Tag - FIBA

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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Upper B S01EP19: Gilas Cadets/Sinag Pilipinas, PBA ready?

Are the young and talented group of players chosen for the Sinag Pilipinas pool ready to play for the pros? The Upper B crew share their fearless forecast.

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Upper B S01EP06: Tab Baldwin taking over Gilas 3.0

On this episode of Upper B, the crew talk about the changes that new Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin can bring to the national team. As an added bonus: Upper B’s Mico, Charles, Jai, Renren and Suzy give unsolicited advice on how Coach Tab can bring Gilas 3.0 to the promised land aka Rio 2016.

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Upper B S01EP02: Thank you, Jimmy.

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Artwork by Finney Mann

In his storied 12-year career, Jimmy Alapag won six PBA titles, one MVP trophy, and made multiple All-Star Game appearances. But his true legacy lies in his leadership both on and off the court. On the second episode of Upper B, Mico, Jai, Renren, Charles and Suzy pay tribute to one of the best to ever play in Philippine basketball, Jimmy Alapag.

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Para sa Bayan: A Gilas fan in Korea

We saw the worst finish ever of a Philippine national team in the Asian Games. But one Gilas fan saw something else, and it was something we didn’t see on TV.

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Starting 5ive: Things to learn from the Gilas heartbreak

Gilas Pilipinas, despite being favorites following an inspiring run at the FIBA World Cup, bowed out of contention on Sunday and will exit the 17th Asian Games without medals to bring home.

In lieu of hardware, here are five priceless lessons that Gilas players, coaching staff, and diehards should take away from the disappointing stint, which may come handy for the FIBA Asia Championship next year:

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Tiwala sa Gilas

In the last few days leading up to the FIBA World Cup, BuhayBasket asked basketball-crazy Filipinos both here and abroad to weigh in on the chances of Gilas Pilipinas as they face their biggest and most difficult challenge yet.

The responses we got were as phenomenal as the Philippine team’s historic run in making it among basketball’s elite.

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