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Holding Court - What caused the 'Last Home Stand' fiasco?

Jul 28, 2014 - 8:00 AM

It was a huge black eye to Philippine basketball as columnist Bert Ramirez tackles the ill fated Gilas Last Home Stand

Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Lillard, DeRozan release similar tweets on 'Last Home Stand' cancellation

Jul 24, 2014 - 4:54 PM

NBA stars DeMar DeRozan and Damian Lillard released nearly identical statements via Twitter regarding the cancellation of Last Home Stand leading to suggestions that their agent had prepared them

LAST HOME STATEMENT. NBA stars DeMar DeRozan (L) and Damian Lillard (R) both tweeted the exact same statement regarding the Last Home Stand cancellation. Was it a coincidence or was there coordination? Photos from Agence France-Presse

Paying a steep price, fans feel robbed at Last Home Stand

Jul 24, 2014 - 8:00 AM

If there s one thing we learned from the Last Home Stand it s that hell truly hath no fury like Filipino basketball fans scorned

MIC'D UP. The NBA stars come out not with matching jerseys but with matching mics - already a hint that they won't play a game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NBA: Last Home Stand organizers 'did not take required steps'

Jul 23, 2014 - 3:59 PM

The NBA says the organizers knew of the process for several months but did not meet the requirements to host an exhibition game

NBA star Damian Lillard puts a move on Gilas point guard Jimmy Alapag during drills at the altered Gilas Last Home Stand. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

MVP, PLDT take responsibility for Last Home Stand disaster

Jul 23, 2014 - 11:32 AM

As fallout from the Gilas Last Home Stand continues PLDT chairman and top Gilas Pilipinas patron Manny V Pangilinan has taken responsibility for the disaster

NBA players Tyson Chandler, James Harden and DeMar DeRozan prepare to run drills at the Last Home Stand. Photo by Josh Albelda

How to claim 'Last Home Stand' refunds

Jul 23, 2014 - 1:50 AM

Those who paid the price of admission for PLDT Home s Last Home Stand events at the Smart Araneta Coliseum and want a refund may let their request be known through different ways

NO HOME STAND. NBA player Tyson Chandler chats with Gilas member Gabe Norwood during warmups on Tuesday, July 22. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Events for Day 2 of 'Last Home Stand' Cancelled

Jul 22, 2014 - 10:43 PM

Day two of the Last Home Stand has been canceled as event organizers claim that a game between Gilas and NBA players was never advertised

PLDT chairman Manny V. Pangilinan says he is "extremely disappointed" with how the ambitious event turned out. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Exhibition game between Gilas, NBA All-Stars cancelled

Jul 22, 2014 - 9:42 PM

The expected exhibition game between Gilas Pilipinas and a collecion of NBA Stars has been cancelled

NO GAME. Gilas Pilipinas lines up at the Araneta Coliseum for what was expected to be a game against a collection of NBA Stars. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Kawhi Leonard, NBA stars eager to experience Filipino culture

Jul 22, 2014 - 7:16 PM

It s the NBA Finals MVP s first trip to the Philippines a country he s only heard from his shooting coach Chip Engelland

EXCITED. NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard says he's excited to experience what the Philippines has to offer. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Blake Griffin, Paul George out of Last Home Stand

Jul 22, 2014 - 6:53 PM

Personal matters restrict All Stars Blake Griffin and Paul George from participating in the Gilas Last Home Stand event

NOT COMING. All-Stars Blake Griffin (L) and Paul George (R) will miss the Gilas Last Home Stand. Photos by EPA

IN PHOTOS: NBA stars arrive in Manila for Gilas Last Home Stand

Jul 21, 2014 - 9:18 PM

View photos from Monday s press conference featuring the NBA All Stars who will challenge the Philippine national men s basketball team at Gilas Last Home Stand

From left: Kyle Lowry, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, Brandon Jennings, James Harden, DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross at the NBA Cafe in Taguig. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Harden, Chandler, Jennings added to Last Home Stand

Jul 15, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Rounding up the NBA stars that will play against Gilas in the Last Home Stand are James Harden Tyson Chandler and Brandon Jennings

(L to R) James Harden, Tyson Chandler, and Brandon Jennings complete the lineup for NBA Stars competing against Gilas Pilipinas at the Last Home Stand. Photos from EPA

Paul George, Terrence Ross also coming to Manila for Last Home Stand

Jul 14, 2014 - 2:32 PM

The two young high flyers announce their participation in the All Star like event featuring Gilas Pilipinas and other NBA players on microblogging site Twitter

HIGH-FLYERS. Pacers All-Star Paul George (L) and Raptors wingman Terrence Ross (R) are also coming to Manila for the Gilas Last Home Stand. Photos from EPA

NBA players Leonard, Lowry, Johnson also coming to Manila

Jul 01, 2014 - 11:58 AM

Add 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard along with Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry and rookie Nick Johnson to the list of stars playing against Gilas Pilipinas

MORE PLAYERS. (L to R) Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, and rookie Nick Johnson are also coming to the Philippines for the Gilas Last Home Stand. Photos from EPA