Robert Bolick - updates

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'Castaways' Bolick, Perez grateful for short time in UAAP

Jun 15, 2020 - 10:15 PM

There was a time when both Robert Bolick and CJ Perez seemed lost in the shuffle with thousands of other Filipino guards looking for one big break

NO ROOKIE JITTERS. Robert Bolick and CJ Perez showed how high their ceilings are as they made the most of their Gilas Pilipinas debuts in the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Photos from

Clock is ticking for Robert Bolick

Mar 11, 2020 - 5:33 PM

There’s a silver lining to Robert Bolick missing time with injury as the PBA rising star has returned to school

Bolick suffers partial ACL tear, to miss 6 months

Oct 30, 2019 - 3:09 PM

NorthPort says Robert Bolick opted to go under the knife rather than rehab to 'ensure full recovery'

SIDELINED. Robert Bolick sees an abrupt end to his impressive PBA rookie season. Photo from PBA Images

Winless in his World Cup debut, Bolick says the feeling 'sucks'

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:04 PM

Gilas guard Robert Bolick thinks the World Cup fiasco was a result of their limited preparation time

NOT ENOUGH. Robert Bolick goes all out in his last game, but Gilas Pilipinas still ends up getting whipped by Iran. Photo from

Beat Serbia? Gilas guard Bolick says 'Why not?'

Sep 02, 2019 - 8:21 AM

Robert Bolick and the rest of Gilas Pilipinas are 'looking to win' against world powerhouse and FIBA World Cup favorite Serbia

BELIEVER. Robert Bolick remains defiant despite the odds stacked against Gilas Pilipinas in its looming duel against Serbia. Photo from

Young guns CJ Perez, Robert Bolick shine in gloomy loss

Aug 31, 2019 - 11:20 PM

The youngest players in the Gilas Pilipinas roster feel dejected in their World Cup debut, but coach Yeng Guiao likes their all-out play against Italy

Too young? Perez, Bolick to prove selves in FIBA World Cup 2019

Aug 29, 2019 - 9:23 PM

CJ Perez and Robert Bolick, the two youngest players in the team, vow to give their all for Gilas Pilipinas

TIGHT BOND. Former NCAA rivals CJ Perez and Robert Bolick relish the opportunity as teammates in the FIBA World Cup. Photos from PBA Images

Guiao: Both Bolick, Perez deserve to be in FIBA World Cup 2019

Aug 27, 2019 - 3:17 PM

'Before it was one or the other, but after Spain, we were already looking at the possibility of having those two on board,' says Gilas Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao

REVELATIONS. Cj Perez (left) and Robert Bolick are up for the challenge to stand out in the world stage. Photos from Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas' Facebook page

In or out of FIBA World Cup roster, Bolick to give all to Gilas

Aug 18, 2019 - 6:43 PM

Robert Bolick says the experience alone of being called up by Gilas Pilipinas has helped him in his career

YOUNG GUN. Robert Bolick is vying for the last couple of spots in the final Gilas Pilipinas lineup for the FIBA World Cup. Photo from Facebook/OneSportsHDPH

Bolick 'in the running' for Gilas spot in FIBA World Cup after Spain exploits

Aug 11, 2019 - 5:12 PM

Yeng Guiao says Robert Bolick gave Gilas Pilipinas a 'good problem' after carrying the scoring cudgels in the last two friendlies against Congo and Ivory Coast

SURPRISE PACKAGE. Robert Bolick proves he deserves his spot in Gilas Pilipinas' 19-man pool for the FIBA World Cup. Photo from Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas' Facebook page

Bolick boosts NorthPort bid for No. 1: 'I just want to win'

Jul 13, 2019 - 12:04 AM

Robert Bolick comes up clutch anew with a game-winner as NorthPort heads into the quarterfinals with a winning attitude

WIN ONCE. Robert Bolick and NorthPort will enjoy a twice-to-beat incentive in the quarterfinals. Photo from PBA Images

Bolick, Perez new additions to Gilas pool for FIBA World Cup

Jun 23, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Yeng Guiao says he doesn't discount the possibility of Robert Bolick and CJ Perez cracking the Magic 12 for the global hoops showdown

YOUNG GUNS. Robert Bolick and CJ Perez may contend for spots in Gilas Pilipinas' lineup for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. Photos from PBA Images

Bolick admits crying after learning of Pringle trade

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:41 PM

Both point guards, Robert Bolick says Stanley Pringle helped him elevate his game in the short time they've played together

BEYOND BASKETBALL. Robert Bolick says he will keep in touch with Stanley Pringle, whom he considers as his older brother. Photo from PBA Images

Who does Robert Bolick think should win Rookie of the Year?

