SEA Games basketball - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SEA Games basketball


3 Ginebra players cut as Gilas SEA Games lineup set

Nov 23, 2019 - 12:31 AM

June Mar Fajardo, LA Tenorio, Japeth Aguilar, Roger Pogoy, and Kiefer Ravena spearhead the Philippine squad vying for a 13th straight SEA Games gold medal

CHAMPION. Kiefer Ravena will shoot for a fifth straight SEA Games gold medal. Photo from

Gilas Pilipinas cancels SEA Games practice

Nov 18, 2019 - 6:29 PM

Tim Cone and his staff decide to call off practice to give players seeing action on the final day of the PBA Governors' Cup elimination round enough time to rest

GOT TO HAVE FAITH. Tim Cone trusts that his players are well-capable of coming together for the SEA Games. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Cone concerned as Rosario misses two Gilas Pilipinas tuneup games

Nov 11, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Tim Cone says Troy Rosario is one of the players Gilas Pilipinas will be relying on in the Southeast Asian Games because of the versatility he provides

ONE MAN DOWN. Tim Cone and Gilas Pilipinas miss the services of Troy Rosario against Alab Pilipinas. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gilas Pilipinas falls prey to Alab Pilipinas in SEA Games tuneup

Nov 11, 2019 - 8:10 PM

Gilas Pilipinas fails to reassert its mastery over Alab Pilipinas in the second of their two friendly matches

GEARING UP. Japeth Aguilar and Alab Pilipinas ramp up their preparation for the Southeast Asian Games with a string of tuneup games. Photo from PBA Images

Cone, Gilas Pilipinas try to avoid playing like All-Stars

Nov 05, 2019 - 9:21 AM

Coach Tim Cone wants Gilas Pilipinas to steer away from the All-Star team trap

BEST TEAM POSSIBLE. Tim Cone wants to maximize the talent at his disposal and form a team capable of winning gold in the SEA Games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ravena set to replace Castro in Gilas Pilipinas' SEA Games pool

Nov 04, 2019 - 10:17 PM

Tim Cone says the coaching staff considered other replacements but chose Kiefer Ravena due to his 'rare maturity'

GOLD HAUL. Kiefer Ravena now has a chance to win a fifth straight SEA Games gold medal. Photo from

Gilas Pilipinas nips Alab Pilipinas in tuneup for SEA Games

Nov 04, 2019 - 8:33 PM

June Mar Fajardo and Roger Pogoy carry the scoring cudgels for the national team less than a month before the SEA Games kicks off

ALWAYS RELIABLE. June Mar Fajardo provides the scoring punch for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo from FIBA

Compton serving as 'fresh eyes' for Gilas Pilipinas' SEA Games 2019 preparation

Oct 29, 2019 - 9:12 AM

Alex Compton gets tapped by Tim Cone to provide valuable input on Gilas Pilipinas during its practices

BACK AT IT. Alex Compton returns to the national team 4 years since serving as an assistant coach for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Delfin Dioquino/Rappler

Cone 'honored' as Gilas Pilipinas attendance perfect again

Oct 22, 2019 - 8:12 AM

All 15 members of the pool are present for the third straight week as the SEA Games, which the country will host, nears

ON THE SAME PAGE. Tim Cone believes every member of his 15-man pool is "buying in" to what Gilas Pilipinas is trying to build for the SEA Games. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Standhardinger still shows up for Gilas Pilipinas practice despite trade

Oct 14, 2019 - 10:01 PM

National team coach Tim Cone says he is 'proud' of Christian Standhardinger for not using his trade from San Miguel to NorthPort as an excuse to skip practice

DETERMINED. Christian Standhardinger shows his dedication to Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

SEA Games 2019: Basketball events back at MOA Arena

Mar 20, 2019 - 5:34 PM

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas and the PHISGOC successfully carve out a way to bring the basketball events back to Mall of Asia Arena

DYNASTY. Gilas Pilipinas cops its 18th SEA Games gold in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur Games. File photo

HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas Pilipinas in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:40 PM

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Reyes, Gilas brace for tough FIBA Asia opener: 'We have to beat China'

Jul 30, 2017 - 1:03 PM

Regardless of all of our problems no one is going to outfight us says coach Chot Reyes

Comebacking Mac Belo ready to return for Gilas after injury

Jul 09, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Former FEU Tamaraw Mac Belo takes it one day at a time after suffering a meniscus tear in his knee

BACK IN ACTION. After missing 3 months of basketball action, Mac Belo says he's feeling good and improving his conditioning for the Jones Cup. Photo by Alexx Esponga/Rappler

Fil-German Standhardinger vows an all-heart performance for Gilas

Jul 09, 2017 - 5:26 PM

Christian Standhardinger says the style of play is different in the Philippines but is figuring it out along the way

HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas cadets vs Thailand - SEA Games 2015

Jun 14, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Live blog and livestream of the Philippines vs Thailand SEA Games semifinal basketball match at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games

Gilas cadets thrash Timor-Leste by 105 points

Jun 12, 2015 - 8:03 PM

The Gilas cadets never allowed Timor Leste to score more than 8 points in a quarter

Kevin Ferrer connects on 5 three-pointers to help the Gilas cadets to a 105-point walloping of Timor-Leste at the 2015 SEA Games. File Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

SEAG: Perlas Pilipinas clobbers Myanmar, bags silver

Dec 16, 2013 - 5:15 PM

A silver medal goes to Perlas Pilipinas the national women s basketball team in the 27th Southeast Asian Games

SILVER. The country's national women's basketball team will be taking home the silver medal in the 27th SEA Games following a Myanmar blowout. File photo by FIBA Asia