Gilas Pilipinas joins a 4-team pocket tournament in Italy

Overview Gilas Pilipinas joined a pocket tournament in Italy in preparation for upcoming FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Team / Opponent PHI CAN CHN ITA Philippines (PHI) n/a X  W 72-69 L 106-70 Canada (CAN)  X n/a W 95-69 W 74-71 China (CHN)  L 72-69 L 95-69 n/a X Italy (ITA) […]

Gilas Pilipinas tests Turkey, gets blown out by 35

  Turkey welcomed the Gilas Pilipinas with a 103-68 blown out tuneup game at Abdi Ipekci Arena in Istanbul, Turkey. Naturalized bigman Andray blatche led the Philippines with 21 points, while Jayson Castro, exploded in 3rd quarter, had 15. Turkey established an 11-point lead in first ten minutes, 30-19. Former […]

Quick facts about Leap Year

Leap year is not really every four years. The way we measure time on Earth is by measuring the length of time it takes to orbit the sun, called “solar” year. The precise measure of solar year is 365.24219 days. That might seem like an insignificant difference. By using the […]