By Musong Castillo
A Gilas Pilipinas side terribly wanting in size but doggedly determined to prove that it belongs went down in its first Fiba World Cup game in almost four decades on Saturday afternoon but not after gaining a lot of respect in giving Croatia a gigantic scare.
By Nestor Corrales
The Philippine government remains confident that despite being ranked as among the lightweights in the Fiba Basketball World Cup, Gilas Pilipinas will prove those who underestimate it wrong.
By Mark Giongco
The Philippine men’s national basketball team may be thousands of miles away from here but the Filipino crowd made Spain feel like home for Gilas Pilipinas.
By Recah Trinidad
They won’t go to Spain without a seven-footer, national basketball team coach Chot Reyes swore at the close of the Fiba Asia championship at Mall of Asia Arena last July.
By Musong R. Castillo
Jason Castro, the unofficial MVP of Gilas Pilipinas in the Filipinos’ successful return to the World Cup, is in serious jeopardy of missing the event set in Spain in less than 10 days after suffering a feared Achilles tendon tear on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila).