Monthly Archives: September 2013
Philippines competed in the recent FIBA 3×3 Under-18 World Championships held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Philippine Team Players:
-Kobe Paras (6’5)
-Ferdinand Ravena III (Thirdy Ravena) (6’2)
-Rashleigh-paolo Rivero (6’4)
-Arvin Tolentino (6’4)
Philippine Team Final Standings: 3 wins, 4 losses
Philippine Team Game Results:
Gilas Pilipinas players: Gabe Norwood, LA Tenorio, Jimmy Alapag and Larry Fonacier dance the Shukka Roll!
This is for a promo by Uniqlo Philippines. Do your own version of the Shukka Roll in a pair of Uniqlo Leggings and get a chance to win P25,000 worth of Uniqlo GCs!
Watch Honda Dunk Contest with Kobe Paras (2013 FIBA 3×3 U18 in Jakarta)
Watch Kobe Paras dunk over teammate Thirdy Ravena sitting on a motorcyle for his final dunk that gave him the championship. 15 year old Kobe Paras is the son of the only Rookie MVP of the PBA, Benjie Paras.
2013 FIBA 3×3 Under-18 Tournament Slam Dunk Contest
Champion: Kobe Paras
Watch FIBA 3×3 Videos
Due to our 2nd place finish in the recent 2013 FIBA Asia Championship, the Philippines is now No. 34 in the FIBA Rankings (From No. 45 after the 2012 Olympics). The +11 increase in our rankings was the highest increase in the Top 40.
Gilas Pilipinas assistant coach Jong Uichico was tapped to coach the Philippine National Basketball Team which will compete in the 2013 Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar this December.
No info yet on the composition of the team but may include players from the Gilas Pilipinas cadet pool.
September 4-22, 2013
All-Tournament Team (Top 5 players of the Tournament)
-Tony Parker (France)
-Goran Dragic (Slovenia)
-Bojan Bogdanovic (Croatia)
-Linas Kleiza (Lithuania)
-Marc Gasol (Spain)
European Teams who qualified for the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain: (Top 6 minus host country)
1 – France
2 – Lithuania
3 – Spain
Gilas Pilipinas LA Tenorio appeared in Ihaw Na segment of Banana Nite!