Dwight Ramos, Kiefer and Thirdy Ravena and Ray Parks are expected to arrive on November 1 and 2 to play for Gilas Pilipinas in the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers where the Philippines plays away games against Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
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.
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.
Matched against a team led by an NBA Sixth Man of the Year winner and a 7-foot-2 international prospect, Lebanon showed no fear and proved why they’re one of the continent’s best basketball teams right now.
Gilas Pilipinas’ fourth quarter comeback attempt fell short as Lebanon was simply too much for the nationals, taking a 95-80 win on Wednesday in the two countries’ FIBA Asia Cup 2022 opener at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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.
For the first time since 1989, the Philippine men’s national 5-on-5 basketball team will not take home the gold medal in the Southeast Asian Games.
Gilas Pilipinas moved one win away from the gold medal in men’s 5-on-5 basketball after trouncing Malaysia, 87-44 in 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 on Saturday at the Thanh Tri Gynasium in Hanoi.
Gilas Pilipinas pulled away in the fourth quarter to fend off host country Vietnam, 88-60 and stay undefeated in the 31st Southeast Asian Games Vietnam 2021 men’s 5-on-5 basketball tournament on Thursday at the Thanh Tri Gymnasium in Hanoi.
New Zealand put on the defensive clamps while Tom Vodanovich put on an offensive show as they shut Gilas Pilipinas, 88-63 in a slugfest on Sunday, February 27, in front of a sold-out crowd inside the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Metro Manila.