9 months The Philippines’ finest moment in FIBA World Cup Manilatimes |Sports
The Philippines will be seeing action in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup for the sixth time when the quadrennial conclave opens its 18th edition on August 31 to September 15 in four Chinese Cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Dongguan and Guangzhou. It will actually be the country’s second straight stint in the world’s basketball championship following the Filipino basketeers appearance in 2014 in Spain. The Filipinos, once Asia’s kingpins in the sport, which is their countrymen’s favorite pastime, first took part in the tournament’s second edition in 1954 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Philippines fashioned out its best ... more