Posts belonging to Category 'FIBA-Asia Teams Updates'

Better late than never

It has been more than a month since I did my last post and I have missed quite a number of developments in the Asian cage scene. On the local front in particular, the PBA Board of Governors’ approval last month for the inclusion of three PBA players donning national colors for the Guangzhou Asiad [...]

PBA must grant SBP’s request

As reported, Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Board of Governors meeting was rescheduled to September 15 in Bangkok, Thailand. Among other things to be discussed is the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ (SBP) request for the inclusion of the three PBA players in the national pool. The Asian Games in Guangzhou, China is less than three months [...]

3rd FIBA-Asia Stankovic Cup final rankings

3rd FIBA-Asia Stankovic Cup final rankings
Date: August 7-15, 2010
Host nation: Lebanon
Rank              Team
1                   Lebanon
2                   Japan
3                   Qatar
4                   Philippines
5                   Jordan
6                   Iran
7                   Chinese-Taipei
8                   Kazakhstan
9                   Iraq
10                 Syria

2010 Lebanon Men’s National Pool

Name, Height in cm, Year of birth
1. Fadi El Khatib 199 1979
2. Rony Fahed 182 1981
3. Ghaleb Reda 190 1981
4. William Pharis 206 1981
5. Matt Freije 206 1981
6. Jackson Vroman 208 1981
7. Ali Mahmoud 182 1983
8. Jean Abed El Nour 198 1983
9. Ali Fakhreddine 202 1983
10. Roy Samaha 205 1984

Smart Gilas ruled Manila invitationals

Smart Gilas took a galant stand last Sunday to claim the championship over the World Championship-bound Jordan national team, 91-80 in the Manila friendly tournament officially known as the 2010 Smart Philippine Invitational Challenge. The four-day competition was part of the build-up of the Philippine national basketball team that will see action in this November’s [...]

2010 South Korea Men’s National Pool

Name, Height in cm, Year of birth
1. Kim Sung-Chul 194 1976
2. Lee Kyu-Sup 198 1977
3. Ju Hee-Jong 182 1977
4. Song Young-Jin 198 1978
5. Kim Seung-Hyun 178 1978
6. Lee Seung-Jun (Eric Sandrin) 204 1978
7. Kim Joo-Sung 205 1979
8. Jeon Tae-Pung (Tony Akins) 178 1980
9. Lee Dong-Jun (Daniel Sandrin) 200 1980
10. Yang Dong-Geun 180 1981

2010 Japan Men’s National Pool

Name, Height in cm, Year of birth
1. Orimo, Takehiko 190 1970
2. Matsushima, Walterbrown 200 1975
3. Nagayama, Makoto 184 1977
4. Takeda, Ken 188 1978
5. Aono, Fumihiko 210 1978
6. Ito, Shunsuke 204 1979
7. Kinoshita, Hiroyuki 178 1980
8. Igarashi, Kei180 1980
9. Amino, Tomoo 196 1980
10. Tabuse, Yuta 173 1980

On letting go of Guo

Photo Courtesy: cctv.com
China made a bold move to bolster its national team by letting go of Guo Shiqiang as head coach. Guo, a former national player, was China’s chief tactician in last year’s FIBA-Asia Championship where the Chinese was upset by defending champion Iran. He has been relegated as an assistant starting April 30, 2010.

Why not …..

The dismal showing of the RP-Smart Gilas in the recent FIBA-Asia Champions Cup causes alarm among diehard Filipino basketball fans including me. I’m a bit worried especially that the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China is just six months away. Assessing the team’s performances in the competitions it joined since its inception, it seems that the [...]

2010 FIBA – Asia Champions Cup final rankings

2010 FIBA – Asia Champions Cup final rankings
Date: May 22 – 30, 2010
Host nation: Qatar
Rank           Team
1          I.R. Iran – Mahram
2          Qatar – Al Rayyan
3          Lebanon – Al Riyadi
4          Jordan – ASU
5          Kazakhstan – Astana [...]

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