Smart unveils larger-than-life FIBA World Cup 3D billboard
The larger-than-life 400-square meter 3D Billboard features JIP, the official mascot of the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup, whose name stands for the three host nations in this year’s FIBAWC showcase: Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
FIBA names RR Pogoy to Most Improved Players list
The official website of world governing body FIBA named Roger Pogoy as one of seven improved players based on his performance in Gilas Pilipinas’ Asia Cup Qualifiers match against Indonesia last February.
Gilas expresses support to Lebanese great El-Khatib
Gilas Pilipinas veterans on Wednesday expressed their support to Lebanese basketball legend Fadi El-Khatib, whose country is reeling from a devastating blast that rocked the capital Beirut the other day.
A blast that altered hosting history in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship
A bomb blast in Beirut eight years ago, though far less destructive and deadly than the monster explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital several days ago, may have ultimately forced the hand of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to transfer hosting rights of the 27th FIBA Asia Men’s Championship to the Philippines.
MVP reaches out to FIBA Asia exec Hagop Khajirian
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas Chairman Emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan has offered his sympathy to Hagop Khajirian, FIBA executive director for Asia and CEO of the FIBA Asia Secretariat, following the two huge blasts that rocked Beirut last Tuesday.
Philippine Sports History: Gilas ends Curse of Korea during 2013 FIBA Asia Championship
Inside the press room of the Mall of Asia Arena saw Ranidel de Ocampo and Marc Pingris cry like grown men after playing a pivotal role in ending the Philippines' long basketball nightmare against South Korea with an 86-79 win in the semifinals of the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.
East Asia Super League bestowed long-term FIBA blessing
The East Asia Super League received the full support of world governing body FIBA after reaching a 10-year agreement to hold a home-and-away tournament featuring teams from the PBA and East Asia.
More than a vlogger, Lloyd Cadena was a hoops fan and resident Gilas Pilipinas supporter
Basketball was among the interests Lloyd Cadena shared before his rise into one of the country’s most popular social media personalities was cut short with his sudden demise.
Gilas Pilipinas remains at No. 31 in FIBA world rankings
Gilas Pilipinas has retained its place in the FIBA world rankings after the second window of the FIBA 2021 Asia Cup Qualifiers last month.