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SBP submits bid to host 2017 SEABA Championship

Aside from bidding to co-host the 2023 FIBA World Cup, Philippines through Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP has also submitted the intent to host the 2017 SEABA Championship which will be held from April 23-30, 2017.

mall of asia arena

PBA to release 2 players per team for Gilas Pilipinas

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) formally signed a Memorandum of Agreement that each PBA team will lend 2 players to the Gilas Pilipinas player pool.

Now it's official! MOA bw PBA & SBP re support for Gilas is signed #LabanPilipinas

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This means that there will be 24 players in the Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool, 12 coming from the recent special Gilas PBA rookie draft and 12 will be chosen by Coach Chot Reyes.

Gilas Pilipinas Player Pool
-Mac Belo
-Carl Bryan Cruz
-Ed Daquioag

SBP attends 2023 FIBA World Cup Hosting Workshop

FIBA OQT - Mall of Asia Arena

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) officials Sonny Barrios and Butch Antonio are currently in Geneva attending the 2023 FIBA World Cup Hosting Workshop.

SBP looking for more naturalized players for Gilas

Andray Blatche

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP is considering 3 more naturalized players as backup in case Andray Batche will not be available in some FIBA Tournaments.

Fil-Nigerian AJ Edu in Manila to discuss stint with Batang Gilas

Filipino-Nigerian AJ Edu who stands 6’9 and is only 16 years old arrived in Manila and is in discussion with Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP to be part of Batang Gilas program.

w AJ Edu. Working towards the future! #labanpilipinas #PUSO

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Salamat MVP, Welcome New SBP Officers

SBP New Officers

Alfredo Panlilio has replaced Manuel V Pangilinan as SBP President while Senator Sonny Angara was named Chairman and Congressman Robbie Puno as Vice Chairman of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas.

New Gilas Cadets Program

Gilas Cadets

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas or SBP is reviving the Gilas Cadets Program where amateur players will train and represent the Philippine National Basketball Team for the next 3 years.

SBP invites President Rodrigo Duterte to attend the FIBA OQT

SBP with President Rodrigo Duterte

When the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament starts on July 5, we will have a new president, Rodrigo Duterte who is also a basketball fan. SBP Executive Director Sonny Barrios went to Davao recently to personally invite President Duterte to watch Gilas Pilipinas in the FIBA OQT.