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Paul Lee cheering for ‘all out’ Gilas Pilipinas

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Though unable to play with Gilas Pilipinas in the ongoing 2015 Fiba Asia Championship, Paul Lee is still keeping a close eye on the progress of the national team. And he joined the whole country in jubilation as Gilas swept Group E in the second round to take the top spot, putting itself on a […]

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Gilas to face Japan, Iran, India in Fiba Asia 2nd round

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Done with the first round, Gilas Pilipinas is now bracing for tougher battles versus Iran, Japan and India in the next round of the preliminaries of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship here.

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Baldwin: Gilas still playing ‘erratic’

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Despite picking up its game in its last two assignments, head coach Tab Baldwin admits Gilas Pilipinas is playing “erratic” basketball.

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Gilas dumps Kuwait for a 2-1 record in Fiba Asia

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Gilas Pilipinas finished the preliminary round with a destruction of Kuwait, 110-64, in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship Friday at CSWC Dayun in Changsha, China.

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Blatche: We played with more heart today

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CHANGSHA – Gilas Pilipinas recovered quickly from the shock and trauma of its upset loss to Palestine Wednesday, dishing out a sterling effort all game long to clobber Hong Kong, 101-50, in Day Two of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship at the Changsha Social Work College Gymnasium here Thursday. The Nationals punished the Hong Kong […]

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Gilas Pilipinas vents ire on Hong Kong with 51-point win

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Gilas Pilipinas avenged its opening day loss and dumped Hong Kong, 101-50, Thursday in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsa, China. Dondon Hontiveros gave the Filipinos a 45-point, 78-33, lead in the third quarter that put the game beyond reach for Hong Kong. Jayson Castro led the Filipinos with 21 points, five rebounds and […]

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Baldwin: Palestine loss not a statement game on who Gilas is

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CHANGSHA – Palestine, a nation struggling for territory and political rights, made a mark in its FIBA Asia Championship debut, scoring a shocking 75-73 reversal of Gilas Pilipinas at the Changsha Social Work College Gymnasium here Wednesday night. Jamal Abu Shamala, a late addition to the Palestine team, frolicked with three triples highlighting an endgame […]

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Gilas loses Fiba Asia opener to newcomer Palestine

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What was expected to be a rude welcoming by Gilas Pilipinas turned into an opening day shocker for newcomer Palestine. Gilas Pilipinas blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter and lost to tournament first-timer Palestine, 75-73, at the start of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship Wednesday in Changsha, China. READ: Gilas Pilipinas 2015 Fiba […]

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#FIBAAsia2015 Micro-Preview: Group B

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With the 2015 FIBA Asia Men’s Championship just a day away, and the time is ripe to preview each of the sixteen teams who will vie for the lone outright Asian slot in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Teams are divided into four groups and will play each other team in a single round-robin format in […]

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#FIBAAsia2015 Micro-Preview: Group A

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With the 2015 FIBA Asia Men’s Championship just a day away, and the time is ripe to preview each of the sixteen teams who will vie for the lone outright Asian slot in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Teams are divided into four groups and will play each other team in a single round-robin format in […]

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Gilas opens Fiba Asia bid vs first-timer Palestine

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CHANGSHA – With sights set on an Olympic comeback, Gilas Pilipinas opens its 2015 FIBA Asia Championship campaign versus the lowly regarded Palestine side Wednesday morning here. The Nationals are raring to come out strong to set in motion a bid to improve on a second-place finish the last time in Manila and finally reclaim […]

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Toroman: Gilas has a chance for a medal

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Former Gilas Pilipinas head coach Rajko Toroman still thinks that the Philippines is still a force to reckon with when it comes to the Asian basketball stage. Despite the difficulties in forming a competitive team for the 2015 Fiba Asia Championships, Toroman said Gilas could finish in the top three in the Rio qualifiers slated […]

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Analyzing the 12-man roster of Gilas Pilipinas 3.0

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No June Mar Fajardo. No Japeth Aguilar. No Jeff Cheff. No Paul Lee. No Marcio Lassiter. And, yes, no Jordan Clarkson, too. To be honest, it’s quite different from the ideal lineup most Filipino basketball fans would probably put together, but that doesn’t mean this team is devoid of talent or is incapable of beating […]

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Gilas sweeps MVP cup as buildup for Fiba Asia heads into final stretch

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Gilas Pilipinas completed a three-game sweep in the Master Game Face MVP Cup and had won nine of 14 warm-up games in all heading into the final week of preparation for the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsha, China.

