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Bogut injury scare for Australia in FIBA World Cup 2019

Aug 31, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Just a day before its opening campaign, Australia says Andrew Bogut remains 'day to day' after the NBA veteran hurt his ankle in a warm-up game

UNCERTAIN. Australia braces for the possibility of losing team stalwart Andrew Bogut early in its World Cup campaign. Photo from AFP

Aussie says 'everyone has kind of moved on' from FIBA brawl

Aug 21, 2019 - 11:56 PM

Anthony Drmic, who saw action in the Australia-Philippines game that turned into a full-blown brawl, looks forward to facing Gilas Pilipinas again

GOOD TEST. Anthony Drmic and the Adelaide 36ers will play Gilas Pilipinas in back-to-back tune-up games. Photo from FIBA

‘Embarrassed’ Gilas triggered brawl, says Aussie Goulding

Jul 05, 2018 - 3:53 PM

The Australian guard caught in the middle of the melee says the scuffle felt like a 'hell of a long time'

MOBBED. Australian guard Chris Goulding got pounced on by a mad Philippine mob, but says he's proud his teammates managed to restrain themselves.

Chot Reyes hopes Gilas comes out 'better and stronger' after skirmish

Jul 04, 2018 - 3:44 PM

The national team coach offers an apology but also sends gratitude to those who backed Gilas amid criticisms

BLAMED. Chot Reyes is blamed by Australia assistant coach Luc Longley for the brawl. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Bulacan Sapakan: How it went from bad to worse for Gilas

Jul 04, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Maybe it's a sign that we’re not yet ready to earn respect in the global hoops stage

FREE-FOR-ALL. Like it or not, the Philippines is more at fault for how badly things escalated in its July 2 match against Australia. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Calvin Abueva included in 14-man Gilas pool flying to Australia

Feb 18, 2018 - 10:55 PM

With his inclusion, Calvin Abueva has a chance to be part of the 12-man lineup that will face Australia and Japan in the second window of the FIBA Asian Qualifiers

RETURN. Calvin Abueva has a chance of playing for Gilas Pilipinas in the second window of the FIBA Asian Qualifiers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Calvin Abueva keeps hopes high for Gilas return: 'Mahalaga sa akin ito'

Feb 14, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes says they are still assessing the other players' injury status before determining the lineup for the second window

HOPING. Calvin Abueva is leaning on to the little hope that he gets to see action in the second window of the FIBA Asian Qualifiers for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler.