“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
“I don’t know yet. Stay tuned, I hope to, and I hope it happens,” – Jordan Clarkson #GilasPilipinas #WorldCup
The San Miguel Beermen continue to struggle with most of its stars ailing. June Mar Fajardo is the most crucial piece missing although the gentle giant is expected to return later this month.
After days of anxious waiting, the National Basketball Association has finally spoken out on whether Jordan Clarkson can suit up for the Philippine National Team to the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. And unfortunately, the verdict is that he the Fil-American star cannot.
It wasn’t too long ago that speculations grew of San Miguel Beer rookie Christian Standhardinger being on the PBA trading block. After two impressive performances in the ongoing PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals, all those speculations are likely put to rest.
The PBA Board is set to convene in Los Angeles for a critical planning session which would include the fate of embattled commissioner Chito Narvasa. And based on initial reports, it looks like this mess is not looking good.
The controversial PBA trade between Kia Picanto and the San Miguel Beermen will push through. PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa approved the deal Friday afternoon at a press conference held at the Philippine Arena before game 7 of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals.
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.