May 29, 2019 - 9:17 PM

The leading scorer for unbeaten NorthPort doesn't seem to mind if he ends up not winning the coveted award

TAKING INSPIRATION. Robert Bolick says he is inspired to raise his game to the next level because of Stanley Pringle. Photo from PBA Images

Ravena, Bolick headline All-Collegiate Team

May 25, 2019 - 3:08 PM

This season’s top 5 collegiate basketball players come from 4 different schools

SEASON’S BEST. Varsity stars (from left) Perpetual’s Prince Eze, UP’s Bright Akhuetie, Ateneo’s Thirdy Ravena, San Beda’s Robert Bolick, and UP’s Paul Desiderio deliver highlight reel-worthy performances this season.

Perez says rivalry with Bolick over: 'PBA na 'to'

Jan 25, 2019 - 9:02 PM

Aside from seeing Columbian stun NorthPort, the former Lyceum star delivers a relatively better individual performance over the former San Beda standout

TOP PICKS. CJ Perez gets the last laugh over Robert Bolick in their first PBA clash. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Perez not thinking about Bolick rivalry in stellar PBA debut

Jan 18, 2019 - 11:55 PM

Columbian's prized rookie CJ Perez nets a big fish in defending champion San Miguel Beer in his PBA debut

SMOOTH TRANSITION. Columbian’s CJ Perez quickly flashes his dominant form in the pro ranks. Photo from PBA Images

Pringle says Bolick 'key' to NorthPort's success

Jan 16, 2019 - 9:14 PM

The third overall pick proves the hype surrounding him is no fluke following an impressive debut for the Batang Pier

GETTING BUCKETS. Robert Bolick drops 26 for the highest scoring debut for a rookie since Sol Mercado's 29-point outing in 2009. Photo from PBA's Facebook account

Robert Bolick eager to show NorthPort he's a winner

Dec 16, 2018 - 11:18 PM

The spitfire guard may be the player the Batang Pier – a team that reached the semifinals only once in franchise history – has been looking for

HIGH EXPECTATIONS. Robert Bolick welcomes the challenge of being Stanley Pringle's new backcourt partner. Photo from PBA Images

CJ Perez to Columbian as No. 1 pick in PBA Rookie Draft 2018

Dec 16, 2018 - 5:26 PM

(UPDATED) The former Lyceum Pirate edges Ray Parks and Robert Bolick for the top draft selection

BIG EXPECTATIONS. Columbian seeks to get out of the cellar its has dwelled in for years with CJ Perez on board. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Parks, Perez, Bolick headline 2018 PBA Rookie Draft

Dec 10, 2018 - 5:26 PM

There will be 48 players hoping to get picked by the 12 PBA teams this year

TOP 3. CJ Perez, Robert Bolick and Ray Parks (left to right) are expected to jostle at the top of the draft. Photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler (Perez and Bolick) and Michael Gatpandan (Parks)

Robert Bolick waxes sentimental, pens emotional farewell to San Beda

Nov 13, 2018 - 3:59 PM

'I was struggling, hurt, lost but you found me and gave me the chance to showcase what I can do!,' writes Bolick to San Beda

3RD STRAIGHT NET. Robert Bolick exits the NCAA as a three-time champion with San Beda. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Robert Bolick wants the 'best' from CJ Perez in NCAA finals Game 2

Nov 12, 2018 - 12:34 PM

As the Lyceum star returns from his suspension, the San Beda stalwart braces for a battle

STARS COLLIDE. Robert Bolick and CJ Perez will duel it out in Game 2 of the NCAA Season 94 finals. File photos by Josh Albelda/Rappler

What is Columbian looking for in its top PBA draft pick?

