WANTED, BAGONG GILAS COACH

(NI ANN ENCARNACION) KAHIT naipanalo pa ang Gilas Pilipinas ng gintong medalya sa 30th Southeast Asian Games, walang balak si Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone na mag-extend sa kanyang national duty. Iginiit ni Cone na “one and done” ang pagiging Gilas coach niya. “I was told at the start that I will be some sort of a caretaker for the national team that will be playing for the Southeast Asian Games,” paliwanag ni Cone. Idinagdag niya na may inihahanda nang programa ang Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas para sa susunod na…

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AMATEUR TEAMS, ETSAPWERA NA

“SOUTHEAST Asia is catching up.” Ito ang dahilan, ayon kay Gilas coach Tim Cone, kaya’t hindi na maaaring magpadala ng amateur teams sa SEA Games kung gusto ng Pilipinas na manatiling dominante sa basketball. “Everybody makes a comment that anybody can beat these teams, from here, from the Philippines,” ani Cone. “And we turned around and looked at each other from a coaching standpoint, and said, ‘So what, you think an amateur team could’ve beat that team?’” “And everyone said, ‘No.’ No, we can’t bring amateurs anymore to the Southeast…

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TIM CONE, BAGONG COACH NG GILAS

NAKAPILI na ang Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) ng bagong coach ng Gilas Pilipinas at siya’y walang iba kundi si Barangay Ginebra’s lead tactician Tim Cone. Ngunit magiging coach lang siya ng Gilas para sa 2019 Southeast Asian Games at hindi pa tiyak kung siya pa rin ang hahawak sa national team hanggang sa 2023 FIBA World Cup. “I spoke to Tim Cone last Saturday and he expressed interested but wanted to finish his game last night and talk to his family first. Now I’m very happy to announce that…

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