MVP Cup - updates

Rappler's latest stories on MVP Cup


Baldwin assesses Gilas: ‘We’re not ready yet’

Sep 14, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Over a week to FIBA Asia Gilas Pilipinas still has some fine tuning and more lessons to learn during their final week long seclusion in Cebu

Gilas Pilipinas sweeps MVP Cup after turning back Chinese Taipei

Sep 13, 2015 - 6:57 PM

The Philippine national men s basketball team did not drop a single game in the 4 team pocket tournament – their last before the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship

CHAMPION. Andray Blatche leads all Gilas scorers as they thwart Chinese Taipei to win the 2015 MVP Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MVP Cup: Wellington Saints claim 2nd place with rout of Texters

Sep 13, 2015 - 5:56 PM

Wellington finishes the 4 team pocket tournament with a 2 1 record while Talk N Text closes out with a 1 2 card

IMPROVING. First overall draft pick Moala Tautuaa improves all through the MVP Cup with an average of 21 points in 3 games. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Baldwin declares faith in Gilas: ‘I believe in my players’

Sep 13, 2015 - 5:26 PM

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin expressed his faith as his team came so close to absorbing a stinging hometown loss

FAITH. Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin has absolute faith in his players. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

IN VINES: Terrence Romeo catches fire in another Gilas comeback

Sep 12, 2015 - 9:07 PM

Watch all of Terrence Romeo s three pointers in Gilas Pilipinas victory against New Zealand s Wellington Saints in the 2015 MVP Cup

ON FIRE. Terrence Romeo is on fire as Gilas Pilipinas escapes New Zealand's Wellington Saints anew. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Gilas Pilipinas comes from behind to defeat NZ Saints

Sep 12, 2015 - 7:37 PM

Gilas Pilipinas overcomes a 13 point fourth quarter deficit to beat the Wellington Saints in the MVP Cup

COMEBACK KIDS. Terrence Romeo spearheaded a Gilas comeback effort that spared the Philippines from defeat on their home soil. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

WATCH: New Zealand team performs Haka dance before Gilas match

Sep 12, 2015 - 7:31 PM

The Wellington Saints make their presence known in Manila facing off with Gilas Pilipinas and performing the Haka dance

WAR DANCE. The Wellington Saints had their game faces on in Manila. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Misfiring Blatche will get better, says Baldwin

Sep 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The naturalized Filipino struggled all game against Talk ’N Text

Rookies Tautuaa, Rosario lead Texters past Chinese Taipei

Sep 12, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Moala Tautuaa had a double double and Troy Rosario finished in double figures as Talk ’N Text earns their first victory in the MVP Cup

Troy Rosario of Talk 'N Text scored in double figures as the Texters topped Chinese Taipei. Photo by Czaesar Dancel/Rappler

Blatche struggles but Gilas blows past Talk ’N Text

Sep 11, 2015 - 9:04 PM

Terrence Romeo and Jayson Castro lead the way in the national team’s win

Wellington Saints roll over Chinese Taipei in MVP Cup opener

Sep 11, 2015 - 7:38 PM

Even without Evan Devendorf the Saints didn’t have much trouble dealing with the national team

Gilas in a race to get Blatche into shape, accustomed to system

Sep 10, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Baldwin says Blatche won’t be the same as last year but still “very close” to it

MVP Cup no easy task for Gilas, says Baldwin

Sep 10, 2015 - 8:05 PM

“This is going to be one hell of a tournament ” according to the head coach

Gilas Pilipinas to play in MVP Cup before FIBA Asia

Jul 07, 2015 - 6:18 PM

The Philippines and 4 other nations will play in the MVP Cup to be held from September 11 to 13