Gilas Pilipinas Tuneup Games (Road to Spain 2014)
Aug.8 - PHL vs. Angola
Aug.10 - PHL vs. ACB
Aug.15 - PHL vs. France
Aug.16 - PHL vs. Australia
Aug.17 - PHL vs. Ukraine
Aug.20 - PHL vs. Euskani
Aug.21 - PHL vs. Angola
Aug.24 - PHL vs. D.Republic
Aug.25 - PHL vs. Egypt
live stream
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PBA Draft 2014
August 24, 2014
Robinson’s Midtown Manila
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FIBA World Cup 2014
August 30 - Sept. 14
Gilas Pilipinas
live stream
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2014 Asian Games
Sept. 19 – Oct. 4, 2014
Incheon, South Korea
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Mayweather vs. Maidana 2
September 2014
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PBA 2014–2015 Season
All-Filipino Cup
October 2014
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Manny Pacquiao vs.
Chris Algieri

November 23, 2014
Macau, China
live stream

Japeth Aguilar Dunks on Tyson Chandler (VIDEO) Last HOME Stand

Gilas Pilipinas: Last HOME Stand / July 22, 2014. Japeth Aguilar Dunks on Tyson Chandler.




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Lazada Philippines

With Larry Fonacier out, FIBA Asia Cup hero Paul Lee looms as candidate for final Gilas lineup

by Rey Joble | interaksyon.com

Following Larry Fonacier’s decision to skip the Philippine national men’s basketball team’s upcoming campaign, there’s a vacant spot in the final FIBA World Cup lineup that can be taken by one of the new additions to the pool. Fonacier, a member of the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships team that qualified for the world level with a silver medal finish in the tournament, begged off on Wednesday due to nagging injuries. There’s one name in particular that has gotten plenty of traction as a likely front-runner for the final lineup after his heroics in the recently concluded FIBA Asia Cup in Wuhan, China – and that’s Rain or Shine guard Paul Lee.... [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]










Photo credit: Nuki Sabio / PBA Images

Brandon Jennings Embarrasses Gabe Norwood in The Last HOME Stand (VIDEO)

Gilas Pilipinas: Last HOME Stand / July 22, 2014. Brandon Jennings Embarrasses Gabe Norwood.




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Lazada Philippines

MVP acknowledges PLDT jokes, remains hopeful for Gilas campaign in Spain

by interaksyon.com

PLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan made an appearance at a Rotary Club of Manila event on Thursday and was able to poke a little fun at himself, referencing some of the jokes made about his company for its role in the failed charity event ‘Last HOME Stand’. “As expected, all hell broke loose in social media. PLDT was taken to mean ‘puro layup drills at training’ o kaya ‘praktis lang daw talaga,’” Pangilinan said in a speech at the Manila Polo Club. “Last HOME Stand became Lost HOME Stand.”.. [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]










Photo credit: Nuki Sabio / PBA Images

Manila West PHL vs Doha Qatar - Final Full Game - 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila (HD VIDEO)

by 3x3planet

Watch the complete final of the Manila Masters between Manila West (PHI) and Doha (QAT). The 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour kicked off in the Philippines with the Manila Masters on 19-20 July.


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Slam Dunk Exhibition - Gilas Pilipinas & NBA Fibr All-Stars (VIDEO) Last HOME Stand

Gilas Pilipinas: Last HOME Stand / July 22, 2014. Slam Dunk Exhibition - Gilas Pilipinas & NBA Fibr All-Stars.




uploaded by PBA Fanatics | video credit: TV5 / Sports5



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India ‘outraged’ after Sikh players forced to remove turbans during FIBA Asia Cup (VIDEO)

by interaksyon.com

(via Agence France-Presse) NEW DELHI – India said Wednesday it was “shocked and outraged” after learning Sikh members of the national basketball team were not allowed to wear turbans on court at the recent Asia Cup. Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal said wearing a turban on court did not impact on “fair play” and he was surprised to learn about the incident at the FIBA Asia Cup in China earlier this month. Sonowal said he has asked the International Olympic Committee to issue guidelines on the wearing of turbans so that “such incidents do not take place again.”... [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]










Photo credit: FIBA ASIA / fibaasia.net

Lazada Philippines

Larry Fonacier begs off from Gilas Pilipinas duty due to medical reasons

by interaksyon.com

The Philippine national men’s basketball team lost a key player after sweet-shooting Larry Fonacier withdrew from the squad that is currently preparing for the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain this August. Fonacier, who suffered a career-threatening knee injury during his college days before carving out a PBA career, opted to not join Gilas Pilipinas because of medical reasons, according to coach Chot Reyes. “It is with deep sadness that we have to accept Larry’s request to beg off the Gilas pool for the meantime.... [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]











#ThrowbackThursday | Ateneo's LA Tenorio & La Salle's Jerwin Gaco Incident (VIDEO)

Throwback Thursday | Ateneo–La Salle rivalry, UAAP Season 66 (September 25, 2003) LA Tenorio and Jerwin Gaco in a scuffle during the Final Four matchup between the Eagles and the Archers.













