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Baldwin stays as Gilas Pilipinas program director, says SBP official

Jul 07, 2020 - 4:08 PM

Tab Baldwin finds himself in hot water after making controversial comments about the basketball landscape in the country

ON THE JOB. Tab Baldwin is set to meet with SBP president Al Panlilio to discuss plans for Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Tab Baldwin out of TNT coaching staff

Jun 25, 2020 - 4:09 PM

TNT says the decision to fire Tab Baldwin, who was fined and suspended for his critical comments on the PBA, came 'way before the lockdown'

OUSTED. TNT KaTropa removes Tab Baldwin as assistant coach after his controversial comments. UAAP photo release

'Humbled' Baldwin declines Ateneans' offers to pay PBA fine

Jun 23, 2020 - 8:02 PM

Tab Baldwin believes there's a far bigger battle that those funds should go to: fighting the coronavirus

GREATER BATTLE. Tab Baldwin hopes that the donations will go to Ateneo's COVID-19 drive instead. Photo courtesy of UAAP photo release

PBA suspends, fines Baldwin P75,000 for 'detrimental' comments

Jun 16, 2020 - 5:08 PM

After criticizing the pro basketball landscape, coach Tab Baldwin won’t be around for a few games when the PBA resumes

File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA to fine Tab Baldwin for 'detrimental' comments

Jun 12, 2020 - 10:18 PM

Tab Baldwin says the PBA 'should never have a single import playing on a team'

STRAIGHTFORWARD. Tab Baldwin has been known for being an outspoken figure in Philippine basketball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Baldwin glad to be proven wrong by Ateneo seniors core

Nov 20, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin admits he once didn't think too highly of his veteran core: 'I’ll be honest. I didn’t see it'

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Baldwin calls Eagles 'hardest-practicing team' he's coached in 40 years

Oct 30, 2019 - 9:43 PM

Call them too methodical or even robotic, but for Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin, it takes a lot of heart to build an efficient team

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Baldwin lauds Ateneo defense on leading MVP candidate Chabi Yo

Oct 05, 2019 - 11:17 PM

The win may be far from perfect for Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin, but the Blue Eagles still shackled leading MVP candidate Chabi Yo and the trigger-happy Tigers

TOUGH DAY. The Blue Eagles limit UST star Soulemane Chabi Yo to a single digit for the first time in his UAAP career. Photo release

Baldwin calls for formation of 'winning team' amid Gilas director talks

Sep 22, 2019 - 5:12 PM

His role in the revamped Gilas Pilipinas program may still be unclear, but Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin wants to put premium on assembling a topnotch squad

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Baldwin says Will Navarro 'poster boy' for efficiency

Sep 15, 2019 - 12:00 AM

Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin credits silent worker Will Navarro for focusing on what matters: 'It's not about highlights'

INSPIRATION. Will Navarro dedicates his efforts to setting up his team mates in Tab Baldwin's system. Photo from release

Mutual respect grows for Baldwin, Ayo after Ateneo-UST thriller

Sep 11, 2019 - 4:22 PM

The UST Tigers headed to the Ateneo match as the obvious underdog, but Aldin Ayo never thinks of his team as such – and neither does Tab Baldwin

Ateneo finds new challenge in Adamson's Val Chauca

Sep 04, 2019 - 10:47 PM

Coach Tab Baldwin says his Blue Eagles did a good job on Jerrick Ahanmisi, but the Falcons unveil a new threat in Fil-Peruvian guard Valandre Chauca

CHALLENGE. Valandre Chauca topscores for Adamson with 17 points to go with 4 assists. Photo from release

Despite D-League title romp, Baldwin expects more from Ateneo

Jun 26, 2019 - 1:27 AM

Tab Baldwin says the Ateneo Blue Eagles are far from ready for their three-peat bid in the UAAP

KINGS OF COURT. The Ateneo Blue Eagles capture the 2019 PBA D-League crown. Photo from PBA Images

Baldwin, Fernandez pick up collegiate coaching honors

May 24, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Ateneo's Tab Baldwin and San Beda's Boyet Fernandez cop top coaching awards after extending their respective teams' dynasties

Tab Baldwin, Australia's Beveridge to lead 2019 NBTC Coaches Convention

Mar 19, 2019 - 12:59 PM

This year's NBTC Coaching Convention targets basketball mentors based outside Metro Manila

SEASONED COACHES. Former Australian juniors national team coach Rob Beveridge and multi-titled coach Tab Baldwin will take charge of the 2019 NBTC Coaching Convention. Photos by Illawarra Hawks (Beveridge) and Josh Albelda/Rappler (Baldwin file photo)

As Kai Sotto nears decision, Baldwin says PH still best choice

Mar 15, 2019 - 9:43 PM

Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin says people don't realize how difficult it is for a 16-year-old like Kai Sotto to make the jump to Europe

STAY HERE. Tab Baldwin (right) thinks Kai Sotto can still significantly improve his skills even if he stays in the Philippines. Photos by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tab Baldwin: Nowhere to go but Ateneo

