JUDE P. ROQUE

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As the Philippines continue to soar in the FIBA world ranking as a hoops nation, Filipinos all over the globe also start their own ascend towards making a mark in the sport wherever they are. Such is the case for Filipinos from the land Down Under as basketball still runs…

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June Mar Fajardo will be 34 years old in 2023. Kai Sotto will be 21 in 2023. They’re training together in the Gilas pool preparing for the FIBA Basketball World Cup here in Manila in 2023. Fajardo very recently annexed a record sixth Best Player of the Conference award in…

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Just when we thought Kamaka Hepa was the best Filipino-American to ever step foot in the SM-NBTC tournament, FilAm Sports USA team brings in the No. 1 ranked sophomore high school player in the United States – Jalen Green. While Hepa is a 6’9” versatile guard, with sick guard skills…

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Some of the very best in Filipino hoops hail from the Province of Cebu. Through the years, the beautiful province in Southern Philippines has produced countless talents in the country’s national sport. Even now in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the Cebuanos’ excellence in the sport is undeniable with the…

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June Mar Fajardo is the Big Difference. Since the great late Carlos Loyzaga hung up his basketball shoes a long time ago, there has never been a big man that deserves the moniker “Big Difference” until now. The hulking 6’11” four-time Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Most Valuable Player from Cebu…

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Gilas Pilipinas absorbed its first defeat in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifying tournament, at the hands of world powerhouse Australia, which is ranked 10th in the world. But even in hostile territory, the Philippine National team, made up of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) stars, was impressive particularly in the…

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These past few seasons, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) schools made strides in their stature in the pecking order of collegiate basketball squads in the country. The NCAA competition has clearly gone up notches higher in the last five years or so, with so many previously unknown talents turning out…

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After a one-year hiatus, the Philippine Collegiate Championship League (PCCL) – National Collegiate Championship is back to pit the best college basketball teams in the country against each other to determine the 2017 national champion. The PCCL’s Elite 8, composed of Universities Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) champion Ateneo…

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DUBAI, UAE: Basketball may not be the most popular sport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) but the 29th Dubai International Basketball Championship was a big hit in this bustling desert city. Filipinos make up a huge portion of the city’s population, with over half a million residents. Their presence…

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DUBAI, UAE. The United Arab Emirates is not known as a basketball-loving nation. Like most Arab countries, football is king. But the bustling city of Dubai has been host to one of the toughest basketball competitions in Asia – the Dubai International Basketball Championship –, which is joined by the top club teams…

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