Roger Pogoy ruled out of SEA Games with disc bulge

Mark Giongco‎ - INQUIRER.net 11/27/2019

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas took another manpower blow after Roger Pogoy was ruled out for the 30th Southeast Asian Games because of a back injury. The gunslinger, who was in the Fiba World Cup squad a few months…

Argentina ousts France, plays Spain in Fiba World Cup final

AFP 09/14/2019

Argentina is one win away from its first Basketball World Cup title since 1950 after it brushed aside France 80-66 on Friday to set up a final with Spain. Earlier, NBA champion Marc Gasol saved Spain as…

What’s next, Gilas?

Musong Castillo 09/10/2019

Gilas Pilipinas flew back home before sunrise on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, and the team will do so without any fanfare and expectedly sans the heroes’ welcome it is usually accorded. Going 0-5 in the Fiba World…

Lack of prep time reason why Gilas fumbled—Guiao

Inquirer.net, Musong Castillo 09/09/2019

  With Gilas Pilipinas ending a horrific Fiba World Cup campaign Sunday night with a lopsided loss to Asian nemesis Iran, the same old problems are the reasons why the Filipinos underachieved in China.   “We need…

Gilas PH faces Asian rival Iran

Musong R. CastiIlo - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/08/2019

BEIJING—Nothing but some measure of respect is left to be salvaged for Gilas Pilipinas on Sunday night, and even that would be a tough task as the Filipinos battle many-time Asian champion Iran to close out their…

Angola hands Gilas most painful loss in Fiba World Cup

Musong R. Castillo - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/05/2019

FOSHAN, China—This one stung more than the blowouts. And it’s quite understandable. Gilas Pilipinas played its finest game yet—one full of heart and fight—but still ended up winless in Group D play in the Fiba World Cup…

Totally dominated

Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/01/2019

FOSHAN, China—Held to eight first quarter points and failing to drain a triple in the first half, Gilas Pilipinas on Saturday night was handed a brutal reality check by Italy at the start of the 2019 Fiba…

Talisay City’s Roger Pogoy excited to be part of Gilas Pilipinas’ 19-man pool

Jonas Rey N. Panerio 07/16/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Although Cebuano wingman Roger Ray Pogoy has been named to the national pool for the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team several times already, he admits that he still gets butterflies in his stomach every time his…

Gilas Pilipinas is World Cup bound!

Inquirer.net 02/25/2019

Andray Blatche scored 41 points as Gilas Pilipinas secured a ticket to the Fiba World Cup in China after fending off Kazakhstan, 93-75, in the Asian qualifiers late Sunday at Velodrome Saryarka in Astana, Kazakhstan. Blatche set…

PH makes star-studded final rally to bag 2019 Fiba World hosting

08/04/2015

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Manuel V. Pangilinan and boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will head the Philippine delegation to Tokyo, Japan for the country’s final presentation to win the hosting rights for the 2019 Fiba World Cup.…

PH ends 40-year drought in Basketball World Cup

Jonas N. Panerio 09/05/2014

FINALLY, A WIN! It may have taken four decades but the Philippine national men’s basketball team nicknamed the Gilas Pilipinas sure made it was worth the wait as the Nationals defeated a rough-and-tumble Senegal side, 81-79, in…

Heartbreaking loss can’t dampen Pingris’ Hollywood-like tale

Jonas N. Panerio 09/01/2014

SEVILLA- A Hollywood scriptwriter would be fired if he came up with Croatia’s 81-78 overtime victory over Philippines as an ending to Marc Pingris’ story. The Philippines power forward deserves a better ending – even though his…

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