Luis Scola - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Luis Scola


Norwood poster on Scola nominated for FIBA Dunk of the Decade

Jun 11, 2020 - 7:10 PM

The one-handed rack attack of former Gilas captain Gabe Norwood in the 2014 FIBA World Cup still stays up there

Photo from FIBA

Record 34 global NBA players look to topple Team USA in Rio

Aug 06, 2016 - 1:14 PM

USA is not the only country with NBA talent on its roster as the league s influence reaches further at the Olympics than ever before

GLOBAL THREAT. Luis Scola of Argentina, seen carrying the flag for his country, is one of 34 players from nations other than the USA with NBA experience at the Rio Olympics. Photo by Esteban Biba/EPA

Dirk Nowitzki drops 40 as Mavs beat Blazers

Mar 21, 2016 - 10:53 AM

Nowitzki becomes the fourth player in NBA history to score at least 40 points at age 37 or older joining Michael Jordan Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Karl Malone

STILL GOT IT. Dirk Nowitzki may be nearing 40, but he can still shoot for 40 on the court. File photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Most unforgettable Gilas Pilipinas moments of 2014

Dec 14, 2014 - 7:14 PM

These are moments you will never get tired of reliving These Gilas Pilipinas moments of 2014 are ones you ll never forget

Pacers pound Derrick Rose-less Bulls

Nov 16, 2014 - 1:29 PM

Solomon Hill AJ Price and Luis Scola each score 21 points as the Pacers down the Bulls missing the services of injured Derrick Rose

HILL ON TOP. Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill (C), seen here driving to the basket vs Wizards defenders, top scores in the Pacers' win over the Bulls. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

WATCH: Gabe Norwood of Gilas posterizes Scola, Mata

Sep 02, 2014 - 9:32 AM

It was a slam dunk so emphatic that the official NBA Twitter account posed the question: was it the best dunk of the FIBA World Cup so far?

THROW DOWN. Gabe Norwood gets all up in Luis Scola's business for two points the fancy way. Photo from

HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas Pilipinas vs Argentina

Sep 01, 2014 - 11:31 PM

Live updates on the FIBA World Cup round 1 game between Gilas Pilipinas and Argentina

Senegal beats Puerto Rico for historic FIBA World Cup win

Sep 01, 2014 - 3:11 AM

Senegal clinched their first victory at a world championship since 1998 on Sunday by beating Puerto Rico

Senegal's Maurice Ndour throws down a dunk in Senegal's win over Puerto Rico. Photo from FIBA

FIBA World Cup 101: A guide to the spectacle in Spain

Aug 27, 2014 - 5:40 AM

Prepare for the FIBA World Cup in Spain by reading everything you d need to know about the teams tournament format and key matchups

Derrick Rose, seen during Team USA's gold medal winning performance against Russia in 2010, will make his return from injury in the 2014 World Cup. Photo by Georgi Licovski/EPA

Teague scores 22 as Hawks take 2-1 lead on Pacers

Apr 25, 2014 - 11:51 AM

The top seeded Indiana Pacers fell into a 2 1 series hole against Atlanta as Jeff Teague and Kyle Korver picked up their offense in Game 3

HAWKS SOAR HIGH. Jeff Teague of Atlanta puts up a layup over Indiana's George Hill in Game 3. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

The 2014 FIBA World Cup draw and what it means to PH

Feb 04, 2014 - 4:17 PM

Basketball writer Enzo Flojo explains what the FIBA World Cup draw means to the Philippine team and their chances in Spain

LUCK OF THE DRAW. FIBA's Sport Director Lubomir Kotleba shows a result paper bearing the name of Argentina between former Costa Rican player Jose 'Piculin' Ortiz (L) and former Croatian player Dino Radja (R) during the FIBA Basketball World Cup official draw for the 2014 world cup in the Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona. Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP