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Tautuaa, Rosario make their debut as Talk N’ Text battles Alaska

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Top draft selections Moala Tautuaa and Troy Rosario make their much-awaited pro debut as Talk n Text tangles with Alaska Milk in Day Two of the 2015-16 Smart Bro-PBA Philippine Cup Friday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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PBA honors Gilas Pilipinas’ silver medal feat

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Gilas Pilipinas, which won the silver medal in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in China early in the month, was honored by the PBA during its opening ceremonies Wednesday night at Mall of Asia Arena. The Philippine team fell short of its ultimate goal in securing a place in the Rio Olympics but the country […]

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PBA opens new season with colorful festivities

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The PBA was supposed to launch its latest season three days ago but a colourful and lively opening rites proved to be worth the wait for Filipino basketball fans, who are raring to see their hoops heroes back in action.

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2015-16 PBA Season Preview: Alaska Aces

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After two bridesmaid finishes last season, Alaska must be entering this season hungrier than ever.

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2015-16 PBA Season Preview: GlobalPort Batang Pier

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When talking about GlobalPort, the conversation always revolved around its dynamic backcourt duo of Stanley Pringle and Terrence Romeo.

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Fajardo excited to be teammates with Slaughter in Gilas pool

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Forced to skip the last tour of duty of Gilas Pilipinas due to injury, two-time MPV June Mar Fajardo is happy with the second chance given to him after he was named to the PBA’s 17-man pool for the Olympic Wildcard qualifiers.

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Gilas Pilipinas set to confirm participation in Olympic Wildcard

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The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas on Thursday signified its intention for Gilas Pilipinas to join the final Olympic Qualifiers set next year after the PBA released 17 players for the pool.

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PBA Board commits full support for Gilas, releases 17 players for Olympic Wildcard pool

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The PBA board of governors unanimously approved a resolution yesterday, releasing 17 players to the Philippine national pool for one of the three Olympic world qualifiers next year. Calvin Abueva, Gabe Norwood, Jayson Castro, Ranidel de Ocampo, Matt Ganuelas-Rosser, Marc Pingris, Terrence Romeo are holdovers from the Gilas team to the recent Changsha meet to […]

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PBA Board of Governors set to meet on Gilas’ Olympic Wildcard particiation

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The PBA Board of Governors is set to discuss the league’s plans for the men’s national basketball team in a special board meeting on Wednesday.

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2015-16 PBA Season Preview: Barako Bull Energy

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Barako Bull showed promise last season, making the playoffs in each of the three conferences.

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PBA fans will come to love Abueva after Gilas stint, says Compton

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Calvin Abueva’s successful first stint with the national team has turned his haters to fans.

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Filipino fans give Gilas Pilipinas the warmest welcome

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Gilas Pilipinas settled for the silver medal in China, but went home to the Philippines like it won the gold.

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Nuyles stays with Mahindra

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All’s well that ends well. Third-year swingman Alex Nuyles and Mahindra came to terms Monday night, allowing the shifty slasher to play for the Enforcers in the 2016 PBA season which opens on October 18. “It was just a case of miscommunication and I sincerely apologize to the management of Mahindra for expressing doubts that they […]

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Gilas Pilipinas back in Manila after silver medal win in Fiba Asia

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Gilas Pilipinas is back home after bagging the silver medal in the recently-concluded 2015 Fiba Asia Championship held in Changsha, China.

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Jayson Castro named to Fiba Asia Mythical 5 again

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Jayson Castro once again proved to the Asia’s best point guard after he was named to the Mythical Five for the second straight FIBA Asia Championship. Yi Jian Lian was named as the tournament MVP as he led China to the gold medal while Castro and Gilas Pilipinas settled for silver. The Chinese overpowered the […]

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Gilas Pilipinas falls to China in Fiba Asia final, settles for silver anew

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China reclaimed its place at the top of Asian basketball, outmuscling a hard-fighting Gilas Pilipinas, 78-67, to claim the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship Saturday night in Changsa, China. The Chinese, buoyed by a loud hometown crowd, recovered quick from a sluggish start which saw the Filipinos lead 5-0 and never relinquished the lead again. China, […]

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Gilas outlasts Japan, duels China for Fiba Asia title; Hontiveros stars

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The Cebuano Hotshot found the right time to wax hot.

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Gilas’ Castro, Blatche impress in Fiba Asia q’finals

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Leading Gilas Pilipinas to the semifinals of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China, Jayson Castro and Andray Blatche’s efforts did not go unnoticed as the two figured in the top performers of the quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Castro, Blatche power Gilas past Lebanon for Fiba Asia semis berth

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Jayson Castro and Andray Blatche showed the way as Gilas Pilipinas advanced to the semifinals of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship after outlasting a pesky Lebanon squad, 82-70, on Thursday in Changsha, China.

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Cone: Gilas looks like the best right now

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While Iran and China are often seen as the powerhouse squads in Asia, for multi-titled head coach Tim Cone believes that the Philippine national team is making good case for its inclusion in that elite group. Based in his observations so far in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship, Gilas has been the best performing team […]

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Gilas shoots for semis vs Lebanon as Fiba Asia 2015 KO stages begin

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Gilas Pilipinas is three wins away from the coveted spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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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 Pilipinas pulls away in the fourth to crush India

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Gilas Pilipinas needed a frenetic fourth quarter run to pull away from India, 99-65, and complete a sweep of the second round in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship Tuesday in Changhsa, China.

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Fiba Asia: Gilas Pilipinas topples defending champion Iran

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Gilas Pilipinas had finally figured out Iran, taking down the defending champion, 87-73, on Monday in the second round of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China.

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Fiba Asia: Blatche plays through pain, tows Gilas past Japan

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Naturalized big man Andray Blatche played through an ankle injury to drag Gilas Pilipinas past Japan, 73-66, in the second round of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China.

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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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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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Globalport guard Pringle excited to team up with Romeo again

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Stanley Pringle can’t wait to share the court again with Globalport teammate and national team star Terrence Romeo.

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‘Olympics or nothing’ for China-bound Gilas Pilipinas

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With the backing of the entire nation, Gilas Pilipinas flew out for China Monday, determined to end the country’s long absence in the Olympic basketball competition.

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Salud: PBA will continue supporting Gilas

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PBA president Chito Salud reiterated the league’s support for the national team program.

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Positive Vosotros hoping to help get Blackwater out of cellar

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Hoping to jumpstart its campaign in the upcoming 41st PBA season, Blackwater has added youthful talents to its roster. And at the forefront of the youth revolution for the Elite is Almond Vosotros, who is slowly getting accustomed to the system of head coach Leo Isaac. “May mga konting adjustments, pero tingin ko before the […]

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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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Romeo ‘Scoring Champ,’ Cabagnot ‘Comeback Player of the year’

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Terrence Romeo’s offensive explosion and Alex Cabagnot’s return to his old deadly form will be aptly recognized in the annual PBA Press Corps (PBAPC) Awards Night on Sept. 16 at the Century Park Hotel.

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