Tag - Gilas Pilipinas

#AskTitoMico: Big, defensive Gilas or small, offensive Gilas?

Mico Halili taps the help of sports writer Carlo Pamintuan to answer this episode’s question from @kenMbaltazar: Would you prefer a slow, big, defensive Gilas team over a small, fast, offensive Gilas team?

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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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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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Salamat, Gilas Pilipinas

We lost sleep. We cursed. We celebrated. Thank you, Gilas Pilipinas.

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Paul Lee: Angas

Artwork by Finney Mann

“I think my toughness will be my most important contribution to the team.”

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Jeff Chan: Asintado

Artwork by Finney Mann

“Talagang nagdasal ako, gustong gusto ko kasi lumaro sa Gilas.”

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Day 5: BuhayOFW

Modern day heroes, these Gilas players are, spending their days and nights away from their families to bring honor to everyone rooting for them back home.

In day five of training camp, they take a break from all the hard work to be reminded of what all that “PUSO” talk is all about.

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