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Gilas Pilipinas holds off Wellington behind Abueva, Romeo heroics

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Terrence Romeo led a fourth quarter comeback and Gilas Pilipinas stunned Wellington Saints of New Zealand, 84-81, in the 2015 MVP Cup Saturday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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MVP Cup: Texters top rookies deliver in win over Chinese Taipei

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PBA Draft top selections Moala Tautuaa and Troy Rosario showed a lot of promise with huge, livewire performance carrying Talk n Text to a 99-91 win over Chinese Taipei in the second day of the Master Game Face MVP Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Saturd

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Gilas headed to Cebu for secluded camp before Fiba Asia

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Gilas Pilipinas will wind up its build-up for the 2015 Fiba Asia Championships with a secluded training camp in Cebu City next week. Coach Tab Baldwin did not enumerate the national team’s itinerary in the Queen City of the South, but said the finishing touches to Gilas Pilipinas’ preparations will be centered on fine tuning. […]

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MVP Cup: Romeo scores 22 as Gilas Pilipinas routs Talk N’ Text

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Gilas Pilipinas stayed on a roll from its Jones Cup second-place windup, drubbing Talk n Text, 93-77, at the start of the MVP Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Friday night. Terrence Romeo topscored with 22 points, including four triples, Jayson Castro contributed 14 while Andray Blatche and Ranidel de Ocampo added 12 apiece as the Nationals […]

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Gilas Pilipinas opens MVP Cup with Talk N’ Text clash

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Gilas Pilipinas plays three final tune-up games in preparation for the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, taking on PBA Commissioner’s Cup champion Talk n Text, the Wellington Saints of New Zealand and Chinese Taipei in the Master Game Face MVP Cup set Sept. 11-13 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. First up for Gilas is Talk n […]

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Jordan Clarkson statement on missing Gilas’ Fiba Asia stint

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Upon my return from supporting Gilas in The Jones Cup, I had a great talk with my dad. I told him of my experiences with the team and how passionate I was about representing an entire country. My Dad told me to follow my heart.” I spoke to Lakers General Manager, Mitch Kupchak, and he […]

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SBP names Gilas Pilipinas Final 12 roster for 2015 Fiba Asia Championships

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The vision of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is to form a national team that will be able to qualify for the 2016 Olympic games in Rio. That goal is fueled by the incomparable and inspiring love for basketball Filipinos have. We have always wanted to give our team the best possible chance, thereby instilling […]

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Castro named to Mythical Five even as other Gilas players fare well in Jones Cup

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As among the best players in Asia, Jayson Castro added another feather on his cap in making the Mythical Selection in the just concluded Jones Cup Invitational Basketball Tournament in Taipei. Also a Mythical Five awardee in the last FIBA Asia tourney, Castro further cemented his status as among the region’s best in gaining individual […]

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Gilas places second as Iran gets Jones Cup 2015 title

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Gilas Pilipinas ran to the ground an old US select team, pulling off an almost one-sided 78-74 win to close in on a second-place finish in the 2015 Jones Cup basketball tournament at the Xinchuang Stadium here Saturday night.

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Hontiveros leads PH comeback against New Zealand in Jones Cup 2015

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Veteran marksman Dondon Hontiveros caught fire in overtime and Gilas Pilipinas completed a comeback to nip New Zealand, 92-88, in the Jones Cup 2015 Friday. Hontiveros gave the Filipinos a taste of the lead to open OT, 81-78, then swished in two more triples to keep the Filipinos ahead. New Zealand, which led by as […]

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Jones Cup 2015: Gilas Pilipinas bows to Iranians

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Iran brought back 7-foot-2 star center Hamed Haddadi from a one-day rest and derailed Gilas Pilipinas’ title bid in the 2015 Jones Cup with a 74-65 win at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here yesterday. Haddadi played extended minutes after sitting out their game against USA Select-Overtake the previous day, coming through with game highs of 22 […]

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Chemistry ‘flowing’ on the court as Gilas gets another win in Jones Cup 2015

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Gilas Pilipinas unleashed two hot streaks of three-pointers to highlight a torrid second half that carried the Nationals to a crucial 75-60 win over Japan in the 2015 Jones Cup at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here Wednesday night.

