FIBA World Championship - updates

Rappler's latest stories on FIBA World Championship


Gilas Pilipinas exits Fiba World Championship with a victory

Sep 05, 2014 - 9:43 PM

Gilas Pilipinas ends its FIBA World Championship campaign with a win

Gilas vows to keep fighting

Sep 01, 2014 - 10:16 PM

How does Gilas Pilipinas keep up with best of the world at the FIBA World Championship?

Lawmakers: FIBA ban on turbans discriminatory

Aug 20, 2014 - 2:50 PM

Two US lawmakers have launched a campaign urging FIBA to reconsider their policy after two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans

Marcus Douthit will always remain a Filipino

Aug 19, 2014 - 8:19 PM

Despite being excluded from the Gilas 12 man roster for the FIBA World Cup Marcus Douthit s contributions to Philippine basketball will remain etched in Pinoy hoops history

Photo by Liu Lin/AFP

WATCH: Gilas Pilipinas, Kobe, LeBron and more take Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 19, 2014 - 1:53 PM

Gilas Pilipinas members Marc Pingris Marcus Douthit and Jared Dillinger are the latest athletes to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenger for ALS awareness

CHILL OUT. Gilas players Beau Belga, June Mar Fajardo and Andray Blatche prepare to dump ice water on teammates Marcus Douthit, Marc Pingris and Jared Dillinger. Screen grab from Instagram

Paul Lee, Andray Blatche added to Gilas World Cup lineup

Aug 18, 2014 - 6:28 PM

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes announced that Paul Lee and Andray Blatche will be included in the FIBA World Cup 12 man roster

Rain or Shine's Paul Lee will indeed be wearing a Gilas jersey after his inspired performances for the national team this year. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

WATCH: Gilas Pilipinas debuts 'Road to Spain' music video

Aug 17, 2014 - 7:56 PM

Watch the new Gilas Pilipinas music video set to the tune of Quest s Sige Lang

Gilas Pilipinas poses at this year's Gilas vs PBA All Stars game. File photo by Josh Albelda

WATCH: Derrick Rose boosts USA over Brazil in Chicago return

Aug 17, 2014 - 2:41 PM

Derrick Rose overcame a facial cut to lead Team USA to victory in his first game in Chicago since injuring his knee

D-ROSE IS BACK. Derrick Rose made an emotional return to his home court to lead USA past Brazil. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA All Stars vs Gilas Pilipinas

Apr 06, 2014 - 2:09 PM

The best of the PBA clash with the country s national basketball team in an All Star game that promises to be both fun and competitive

Powerhouse USA lands in Group D of FIBA women's World Cup draw

Mar 16, 2014 - 1:18 AM

Defending Olympic and FIBA World gold medalists USA landed in Group D in the official draw for the 2014 FIBA World Championship for Women on Sunday

Gilas Coach Reyes faces tough task finalizing FIBA roster

Jan 10, 2014 - 2:33 AM

Gilas coach Chot Reyes is hoping to secure the best possible lineup for the FIBA Basketball World Cup later this year but faces hurdles in the process

ROAD TO SPAIN. Gilas coach Chot Reyes is tasked with organizing the best roster for the FIBA world championships later this year

'Dear Korea, sorry sorry'

Aug 11, 2013 - 12:20 AM

Every Filipino who was on social media witnessed a loud burst of celebration after Gilas Pilipinas finally conquered South Korea in basketball