Gilas taps Japeth Aguilar, Mason Amos as reserves

Japeth Aguilar and Mason Amos have been added to Tim Cone’s Gilas Pilipinas roster. –FILE PHOTOS MANILA, Philippines—Gilas Pilipinas coach Tim Cone is preparing the squad from top to bottom with two new additions. After a commendable outing at the 2025 Fiba Asia Cup Qualifiers’ first window, Cone revealed that he has added two more…

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Team Japeth has manpower woes for game and dance-off

The entire PBA delegation taking part in the All-Star Game in Bacolod pays mayor Albee Benitez a courtesy call even as commissioner Willie Marcial presides over the press launch. —PBA IMAGES BACOLOD CITY—Imbalance is not the only thing that concerns Japeth Aguilar following the sudden pullout of main figures from the roster he assembled barely…

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Mark Barroca, Japeth Aguilar spearhead All-Star game

Japeth Aguilar and Mark Barroca lead all the vote getters in the PBA All-Star Game scheduled next month. MANILA, Philippines—The PBA has revealed the cast for next month’s All-Star festivities in Bacolod City. It will be Team Mark Barroca against Team Japeth Aguilar in Bacolod for the All-Star Game with Barroca being the top vote-getter…

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Japeth Aguilar’s presence looms large for Gilas with key bigs out

Japeth Aguilar goofs around with his Gilas Pilipinas teammates during a training session ahead of the Filipinos’ game against Hong Kong in the Fiba Asia Cup 2025 qualifiers. –DENISON DALUPANG HONG KONG — Gilas Pilipinas fixture June Mar Fajardo is beyond grateful that Japeth Aguilar came in to plug his and AJ Edu’s absences for…

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Ex-Gilas skipper Japeth Aguilar returns to national duty

Japeth Aguilar during a Gilas Pilipinas stint. –FIBA PHOTO Japeth Aguilar, a pioneering member of the Gilas Pilipinas program and skipper of the last two major editions of the National Five, will be backstopping the new-look squad that plays in the Fiba (International Basketball Federation) Asia Cup Qualifiers next week. The high-leaping forward, who recently…

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Japeth Aguilar also out of Gilas Pilipinas squad for SEA Games 2023 – rezal404

FILE – Japeth Aguilar. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Already down several big names, Gilas Pilipinas will now also miss the services of Japeth Aguilar when it tries to reclaim the basketball gold in the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. “We tested Japeth yesterday (Thursday) and he’s not ready to go yet.…

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Stepping up in Japeth Aguilar’s absence leads to BPC plum for Christian Standhardinger – rezal404

Barangay Ginebra big man Christian Standhardinger. MARLO CUETO/NQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines-Christian Standhardinger acknowledged that winning the Best Player of the Conference award in the PBA Governors’ Cup would have not been possible if he was not thrust into a bigger role following Japeth Aguilar’s injury. Standhardinger was the runaway winner of the conference honor after stepping…

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