Sonny Barrios - updates

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With PBA Gilas support, SBP’s next step is bid for OQT hosting

Oct 15, 2015 - 4:32 PM

Countries have until October 19 to submit their expression of interest to host while formal bids must be submitted by November 11

HOME COURT. The Philippines will try to make use of its "sixth man" advantage at the Olympic qualifiers. Photo from FIBA

Is Jordan Clarkson eligible for Gilas? SBP says he is

Aug 24, 2015 - 6:28 PM

The state of the Philippine national basketball team took an unexpected turn on Monday

SBP Director Barrios invites banned Pua for Thursday conference

May 26, 2015 - 6:15 PM

SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios says he s received a request from the PBA to ban ref punching coach Alvin Pua but would like to talk with him first

LIFE. Alvin Pua has been invited by SBP officials to discuss the incident where he punched a referee during a PBA D-League game

Baumann, FIBA execs flies to PH for ocular inspection

Jan 26, 2015 - 4:08 PM

The FIBA execs will visit the Philippine Arena Smart Araneta Coliseum among others

SBP reveals criteria for Gilas coach, eyes two candidates

Nov 19, 2014 - 5:59 PM

Barrios says the criteria the select committee came up with last week has been approved by the SBP Executive Committee

Barrios: First SBP Selection Committee meeting was 'productive'

Nov 11, 2014 - 9:44 PM

I will call it productive I see that we will attain the objective of coming up with a sensible shortlist [of potential coaches] once the criteria is finalized Sonny Barrios said

AND SO IT BEGINS. The re-evaluation of the national team has finally begun with a 'productive' first meeting. File photo by Rappler

Blatche naturalization bill approved by Senate committee

Apr 01, 2014 - 2:20 PM

The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights has approved Bill 2108 which seeks to grant Filipino citizenship to Andray Blatche clearing another hurdle for the NBA player to join Gilas Pilipinas

NOTHING BUT NETS. Brooklyn Nets big Andray Blatche cleared another hurdle en route to naturalization. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

SBP mulls proposing Gilas as 11th team for PBA Govs' Cup

Mar 04, 2014 - 7:21 PM

With Gilas Pilipinas kicking off once a week practices the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is exploring ways to better prepare the national team

GILAS TO THE PBA? SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios (middle) says they hope to propose a suggestion to the PBA for Gilas to be the 11th team in the 2014 Governors' Cup. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

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