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Kai Sotto could decide very soon on Europe offers, eyeing NBA as top goal

Mar 11, 2019 - 4:43 PM

There are 4 teams from Spain and another 1 from Germany which have tendered their offers to the 7-foot-2 wunderkind

BIG DREAMS. Kai Sotto says he is willing to do everything to reach the NBA. Photo by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Metta World Peace, Jalen Green highlight NBTC Nationals 2019

Mar 11, 2019 - 3:29 PM

Thirty-two high school teams from all over the country are competing in the annual tournament

TOP NOTCH. Former NBA champion Metta World Peace and Filipino-American Jalen Green will grace the NBTC. Photos from Shutterstock and Instagram (@jalen)

NBTC: More provincial, international teams in 2019

Dec 08, 2018 - 7:05 PM

Expect a bigger and more competitive National Basketball Training Center next year

BIGGER AND BETTER. The Philippine basketball grassroots program continues to grow behind (from left) NBTC executive director Eric Altamirano, NBTC ambassador Thirdy Ravena, Bounty Argo Venture Inc. president Ronald Mascariñas, Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin, and SM Mall of Asia Arena vice president Francis Bonnivie. Photo from release

La Salle Green Hills’ Joel Cagulangan opens NBTC NCAA rankings in top spot

Jul 17, 2018 - 2:16 PM

The NCAA juniors defending champion erupted for 20 points in one game to lead the team

VETERN PRESENCE. Joel Cagulangan proves that he is among the top seniors in the NCAA Season 94 juniors basketball tournament. Photo from press release

Young San Beda squad hopes to retain NBTC title

Mar 15, 2018 - 6:26 PM

The younger Cubs are more excited for this competition instead of feeling the nerve-racking pressure to make it to the finals for the 4th straight time

11th NBTC season to showcase talents of 32 teams in new format

Mar 15, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Aside from giving more exposure to the high school teams, NBTC aims to produce alumni like Troy Rosario and Jeron Teng who have taken their talents to the PBA and Gilas

11TH SEASON. The NBTC expands to over 80 cities across the Philippines in its 11th season. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

NBTC 24 Week 2: Eaglet SJ Belangel catapults to top 3

Jan 22, 2018 - 9:28 PM

SJ Belangel leapfrogs Will Gozum in the rankings

TOP 3. SJ Belangel leaps from top 5 to top 3 in the second week of the NBTC rankings. Photo from Twitter (@sjbelangel)

Best HS basketball players take stage at NBTC All-Star game

Mar 02, 2015 - 3:08 AM

Some of the Philippines’ up and coming basketball stars will be on full display in the 4th National Basketball Training Center All Star Game

The participants for this year's NBTC All-Star game. Photo by Andrew Pamorada

NBTC unveils lineups for All Star High School Game on March 9

Mar 06, 2014 - 11:50 AM

The NBTC has unveiled the lineups on for the upcoming Seaoil NBTC High School All Star Game on March 9 the third staging of the annual spectacle

From left: Arvin Tolentino (San Beda), Hubert Cani (National U), coach Eric Altamirano, JP Cauilan (National U), Muhammed Salem (Chiang Kai Shek College), all whom will compete at the NBTC High School All-Star basketball game on March 9. Photo by Levi Verora