No shortage of brilliance on Gilas bench with Cone aboard

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 06/23/2022

Gilas Pilipinas knows that it needs to go to the 2023 Fiba (International Basketball Federation) World Cup armed to the teeth—with no shortcuts. “Like I’ve said, we’re here to build the best team possible. Not only the…

SEA Games: Chot Reyes takes blame for Gilas’ failed gold medal bid

MARK GIONGCO 05/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes took the fall for the national team’s botched gold medal bid in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday. The Philippines, deemed as an immovable dynasty in…

SEA Games: Gilas Pilipinas’ reign ends as Indonesia gets basketball gold

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 05/22/2022

Playing a retooled enemy eager to assert its might in the region, the Philippines bowed to sweet-shooting Indonesia, 85-81, in the 31st Southeast Asian Games on Sunday, ending a golden rule that had spanned 33 years. Gilas…

SEA Games: Gilas Pilipinas whips Cambodia after surviving Thais

Mark Giongco - Reporter 05/17/2022

MANILA, Philippines—After opening with a close call against Thailand, Gilas Pilipinas had no trouble in easing past an overmatched Cambodia side, 100-32, Tuesday in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Gunning for a 14th straight…

Going for 6th SEA Games gold, Kiefer excited to play with Thirdy again

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 05/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Kiefer Ravena can’t wait to play again with his brother, Thirdy, at Gilas Pilipinas as he guns for a sixth gold medal in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. “[I’m] very honored…

Gilas Pilipinas games down to two with South Korea out

Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines–From playing four games and getting much needed experience for tougher matches ahead, Gilas Pilipinas now stands to play just half of that this weekend after South Korea withdrew from the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifier…

Chot Reyes back as Gilas coach as Tab Baldwin resigns

MARK GIONGCO 02/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Chot Reyes is back at Gilas Pilipinas’ helm, replacing Tab Baldwin who resigned from his post, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas announced Monday night, January 31, 2022. Baldwin stepped down ahead of the World Cup qualifiers…

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…

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