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Watch: FIBA New Competition System 2017-2021 – Asia Region

Starting 2017, there will be a new FIBA Competition System featuring Home and Away games for National Teams. This means Gilas Pilipinas will play at home during the window periods from 2017-2019.

Watch: FIBA New Competition System 2017-2021 – Asia Region

Summary of important FIBA changes:
-Australia and New Zealand will be included in the Asia Region

Gabe Norwood in FIBA Top 10 Blocks Video

A great block by Gabe Norwood is included in the Top 10 Blocks of the 2015 FIBA Continental Championships.

Also in the Top 10: Dario Saric (Croatia), Zhou Qi (China), Jan Vesely (Czech Republic), Andrew Bogut (Australia), Jeremy Nzeulie (Cameroon), Andres Nocioni (Argentina), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece),

Watch 2015 FIBA Top 10 Blocks Video

Andray Blatche pass in FIBA Top 10 Assists

A pass by Andray Blatche to JC Intal for a three-pointer is included in the Top 10 Assists in the 2015 FIBA Continental Championships.

Also in the Top 10: Mehdi Seyeh (Tunisia), Ali Muhammed (Turkey), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), Dmitry Khvostov (Russia), Milos Teodosic (Serbia), Facundo Campazzo (Argentina), Dario Saric (Croatia), George Tsintsadze (Georgia) and Rudy Fernandez (Spain).

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Matt Ganuelas-Rosser included in FIBA Top 10 Alley-oops Video

An alley-oop dunk by Matt Ganuelas-Rosser from Terrence Romeo is included in the Top 10 Alley-oops of the 2015 FIBA Continental Championships.

Also included in the Top 10: Salah Mejri (Tunisia), Andrew Bogut (Australia), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), Nikola Kalinic (Serbia), Zhou Qi (China), Tibor Pleiß (Germany), Gustavo Ayon (Mexico), Anthony Bennett (Canada) and Rudy Gobert (France).

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2015 FIBA Asia Championship Draw Results and Format

2015 FIBA Asia Championship Draw Results

2015 FIBA Asia Championship Draw Results
Group A: Iran, Japan, Malaysia, India
Group B: Philippines, Palestine, Kuwait, Hong Kong
Group C: Korea, Jordan, Singapore, China
Group D: Chinese Taipei, Lebanon, Qatar, Kazakhstan

2015 FIBA Asia Championship will be held in Changsha, China from September 23 to October 3, 2015.

2015 FIBA Asia Championship Format

Kobe Paras included in Top 10 men to watch at the 2015 FIBA 3×3 U18!

Kobe Paras is included in the Top 10 men to watch at the 2015 FIBA 3×3 U18 World Championships to be held this week from June 4-7, 2015 in Debrecen, Hungary.

Kobe Paras is now the leader of the Philippine 3×3 U18 Team composed of Mike Nieto, Richard Escoto and Ricci Rivero after being one of the youngest to play in the 2013 FIBA 3×3 U18 World Championships. Paras is also set to defend his Slam Dunk Title that he won in 2013.

Watch Kobe Paras Star Profile Video

Other Players to watch out for:
Daniel de la Rua (Spain)
Jalek Felton (USA)

A 6th FIBA Asia Championship title for the Philippines at #FIBAAsia2015?

A 6th FIBA Asia Championship title for the Philippines at #FIBAAsia2015?

Posted by FIBA on Monday, May 25, 2015

FIBA released a new video about Gilas Pilipinas and posted a question “A 6th FIBA Asia Championship title for the Philippines at #FIBAAsia2015?”

This means Philippines already won the Gold Medal in the FIBA Asia Championship 5 times, the tournament was previously called Asian Basketball Confederation (ABC) Championship and was inaugurated in Manila in 1960.

Gold Medal History of Philippines in the FIBA Asia Championship (ABC Championship)
1 – 1960 in Manila
2 – 1963 in Taipei

2019 FIBA World Cup will be played in Asia

According to the FIBA Executive Committee, the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup will be played in Asia with only two countries left as candidates, China and Philippines. Final presentation of China and Philippines will be on August 7 in Tokyo.

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