Knights in the National Collegiate Athletics Associtaion to pursue another dream – to be a part of the national team’s long-term program.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NCAA | Read More »

Cadets fall in for duty


If there’s one sport where the Philippines will never run out of talent, it’s basketball.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

Nat’l team coach Reyes names 17-man training pool for Fiba Asia

Smart Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes

Seven players from recent PBA champion Talk N’ Text banner the national men’s basketball team pool that will go to battle in the Fiba-Asia Championship this August.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

Noli Eala offers SMC players to national team


San Miguel Corporation sports director Noli Eala made its three star players available to the national team.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »



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