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Melton happy to see buddy Tautuaa prosper in Gilas stint

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While Mo Tautuaa is slowly building his name with his Gilas Pilipinas stint in the Jones Cup 2015, one fellow player is ecstatic to see close friend thrive in the international spotlight. Justin Melton couldn’t be prouder of Tautuaa’s feat of making it to the national team pool even before playing a single game in […]

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Jones Cup 2015: Gilas Pilipinas beats Japan ahead of Iran clash

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Gilas Pilipinas pulled away in the second half for a convincing 75-60 win over Japan Wednesday, a day before its clash versus Iran in the Jones Cup 2015 in Taiwan. Terrence Romeo teamed up with fellow national team newcomer Moala Tautuaa in a telling run bridging the last two periods that broke the game wide […]

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Jones Cup: Gilas Pilipinas falls to South Korea

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Terrence Romeo sizzled with another highlight performance but Gilas Pilipinas staggered with a five-minute scoreless spell in the fourth quarter and bowed to South Korea, 82-70, in the Jones Cup here at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here Monday night.

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Romeo is not a fluke, says Baldwin after Gilas win over Chinese Taipei-A

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Minus Andray Blatche and majority of the old Gilas group, newcomers Terrence Romeo and Calvin Abueva picked up the slack as Team Phl humbled Chinese Taipei, 77-69, in a triumphant comeback in the Jones Cup here Sunday night.

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Gilas Pilipinas averts meltdown, beats Chinese Taipei-A

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Gilas Pilipinas averted a meltdown and survived Chinese Taipei-A, 77-69, Sunday night in the 2015 Jones Cup in Taiwan. Newcomers Calvin Abueva and Terrence Romeo carried the cudgels for the Nationals in the fourth quarter, combing for 13 points. After the Filipinos lead by as many as 16 at halftime, the Taiwanese then roared back […]

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Gilas determined to achieve goal in Jones Cup sans Blatche

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Minus Andray Blatche, Gilas Pilipinas is determined to achieve its mission in the Jones Cup, hoping to get in best shape possible for the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship on Sept. 23-Oct. 3 in Changsha, China.

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Gilas Pilipinas starts grueling Jones Cup schedule vs Chinese Taipei-A

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Gilas Pilipinas makes its return to the Jones Cup when it opens its campaign against bitter rival and host Chinese Taipei-A on Sunday night at Xinchuang Gymnasium in Taipei.

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Gilas goal in Jones Cup is to get better, says Baldwin

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Less than four weeks before the start of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, Gilas Pilipinas scrambles to get into fight form, pressing its buildup in the 2015 Jones Cup Invitational Basketball Tournament in Taipei beginning Saturday.

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Statement of Mr. Jordan Clarkson re: his possibly playing for Gilas

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“MY FATHER, MIKE, HAS ALWAYS LOOKED OUT FOR MY WELFARE AND IS ONLY GENUINELY CONCERNED FOR MY CAREER, MY FUTURE AND MY WELLBEING – HIS THOUGHTS ARE THAT OF A VERY LOVING DAD. I JUST CALLED HIM AND WE AGREED WE WILL TALK ABOUT MY PLAYING FOR GILAS WHEN I GET BACK. NOTHING IS CAST […]

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Gilas Pilipinas falls anew, loses to Estonia

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Despite picking up the slack late after trailing early in the game, Gilas Pilipinas fell short again, this time against host Estonia, 90-80, in the Toyota Four Nations Cup on Saturday at Saku Suurhall Arena in Tallinn. After the home team unloading 33 points in the first quarter and erecting a lead as high as 23, Gilas […]

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Gilas Pilipinas falls to Netherlands

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A forgettable third quarter doomed Gilas Pilipinas as it fell to Netherlands, 89-62, in the 2015 Toyota Four Nations Cup at Saku Suurhall Arena in Talinn, Estonia on Friday (Manila time). Limited to just four points in the third period, the Dutch capitalized on the Filipinos’ paltry shooting and unloaded 29 in the quarter, pulling […]

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The return of Gary David, the Gilas ‘joker’

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Gary David is already moonlighting as comedian on his free time, and with the Gilas Pilipinas squad back, he is also returning as the team’s designated jester. After a hard day’s practice on Friday, David finally brought back the customary post-practice comedy sketch and drew hearty laughs from the whole team, including naturalized player Andray […]

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Gilas Pilipinas set to depart for Estonia training camp Monday

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Despite a number of injuries to its key guys, the men’s basketball national team is ready for its Estonia training camp. The Gilas Pilipinas is set to fly to Estonia on Monday for a series of tune-up matches against European teams as part of its build-up for the 2015 Fiba Asia Championships in September. Head […]

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Gilas Pilipinas kicks off 2015 Fiba Asia bid against Palestine

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The Philippines will open its campaign in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsa, Hunan, China against Palestine on Sept. 23. The game is scheduled at 11:45 a.m. at CSWC Dayun court. Palestine is making its first ever appearance in the Asian meet. READ: Gilas making progress, but time not on its side Gilas Pilipinas […]

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