2014 FIBA World Cup - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2014 FIBA World Cup


The Top 10 Basketball Stories of 2014

Jan 01, 2015 - 8:57 PM

Columnist Enzo Flojo looks back at some of the most compelling basketball related stories of 2014

France claims first FIBA World Cup podium finish

Sep 14, 2014 - 2:45 AM

France bags bronze in the FIBA World Cup their best finish in the tournament after winning the battle for third against Lithuania

BRONZE BATUM. Nicolas Batum drops 27 points as France claims bronze in the 2014 FIBA World Cup with a win against Lithuania. Photo from fiba.com

FIBA: France downs host Spain, sets up Serbia semifinal

Sep 11, 2014 - 10:15 AM

European champions France beats host Spain 65 52 in an epic World Cup quarterfinal

France's players (L) celebrate after winning the 2014 FIBA World basketball championships quarterfinal match France vs Spain at the Palacio de los Deportes in Madrid on September 10, 2014. France won the match 65-52. Gerard Julien/AFP

Heart strong: Social media sentiment on Gilas Pilipinas' FIBA journey

Sep 07, 2014 - 1:43 PM

Powerful social media software captures a picture of Philippine basketball on a worldwide scale

Gabe Norwood of Gilas rises to the basket. Photo from FIBA.com

Palace: Gilas, PH peacekeepers deserve heroes' welcome

Sep 06, 2014 - 4:36 PM

They put up a good fight They showed that Filipinos fight with their hearts whether in sports or in any other field We showed the strength of our hearts Malacañang says

FINALLY. June Mar Fajardo gives Gilas teammate Marc Pingris a piggyback ride after Gilas Pilipinas defeated Senegal. Photo from FIBA.com

'Congrats Gilas' tops worldwide trends after victory

Sep 04, 2014 - 11:13 PM

After a long awaited win Congrats Gilas became the top worldwide trending topic on Twitter

'We belong here,' says Jimmy Alapag after heroic Gilas stand

Sep 02, 2014 - 3:37 AM

We belong here we just gotta make sure we stay here says Jimmy Alapag on the Philippines being in the world basketball stage

SHARP-SHOOTER. Gilas team captain Jimmy Alapag gets ready to shoot. Photo by Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP

Gabe Norwood of Gilas: ‘We play to the end’

Sep 01, 2014 - 2:17 PM

At the start we were foolish enough to dream that we can compete with these teams so we’ll just be foolish all the way says Gilas coach Chot Reyes

PLAY TO THE END. Gabe Norwood says it's in our culture to never give up. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Durant withdraws from 2014 FIBA World Cup

Aug 08, 2014 - 10:26 AM

Kevin Durant withdraws from Team USA saying he is physically and mentally drained from the NBA season

DRAINED DURANT. Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder withdraws from Team USA duties. File photo by Georgi Licovski/EPA

No pain, no Spain: Gilas endures everything for PH glory

Aug 11, 2013 - 4:20 PM

To advance to Spain Gilas had to endure a lot of pain

Hello, Spain! Gilas beats Korea

Aug 10, 2013 - 9:47 PM

Gilas beats Korea 86 79 to book a ticket to the 2014 FIBA World Cup

PH to host 27th FIBA Asia Championship

Jan 10, 2013 - 10:24 PM

It s official The Philippines will host the 27th FIBA Asia Championships