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NZ Saints coach thinks Gilas can win FIBA Asia

Sep 16, 2015 - 6:05 PM

In two games against Gilas Kevin Braswell saw enough to gauge what might make the Philippine team a force to be reckoned with in Asia

GILAS CAN WIN. New Zealand Wellington Saints playing coach Kevin Braswell believes the Philippines can go all the way in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. 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

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

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

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

Ageless wonders Taulava, Hontiveros complete Gilas comeback win over New Zealand

Sep 04, 2015 - 3:17 PM

Gilas will go up next against USA Overtake Select on Saturday

CEBUANO HOTSHOT. Dondon Hontiveros, 38, broke New Zealand's spirit in overtime with 3 3-point connects. He scored 11 in the period for a total of 21. Screenshot from live stream