FIBA World Cup Qualifier - updates

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PBA gives way to PH's FIBA World Cup qualifiers campaign

Feb 12, 2019 - 3:26 PM

The PBA will take a two-week break to support Team Pilipinas' must-win games in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers

RETURN. Andray Blatche returns to the Gilas lineup to boost Philippines' chances of qualifying for the World Cup. Photo from FIBA

Despite exclusion, Matthew Wright always ready to answer Gilas call-up

Jan 17, 2019 - 3:47 PM

The 27-year-old wishes the team the best in the sixth and final window of the World Cup qualifiers

TOP GUNNER. Matthew Wright remains focused in Phoenix's campaign in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Blatche, Barroca return to Gilas in 14-man pool for World Cup qualifiers

Jan 15, 2019 - 4:30 PM

The Nationals face must-win games against Qatar and Kazakhstan in the sixth and final window of the World Cup qualifiers in February

COMEBACK. Andray Blatche will once agian reinforce the Philippine basketball team. File photo from FIBA

No Slaughter in Gilas final 12 as Thompson, Cabagnot suit up

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:34 AM

Yeng Guiao unveils the 12-man Philippine lineup set to compete against Iran in the FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers

DEBUT. Barangay Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson is set to debut under national team coach Yeng Guiao. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Why Gilas should apologize

Jul 03, 2018 - 11:15 AM

As national team athletes, part of wearing our colors means caring for what their countrymen think, how they represent the Philippines, what image they uphold. Not just caring for their Gilas teammates. The whole Philippines is their team.

HIGHER STANDARD. Gilas Pilipinas should have shown restraint, dignity, and class when it matters most. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LOOK: Fear the Deer? Bucks duo Delly, Maker boost Aussie side vs Gilas

May 31, 2018 - 8:16 PM

The Philippine men's team faces an even more formidable Australia side with the addition of Milwaukee's Matthew 'Delly' Dellavedova and Thon Maker

BIG ADDITION. Matthew 'Delly; Dellavedova is expected to make life harder for Gilas Pilipinas on both ends. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP