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Andray Blatche of Gilas Pilipinas drives to the basket against a defender at the FIBA World Cup 2019(Photo: FIBA)

A Post-Mortem of the Philippines’ Campaign at the 2019 FIBA World Cup

Disappointing might be an understatement to describe the Philippines Men's National Basketball Team's campaign at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China.  A lot of hype and expectations were unfairly burdened on the shoulders of an ill-prepared squad that...
Gilas Pilipinas Women's Team will look to retain Division A standing in the FIBA Asia Cup (Photo: FIBA)

Gilas Pilipinas Women’s Team Announces Final 12 for Upcoming FIBA Asia Cup

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) announced the final lineup for the Philippines Women’s national team competing in the upcoming 2019 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup. Formerly known as Perlas Pilipinas, they have since been renamed Gilas Pilipinas Women’s Team. Seeing...
Christian Standhardinger, Philippines (Photo: ASEAN Sports / Mix Gatpandan)

FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers Schedule Confirmed

The top three Southeast Asian National Teams will battle each other in the same group in first-ever Qualifiers for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup. Perennial ASEAN medallists Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand will face off against each other in Group...

Interview with Brunei Basketball Association

We at Asean Sports had the opportunity to conduct an interview with Wira Pori, the secretary of the Brunei Basketball Association on Brunei’s upcoming participation at the SEABA Pre Qualifiers for FIBA Asia Cup 2021 AS: When was Brunei’s most...
Baser Amer Meralco Bolts Pilipinas (Photo: FIBA)

Meralco Bolts-Pilipinas Lose Bronze Medal to the Seoul SK Knights

Meralco Bolts-Pilipinas will settle for fourth place after falling against the Seoul SK Knights in a close contest, 91-87, at the bronze medal match of the 2018 FIBA Asia Champions Cup. One day after losing to powerhouse squad Petrochimi of...

FIBA Replaces PBA Team in the Asia Champions Cup

There will not be a Philippine representative team in the 2019 FIBA Asia Champions Cup, after all. The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) previously announced that the Meralco Bolts will be replacing the supposed representatives San Miguel Beermen, but it appears...
Ana Alicia Katrina Castillo, Gilas Pilipinas Women's (Photo: FIBA)

Gilas Pilipinas Women’s Team Avoids Relegation With Win Over India

Gilas Pilipinas Women's Team manages to remain in Division A after salvaging a win in the seventh place classification game at the 2019 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup, in Bangalore, India. The Philippines banked on the sharpshooting trio of Janine Pontejos, Ana...

Andray Blatche Set to Rejoin Team Philippines

Naturalized center Andray Blatche is back in the 14-man preliminary lineup of the Philippine National Team in preparation for its upcoming matches in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. After missing the last two windows of the Asian Qualifiers, Blatche...
June Mar Fajardo, Gilas Pilipinas (Photo: ASEAN Sports / Mix Gatpandan)

Gilas Pilipinas Reveals Final Roster for the FIBA World Cup

The Philippine Men’s National Basketball Team announced the 12 players who will be representing the country in the upcoming 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China. Head coach Joseller 'Yeng' Guiao selected first timers CJ Perez and Robert Bolick, naturalized...