South Sudan thwarted the Philippines second half surge in the nick of time to pull off a win, 87-68, on Thursday, Aug. 31, in the Basketball FIBA World Cup 2023 at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines.
FIBA global partner Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) will offer FREE access to every FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 game on the Smart LiveStream App from Aug. 25 to Sept. 10.
NBA star Jordan Clarkson and six-time PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo led five Gilas Pilipinas players in double figures as the Nationals overpowered African qualifier Ivory Coast in the second half on the way to an 85-62 tuneup game victory Friday night, Aug. 18, at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City.
The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 has launched its global creative campaign, ‘Nothing Else Matters,’ ahead of the highly anticipated men’s flagship event getting underway later this month.
With just a little over two weeks before the opening day of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, co-host the Philippines finally welcomed on its shores a highly-anticipated, and highly-talented, reinforcement to bolster the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team which is set to play versus top-notch competition in Group A — the Dominican Republic, Italy, and Angola.
One of the noteworthy sidelights when Gilas Pilipinas conquered Saudi Arabia on Monday in the fourth window of the 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers was how generations of Ateneo Blue Eagles stars were able to share the hardcourt together for the national team.
With Gilas Pilipinas fielding one of its better lineups throughout the 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, mainstay Dwight Ramos thinks the current roster needs just a bit more fortifying to be battle-ready for the prestigious international competition next year.
Donning the Gilas Pilipinas jersey is nothing new for Bobby Ray Parks, Jr., having done it on several occasions across the youth, cadet, and men’s seniors levels.
One aspect of Jordan Clarkson’s ongoing NBA career that will always be unique is the fact that he was able to play with both Kobe Bryant and LeBron James — two of basketball’s greatest names ever.
Gilas Pilipinas leaned on a strong second quarter to overcome a nightmarish start and pull away against Saudi Arabia, 84-46 in the fourth window of the 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers on Monday in front of a sold-out Mall of Asia Arena crowd in Pasay City.