The Gilas Pilipinas men’s national team 19-man pool for the upcoming 2019 FIBA World Cup in China has been unveiled, and bannering the selection are
The Gilas Pilipinas women’s national team squad will fly to Taiwan soon to participate in the prestigious women’s tournament of the annual Jones Cup.
Naturalized Gilas Pilipinas men’s national team center Andray Blatche has returned to Manila to re-join the squad’s on-going preparation for the 2019 FIBA World Cup
“I think that is something we can also look at. We need to, siguro pattern our program (sa ganoon). Actually, yan ang pinasukan ni Kai. As young as he is, if they spot potentials, they put them in some kind of program while playing for their schools, na pwede rin nating gawin,” – Yeng Guiao
Arizona State’s Arnecia Hawkins headlines the 12-woman roster, along with UCLA’s Kelli Hayes, George Washington University’s Meilyn Bautista, and Sacramento State’s Gabi Bade as head coach Patrick Aquino fortified his team with sharpshooters.
Gilas Pilipinas fought from a bad start to salvage an 85-all draw against club team Mighty Sports in the national team’s first tune-up match in
Gilas Pilipinas Youth let a golden opportunity slip away, falling to New Zealand in heart-breaking fashion, 70-76 in the final game day of the 2019
Gilas Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao is “not expecting too much” in his national team’s first organized tune-up game against Filipino club team Mighty Sports
“I think there’s a bigger chance to beat Italy than Serbia. Italy has two NBA players, (Marco) Belinelli who is a bit older and (Danilo) Gallinari, but they have some Euroleague players as well. But if I see some chance, that’s definitely Italy,” said Toroman via ESPN5.
Going up against their fellow FIBA Asia counterparts, the Philippines surrendered a double-digit cushion right after the opening period and was unable to recover from there.