Kai Sotto scores double-double in Adelaide 36ers’ preseason loss

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 09/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Kai Sotto posted a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds in limited action as Adelaide yielded to Perth, 98-87, in a preseason game on Friday at Eaton Recreation Center. The 7-foot-3 was solid…

Jordan Clarkson, Kai Sotto lead Gilas bounce back with 38-point romp of Saudi Arabia

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 08/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippines overcame a shaky start and then picked Saudi Arabia apart with methodical precision, 84-46, to get back on track in the Fiba World Cup Asian Qualifiers. Gilas rode the hot hand of Jordan Clarkson,…

Jordan Clarkson, Scottie Thompson lead Gilas 12 vs Lebanon

Denison Rey A. Dalupang - Reporter / @sonrdINQ 08/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas made one last cut on Thursday ahead of its key Fiba World Cup Qualifying match against Lebanon. The Nationals will go with a seasoned bunch when they take on the Cedars at Nouhad Naufal…

Jordan Clarkson ‘sure to play’ in Fiba World Cup, says SBP

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 07/22/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) said Jordan Clarkson has committed to play for Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba World Cup 2023. The federation released a statement on Friday, saying the Utah Jazz guard…

Jeremy Lin rooting for Kai Sotto: ‘Continue to believe in yourself’

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 06/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Jeremy Lin hopes Kai Sotto continues to believe in himself and keep working hard despite being undrafted in the 2022 NBA Draft. The former NBA star, who also went undrafted in 2010, expressed his support…

Kai Sotto vows to keep going despite going undrafted: ‘The dream is always the NBA’

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 06/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Being undrafted won’t stop Kai Sotto from chasing his ultimate dream of playing in the NBA. The 20-year-old center’s name was not called after 58 picks in the 2022 NBA Draft on Friday, but there remain…

Kai Sotto goes undrafted in 2022 NBA Draft

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 06/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Kai Sotto was not selected in the 2022 NBA Rookie Draft on Friday (Manila time) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. No NBA team took a chance on drafting the 7-foot-3 center as…

Kai Sotto works out with Sacramento Kings as NBA Draft nears

Lance Agcaoili - @inquirerdotnet 06/16/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Kai Sotto worked out with the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday and met former Philippine men’s basketball team star-turned-coach Jimmy Alapag. The Kings posted the highlights of their pre-draft workouts, which included the 7-foot-3 Filipino…

Kai Sotto wants to emulate Pau Gasol’s all-around game

Inquirer.net 12/13/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A quick glance at Kai Sotto and one may argue that the youngster can be compared to Dallas star Kristaps Porzingis. Both are insanely tall with Sotto listed at 7-foot-2 just an inch shorter…

Kai Sotto gets welcome message, gift from NBA G League

MARK GIONGCO 07/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Kai Sotto couldn’t wipe the big smile off his face while unboxing a special package from the NBA G League on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The young Filipino phenom posted a video of himself…

Step by step

Cedelf P. Tupas 05/28/2020

Kai Sotto continued to take significant steps in his goal to become the first homegrown Filipino player to reach the NBA. A week after signing with high-profile agent Aaron Goodwin of Goodwin Sports Management, the 7-foot-2 Sotto…

Kai Sotto on G League move: Best route for me towards NBA dream

05/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines—Kai Sotto’s decision to join NBA G League was a bold move, but the 7-foot-2 graduate of Ateneo High School said that entering the developmental circuit was the best option for him in fulfilling a dream. Playing…

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