Hamed Haddadi - updates

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No Haddadi, Bahrami for Iran in clash vs Gilas

Dec 02, 2018 - 10:44 PM

The Filipinos may have just gained a perfect opportunity to get back on the winning track as Iran plays minus its top two stars

ABSENT. Hamed Haddadi and Nikkhah Bahrami will be missed by an Iranian side hoping to return to the winning track in the World Cup qualifiers. Photos from FIBA

Pingris will not take Haddadi-less Iran lightly in Gilas tune-up

Jun 07, 2016 - 1:50 PM

A younger and incomplete Iran squad still won t be an easy opponent for Gilas Pilipinas says Pingris

STILL COMPETITIVE. Marc Pingris says the tune-up game between Gilas Pilipinas and Iran will still be competitive despite Iran missing big man Hamed Haddadi. Photo from FIBA.com

Younger Iran aims to gain experience in tune-up vs Gilas Pilipinas

Jun 06, 2016 - 3:28 AM

Iran is in a transition phase to a new set of younger players for its national team

IRAN VS GILAS. Iran will be playing a tune-up game versus Gilas Pilipinas ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifier. Seen in photo are (from L-R) Arsalan Kazemi, Oshin Sahakian, and head coach Dirk Bauermann. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Haddadi-Fajardo duel not happening at Iran-Gilas tune-up games

Jun 05, 2016 - 7:01 PM

The 7 foot 2 Iranian center won’t be in Manila for tune up games versus the Philippines ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifiers

NO BATTLE OF THE TITANS. Hamed Haddadi (L) and June Mar Fajardo will not clash in Manila as Iran visits for a pair of tune-up games against Gilas Pilipinas. Photos from FIBA and Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Gilas triumph over Iran more than just another win

Sep 28, 2015 - 7:58 PM

After years of heartbreaking losses to Iran the Philippines has finally turned the tables on the reigning FIBA Asia champions

Andray Blatche is Hamed's Ha-Daddy in first FIBA Asia clash

Sep 28, 2015 - 5:38 PM

Hamed Haddadi had long been the best big man in Asia but his first clash with Gilas Pilipinas Andray Blatche suggests those days may be over

IN PHOTOS: Gilas takes down giant Iran at FIBA Asia

Sep 28, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Revel in the glorious victory of Gilas Pilipinas over Iran through these photos

WATCH: Blatche hits circus layup, swats Kamrani's shot

Sep 28, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Andray Blatche showed no ill effects of his right ankle sprain a day earlier as he puts on a show against Iran

BACK IN BLATCHE. Andray Blatche played like a man on a mission as the Philippines pulled off an important victory over Iran. Photo from FIBA.com

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Sep 03, 2015 - 6:29 PM

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WATCH: De Ocampo, Tautuaa scuffle with Iran's Haddadi

Sep 03, 2015 - 4:22 PM

A heated shoving match sets the tone for what will likely be one of the more physical matches at the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship

WHO'S YOUR HADDADI. Hamed Haddadi took his share of bumps in a win over Gilas Pilipinas at the William Jones Cup. Screen shot from live stream

HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas vs Iran - Jones Cup

Sep 02, 2015 - 10:08 PM

Live updates of the Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran match at the 2015 William Jones Cup

WATCH: Former NBA players behave badly in wild Chinese basketball game

Feb 14, 2015 - 4:01 AM

Former NBA players Von Wafer Hamed Haddadi and Jeremy Tyler figure in a CBA game that features punching below the belt chair tossing and a post game locker room brawls

Von Wafer's stat-line included 23 points, 4 rebounds, a low blow and one front row seat relocated to the nosebleed section. Screenshot from Youtube

Pacquiao ‘disappointed’ with win-loss record, but KIA to endure process

Dec 11, 2014 - 5:15 PM

A known winner in boxing Pacquiao according to assistant coach Glenn Capacio understands the uphill process KIA must go through to be truly competitive

LEADER. Forward Reil Cervantes leads the team in scoring this conference with 17 points a game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Pacquiao's KIA eyeing Iranian big Hamed Haddadi as import

Dec 07, 2014 - 11:43 PM

Haddadi would give Kia a solid presence inside something they sorely lacked in the Philippine Cup

VOID DOWN LOW. Kia Sorento is looking to tap the services of Iranian big man Hamed Haddadi. Photo by Nuki Sabio/FIBA Asia

Gilas Pilipinas falls to mighty Iran in Asian Games

Sep 25, 2014 - 3:15 PM

Gilas led by as many as 7 in the fourth before Iran streaked to win their fourth straight over the Philippines in this nonbearing Asian Games match

DENIED. Iran downs Gilas for the fourth straight time. File photo by Nuki Sabio

HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran

Sep 25, 2014 - 12:03 PM

Live blog of the Gilas Pilipinas vs Iran 2014 Asian Games match

Iran blows out India as Gilas advances at Asiad

Sep 24, 2014 - 5:48 PM

Iran once again showed itself to be one of the most dominant basketball teams in Asia blowing out India ahead of their showdown with Gilas Pilipinas

Samad Nikkhah Bahrami and Iran sent a message to opposing teams with their blowout of India. File photo from FIBA.com

FIBA Asia Cup preview: China, India, Indonesia, Iran, and Japan

Jul 03, 2014 - 6:06 PM

In this first of a four part series Rappler s Enzo Flojo gives a preview of the teams competing in the 2014 FIBA Asia Cup

Haddadi stars as Iran drubs Korea

Aug 02, 2013 - 7:26 PM

Hamed Haddadi starred as Iran plowed through Korea in the FIBA Asia Championships

115-25: Iran bludgeons Malaysia in FIBA Asia opener

Aug 01, 2013 - 12:36 PM

Iran opened their campaign with a bang after crushing Malaysia by 90 points

Gilas Diaries: Asia's Brightest Stars (Part 1)

Jul 27, 2013 - 2:20 PM

We present to you the brightest stars who will play in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships

BIG MAN FROM IRAN. Haddadi will be back to dominate Asian foes again. Photo by EPA/Mike Brown.

Gilas Diaries: Scouting the Opposition (Part 1)

Jun 24, 2013 - 11:40 AM

Rappler gives you an overview of the teams playing in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championships in Manila

GROWING OLD. Will El-Khatib be as lethal as he was before? Photo by EPA/Robert Ghement.