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Roger Pogoy – PBA Rookie of the Year

Roger Pogoy - PBA Rookie of the Year

Gilas Pilipinas player Roger Pogoy of TNT Ka Tropa won the PBA Rookie of the Year Award for the PBA 42nd Season.

ROY: Wright, Pogoy, Ferrer or Jalalon?

2017 PBA Leo Awards on October 20, 2017, 5:30pm at the Smart Araneta Coliseum before Game 4 of the Meralco vs Ginebra Governors Cup Finals.

PBA Rookie of the Year

Gilas Pilipinas players Matthew Wright (Phoenix Fuel Masters), Roger Pogoy (TNT Ka Tropa), Kevin Ferrer (Barangay Ginebra San Miguel) and Jio Jalalon (Star Hotshots) are candidates for the PBA Rookie of the Year Award for the PBA 42nd Season.

Photo: Jordan Clarkson and Kobe Paras

Kobe Paras posted recently a photo of him with Jordan Clarkson with the caption “imagine what @JordanClarksons and I would do if we were given a chance to play together for Gilas pilipinas”.

Chinese-Taipei Player Pool for Asian Qualifiers

Chinese-Taipei is in Group B of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers along with Gilas Pilipinas, Japan and Australia. Gilas Pilipinas will face Chinese-Taipei on November 27 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Lin Chih-Chieh - Chinese-Taipei

Chinese-Taipei Player Pool for 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers
-TJ Burke
-Chang Tsung-Hsien
-Chen Kuan-Chuan
-Chen Ying-Chun

Greg Slaughter wins Best Player of the Conference Award

Greg Slaughter

Greg Slaughter won the Best Player of the Conference Award in the 2017 PBA Governors Cup awarded before the start of Game 2 of the PBA Finals.

Japan 24-man Player Pool for Asian Qualifiers

Japan is in Group B of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers along with Gilas Pilipinas, Chinese-Taipei and Australia.

Japan 24-man Player Pool for 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers
-Seiya Ando
-Yudai Baba
-Ira Brown

New FIBA World Ranking Men presented by Nike launched

MIES, Switzerland – FIBA on Wednesday launched the new FIBA World Ranking Men, presented by Nike.

The innovative game-based ranking factors in results from official games played by 153 national teams and will be updated after every window of Qualifiers and following the conclusion of top official FIBA competitions.

The new ranking is based on results of games ranging from regional pre-qualifiers all the way to the FIBA Basketball World Cup Final, and includes the Olympic Basketball Tournament as well as the Continental Cups. The previous ranking was purely competition-based and only took into account the final standings of tournaments.

Philippines now No. 30, down by 3 in FIBA World Ranking

Philippines is now ranked No. 30 down 3 places in the FIBA World Ranking for Men updated last October 11, 2017.