Olympic dream shattered as Gilas falters against Dominican Republic

07/02/2021

The Gilas Pilipinas’ Olympic dream got shattered with a 67-94 loss to the Dominican Republic in the Fiba (International Basketball Federation) Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade on Friday morning, July 2, 2021, (Philippine time). The Philippines were…

No PBA players for Gilas in Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers, OQT

MARK GIONGCO 03/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas teams that will compete in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers and in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament later this year won’t be reinforced with PBA players. Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president…

SBP saddened as Fiba Asia qualifiers in Qatar canceled

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 02/12/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Qatar’s hosting of the February window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup will not push through after the gulf state’s government canceled all events due to the surge of COVID-19 cases. Al Panlilio, Samahang Basketbol ng…

Kouame, Paras, Ildefonso lead young Gilas pool for Fiba Asia Cup qualifying

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 11/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas has announced the Gilas Pilipinas pool that will represent the country in the coming  2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers. The latest Gilas squad will include Ateneo teammates Angelo Kouame, Dwight Ramos, Will Navarro,…

Jalen Green for Gilas? ‘It could be a possibility’

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 08/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Despite the hurdles, Fil-American Jalen Green is still not discounting the possibility of suiting up for Gilas Pilipinas sometime in the future. “It could be a possibility,” said Green in a Zoom press conference for the…

Rey Suerte’s message to Cesafi players: Keep on grinding

Immae Lachica 12/11/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines—Surely, a lot of young players in the Cesafi are now looking up to Rey Anthony Suerte, the former MVP who led the University of the Visayas (UV) to three straight men’s basketball titles.…

Blackwater picks Suerte second in Gilas Special Draft 2019

Brian J. Ochoa 12/08/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines—Rey Anthony Suerte was picked second by Blackwater Elite in the Gilas Pilipinas Special Draft 2019 that ushered the regular draft on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the Robinsons Place Manila. The former University…

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…

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…

All isn’t lost yet for Gilas, says PH coach

Musong R. Castillo - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/04/2019

FOSHAN, China—“We still have a lot to play for. This is not over for us.” Yeng Guiao motivated Gilas Pilipinas during practice Tuesday afternoon, September 3, 2019, with that statement, one which could mean two things—that the…

Blatche says Cebuano Fajardo was ‘game changer’ in crucial victory over Kazakhstan

Inquirer.net, JONAS PANERIO 02/26/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines — Andray Blatche was undoubtedly the key player in the Gilas Pilipinas’ 93-75 demolition of Kazakhstan in the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup last Sunday. The naturalized player completed an effort to…

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