Tag - FIBA

Sixth Man: Witnessing Gilas Make History

By JC Ansis

I still can’t get over what happened in the last two days of the FIBA Asia Championship in 2013. I remember it vividly. I don’t think any basketball fan could forget it.

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Sixth Man: The story of a hoops photographer

Sixth Man is the unsung hero, the one cheering from the bench and delivering quality minutes when needed. In this weekly series, BuhayBasket puts the spotlight on the men and women who contribute to the game in their own way, away from the limelight.

Three years ago, Jimmy Alapag hit a dagger 3 that ended the “Korean curse.” While some of us saw that shot on TV, others watched it happen live at the Mall of Asia arena. Paul Ryan Tan saw it behind the lens of his camera.

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Starting 5ive: NBA players we want to see at FIBA OQT

This July, the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament is coming to Manila. Please adjust your schedules accordingly.

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3 reasons why Gilas 3.0 is really The Mighty Ducks 3

D3: The Mighty Ducks is about a team of underachievers aiming for success amid a coaching change, the lack of defense, and a new identity. Sounds familiar?

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Tweets of the Day: Gilas vs Kuwait

As expected, Gilas Pilipinas advances to the second round where they will face Japan, India and Iran. Buti wala nang Kuwait.

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Tweets of the Day: Gilas vs Hong Kong

After a heartbreaking loss to Palestine, Gilas Pilipinas bounced back with a 101-50 blowout win against hapless Hong Kong. The 51-point piecing is the largest margin of victory so far at the 2015 FIBA Asia tournament. Tiwala lang kasi, babawi din.

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Gilas Watchlist: Ki Lee

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Watch out for this shooter. Against Kuwait, Ki Lee took 13 shots from behind the arc, hitting 4 of his attempts.


Tweets of the Day: Gilas vs Palestine

It started out great and predictable, then it got ugly, then it ended with a sick twist straight out of a David Fincher film. We have no words to describe what happened in Gilas Pilipinas’ first game of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, so we’ll let these tweets speak for us.

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Gilas Watchlist: Sani Sakakini


At the opening day of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, Gilas Pilipinas will have to watch out for Palestine’s Sani Sakakini.

Tweets of the Day: #Puso2019

On Friday, FIBA will name the host country for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Why should basketball come home to the Philippines in 2019? Kasi buhay basket tayo.

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