Prominent personalities and the ruling organization for Philippine basketball said John Amores of Jose Rizal University, must be banished forever from the world of basketball.
Gilas Pilipinas is suddenly on a roll. After stunning Jordan a couple of days back, the Philippines fended off a more competitive Saudi Arabian side on Sunday (Monday in Manila), 76-63 to sweep the fifth window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers.
For the third straight major FIBA 3×3 competition, Cebu Chooks came up empty. The Philippines’ top 3×3 side failed to get a win in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Riyadh Masters, suffering losses to Serbia’s Ub and Qatar’s Doha clubs on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in Diriyah.
Jericho Cruz dropped 21 points and came up big in the clutch as Guam fended off Hong Kong, 67-64 on Friday at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru, India for a perfect first round record in the FIBA Asia Cup 2025 pre-qualifiers.
Gilas Pilipinas used a stellar second half turnaround and drew big games from key stars to repulse Jordan in a monumental 74-66 win on Thursday (Friday Manila time) in its first game of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Asian Qualifiers fifth window at the Prince Hamza Sporting Hall in Amman, Jordan.
The Guamanian national basketball team made quick work of Singapore, 82-59 on Thursday at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru, India to jumpstart its FIBA Asia Cup 2025 pre-qualifiers campaign on a high note.
Will third time finally be the charm for Cebu Chooks? The Philippines’ top 3×3 basketball team will head to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to compete in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022 Riyadh Masters taking place from November 11 to 12 at the Formula E Track.
The Filipinas will face Chile next as their preparation for their first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup continues.
Manila Chooks will begin its post-Chico Lanete era on Friday on the sunny beaches of Neom, Saudi Arabia.
There will be at least eight confirmed teams joining the ASEAN Basketball League when it resumes with its Invitational Tournament Series in January 2023.