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WATCH: Castro's up-and-under score, Hontiveros' monster rejection against Japan

Oct 03, 2015 - 12:51 AM

Jayson Castro and Dondon Hontiveros were the biggest little men for the Gilas Pilipinas basketball team in their 2015 FIBA Asia Championship semifinal win over Japan

BLURRED. Jayson Castro blurred defenders agains Japan. Photo from FIBA

WATCH: De Ocampo feeds Blatche for fastbreak dunk

Oct 03, 2015 - 12:04 AM

Andray Blatche shows he can run the court pretty well at any size

BACK IN BLATCHE. Andray Blatche flushes down a dunk that shows off his speed and agility. Photo from FIBA

Roxas on LP event, Oregon violence, Gilas vs Japan | 6PM wRap

Oct 02, 2015 - 7:36 PM

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Why the Gilas vs Japan semis game time was moved to 10PM

Oct 02, 2015 - 6:08 PM

The winner of the Philippines vs Japan game will now have less time to recuperate for the gold medal match on Saturday

DELAY OF GAME. The semifinals match between Gilas and Japan has been moved back 30 minutes from its original start time. Photo from FIBA

Poe-Escudero in Cebu, tropical storm Kabayan, Gilas vs Lebanon | 12PM wRap

Oct 02, 2015 - 12:31 PM

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Gilas Pilipinas in for tough semifinals rematch with Japan

Oct 02, 2015 - 12:12 PM

The Philippines may already hold a victory over Japan in the FIBA Asia second round but the Japanese are no easy foe

Japan held an early lead against Gilas in their second round matchup before the Filipinos overcame them late. Photo from FIBA

Poe leads polls, Reyes brothers, Gilas at FIBA Asia | 12PM wRap

Sep 28, 2015 - 1:30 PM

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Previewing Gilas Pilipinas' opposition in FIBA Asia round two

Sep 26, 2015 - 6:16 PM

Gilas Pilipinas will face stern tests in round two Is the book already out on how to play the Philippine nationals?

Calvin Abueva and the rest of Gilas Pilipinas will face 3 new, tougher foes in round two of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship. Photo from FIBA

Facing Gilas Pilipinas - Japan

Sep 26, 2015 - 3:28 PM

Take a closer look at Japan s national basketball team which will face Gilas Pilipinas in round two of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship

Japan owns an advantage in the overall battle vs the Philippines, but Gilas Pilipinas has won their last 3 matches. Photo from

WATCH: Terrence Romeo adds to Jones Cup highlight reel vs Japan

Sep 02, 2015 - 6:03 PM

Watch the Globalport standout drive the lane without fear in a Gilas Pilipinas victory over Japan at the 2015 William Jones Cup

GLOBALPORT PRIDE. Terrence Romeo scored  16 for Gilas Pilipinas as Japan becomes the latest side to fail in containing the 23-year-old from Cavite. Screenshot from live stream

WATCH: Moala Tautuaa rattles rims, Japan with slam dunk exhibition

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:10 PM

Recent PBA number one draft pick Moala Tautuaa left his mark on the Gilas vs Japan game at the William Jones Cup

THUNDER HAMMER. Gilas newcomer Moala Tautuaa threw down a pair of violent slams that sent Japanese defenders scurrying. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Gilas vs Japan - Jones Cup

Sep 02, 2015 - 12:40 PM

Live updates of the Gilas Pilipinas vs Japan game in the 37th William Jones Cup

Kobe Paras leads Batang Gilas over Japan for 5th place finish

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:07 PM

Kobe Paras stuffs the stat sheet finishing the game with 27 points 10 rebounds 4 assists and 3 blocks

REFUSE TO LOSE. Gilas Pilipinas' Kobe Paras (R) challenges the shot of Japan's Taichi Aoki (L). Photo by Milad Payami/FIBA Asia