Gilas Pilipinas Will Face South Korea in Quarter Finals

THE stage is set for another showdown between Gilas Pilipinas and South Korea in Asian basketball after the Philippines’ old nemesis turned back Japan, 81-68, in the first phase of the knockout rounds of the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.

Big boys Ho Sekeun and Lee Seong Hyun each scored 16 points to pace the Koreans, who bucked a slow start against the hot-shooting Japanese then went on a late tear to peel off from a tight 57-56 … Read more


Gilas Takes Down Qatar And Sweep Their Group.

GILAS Pilipinas completed a sweep of Pool B in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup after holding off a late uprising from Qatar, 80-74, on Sunday before a crowd from a big crowd made up mostly of Pinoy fans in Beirut, Lebanon.

The hot shooting of the Philippines came in full display, led by the prolific marksmanship of Matthew Wright who scored 25 points on 7-of-12 shooting from rainbow territory.

The Philippines, assured of a quarterfinal spot after its third straight … Read more


Romeo Leads the Gilas Against Iraq

TERRENCE Romeo once again provided the spark as Gilas Pilipinas put a rugged Iraq in its place, 84-68, to stake a claim on the Pool B top seeding in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.

Held to three points on 1-of-7 shooting in a first half, the dazzling guard out of Far Eastern University exploded for 11 points in the third quarter to turn a 32-31 game at halftime into a full-blown rout.

His two free throws capped … Read more


Gilas Pilipinas Takes Down the Great Wall of China

What a way to open up the FIBA ASIA CUP 2017. 2013, we did it against Korea. 2015, we did it against Iran. And now 2017, we did it against China with a sweet revenge from a ragid FIBA Asia finals lost last year.

TERRENCE Romeo dazzled in the endgame as Gilas Pilipinas averted a worrying late meltdown to pull off a vengeful 96-87 win over China at the start of the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup on Wednesday night.

Romeo … Read more



MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas is out to do battle in the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon.

The Philippine national team will be up against Asia’s best once more, but this time the powerhouses from Oceania are joining in.

First, Gilas must make it through the Group Phase. The Filipinos are in the daunting Group B together with China, Qatar, and Iraq.

See Gilas’ full schedule of games for the Group Phase below form Rappler:

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