Dec 16, 2018 - 3:55 PM

Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin intends to stay with the Blue Eagles even if the American-Kiwi has been recommended to take over the Batang Gilas program

BALDWIN STAYS. Ateneo head coach Tab Baldwin plans to lead the Blue Eagles to a three-peat UAAP dynasty. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tab Baldwin wants Ateneo to dominate PBA Rookie Draft 2019

Dec 15, 2018 - 8:06 PM

Ateneo head tactician Tab Baldwin hopes to see 6 Blue Eagles in the top 10 draft picks

BACK-TO-BACK. The Ateneo Blue Eagles will remain intact for Season 82. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

MVP wants Tab Baldwin to coach Batang Gilas

Dec 08, 2018 - 3:12 PM

'This is my personal view: I think that Tab should be the Batang Gilas coach because he’s very good with the young kids,' says SBP chairman emeritus Manuel V. Pangilinan

GAME CHANGER. Tab Baldwin leads the Ateneo Blue Eagles to two UAAP championships. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tab: Back-to-back no comparison to Black's 5-peat 'mountain'

Dec 07, 2018 - 2:20 PM

Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin says his back-to-back title romp looks like just 'a little bump' compared to Norman Black's string of UAAP crowns

TWO-PEAT. The Ateneo Blue Eagles nab their second straight UAAP men's basketball title. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tab Baldwin: 'We didn't want U.P. in the Finals'

Dec 01, 2018 - 8:39 PM

Ateneo's head tactician admits the UP Fighting Maroons have really become a tough opponent

DISAPPOINTED. Tab Baldwin and the Ateneo Blue Eagles are looking to learn from their mistakes to sweep the tough UP Fighting Maroons. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Former Kiwi nat’l coach Tab Baldwin praises returning Samuel

Nov 11, 2018 - 10:21 PM

The Ateneo mentor says 19-year-old bruiser Taane Samuel is 'another weapon' for La Salle

KIWI CONNECTION. Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin admits that La Salle big man Taane Samuel gave the defending champions some problems. Photos by Alvin S. Go/Rappler

Tab Baldwin still rues Ateneo’s lack of 'killer instinct'

Oct 27, 2018 - 5:46 PM

The Blue Eagles clinched the first UAAP Final Four berth, but clearly, being the best is not good enough for a mentor like Baldwin

MENTAL FOCUS. Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin says the No. 1 Blue Eagles still have a lot to figure out. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tab Baldwin apologizes for Dave Ildefonso comments

Sep 24, 2018 - 2:24 PM

The Ateneo mentor clarifies his remarks on Dave Ildefonso's decision to join National University

CLEAR THE AIR. Ateneo's Tab Baldwin says sorry to National University and the Ildefonsos. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Tab Baldwin wants Dave Ildefonso to 'rethink his decision'

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:16 PM

Ateneo head coach Tab Baldwin tells former Blue Eaglet star Dave Ildefonso that he left the better program

SHOTS FIRED. Star rookie Dave Ildefonso (right) thinks he made the right decision in choosing the NU Bulldogs over coach Tab Baldwin’s Ateneo Blue Eagles. Photos by Josh Albelda/

Tab Baldwin: Win or be labeled losers

Sep 12, 2018 - 9:52 PM

In each game, the Ateneo champion coach urges the Blue Eagles to answer one question: Who are we?

WINNERS. Ateneo coach Tab Balwin hopes his Blue Eagles stay on track after rediscovering their winning ways. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo’s collapse not a rookie problem, says Tab Baldwin

Sep 09, 2018 - 9:12 PM

The champion mentor says there were problems overall, and not just from the younger side of the team

LEARNING EXPERIENCE. Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin expects his rookies to learn from their first-game heartbreak. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Ateneo Blue Eagles remain grounded amid the hype

Sep 02, 2018 - 3:51 PM

Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles know that it’s harder to defend a title than to win one

BIG CHALLENGE. Thirdy Ravena expects all the other teams to play their best against defending champion Ateneo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

New year, new mission: How Tab Baldwin is keeping Ateneo grounded

Aug 13, 2018 - 7:55 PM

From a scale of 0 to 10, the 60-year-old tactician rates the Blue Eagles as a 2 heading into UAAP Season 81

WINNING CULTURE. Tab Baldwin led the Blue Eagles to their first UAAP championship since 2012. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jones Cup 2018: Ateneo size a 'big issue'

Jul 12, 2018 - 8:21 PM

Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin says the 16-man squad representing the Philippines needs to learn quickly

TAIWAN-BOUND. Ateneo Blue Eagles will have a tough challenge ahead of them as they face senior national teams in the 2018 William Jones Cup.  Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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

World Hoops Clinics returns with blockbuster coaching panel

May 31, 2018 - 4:30 PM

Basketball sessions aim to focus on the European style of coaching

MENTORSHIP. Clinic director and Ateneo coachTab Baldwin will be part of the international panel. Rappler file photo

Baldwin draws inspiration from Bear Bryant in team system

Dec 09, 2017 - 7:56 PM

The success of the team boils down to the character that each Blue Eagle had manifested in the 10 months of training

NO 'I' IN TEAM. Coach Tab Baldwin had to 'break' the Blue Eagles to make them realize the importance of 'team'. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo Blue Eagles to 'rediscover' themselves before facing FEU in second semis meeting

Nov 21, 2017 - 9:40 PM

Will the Ateneo Blue Eagles be able stay hungry and prove to everyone they deserve the '13-1'?

