FIBA Asia Cup 2017 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on FIBA Asia Cup 2017


HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Jordan – FIBA Asia Cup 2017

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Gilas Pilipinas will aim for a 7th place finish in the tournament when it faces Jordan on Sunday August 20 at 6:30pm

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Lebanon - FIBA Asia Cup 2017

Aug 19, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Catch live updates as Philippines faces host country Lebanon on Saturday August 19 at 9 pm

'Keep the fire burning': Netizens remain positive despite Gilas loss to South Korea

Aug 17, 2017 - 2:11 AM

Even after another heartbreaking loss against rivals South Korea netizens still showed their gratitude for Gilas Pilipinas gallant stand in FIBA Asia Cup 2017

South Korea blows out Gilas Pilipinas by 32 in FIBA Asia Cup quarters

Aug 17, 2017 - 1:14 AM

UPDATED Gilas Pilipinas runs out of steam in a second half meltdown and will have to settle for the classification round

KOREAN CURSED. Terrence Romeo erupts for 22 points in the second quarter but Gilas is unable to keep up with an efficient South Korean squad in the second half. File photo from

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs South Korea – FIBA Asia Cup 2017

Aug 15, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Gilas Pilipinas will aim for a semifinals slot when it faces South Korea on Wednesday August 16 at 11:30 pm

Customs budget, Gilas Pilipinas, Charlottesville riot | Midday wRap

Aug 14, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Chay Hofileña

Gilas Pilipinas cruises to 3rd straight win after beating Qatar in FIBA Asia Cup

Aug 13, 2017 - 10:49 PM

Gilas Pilipinas remains unscathed and sweeps Group B in the tourney

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs Qatar - FIBA Asia Cup 2017

Aug 12, 2017 - 6:24 PM

Gilas Pilipinas aims to make it a 3 0 start against Qatar in Lebanon on Sunday August 13 at 9 pm

Gilas Pilipinas’ second half rampage downs Iraq in FIBA Asia Cup

Aug 11, 2017 - 11:02 PM

Gilas Pilipinas remains flawless with a 2 0 record in the FIBA Asia tourney

In epic slaying of China, Gilas Pilipinas shows it can and will fight back

Aug 10, 2017 - 6:06 PM

Every once in a while Gilas Pilipinas plays a magical game On August 9 2017 – 24 hours to the day since they took down South Korea 4 years ago – they did it again

LETHAL BACKCOURT. Jayson Castro and Terrence Romeo step up for Gilas Pilipinas to finally take down China. Photo from

Untamed Beast: Why Calvin Abueva needs to tone down his antics

Aug 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The Beast watched the Philippines win over China from the locker room after being ejected in the first quarter for headbutting an opposing player

BEAST MODE. Calvin Abueva should realize that it's possible to have too much puso on the court, the columnist says. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Gilas locker room post-China win, game highlights, Almazan dunks

Aug 09, 2017 - 11:44 PM

See highlights from the Philippines win over China in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 in Lebanon

BIG DUNK. Raymond Almazan towers over China. Photo from

'Who's next??? Bring 'em on!!': Cone, Alapag all praises for Gilas Pilipinas

Aug 09, 2017 - 11:12 PM

Basketball stars followed the game cheering and praising the Philippine national men s basketball team for the resounding 96 87 win over rival China

9-point win for 9-dash line: Netizens celebrate Gilas win over China

Aug 09, 2017 - 9:44 PM

Gilas Pilipinas comes through and delivers a sweet resounding 96 87 victory over China

Gilas exacts payback on China in FIBA Asia Cup 2017 opener

Aug 09, 2017 - 8:23 PM

UPDATED Terrence Romeo takes over with clutch shots late to fend off the Chinese

PAYBACK. The Philippines prevails over China in a heated rematch of their FIBA Asia Championship final two years ago during the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 in Lebanon. Photo from

HIGHLIGHTS: Philippines vs China – FIBA Asia Cup 2017

Aug 08, 2017 - 2:25 PM

Gilas Pilipinas first faces China in Lebanon on Wednesday August 9 at 6:30 pm

SCHEDULE: FIBA Asia Cup 2017

Aug 08, 2017 - 1:55 PM

Check out the Philippines schedule of games for the Group Phase here

Reyes, Gilas brace for tough FIBA Asia opener: 'We have to beat China'

Jul 30, 2017 - 1:03 PM

Regardless of all of our problems no one is going to outfight us says coach Chot Reyes