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Fil-American Ron Harper Jr. to play for Rutgers University Scarlet Knights

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Slam Online reports that Rutgers University Scarlet Knights signs of Fil-Am Ron Harper Jr. After a whirlwind phase of offers streaming from various collegiate programs, Filipino-American cager Ronald Harper Jr. indicated his school of choice a few days ago, with the New…

Fil-American D.J. Fenner to play for Hungary Division A club TLI-Alba Fehervar

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Fil-American D.J. Fenner was recently signed by Hungarian Division A club TLI-Alba Fehervar. The 6’6 Fenner  played college ball for the Nevada Wolf Pack for 4 years and averaged 13.7 ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.7apg in his senior year. D.J. Fenner is also a MW…

Kobe Ordonio had 34 points and 10 rebounds in the NorCal Asian-American All-Star Game

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Sport Stars reports that given their own chance to shine, NorCal’s Asian-American Hoopers made the most of their First All-Star event. Kobe Ordonio hit his fifth 3-pointer of the game and the NorCal Asian Senior All-Stars bench shot up in excitement…

6’10 Fil-Aussie Ethan Kirknes to NU Bullpups?

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According to Spin, Ethan Kirkness’ father shared that they are indeed engaged in talks with NU, but revealed no other details on the status of their negotiations. ETHAN Kirkness’ family confirmed that they are engaged in talks with National University for…

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…

2017 SEABA Batang Gilas U16 roster

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Bigs: Kai Sotto (Ateneo HS) – 6’11 (2.10m) Geo Chiu (Ateneo HS) – 6’8 (2.02m) Raven Cortez (De La Salle-Zobel) – 6’7 (2.01m) Bismarck Lina (UST HS) – 6’5 (1.95m) Josh Lazaro (San Beda HS) – 6’5 (1.95m) Wings: Rafael…

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…