Tag Archives: Andray Blatche

Gilas Pilipinas (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

Cadets, Old and New Faces Gilas Pilipinas May Need

FIBA has yet to reveal the sanctions for the players involved in the unfortunate Gilas Pilipinas vs Australia Boomers brawl that happened last July 2. Regardless, most speculate that there will be suspensions or even bans.

TOP 3: Raymar Jose, Christian Standhardinger and Kiefer Ravena. (Photo from PBA Images)

PBA: Gilas Pilipinas likely to take a hit with Standhardinger going to SMB

There were hardly any surprises at the 2017 PBA Draft. Fil-German Christian Standhardinger was unsurprisingly selected by the San Miguel Beermen while Kiefer Ravena joined the NLEX Road Warriors.

Raymond Almazan (L) and Calvin Abueva (R) of the Philippines smother Gen Li of China | FIBA photo

Gilas Pilipinas win over China a statement, not an upset

Critics, both rightful and bashers, never really gave Gilas Pilipinas a chance against China. Most believed that without Andray Blatche and June Mar Fajardo, it was a lost cause.

June Mar Fajardo | dann_garcia via Wikimedia Commons

June Mar Fajardo best kept out of FIBA and PBA Governors’ Cup

Gilas Pilipinas is facing tall odds at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, sorely lacking in size. Andray Blatche passed for safety reasons while June Mar Fajardo is nursing an injury.

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