SEABA U16 - updates

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Batang Gilas defeats Malaysia, ends SEABA U16 tournament undefeated

May 18, 2017 - 2:01 PM

Batang Gilas seals SEABA U16 in first place and secures a slot in FIBA Asia U16 tournament

LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Indonesia – 2017 SEABA Championships

May 17, 2017 - 9:35 PM

Get updates on Gilas Pilipinas virtual gold medal match against Indonesia as well as Batang Gilas final game versus Malaysia in the 2017 SEABA Championships

Batang Gilas still unbeaten, clobbers Thailand by 67 points in SEABA U16

May 17, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Batang Gilas secures a 3 0 record behind Christian Calimag and Rafael Go s 20 points apiece

UNDEFEATED. Batang Gilas towers above all as it marks its third win in the SEABA U16 tournament. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Vietnam – 2017 SEABA Championships

May 16, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Catch updates of Gilas Pilipinas match against Vietnam as well as Batang Gilas game versus Thailand on Day 6 of the 2017 SEABA Championships

Batang Gilas slays Indonesia in SEABA U16 tournament

May 15, 2017 - 1:56 PM

Batang Gilas remains undefeated in SEABA Under 16 Championship tournament

STANDING TALL. Kai Sotto persistently tries to score despite all guards defending the rim. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Andray Blatche's mom enjoys watching her son play in Manila

May 14, 2017 - 10:56 PM

Angela Oliver says this is the first time she s watching her son Andray play for Gilas in person

SUPPORTIVE. Andray Blatche's Mom, Angela, watches Gilas Pilipinas play. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas Pilipinas manhandles Malaysia to stay unbeaten in SEABA 2017

May 14, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Gilas rolls to a 3 0 record tied with Indonesia for first place

MIGHTY. Gilas Pilipinas continues to exert its might over its Southeast Asian neighbors after another comfortable win over Malaysia. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Batang Gilas coach happy for Filipinos playing on Singapore's U16 team

May 14, 2017 - 8:48 PM

Batang Gilas didn t just defeat Singaporeans They also beat fellow Filipinos

PINOYS ABROAD. There are 3 Filipinos on Singapore's U16 basketball team: Reuben David Faustino Amado (#0), David Macaraig Chuabio (#4), and Jack Williams Santiago Lacsado (#7). Photo from PBA Images

Batang Gilas batters Singapore by 66 points in SEABA U16 opener

May 14, 2017 - 3:04 PM

Kai Sotto leads Batang Gilas with 17 points and 5 rebounds

DOMINATION. The Philippines dominated a Singapore team for the second time in two days. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Singapore coach says tough Gilas Pilipinas squad benefits SEA region

May 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM

It s great to have a team like that in our region so that all nations can continue to develop says Franco Arsego

IMPROVING. Singapore's Goh Kok Chiang Delvin battles for the rebound against the Philippines' June Mar Fajardo. Singapore's coach, Franco Arsego, is happy to see his team improving. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

From Maliksi to Malicsi: Allein explains jersey spelling change

May 14, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The 29 year old Star Hotshots swingman explains how this is a result of a typographical error on his birth certificate

NAME CHANGE? Allein Maliksi's last name is spelled with a C on his Gilas Pilipinas jersey. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Pingris grades Gilas' hustle vs Singapore at 4 or 5 out of 10

May 13, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Marc Pingris witnesses live what is assessed as a dip in effort by the Philippines in a blowout 113 66 victory over Singapore

SPECTATOR. Marc Pingris watches Gilas Pilipinas live against Singapore. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Malaysia - SEABA 2017 Championships

May 13, 2017 - 10:12 PM

Catch Batang Gilas debut in the U16 tournament as well as Gilas Pilipinas third match against Malaysia in Day 3 of the 2017 SEABA Championships

Gilas Pilipinas rolls on to second win at Singapore's expense

May 13, 2017 - 8:49 PM

The Philippines appear to settle down against Singapore lessening sloppy plays while concentrating on executing their sets

BEASTIN'. Calvin Abueva shines anew in Gilas Pilipinas' second lopsided victory in the 2017 SEABA Championships. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

In rare but pleasant plot twist, Gilas Pilipinas isn't the underdog for now

May 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM

This SEABA 2017 offers a welcome plot twist a respite from the old wearying story arc A reminder that the Philippines has some dominating basketball powers to speak of

PLOT TWIST. Gilas Pilipinas is obviously not an underdog this time around in the 2017 SEABA Championships. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Singapore - SEABA 2017 Championships

May 13, 2017 - 12:28 PM

Follow live updates of Gilas Pilipinas vs Singapore and other Day 2 matches of the 2017 SEABA Championships

Myanmar has ‘long way to go’, says coach who beat PH in 1989

May 13, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Myanmar assembled only a month before the tournament is comprised of very young inexperienced players with the oldest only at age 23

YOUNG TEAM. Myanmar's young players look on as Troy Rosario dunks the basketball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

As expected, Gilas Pilipinas thrashes Myanmar in SEABA 2017 opener

May 12, 2017 - 8:45 PM

The Philippines dominates Myanmar with leads of more than 100 points

CRUISING. Andray Blatche and Gilas Pilipinas cruise to an opening day victory over Myanmar in the 2017 SEABA Championships. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Indonesia's import awaits clearance to play in SEABA 2017

May 12, 2017 - 6:14 PM

The 28 year old Jamarr Johnson says he still needs clearance from USA Basketball

AWAITING ITS IMPORT. Team Indonesia awaits its naturalized player Jamarr Johnson (3rd from left) to be cleared to play in the 2017 SEABA Championships. Photo from PBA Images

LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Myanmar - SEABA 2017 Championships

May 11, 2017 - 6:46 PM

Follow live updates of Gilas Pilipinas vs Myanmar and other Day 1 matches of the 2017 SEABA Championships

Oliver admits Batang Gilas lacks ‘camaraderie’ but ready for SEABA U16

May 10, 2017 - 5:33 PM

The 6 foot 11 Kai Sotto and 6 foot 8 Geo Chiu provide serious height for the Philippines team

HEIGHT IS MIGHT. Batang Gilas coach Michael Oliver hopes 6-foot-11 Kai Sotto will "dominate the shaded area." File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Batang Gilas pounds Indonesia to sweep SEABA U-16 championship

Apr 19, 2015 - 6:08 PM

Batang Gilas proved they are still the best under 16 hoops team in the region winning their third straight SEABA championship

Batang Gilas shows Brunei mercy despite 81-point blowout

Apr 18, 2015 - 6:38 PM

Batang Gilas holds back against Brunei in their SEABA U 16 tournament match winning a one sided game but not running up the score as badly as they could ve

Batang Gilas qualifies for FIBA Asia with 57-point drubbing of Thailand

Apr 17, 2015 - 8:45 PM

Batang Gilas outperformed their thrashing of Malaysia dominating Thailand by 57 points in Cagayan de Oro