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Castro propels Gilas Pilipinas over Japan NT, 77-71

24 NOV 2017 Tokyo Japan photo courtesy of FIBA FIBA World Qualifiers 2017 News: Jayson Castro William’s all-game heroics lifted Gilas Pilipinas over a game Japan NT, 77-71, to register a win in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2017 at the Komazawa Olympic Park in Tokyo this Friday. Castro spearheaded Pilipinas Basketball with 20 big points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists, while Andray Blatche chimed-in 13 buckets and 12 caroms for RP Five.

FIBA OQT 2016: New Zealand NT stops Gilas Pilipinas run, 93-84

8 JUL 2016 Manila Philippines photo courtesy of FIBA FIBA OQT 2016 News: New Zealand NT slashed the hearts of Filipino fans as it halted Gilas Pilipinas, 89-80, in the do-or-die game in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2016 in SM MOA Arena yesterday. Tai Webster topbilled for the Tall Blacks with his 25 points and 11 boards, while his brother Corey Webster contributed 23 baskets.

FIBA OQT 2016: France evades Gilas Pilipinas scare, 93-84

6 JUL 2016 Manila Philippines photo courtesy of FIBA FIBA OQT 2016 News: France Le Bleus NT bucked an early game scare and crunch time uprising by Gilas Pilipinas with a 93-84 upset victory in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2016 in SM MOA Arena yesterday. Nando De Colo paced the French with 27 points and 3 steals, while Tony Parker dropped 21 markers and 6 assists.

FIBA 2015 News: SBP sends FIBA Olympic Qualifier hosting bid

21 OCT 2015 Manila Philippines photo courtesy of FIBA FIBA 2015 News: Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP): sends letter of intent to FIBA to qualify as host of the 2016 Olympic Qualifying Tournament Basketball scheduled for July 4 to 10 next year.

LA Lakers okays Jordan Clarkson for Gilas Pilipinas

3 SEP 2015 Manila Philippines   courtesy of LA Nation The LA Lakers will not object. Embattled Gilas Pilipinas may no longer have the Pro cagers SBP requested from the PBA, but will definitely get a legitimate Pro and a true NBA star in Fil-American Jordan Clarkson. What remains as a stumbling block for Pilipinas Basketball to field-in Clarkson is the green light of FIBA for Clarkson to represent the Philippines as a Filipino national in the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship 2015.

Pangilinan to request Lakers blessing on Clarkson?

29 AUG 2015 Manila Philippines   courtesy of LA Lakers NBA.com SBP president Manny V. Pangilinan (MVP) is moving heaven and earth to ensure that Gilas Pilipinas suits-up in fighting form in FIBA Asia Championship 2015. Reports are coming that Pangilinan may seek an audience from the LA Lakers to request for the liberty of the NBA guard Jordan Clarkson to play internationally for Pilipinas.

FIBA Asia 2015 Gilas Pilipinas pool formed

25 AUG 2015 Manila Philippines   Philippine Basketball Team Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) reveals the members of the 24-Man Gilas Pilipinas pool submitted to FIBA Asia 2015 comittee. The temporary roster formed includes NBA standout Jordan Clarkson, who earlier was confirmed to be eligible to play for Pilipinas Basketball pending the approval of FIBA.