Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Onyeka Okongwu are Gilas Pilipinas TOTGAs

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Onyeka Okongwu

Twitter: Rappler Sports Concluding a rather underwhelming FIBA 2023 World Cup, Gilas Pilipinas has its sights set on the quadrennial Asian Games, with Hangzhou, China, hosting the festivities from September 23 to October 8, 2023.  Despite the absence of the resident option, Jordan Clarkson, departing to Salt Lake City in preparation for the National Basketball […]

What Gilas Pilipinas Can Learn From The FIBA World Cup

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Gilas Pilipinas may have had a less-than-stellar campaign in the 2023 FIBA World Cup, but every story, bad or good, is a “learning experience”. It won’t be long before the Nationals embark on the Asian Games, and Paris 2024 is still up for grabs via the Olympic Qualifying Tournament. There are plenty of games to […]

Calvin Abueva, Terrence Romeo Make Their Gilas Return for Asian Games

Calvin Abueva, Terrence Romeo

The Nationals continue their regional bout with the quadrennial Asian Games set in Hangzhou, China in their crosshairs. While several depart for their foreign clubs come the late-September tournament, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) looks to acquire program veterans Calvin Abueva and Terrence Romeo to supplement their hopeful podium contention—a reunion five years in the […]

Tim Cone Named as Gilas Pilipinas’ Interim Head Coach

Tim Cone

Gilas Pilipinas now has a head coach after the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) appointed Barangay Ginebra’s Tim Cone as the program’s next mentor.  Following the departure of Chot Reyes following Gilas’ exit at the 2023 FIBA World Cup, the Federation has deemed the 25-time Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) champion worthy of leading the charge […]

Jordan Clarkson Hopes To Play More with Gilas Pilipinas

Jordan Clarkson

It’s back to the drawing board once again for Gilas Pilipinas. With the reported departure of four-time Head Coach Chot Reyes, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) looks to regroup in finding a new mentor. Regardless of the changes in the front office, the program’s current naturalized option, Jordan Clarkson, looks to extend his tenure […]

Justin Brownlee Remains Supportive Towards Gilas Amidst Losing Roster Spot

Justin Brownlee

Three-time Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Best Import of the Conference Awardee and six-time PBA Champion Justin Brownlee withdraws from 2023 FIBA World Cup contention as the sole naturalized option on the squad.  With the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) acquiring the services of former National Basketball Association (NBA) Sixth-Man-of-the-Year, Jordan Clarkson for the August mecca […]

The Best Gilas Pilipinas Lineup for FIBA 2023

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The relationship between Filipinos and basketball is intricately woven into the fabric of Philippine culture. Basketball has become a source of pride and national identity for Filipinos, due to its roots in the country’s heritage and success on the international stage, especially during the 2014 World Cup, where a ragtag crew gave several world basketball […]

Gilas Exhibition Wins are “Part of the Learning Process” Says Chot Reyes

Gilas Pilipinas FIBA Exhibition Wins

Keeping the nation’s aspirations afloat for a deep 2023 FIBA World Cup tournament run, Gilas Pilipinas’s training camp sees the team match up against Europe’s fledging basketball talent. Gilas triumphed in back-to-back contests against Ukraine’s U-20 squad,  bouncing back from losses in their first two games against Estonia and Finland. The national roster recorded an […]

Gilas Women Claim Their Maiden Victory of the 2023 FIBA Asia Cup

Gilas Women Victory

Unphased on the global stage, the Gilas Pilipinas Women ousted Chinese Taipei in a 92-81 victory at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre last June 28, 2023. Procuring a convincing performance, the national squad secured their maiden win in the final matchup of the tournament’s group stages, following a Division A promotion last 2017. After […]