Monthly Archives: June 2016

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 […]