2019 FIBA World Cup

Coach Yeng Guiao of Gilas Pilipinas

This was what coach Yeng Guiao of Gilas Pilipinas provided on Sunday night after the Philippines failed to win even a single game in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. A 95-75 rout at the hands of ancient Asian rival Iran finished a brutal Filipinos World Cup tour that saw them lose their matches by an average 29.4 points margin. Only against Angola they were truly competitive, losing in overtime to

Andray Blatche

MANILA, Philippines — Andray Blatche Naturalized Filipino and Gilas’ designated center will soon arrive on July 8 to take part in the Philippine national team’s preparation for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Team manager Gabby Cui proclaimed Thursday night that Blatche will arrive next month, but Gilas Pilipinas is already set to hold practices twice weekly starting next week. “We’ve been in touch with Dray. He’s staying in shape,