Monthly Archives: June 2014

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Trophy Tour Manila Schedule

Spain 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Trophy Tour Manila

2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Trophy Tour Manila Schedule

July 4, 2014
SM Megamall Atrium

July 5, 2014
CCP Complex
Ayala Center

Congratulations Gary David – Celebrity Dance Battle Grand Champion

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

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.

The Last Home Stand Manila 2014 All-Star Charity Event

NBA guests will be coached by former San Antonio Spurs, Philadelphia 76ers and Cleveland Cavaliers coach John Lucas.

Ticket Prices:

Congratulations Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson, 46th Pick in NBA Draft

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

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

New Gilas Pilipinas Nike Uniforms

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.

Big Game James Buzzer Beater Video

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

Goodbye Air 21, Welcome NLEX

Asi Taulava - Air 21

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.

Manu Ginobili and the Argentina National Basketball Team

Argentina National Basketball Team

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
Player Roster:
-Manu Ginobili – 6’6 (San Antonio Spurs)
-Luis Scola – 6’9 (Indiana Pacers)
-Carlos Delfino – 6’6 (Milwaukee Bucks)