PROVING THE '13-1'. The Ateneo Blue Eagles aim to bounce back from their loss to the Tamaraws. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

No 'I' in team: the evolution of Ateneo’s play style in the Baldwin era

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:00 AM

First it was Jolo Mendoza who stepped up in Ateneo s first game then it was rookie Tyler Tio Ateneo is shuffling their scoring options to blowout effect so far

DISHING OUT. Last season, no single Ateneo player averaged in double digit scoring, underlining the unpredictability of where their scoring came from each game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Q and A: Tab Baldwin on imparting hoops knowledge to Filipino coaches

Jun 11, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Baldwin shares his thoughts on the strengths and weaknesses of Filipino coaching

COACHING CLINIC. Tab Baldwin, seen here during a huddle with Gilas Pilipinas in 2016, wishes to expose Filipino coaches to basketball from various parts of the world. File Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

Tab Baldwin, international coaches to conduct clinic for Filipinos

Jun 10, 2017 - 8:23 PM

Baldwin along with Serbian Spanish New Zealander and the PBA s own coaches aim to expose Filipino coaches to European basketball among other topics

WORLD HOOPS CLINIC. Tab Baldwin, seen here coaching Gilas Pilipinas in 2016, will conduct a coaching clinic for Filipinos on June 16 to 18. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

After finals loss, Ateneo to work on living up to potential next season

Dec 08, 2016 - 4:36 PM

The Blue Eagles will be working on their individual weaknesses through the holiday break in preparation for next year

MORE WORK. Coach Tab Baldwin knows more work needs to be done for the Ateneo Blue Eagles to win a championship. Photo by Eduardo Solo/Rappler

From fat kid to overtime hero: Isaac Go’s rise mirrors Ateneo’s resolve

Dec 03, 2016 - 2:20 PM

Isaac Go s development has helped Ateneo exceed expectations and make the finals where a battle against La Salle awaits

BLOODY. Isaac Go survives the bloody nose and goes on to win the game for Ateneo. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Thirdy Ravena becomes Ateneo’s closer as Blue Eagles continue to fly

Nov 18, 2016 - 9:44 AM

Ateneo isn t supposed to be in the position it is but they ve secured twice to beat advantage thanks in large part to Thirdy Ravena

Chot Reyes back as Gilas head coach with Tab Baldwin as consultant

Oct 18, 2016 - 11:23 AM

UPDATED Reyes and Baldwin return to their original roles from back in 2014

Chot Reyes has had a roller coaster run with Gilas Pilipinas. File photo from

Ateneo still happy with first-round showing despite loss to La Salle

Oct 03, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The Blue Eagles remain in the hunt for a Final Four position in UAAP Season 79

Photo by Josh Abelda/Rappler

Now 'more composed,' Anton Asistio flying high for Ateneo

Sep 25, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Making the most out of his return Anton Asistio continues to shine for Ateneo

Baldwin proud of Gilas 5.0's effort, experience gained at FIBA Asia Challenge

Sep 14, 2016 - 5:55 PM

I m proud they had the courage to go into that environment because that s not easy for the kids says Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin

GILAS 5.0. The Philippines' Gilas Pilipinas at the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge. Photo from FIBA

Baldwin: Ateneo’s season going to be a roller coaster ride

Sep 12, 2016 - 9:00 AM

For Baldwin Ateneo s offense generated good shots vs NU but the issue was on the defensive end

Baldwin not happy with ‘farcical, unnecessary’ drums in UAAP games

Sep 05, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Baldwin and Ateneo get the win on opening day but the consultant had something to say about the noise

All eyes on Thirdy

Aug 13, 2016 - 1:56 PM

Thirdy Ravena spent a year on the sidelines because of academics Now the Ateneo player is back and ready to make up for lost time

New Zealand’s Paul Henare feels for his mentor, Tab Baldwin

Jul 07, 2016 - 5:03 PM

New Zealand s coach played for Gilas Tab Baldwin during the 2002 FIBA World Cup

Baldwin sees positives for Gilas despite early OQT exit

Jul 07, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Baldwin highlights how important it was for Gilas to get a taste of top notch international competition

Mixed emotions for New Zealand coach after beating mentor Tab Baldwin

Jul 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Paul Henare spent 10 years playing for Tab Baldwin On Wednesday the student defeated the mentor at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament