Palace lauds Gilas Pilipinas for win vs. Japan, hopes for best at finals

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Saturday congratulated Gilas Pilipinas for its victory against Japan, a feat that set up a finals duel for the Philippine team against host China in the FIBA Asia Championship. “Congratulations once again to Gilas Pilipinas for putting...

Disaster strikes as Palestine shocks Gilas Pilipinas to open FIBA Asia

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine national men’s basketball team opened the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship on a losing note, dropping a stunning 75-73 result to Palestine on Wednesday in Changsha, China. Jamal Abu-Shamala led Palestine with 26 points, including two big...

Beast mode Gilas Pilipinas vents ire on Hong Kong with 101-50 victory

MANILA, Sept 24 (Mabuhay) – After suffering a shocking defeat in the opening game of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship, the Philippine national basketball team went on beast mode. Gilas Pilipinas took out its frustration on an overmatched Hong Kong squad, 101-50, on Thursday in...