With just two days before the NBA Draft 2022, 7-foot-3 Filipino prospect Kai Sotto is still nowhere to be found in major mock draft lists from United States media outlets.
As the final buzzer sounded inside the Thanh Tri Gymnasium in Hanoi, Vietnam and Indonesia erupted into celebration at center court to celebrate a historic Southeast Asian (SEA) Games basketball title, Filipino sports fans back home knew something felt wrong.
Filipino teenage center and NBA hopeful Kai Sotto just concluded his maiden NBL Australia season for the Adelaide 36ers.
The league-leading Melbourne United used a strong second half to dominate the lowly Adelaide 36ers, 101-74 in the 2021-2022 NBL Australia regular season on Sunday at the John Cain Arena in Melbourne.
At 19 years old and making steady progress as a pro, Kai Sotto is projected to make the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup roster for Gilas Pilipinas.
The Perth Wildcats put on a masterful first half performance from three-point area to beat the Adelaide 36ers, 92-73 in the 2021-2022 NBL Australia regular season on Sunday, March 6 at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.
The South East Melbourne Phoenix blew a big lead but were saved by a triple by Kyle Adnam late to clip the Adelaide 36ers, 83-76 on Friday, March 4 at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in the continuing 2021-2022 NBL Australia regular season.
Gilas Pilipinas will be in a tough group when the 2022 FIBA Asia Cup in Indonesia commences starting on July 12.
The Adelaide 36ers couldn’t sustain its double-digit advantage in the fourth quarter, suffering a huge meltdown as they lost to the Brisbane Bullets, 77-73 on Friday in the NBL Australia 2021-2022 regular season at the Nissan Arena.
Dusty Hannahs hit a game-tying triple in regulation before coming up with big buckets in overtime as the Adelaide 36ers pulled off a colossal upset of the league-leading Melbourne United, 88-83 on Sunday in the 2021-2022 NBL Australia regular season at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.