Gilas Pilipinas (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

FIBA World Cup: SBP clarifies exclusion of Remy Martin

“We are more than happy to accommodate Remy and make him part of our Gilas Pilipinas program. However, we are constrained by the FIBA ruling that says a player hoping to play as a local must have a local passport before the age of 16,” – SBP president Al Panlilio #GilasPilipinas

Angel Antipuesto of Pocari foils one of Creamline’s Alyssa Valdez’s vaunted attacks in sudden death of their semis duel.

Cool Smashers keep 2nd spot, sink Water Defenders

Alyssa Valdez took over from imports Kuttika Kaewpin and Aleoscar Blanco, blasting in 12 kills and adding four aces for a 16-point performance as the Cool Smashers racked up their fourth straight victory after an opening day stumble to the PetroGazz Angels to close out their first round elims campaign at second. #PVL

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Nat’ls seize solo second, survive Volley Masters

Rebisco-Philippines bucked the absence of its two key players, a first-set setback and a gritty Instituto Estetico Manila side to hack out a tough 25-27, 25-22, 25-22, 26-24 decision and move to solo second in the Spikers’ Turf Season 4 Reinforced Conference at Paco Arena in Manila last Tuesday.