Oct 27, 2018 - 9:08 PM

Dyip head coach Johnedel Cardel bares he already has someone in mind for the No. 1 pick

SUPER ROOKIES. CJ Perez, Robert Bolick and Ray Parks (left to right) are touted to battle for the Top 3 spots in the upcoming PBA draft. File photos by Josh Albelda

Red-hot Robert Bolick erupts for career-high 50 points

Aug 24, 2018 - 7:25 PM

The King Lion's scoring feat comes just days after San Beda absorbed its first loss in the NCAA men's basketball tournament

WINNER. San Beda's Robert Bolick says he draws a lot of inspiration from NBA legends. Photo by Josh Albelda

Bolick catches 'Scottie Rebound' fever, Finals MVP Thompson responds

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:18 PM

The Red Lion emulates the Gin Kings guard with a near-triple-double performance

DO-IT-ALL. San Beda's Robert Bolick (left) tried to do his best Scottie Thompson impression. Bolick photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler and Thompson photo from PBA Images

Beau Bolick inspires Maraño juggling act

Jul 06, 2018 - 5:22 PM

The Philippine women’s volleyball team captain hopes to do the same as basketball standout Bolick, who balances his time between two teams

POWER COUPLE. Aby Maraño and Robert Bolick both see action for Philippine teams.

Back on top: Beda's Bolick still looks up to 3 Ateneo players

Jun 22, 2018 - 6:26 PM

The scribes' choice for Collegiate Basketball Player of the Year admits emulating fellow varsity standouts

FIRST. Robert Bolick becomes the first NCAA standout to win the 2018 Collegiate Basketball Awards' Collegiate Player of the Year plum. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ravena, Bolick to be honored in collegiate basketball awards

Jun 20, 2018 - 4:28 PM

Ateneo's Thirdy Ravena and San Beda's Robert Bolick lead the Mythical Team selection in the UAAP-NCAA Press Corps gala

KEY COGS. Ateneo star Thirdy Ravena and San Beda standout Robert Bolick play key roles in their teams’ championship runs.

Kobe Paras, Thirdy Ravena banner '23 for 23' Gilas pool roster

Jan 05, 2018 - 1:21 PM

The list is 'by no means final' but if Gilas sticks with all players, no one on the national team roster would be older than 30 in 2023

YOUNG GUNS. The next version of the national team could be led by rising youngsters Thirdy Ravena, Robert Bolick and Kobe Paras. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Back-to-back defeats from Lyceum Pirates prepared Bolick to play hero in NCAA finale

Nov 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Robert Bolick's 3-pointers down the homestretch for the San Beda Red Lions were the daggers which pierced the hearts of the fierce Lyceum Pirates

DEADLY FROM THREE. Robert Bolick's timely triples carried the day for San Beda in the NCAA finals series.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Finals-bound Bolick dismisses Stags’ rough play

Nov 07, 2017 - 9:46 PM

Bolick says San Sebastian's toughness was a matter of "wanting it more"

INSPIRED. Robert Bolick says that the way San Sebastian played today had the fire of their Calvin Abueva-led days. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lyceum secures outright finals berth with season sweep, double OT win over San Beda

Oct 19, 2017 - 6:08 PM

The Lyceum Pirates stick it out in double overtime to prevail 107-105 over the determined San Beda College Red Lions

SWEEP. Lyceum is headed straight to the NCAA Finals after sweeping the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Will San Beda move to the UAAP?

Jun 02, 2017 - 5:47 PM

Since San Beda applied for University status rumors have circulated about a switch in leagues for the Red Lions

HOME. San Beda's Robert Bolick has been one of their standouts on the court. File Photo by Josh Albelda

Bolick on loss to Perpetual: ‘We didn’t come to play’

Sep 30, 2016 - 5:41 PM

San Beda s Robert Bolick is tight lipped on the team s next adjustments

Given his shot, new Red Lion Robert Bolick looks to repay Jarin’s trust

May 28, 2016 - 1:18 AM

Bolick a starter for San Beda in the FilOil preseason tournament is benefiting from the vote of confidence coach Jarin has given him

Tough love: how criticism from Aby sparked Bolick’s perfect game

May 27, 2016 - 6:55 PM

Robert Bolick didn’t miss a single shot during the Red Lions’ win over Mapua

DLSU's Coach Sauler calls slow start against UP 'unacceptable'

Aug 23, 2014 - 10:08 PM

The Green Archers ultimately defeat UP by comfortable margins but Coach Juno Sauler says his team was not prepared to play in the first half

Robert Bolick of DLSU tries to control the ball as UP's Mikee Reyes goes for the steal. Photo by Josh Albelda

De La Salle puts UAAP rivals on notice

Aug 19, 2014 - 2:44 AM

After avenging their previous loss to Ateneo Jeron Teng and the De La Salle Green Archers have reminded everyone why they re the defending UAAP champions

HEAD ARCHER. Jeron Teng took control of the game against his team's primary rivals, showing he was a viable MVP candidate. Photo by Josh Albelda