Monthly Archives: January 2017
FIBA’s Central Board held its first meeting of 2017 on Friday-Saturday 27-28 January at the House of Basketball and it proved an extremely productive two days with a number of major decisions taken as well as a wealth of information shared.
New Competition System
The Board was brought up to speed on the most recent developments leading up to the launch of the New Competition System in November, which will open a new era for basketball worldwide.
Barangay Ginebra San Miguel beat NLEX Road Warriors, 90-80 in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup led by LA Tenorio with 30 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals.
Watch Ginebra vs NLEX Highlights Video
Terrence Romeo currently playing well in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup for GlobalPort Batang Pier. Hope he continues to play well for Gilas Pilipinas in the 2017 SEABA Championship this April.
Watch Terrence Romeo PBA Philippine Cup Top 5 Plays Video
Terrence Romeo scored 35 points and also with 9 rebounds and 6 assists in a loss by GlobalPort Batang Pier to TNT Ka Tropa in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup.
Watch: Terrence Romeo Highlights vs TNT
Gilas rookie Matthew Wright of Phoenix Fuel Masters averaged 15 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7 assists as he earned PBA Player of the Week honors for the period January 16-22 in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup.
Watch: Matthew Wright Player of the Week Highlights
Troy Rosario was officially added to the Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool after getting clearance from TNT Ka Tropa and the PBA Board as posted by Gilas Coach Chot Reyes.
FIBA’s Regional Office in Asia on Friday announced that the first-ever FIBA Asia Cup will take place in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut, while the maiden FIBA Women’s Asia Cup is to be staged in the Indian city of Bengaluru.
The announcements came as the calendar for what promises to be an exciting 2017 season of events in the region was unveiled.
The FIBA Asia Cup 2017, FIBA Asia’s flagship event, will be played from August 17-27, while the FIBA Women’s Asia Cup 2017 is to be held from July 23-29.
The Southeast Asian Basketball Association or SEABA just confirmed that Philippines will be hosting the 2017 SEABA Championship, 2017 SEABA U16 Championship and 2017 SEABA Championship for Women this April and May 2017.