Carl Bryan Cruz - updates

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Cruz gets under Jones' skin, helps Alaska stay alive vs favored TNT

Jul 21, 2019 - 10:36 PM

Carl Bryan Cruz and the Aces limit Terrence Jones to his second lowest scoring and lowest rebounding outputs in the PBA

ALL OUT. With Alaska on the verge of reaching the semifinals, Carl Bryan Cruz says he is willing to give his all. Photo from PBA Images

Carl Bryan Cruz seizing moment to shine with Alaska stars sidelined

Feb 06, 2019 - 8:41 PM

Usually coming off the bench, the sweet-shooting forward thrives in a starting role as the Aces notch their first win

STEP UP. Carl Bryan Cruz (21) comes up big offensively for a depleted Alaska squad. Photo from PBA Images

Patience pays off for Carl Cruz as Alaska fights back in PBA finals

Dec 10, 2018 - 4:39 PM

With an increased playing time, the seldom-used forward delivers for the Aces, who whittle Magnolia's series lead to 1-2

NEXT MAN UP. Despite riding the bench for most of the time, Carl Bryan Cruz says he always stays ready for Alaska. Photo from PBA Images

Present meets the future as Gilas Pilipinas practice resumes

Jan 08, 2018 - 9:27 PM

Players from the PBA, collegiate and high school ranks gather as practice resumes for Gilas' next game against Australia

PRESENT MEETS FUTURE. National team players gathered in what Chot Reyes called 'perhaps the largest gathering of multi-generational talent' in the country's history. Photo from Chot Reyes' Twitter account

Carl Bryan Cruz white-hot from three, lifts Chooks to Go Pilipinas over Thailand

Sep 24, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Chooks-to-Go Philippines holds a 2-1 record in the league

STELLAR. Carl Bryan Cruz provides 26 points on a stellar 8/11 clip from three. Photo from FIBA Basketball

Carl Bryan Cruz joins Chooks-to-Go in 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup

Sep 19, 2017 - 12:04 PM

Carl Bryan Cruz will join Kiefer Ravena and Raymar Jose in guiding the young delegation

RELEASED. Carl Bryan Cruz was released by Alaska to participate in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup. Photo by PSC-POC Media Group

Carl Bryan Cruz puzzled by ejection vs Malaysia, calls it 'unacceptable'

Aug 24, 2017 - 12:44 AM

Cruz attempts to pacify both sides and prevent the commotion from escalating into an all out brawl but is instead thrown out along with Baser Amer

EJECTION. Carl Bryan Cruz (R) is ejected from the game against Malaysia. Photo by Rappler

Gilas Pilipinas blows out Malaysia in tense match to sweep group phase

Aug 23, 2017 - 7:48 PM

UPDATED The Philippine men s national basketball team emerges from the SEA Games group stage tested but unscathed

SWEEP. Gilas Pilipinas overcomes the host country in a game in which Carl Bryan Cruz and Baser Amer were sent to the locker rooms early.

Cruz, Standhardinger ready for battle in Gilas double duty

Aug 03, 2017 - 5:29 PM

Standhardinger and Cruz are wary of fatigue in the back to back tournaments but are hoping to come back with top honors in the FIBA Asia Cup and SEA Games

DOUBLE DUTY. Christian Standhardinger, coming off a stint in the Jones Cup, will also see action in the FIBA Asia Cup and SEA Games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Chot Reyes says Gilas’ offense ‘a hell lot better’

Jul 08, 2017 - 3:28 PM

The veteran coach also thinks the Gilas’ spacing timing and execution were better than the previous tune up game