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Seaba: Gilas Pilipinas rolls anew, overwhelms Singapore

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Playing a more deliberate approach this time, Gilas Pilipinas cruised to a 113-66 win over Singapore in the 2017 Seaba Championship Saturday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Singapore put up a much better fight than Myanmar, a team the Philippines beat by 107 points, but just like the Burmese, the Singaporeans also didn’t have enough talent-wise […]

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Abueva hopes Gilas carries momentum into SEABA tiff

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Consider the first test passed. Gilas Pilipinas showed glimpses of its potential as it roared back from 15 points down to stun the PBA Visayas All-Stars, 125-112, on Sunday at Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. National team forward Calvin Abueva said the early returns are enough reason for the squad to exude confidence going to the […]

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Gilas passes first test, rallies past Visayas All-Stars

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Calvin Abueva and Terrence Romeo led the new-look Gilas Pilipinas squad to a 125-112 come-from-behind victory over the Visayas All-Stars and escape the 2017 PBA All-Star Week unscathed Sunday at Hoops Dome in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. The energetic Alaska forward and GlobalPort spitfire teamed up as they infused the much-needed boost for the Nationals in […]

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Cone excited to coach Yap in Cebu All-Star Game vs Gilas

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Barangay Ginebra head coach Tim Cone has always looked at the All-Star festivities as a rare chance for him to handle interesting talents whom he doesn’t usually coach. Initially, Cone was to coach superstars June Mar Fajardo and Terrence Romeo as part of the Visayas All-Stars until national coach Chot Reyes on Friday announced the […]

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Tenorio, Al-Hussaini to bolster Visayas All-Stars vs Gilas

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LA Tenorio and Rabeh Al-Hussaini have been called up to bolster the Visayas All-Stars following the announcement of Gilas Pilipinas’ 12-man roster for the upcoming 2017 SEABA Championship. PBA media bureau chief Willie Marcial shared the two stepped up to the plate to replace the spots left by June Mar Fajardo and Terrence Romeo, who […]

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Finally getting his chance, Almazan vows to give best for Gilas

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LUCENA — Raymond Almazan has always been vocal about donning the national colors. Offering his services back then, the lanky big man was content on helping Gilas Pilipinas even just as a practice player. But on Friday, the Rain or Shine center was more than just that as he was tapped in coach Chot Reyes’ […]

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Fajardo, Castro, Abueva lead Gilas pool

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San Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo and TNT’s Jayson Castro headlined the 24-man Gilas Pilipinas pool which will make up the national team for the coming international tournaments. National team coach Chot Reyes announced the names on Sunday at Philsports Arena in Pasig in between the Alaska-Mahindra and Ginebra-Phoenix doubleheader. Calvin Abueva and Terrence Romeo are also […]

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2016 Manila FIBA OQT Scouting Report: The Lions of Senegal

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The 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) that will be held here in Manila is just around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to get a better of feel of each of the teams taking part and playing for one of three remaining wild card tickets to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de […]

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2016 Manila FIBA OQT Scouting Report: The Road Warriors of Canada

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The 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) that will be held here in Manila is just around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to get a better of feel of each of the teams taking part and playing for one of three remaining wild card tickets to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de […]

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2016 Manila FIBA OQT Scouting Report: The 12 Giant Men of Turkey

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The 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) that will be held here in Manila is just around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to get a better of feel of each of the teams taking part and playing for one of three remaining wild card tickets to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de […]

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Gilas names final 12; Tenorio, Abueva out

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Tropang TNT, Rain or Shine, San Miguel Beer, Star, Barangay Ginebra and Globalport are six PBA teams with representation in the Gilas Pilipinas final roster named for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament at Mall of Asia Arena on July 5-10.          The Texters have the most number of players in the team with four, followed by the […]

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2016 Manila FIBA OQT Scouting Report: The Blues of France

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The 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) that will be held here in Manila is just around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to get a better of feel of each of the teams taking part and playing for one of three remaining wild card tickets to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de […]

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2016 Manila FIBA OQT Scouting Report: The Tall Blacks of New Zealand

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The 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) that will be held here in Manila is just around the corner, which means it’s the perfect time to get a better of feel of each of the teams taking part and playing for one of three remaining wild card tickets to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de […]

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Healthy Fajardo back training with Gilas

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Healthy and pain-free, June Mar Fajardo joined Gilas Pilipinas practice for the first time after sitting out the past week due to a swollen knee. Gilas Pilipinas also started its closed-door training sessions on Monday at Meralco Gym. Fajardo, the San Miguel Beer center, told INQUIRER.net that the team had complete attendance with practice player […]

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Rain or Shine’s Almazan embraces role as Gilas practice player

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His stay is just temporary and he won’t even make it to the final 12, but for Raymond Almazan, donning the Gilas Pilipinas jersey feels like nothing he ever felt before. “Siyempre sobrang happy,” Almazan, the Rain or Shine center, said on Sunday at Meralco Gym. “Wala akong mapaglagyan ng saya ko kahit na alam ko […]

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Baldwin glad Abueva, Lee dodged serious injuries

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As watched the game from the commentators’ booth, Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin couldn’t help but but feel relieved when Calvin Abueva and Paul Lee both returned to action after separate injury scares. Baldwin worked as a TV analyst in Game 1 of the 2016 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals Friday night and got a […]

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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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Sangalang vows to prove himself in return from injury

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Tough won’t really describe the kind of year Ian Sangalang had.

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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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Tropang Texters join MVP Cup

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Talk ‘N Text, one of the early favorites in the coming 41st PBA Season, will be the fourth team that will be participating in the MVP Cup, slated on Sept. 11 to 13 at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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Gilas Pilipinas whips Chinese Taipei-B, finishes 2nd in Jones Cup

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Gilas Pilipinas, as expected, rampaged past Chinese Taipei B, 96-67, and secured first runner-up honors at the close of the 2015 Jones Cup invitational basketball tournament at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here Sunday.

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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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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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Not backing down, Gilas Pilipinas wins physical encounter with Russia

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Gilas Pilipinas came back strong from a loss to South KoreaMonday night, standing its ground in a rugged duel with Spartak Primorye and pulling off an 85-71 win in the 2015 Jones Cup at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here Tuesday.

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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 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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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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Top draft prospects Tautuaa, Rosario to miss 2015 Draft Combine, PBA Draft

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Consensus top picks Moala Tautuaa and Troy Rosario will miss the two-day Gatorade PBA Draft Combine slated on August 19 and 20 and the 2015 Gatorade PBA Rookie Draft on August 23 because of national team duties.

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GAMES TIME
Star Hotshots VS Phoenix 07:00 PM
Alaska VS Blackwater 04:15 PM
AUGUST 23 WEDNESDAY MALL OF ASIA ARENA
San Miguel Beer VS GlobalPort 07:00 PM
Phoenix VS TNT KaTropa 04:15 PM
AUGUST 25 FRIDAY SMART ARANETA COLISEUM
Alaska VS Barangay Ginebra 05:00 PM
AUGUST 26 SATURDAY HOOPS DOME