SJ Belangel sank an off-balanced three-pointer as the buzzer sounded at the Angeles University Foundation Gymnasium as Gilas Pilipinas, allowing the Philippine Men’s Basketball Team to escape to an 81-78 victory against long-time rival South Korea Wednesday night. It was the first victory of the PH Men’s Basketball Team against the SoKors in eight years. The victory was also sweeter because it propelled Gilas to qualify for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup, which will be hosted by Indonesia later this year.
Every time the Philippine Men’s National Basketball Team (Gilas Pilipinas) faces regional rival South Korea, the so-called “curse” is brought to the table due to the series of heartbreaking losses the team to endure against this powerhouse over the years. But if you’re going to ask me, there’s no such curse.
Aside from the Philippine national basketball team, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, China, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Guam will play in the Clark bubble.
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The league announced this in a statement on Friday, citing concerns over student-athletes’ health and safety.
By Months after being banned indefinitely from coaching in the UAAP, Aldin Ayo was tapped to coach the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas team that will represent the Philippines in international FIBA 3x3 basketball tournaments."I'm very grateful because for me, this will bring...
“The 30th SEA Games showcased not only our local athletes at their best but also demonstrated our successful hosting of a world-class sporting event. Let us, therefore, not dishonor the men and women who gave honor and glory to the country by engaging in political innuendos and witch hunts,” Palace spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement.
Select UAAP events will also be aired on the One Sports channel.
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Bryan Santos, who recently transferred to UST due to the disbandment of his former collegiate team, has chosen to stay in the Tigers’ lair.
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Knott’s finish surpassed de Vega’s Philippine record of 11.28 seconds.