Dwight Ramos joins B.League, becomes 8th Filipino to play in Japan

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 09/10/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas guard Dwight Ramos has turned pro, signing with Japanese B.League outfit Toyoma, the team announced Friday. The signing made Ramos the eighth Filipino to play in the B.League system. “We are pleased to inform…

Gilas faces South Korea twice to start World Cup qualifiers

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 09/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas rekindles its rivalry with South Korea to open its campaign in the first window of the 2023 Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers. The Filipinos play the South Koreans on the road on November 25…

Gilas back home after Serbia OQT campaign

Bong Lazada 07/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas is back in the Philippines following its campaign in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade, Serbia. Gilas assistant coach Jong Uichico posted a photo on his Facebook account of the team’s…

Gilas Pilipinas taking everything ‘on the chin’ as it crashes out of Olympic qualifier

Denison Rey Dalupang 07/03/2021

For a brilliant stretch, Gilas Pilipinas came up with good performances that led to sterling results and had bad outcomes come out of great effort. Early Friday morning (Manila time) however, things got downright ugly. “No excuses…

Serbia downs Gilas in Fiba OQT

07/01/2021

The Gilas Pilipinas put up a gallant stand but still fell short against Serbia, losing, 83-76, in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Belgrade on Wednesday (Thursday, July 1, 2021, Philippine time). Serbia, bannered by 7-foot-4 Dallas…

Gilas Pilipinas names final 12 for Serbia Olympic qualifiers

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 06/24/2021

  MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas remained virtually unchanged heading into the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia. The team that played in the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup Qualifiers will have another go-around in Belgrade. Francis Lopez was the…

Gilas Pilipinas beats South Korea on Belangel’s game-winner

Bong Lozada 06/16/2021

MANILA, Philippines—SJ Belangel played hero as the Philippines stopped South Korea, 81-78, for a fourth straight win in the qualifiers of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at the Angeles University Gym in…

Cebuano Santillan takes over from Pasaol in Gilas team to 3×3 OQT

05/26/2021

GILAS Pilipinas made a last-minute change in its lineup for the FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualification Tournament in Graz, Austria by tapping reserve Leonard Santillan in place of Alvin Pasaol. The PBA-backed Team Philippine made the tough decision…

Rising COVID-19 cases bursts Gilas Pilipinas’ bubble

MARK GIONGCO 03/30/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Gilas Pilipinas’ buildup has hit another snag. The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas on Monday announced the Philippine national team pool was forced to break camp anew due to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases…

Target: 2023

Cedelf P. Tupas 04/17/2020

There may be plenty of uncertainty as international tournaments remain on hold in the midst of a global pandemic, but Gilas Pilipinas program director Tab Baldwin isn’t losing sight of the country’s goal of a terrific showing…

Thirdy Ravena weighing multiple offers to play in Japan

Bong Lozada - INQUIRER.net 03/07/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Thirdy Ravena’s foray into the PBA remains uncertain as the three-time UAAP champion could go overseas to continue his basketball journey. Gilas Pilipinas’ dependable wingman said he’s weighing his options after receiving offers from “five or…

Balance of youth, experience as Gilas unveils Final 12 for Indonesia game

Dennison Rey A. Dalupang 02/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas will tap into its wealth of experience when it goes up against Indonesia this Sunday, February 23, 2020, for the last remaining match in the first window of the Fiba Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers.…

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