Monthly Archives: June 2014
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Trophy Tour Manila Schedule
July 4, 2014
SM Megamall Atrium
July 5, 2014
Gilas Pilipinas player Gary David won the Grand Finals of the Celebrity Dance Battle shown on TV5 against Priscilla Meirelles, Iwa Moto, Rafa Siguion-Reyna and Ciara Sotto. Gary D won 1 million pesos.
Watch Gary David Winning Dance Performance
The Last Home Stand All-Star Charity Event on July 22, 2014, 7pm and July 23, 2014, 4pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum featuring Blake Griffin, Paul George, Tyson Chandler, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, Demar Derozan, Kyle Lowry, Brandon Jennings, Terrence Ross, Ed Davis and Nick Johnson vs Gilas Pilipinas.
NBA guests will be coached by former San Antonio Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers and Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Lucas.
Jordan Clarkson was drafted by the Washington Wizards in the Second Round of the 2014 NBA Draft (46th Pick overall) but was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Clarkson averaged 18.1 points, 4 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the Missouri Tigers.
Jordan Clarkson’s Mother is a Filipina. But just like other Fil-Ams like Chris Ellis, Cliff Hodge, Sol Mercado, Jason Brickman and Stephen Holt, they are all ineligible for FIBA Tournaments and cannot join Gilas Pilipinas since they did not choose their citizenship before the age of 16.
Watch Jordan Clarkson Highlights Video
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Nike unveils new Gilas Pilipinas Uniforms for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.
According to Nike, the new Gilas uniforms are more lightweight, breathable, and durable.
Great game by James Yap in the San Mig Coffee vs Talk N Text PBA Semifinals Game 4 including a one-handed running jumper to force overtime but Talk N Text won the game, 84-81 and forced a do-or-die Game 5 this Friday, June 27 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Who do you think will win Game 5, Talk N Text or San Mig Coffee?
Watch James Yap Video
The Philippine Basketball Association Board of Governors approved the sale of Air 21 to Metro Pacific Investments Corp. which owns NLEX. Manny V Pangilinan now has three teams in the PBA: Talk N Text, Meralco and NLEX. Since NLEX acquired Air 21, there will be just two additional teams for the PBA 40th Season, KIA Motors and Blackwater Sports.
Update: Manu Ginobili will not be included in the Roster for Spain because of an injury.
Gilas Pilipinas will face Argentina on September 1, 2014 at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Seville, Spain. Argentina which is ranked No. 3 by FIBA has confirmed 8
9 players including Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola, Carlos Delfino, Andres Nocioni, Pablo Prigioni, Facundo Campazzo, Leonardo Gutiérrez, Juan Gutierrez and Walter Herrmann.
Watch Manu Ginobili Monster Dunk in the 2014 NBA Finals
Argentina National Basketball Team
Head Coach: Julio Lamas
-Manu Ginobili – 6’6 (San Antonio Spurs)
-Luis Scola – 6’9 (Indiana Pacers)
-Carlos Delfino – 6’6 (Milwaukee Bucks)