SBP reaches out to Fiba, Taiwan basketball on Heading contract | Inquirer Sports

SBP reaches out to Fiba, Taiwan basketball on Heading contract

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 09:08 PM October 21, 2021

Gilas cadet Jordan Heading. FIBA PHOTO

Gilas cadet Jordan Heading. FIBA PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas on Thursday said it has reached out to Fiba informing the governing body of guard Jordan Heading’s existing contract with Gilas Pilipinas.

Heading’s contract with the SBP is until March 2023.


The SBP also reached out to the Chinese-Taipei Basketball Association after it was announced that Heading signed with T1 League club Taichung Suns on Wednesday.


“We have formally written Fiba and the Chinese Taipei Basketball Association in connection with the reported playing in Taiwan for the Taichung Suns of Mr. Jordan Timothy Heading and have informed them that Mr. Heading has a ‘live’ legal contract with SBP until March 2023,” wrote SBP in a statement.

Heading, whom Terrafirma picked in the 2020 Gilas Draft, debuted for Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Asia Cup Qualifiers in June.

The 6-foot-2 guard then represented the Philippines once again in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia.

Heading became the third Filipino this year to be announced to have joined a T1 League team after Jason Brickman and Caelan Tiongson.


SBP, PBA open discussion on looming talent drain

SBP allays fears of player exodus to PBA 

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

TAGS: Jordan Heading, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, Taichung Suns, Taiwan T1 League

© Copyright 1997-2024 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.