Gilas remains in the 30th in FIBA rankings

MANILA — A nasty ending to its FIBA World Cup Qualifiers game against Australia did little on Gilas Pilipinas’ FIBA ranking. In the latest update on Friday, the Philippine team stayed…

SBP, Australia issue joint statement apologizing for brawl

MANILA — Two days after both organizations made separate statements on the much-talked-about brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia early this week, both the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and Basketball…

SBP chair Angara ‘stands by Gilas’, supports sanctions

MANILA — Senator Sonny Angara expressed full support to Gilas Pilipinas following the brawl that took place in its match against Australia at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan on Monday…

PH-Australia brawl ‘unfortunate’: Palace

MANILA — Malacañang on Tuesday described the massive brawl that marred the Gilas Pilipinas-Australia match as “unfortunate” incident. In Palace press briefing, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said the bench-clearing melee could…

Australia sorry over PH Arena incident

BOCAUE, Bulacan — Basketball Australia issued an apology for removing FIBA-approved stickers on Sunday during its national team’s practice at the Philippine Arena. “We never intended to be disrespectful or to…

Brawl ensues in Gilas-Australia game

BOCAUE, Bulacan — With the top spot in Group B of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers on the line, the game between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia was expected to be…

Amer, Cruz called up as Gilas takes on Australia

MANILA — Baser Amer is set to make his Gilas Elite debut, while Carl Cruz makes a national team return on Monday night, when the team battles Australia in Matchday 6…

TNT players to stack Gilas’ Asian Games team

MANILA — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has decided to bring in eight TNT Katropa players to the Gilas Pilipinas lineup that will play in the Asian Games from August…

Gilas survives sluggish start, late Japan blast to win in FIBA WCQ

MANILA — Gilas Pilipinas bucked a slow start against Japan and took a win in Matchday 4 of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay…

Reyes names Gilas pool for February FIBA window

MANILA — Jio Jalalon headlines the list of the players called up to Gilas’ training pool for the February window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers. Through social media site Twitter,…

Gilas stumbles in latest FIBA ranking

MANILA — Gilas Pilipinas got a rare downgrade in its FIBA World Men’s Rankings as the latest update was released on Thursday. Gilas dropped three spots from 27th to 30th overall as…

Gilas smothers Iraq in Q3 to clinch FIBA Asia QF berth

MANILA, Aug. 12 — Gilas sizzled in the third quarter to blast Iraq, 84-68, in their FIBA Asia Cup match at the Nouhad Nawfal Sports Complex in Beirut on Friday…

Romeo blasts off in clutch as Gilas stuns China in FIBA Asia opener

  MANILA — Gilas thought it will suffer a huge implosion and let China repeat its FIBA Asia Cup final dominance in an early rematch. Terrence Romeo showed up at…

Gilas romps Chinese Taipei B for second win in Jones Cup

MANILA — A day after dispatching Chinese Taipei’s Team A, Gilas had to grind it out against Chinese Taipei’s Team B. Gilas still walked away with the win. The Philippine…

Gilas opens FIBA Asia Cup campaign vs rival China

MANILA — An early acid test awaits Gilas Pilipinas as it faces China at the start of its FIBA Asia Cup campaign in Beirut, Lebanon on August 9. A copy…

PBA holds Gilas, regular drafts on Sunday

MANILA — The dream of being a Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player is expected to be fulfilled on Sunday as the league holds its annual rookie draft at the Robinson’s…