Brownlee’s naturalization hurdles Senate

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 10:23:01 +0000

By HANNAH TORREGOZA The Senate has approved on third and final reading the bill granting Ginebra resident import Justin Donta Brownlee’s bid to gain Filipino citizenship on Monday, December 12. House Bill No. 6224, which seeks to naturalize Brownlee, garnered 21 affirmative votes, without any abstentions, and without amendments. The bill will now be transmitted […]

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Gilas Youth routs Kazakhstan, faces Aussies in quarters

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 21:22:46 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Gilas Pilipinas Youth used a strong first half attack and coasted to an 83-60 win against Kazakhstan Thursday in the 2022 FIBA-U16 Asian Championship at the Al-Gharafa Sports Club Multi-Purpose Hall in Doha, Qatar.The victory enabled the Philippines to arrange a quarterfinals showdown against Group A leader and defending champion Australia Friday, […]

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SBP moving forward after Hanoi SEA Games horror

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 09:38:33 +0000

THERE are bigger battles ahead and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is ready to move forward. Focus for the country’s governing body for basketball now shifts to the national teams’ upcoming major tournaments as well as ongoing preparations being undertaken for the hosting of the 2023 FIBA World Cup. Appearing in the virtual Philippine […]

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Ateneo star Belangel set to play in Korea’s KBL as Asian import

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2022 12:04:58 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Ateneo guard SJ Belangel is set to take his talent to South Korea, making him the first Filipino to suit up in the Korean Basketball League (KBL) as an Asian import.Naver Sports reported Monday, June 6 that the Daegu Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) Pegasus has recently agreed to a contract with the […]

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Coach Chot admits he’s ‘most hated man in PH basketball’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2022 05:02:23 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO TNT coach Chot Reyes acknowledged that he’s been coping with the criticisms he’s been receiving in the aftermath of Gilas Pilipinas’ stunning defeat to Indonesia that led to its silver medal finish in the Vietnam Southeast Asian Games. Reyes described himself as the “most hated man in Philippine basketball” over his handling […]

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Serbian tapped to replace Chot Reyes for FIBA Asian Qualifiers

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2022 08:51:46 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Nenad Vucinic has been tasked to handle Gilas Pilipinas for the third window of the 2023 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers slated later this month in Auckland, New Zealand. Team manager Butch Antonio confirmed the Serbian mentor’s appointment, but explained that he will be in charge for only the latest phase of […]

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Letran ace Abando gets Gilas call up

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 09:04:52 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Rhenz Abando’s stellar first season with Letran proved to be a huge head-turner. After a season that saw him won both the Rookie of the Year and NCAA Season 97 MVP plums, the high-leaping forward is set to make another huge jump in his career as he get a much-deserved invite to […]

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Gilas teams determined to show who’s the boss in SEA Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 21 May 2022 00:15:16 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The men’s and women’s teams of Gilas Pilipinas begin the final stretch of their title-retention bids in the Southeast Asian Games when they return from a one-day break Saturday in Hanoi, Vietnam. Gilas takes on struggling Singapore in the ladies side at 9 a.m. local time (10 a.m.) before the men’s squad […]

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Gilas squads 2 wins away from retaining SEA Games crowns

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 May 2022 23:54:14 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Gilas Pilipinas shook off a slow start to beat host Vietnam, 88-60, Thursday, and raise its record to 4-0 in the men’s basketball competitions of the 31st Southeast Asian Games. June Mar Fajardo, Kiefer Ravena and LeBron Lopez conspired in the second half as Gilas was able to take full control after […]

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Gilas five blows away Singapore for 3rd straight SEAG win

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 22:05:34 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Gilas Pilipinas cruised to another win in the men’s basketball of the 31st Southeast Asian Games with an 88-37 drubbing of Singapore Wednesday in Hanoi, Vietnam. A 15-1 start was all Gilas needed in the match held at the Tranh Tri Gymnasium to secure a third straight win halfway into its quest […]

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