Category: Player News

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6’10 Fil-Nigerian AJ Edu teams up with Amsali, Serrano and Gomez de Liano for the 3×3 U18 World Cup

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Fil-Nigerian AJ Edu teams up with Rhayyan Amsali, Encho Serrano and Miguel Gomez de Liano for the Philippines in the 3×3 U18 World Cup 2017 in Chengdu, China June 28-July 2 according to FIBA. Seventeen years old AJ Edu will be…

Fil-American siblings Kobe and Tahjae Ordonio ends 2016-17 HS basketball season on a high note

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Slam Online reports that Fil-American Ordonio brothers cap memorable 2016-17 HS hoops season. It is often said that whenever there is hard work, one can expect to reap significant dividends later. In the case of the Filipino-American siblings Kobe and Tahjae Ordonio, the…

Fil-American Kamaka Hepa draws interest from several bigtime programs

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According to 247SPORTS, recruitment heating up for 4-star PF Kamaka Hepa. The recruitment of Portland (Ore.) Jefferson four-star power forward Kamaka Hepa is heating up as the class of 2018 prospect heads into the summer before his senior year. On Sunday at…

Philippines U16 generation definitely not your father’s Batang Gilas

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FIBA reports that 2001-02-born U16 Philippines generation definitely not your father’s Batang Gilas. Basketball fans looking forward to the FIBA U16 Asia Championship 2017 should brace themselves for a very uncommon sight – namely a Philippines team that could tower over their…

Meet 6’7 Raven Cortez & 6’8 Geo Chiu

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Fox Sports Asia reports about Batang Gilas’s other giants – 6’7 Raven Cortez & 6’8 Geo Chiu. Much has been written about gentle giant Kai Sotto, and deservingly so. At 6’11 and just 14 years old, Sotto is projected to be one…

Ron Harper Jr. carries his family name proudly, all the way down to his size 18 sneakers

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According to North Jersey, Don Bosco Prep swingman Ron Harper Jr. carrying on family tradition of basketball excellence. Ron Harper Jr. carries his family name proudly, all the way down to his size 18 sneakers. Yes, size 18. But his game doesn’t…

Fil-American Kobe Ordonio scores 21 points in the opening round of the State Nor Cal Division III boys basketball tournament

Monterey's Kobe Ordonio shoots a basket against Miramonte during the opening round of the State Nor Cal Division III boys basketball tournament at CSU Monterey Bay on Wednesday March 8, 2017. (David Royal - Monterey Herald)

Monterey Herald reports that Monterey survives opening test in OT of the NorCal D-III Boys Basketball. It wasn’t how Kobe Ordonio envisioned it in his mind the night before. “No it wasn’t,” said the Monterey senior point guard. The end result though, gave…

14 years old 7’1″ Liu Zewen(Chinese little Yao Ming)

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According to The Chinese News, 2.16 m boy to be Yao Ming successor and will lead the men’s basketball team return to the peak. Perhaps the most familiar with NBA in the Chinese star everyone will think of Yao Ming, Wang Zhizhi, Yi Jianlian…

Kai Sotto now stands 6’11” – and still growing

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According to ABS-CBN, when his story went viral in 2016, Kai Sotto was “just” 6’9″. Now a year after, he stands 6’11” – and still growing. There are not that many Filipinos who can claim to be taller – or even…

Meet class of 2017 6’4 Shooting Guard Fil-American Nate Pierre-Louis

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Nate Pierre-Louis 6-4, 185 | Class of 2017 Hometown: Jersey City, N.J. School: Roselle Catholic High School Position: Shooting Guard Status: Signed Temple 09/11/2016 Scout Grade 80 41 POSITION 37 REGIONAL 3 STATE Watch Nate Pierre-Louis Junior Season Highlights courtesy of NJSportsScene(Youtube).

The Story of Fil-American D.J. Fenner

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Reno Gazette-Journal reports how D.J. Fenner overcomes tumultuous childhood to star for Pack. Wolf Pack basketball player D.J. Fenner knew from an early age what it felt like to live a life of luxury. The son of a famous NFL running back,…

New Discovery- 6’4 Fil-American Gabriel Javalera (class of 2019)

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Name: Gabriel Javalera Height: 6’4 Class of: 2019 Position: Forward/Center School: Segerstrom High School Santa Ana CA DOB: May 3, 2001 His parents are both Pinoy and eligible for dual citizenship since both parents were only green card holders when he was born.