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Algieri tells Pacquiao: I'm no Margarito (VIDEO)

by abs-cbnnews.com

American boxer Chris Algieri brushed aside comparisons between him and “Tijuana Tornado” Antonio Margarito, the tall Mexican slugger who was badly beaten by Manny Pacquiao back in 2010. Pundits have pointed out the similarities between the 5’11” Algieri and Margarito, who has a similiar build as the unbeaten American. But Algieri said their similarities end there, and this is why he will be successful against Pacquiao, unlike his Mexican counterpart.... [Read Full Article on abs-cbnnews.com]










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UAAP: Jeron Teng avoid shot blocking presence of Aroga (VIDEO)

by ABS-CBN Sports And Action

UAAP Season 77 Men's Seniors Basketball: Jeron Teng avoid shot blocking presence of Aroga.


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Dunk Contest - 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila (VIDEO)

by 3x3planet

Rey Guevarra and 'KG' Canaleta made their Filipino fans proud but there was no stopping Kristaps Dargais who absolutely wowed the big Manila crowd with his 360 and behind-the-back power jams at the SMART Dunk Contest of the 2014 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters on 20 July 2014.


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Best Crossovers From NBA Summer League 2014 (VIDEO)

by youtube.com/nba

Check out some of the sweet moves from some of the up and coming players at the NBA Summer League






Van Opstal given stern warning by UAAP commissioner for alleged "punch" (VIDEO)

by Camille B. Naredo | abs-cbnnews.com

De La Salle University center Arnold Van Opstal evaded suspension for his alleged "punch" against Ateneo counterpart Alfonso Gotladera during their first round game last Sunday, and was instead given by a stern warning by UAAP Commissioner Andy Jao. It was revealed after the game - a 97-86 Ateneo victory - that Van Opstal caught Gotladera with a forearm to the back of the Blue Eagle's head while jockeying for position in the first quarter. "All of us decided that we would give Arnold a stern warning, which we will write to him and to his school," Jao told reporters after meeting with Van Opstal ahead of Wednesday's La Salle-National University game.... [Read Full Article on abs-cbnnews.com]












Lazada Philippines

NBA releases official statement on The Gilas Last Home Stand

The following statement has been issued by the NBA regarding the ‘The Gilas Last Home Stand’:

Under the terms of the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement, players are allowed to participate in offseason basketball games or exhibitions when requirements for those events are met, including ensuring that appropriate safeguards be in place, and the promoter seeks the proper exemptions from the NBA and the player’s team. The promoter of this proposed event, East-West Private LLC, was informed of this process several months ago but did not take the required steps. Filipinos are among the most passionate basketball fans in the world and we are committed to bringing them more access to our game and supporting the ongoing Typhoon Haiyan rehabilitation efforts. [via ph.nba.com]










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Kyle Lowry Triple CROSSOVER on LA Tenorio (VIDEO)

Gilas Pilipinas: Last HOME Stand / July 22, 2014. Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry had LA Tenorio turning back and forth with his great crossovers.




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Lazada Philippines

MVP hopes Filipino fans continue support of Gilas Pilipinas despite ‘Last HOME Stand’ setback

by interaksyon.com

PLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan took to Twitter on Tuesday hours after the developments in the ‘Last HOME Stand’ charity event that forced a cancellation of the planned activities due to last-minute NBA intervention. The Philippine national men’s basketball team, with its five-on-five game against the Fibr All-Stars scratched, participated in practice drills alongside their American guests in front of a disappointed crowd that was expecting to see a game... [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]










Photo credit: Nuki Sabio / PBA Images

Last-minute NBA intervention, threats of suspension forced drastic ‘Last HOME Stand’ changes

by Rey Joble | interaksyon.com

The PLDT Home charity event ‘Last Home Stand’ was forced to make drastic changes to their schedule after the NBA players forming the Fibr All-Stars squad were threatened with suspensions if they participated in any form of competitive event, including a five-on-five scrimmage, it was revealed. “Today, the NBA called most of the players and threatened them with penalties and suspensions,” said Maria Espaldon of East West, the events group that helped bring the Fibr All-Stars to the country for this event... [Read Full Article on interaksyon.com]











LeBron James cheer on his son during hoops tourney (VIDEO)

During his son LeBron Jr.'s basketball tournament in Lexington, Kentucky, this past weekend, LeBron James showed us that along with being the best basketball player in the world, he is also a dedicated dad. [h/t foxsports]






UAAP: Mac Belo's Break Away Dunk (VIDEO)

by ABS-CBN Sports And Action

UAAP Season 77 Men's Seniors Basketball: Mike Tolomia finds the open Mac Belo for a two-handed throwdown.


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