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Iran takes 2014 FIBA Asia Cup crown

Iran takes 2014 FIBA Asia Cup crown

Wuhan, China – Iran has come out victorious in the 5th FIBA Asia Cup. They defeated Chinese Taipei, 89-79. The Philippine team took home the bronze medal after a tightly…

Philippine Governors’ Cup Finals goes to Game 5

Philippine Governors’ Cup Finals goes to Game 5

Philippines - The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters came away with a 88-79, Game-4 win over the San Mig Coffee Mixers in the Philippine Governors’ Cup Finals. The decisive fifth and…

Philippine NT to play vs. NBA All-Stars

Philippine NT to play vs. NBA All-Stars

Smart Gilas Pilipinas (Philippine NT) is set to play in a charity game against a select group of NBA “All-Stars” this coming July 22-23. The event which is being called “Gilas’…

Jason Brickman joins Dynamo Moscow

Jason Brickman joins Dynamo Moscow

Filipino-American player Jason Brickman (183 cm, LIU Brooklyn’14) is headed to Europe to begin his professional career, signing with Dynamo Moscow (Russia-Superleague). The 22-year-old guard averaged 11.5 ppg and 9.8…

Manny Pacquiao to coach Pro Hoops team

Manny Pacquiao to coach Pro Hoops team

Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao is crossing over into professional basketball. No, not as a player (yet), but as head coach of a new team entering the Philippine Basketball Association…

Allen Durham joins Air21 Express

Allen Durham joins Air21 Express

Allen Durham (198 cm) is being brought in by Philippine PBA team Air21 Express as their import this season. Durham finished up playing a season with Hermine Nantes Atlantique (France-ProB).…

Mario West back with Meralco Bolts

Mario West back with Meralco Bolts

Mario West (195 cm, Georgia Tech’07) is being brought back by the Meralco Bolts (Philippines-PBA) for the ongoing Governor’s Cup, where the club is struggling with an 0-3 record. West…

Terrence Williams joins Meralco Bolts

Terrence Williams joins Meralco Bolts

Terrence Williams (198 cm, Louisville’09) is headed back to Asia and is set to be the import for the Meralco Bolts (Philippines-PBA). Williams just finished a five-games stint Puerto Rico’s…

Philippines sweeps SEABA U18 tournament

Philippines sweeps SEABA U18 tournament

After their 124-63 rout of Singapore the Philippines U18 National Team completed their sweep of the SEABA U18 Championships.  The tournament was participated in by the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and…

Wesley Witherspoon added by Air21 Express

Wesley Witherspoon added by Air21 Express

Wesley Witherspoon (205 cm, Memphis’12) has been selected by Air21 Express (Philippines-PBA) to be their import for the Commissioner’s Cup. The former San Antonio Spurs swingman is making the move…

Kevin Jones Barangay Ginebra

Kevin Jones Barangay Ginebra

Kevin Jones (203 cm, West Virginia’12) will be headed to Asia for the first time in his professional career as he joins the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings (Philippines-PBA). Jones…

Josh Boone to Barangay Ginebra

Josh Boone to Barangay Ginebra

Josh Boone (208 cm, Connecticut’06) has been selected to be the import of the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings (Philippines-PBA) for the upcoming Commissioner’s Cup. This will be the first…

Andray Blatche could join Philippine NT

Andray Blatche could join Philippine NT

A congressman from the Philippines has filed two separate bills seeking the naturalization of NBA centers JaVale McGee and Andray Blatche. The Philippines National Basketball Team is looking for a…

FIBA Asia: Iran downs hosts for title, qualify for Cup

FIBA Asia: Iran downs hosts for title, qualify for Cup

Iran, the Philippines, and South Korea have booked spots in the 2014 FIBA World Cup after finishing as the top three teams in the FIBA Asia Championship for Men. Iran…

FIBA Asia Quarterfinals match-ups are set

FIBA Asia Quarterfinals match-ups are set

The FIBA Asia quarterfinals match-ups are set. The results from the first two rounds of the tournament no longer matter. They were all about getting teams to this point and…

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

As the penultimate day of Round 2 in the FIBA Asia Championships wrapped up on Tuesday, the final spots in the quarterfinals were set to be determined on the final…

FIBA Asia: China gets much needed win

FIBA Asia: China gets much needed win

Group F China vs. Kazakhstan, 73:67 In the second stage of the ongoing men’s FIBA Asia Championship being held in Manila, Philippines; the Chinese National Team was able to bounce…

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

The preliminary rounds of the FIBA Asia Championships are now over. After three days of action only four teams remain undefeated and they are Iran, Taiwan, Kazakhstan and Qatar. While…

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

Group C South Korea vs. China, 63:54 It wasn’t the outcome that the heavily favored Chinese National Team expected for their first encounter in the “Group of Death” (Group C),…

China and Iran favorites to win FIBA Asia

China and Iran favorites to win FIBA Asia

The Men’s FIBA Asia Championships are set to kick off tomorrow. The tournament will be held in Manila, Philippines from August 1-11. China and Iran have won the last seven…

San Miguel wins 2013 ABL title

San Miguel wins 2013 ABL title

The San Miguel Beermen from the Philippines defeated the Indonesia Warriors 70-55 in Game 3 of the finals to claim…

Philippines-Taiwan tensions hurting hoops

Philippines-Taiwan tensions hurting hoops

Philippine basketball has taken big hit recently due to strained Philippines-Taiwan relations. The Philippine National Basketball Team has had its invitation to…

Wendell McKines signed by Alaska Aces

Wendell McKines signed by Alaska Aces

New Mexico’s Wendell McKines (198 cm, New Mexico State’12) is headed to Asia after being signed by the Alaska Aces from the Philippines’ PBA. After sweeping their competition in the…

Jerome Jordan joins Tropang

Jerome Jordan joins Tropang

Jerome Jordan (213 cm, Tulsa’10) will open a new chapter in his career in Asia with the Tropang Texters (Philippines, PBA) where he will play until the end of the…

Donnell Harvey leaves Tropang

Donnell Harvey leaves Tropang

Donnell Harvey (203 cm, Florida’00) has left Talk N Text Tropang Texters (Philippines, PBA) after just one month and returned to the United States. Harvey joined the team for the…

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