A special draft for the players included in the Gilas program will be held to pave the way for their entry into the PBA.
In a joint presser Wednesday during halftime of the PBA Finals Game 6, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Al Panlilio and members of the PBA board led by Commissioner Chito Narvasa announced the agreement between two basketball bodies.
“The PBA has shown its commitment to the SBP and its support for the Gilas program,” said Panlilio. “There is full commitment from the two institutions.”
The 12 PBA teams will have a chance to pick one player from the Gilas pool but no teams will be able to trade or drop their draftee for two years after being selected....
Newly-installed head coach Chot Reyes made the announcement on Tuesday, shortly after the formal announcement of his appointment.
"I will have to tell you now that the first part of my program of prepping for FIBA competition is to make sure that the players are in the PBA," he told players assembled at the announcement....
MANILA, Philippines - The PBA Press Corps honors top personalities who excelled in the season about to end when it holds its Annual Awards Night on Oct. 22 at the Gloria Maris restaurant inside the Gateway Mall at the Araneta Center in Cubao.
The 7 p.m. event will have a sense of nostalgia as it pays tribute to the late great mentor Virgilio ‘Baby’ Dalupan, in whose honor the Coach of the Year award has been named after by the men and women who covers the PBA beat.
Close family members, players, league officials, and colleagues of the man they called ‘The Maestro’ have been invited to grace the affair presented by Cignal, to remember the champion coach of Crispa, Great Taste, and Purefoods, who passed away two months ago at 92. ...
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is set to identify the 12 amateurs, who will be included in the Gilas Pilipinas 5.0 pool on Wednesday.
SBP president Al Panlilio said the federation is putting all the work in picking the players who will comprise the national team that will represent the country in the Fiba competitions in the coming years.
“Our next move is to identify the Gilas cadets. We’ll finalize the names for the final 12,” he said.
Two days away from the deadline, 13 more have thrown their names to the pool extending the list to 39 applicants for the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft.
UST slasher Ed Daquioag, UE bruiser Chris Javier, and UP playmaker Mikee Reyes are the latest to declare for the draft selection, scheduled for October 30.
The 6-foot-1 Daquioag made his mark as a dependable scorer with the Growling Tigers in the UAAP before winning a pair of PBA D-League titles with Phoenix Accelerators and seeing action as a part of the Philippine team in the 2016 Fiba Asia Challenge in Tehran, Iran....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||4||7||0.364||10th|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||3||8||0.273||12th|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||10||8||0.556||4th|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||7||6||0.538||5th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||4||7||0.364||10th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||5||7||0.417||8th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||1||8||0.111||10th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||1||8||0.111||10th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||10||0.333||7th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||5th|