Philippines (Pilipinas) Basketball Team Roster, Schedule, Matches FIBA World Cup 2019

Philippines Basketball Team Roster & Schedule for FIBA World Cup 2019 China. Find Men’s Basketball Pilipinas world cup matches schedule, players & National basketball team squad for FIBA 2019.

The Philippines national basketball team also known as Pilipinas basketball team is one of the most favorite Team in FIBA World Cup. The Team is managed by Basketball Federation of the Philippines or Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas.

This is a very old team with some strongest players. The Team won a bronze medal in the 1954 FIBA World Championship. They took 5th place in 1936 Summer Olympics. Philippines national basketball team is the only team that is outside of the USA, Africa, and Asia to qualify.

Philippines has won 5 FIBA Asia Cups, 4 Asian Games, 8 SEABA Championships that makes the Philippines national basketball team one of Asia’s elite basketball teams.

Philippines Basketball team is in the Group D of Fiba 2019 Championship in which total 6 matches is to be played & 3 matches will be played by each team in the group stages. The other 3 teams are Angola, Serbia & Italia team.

History of Philippines Basketball Team

In 1913, the Philippines took participated in international basketball. The Philippines defeated China in AsiaCup. The Philippines won all but one (1921) championship until 1934.

The Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) was founded in 1936 and they are among the most strongest Basketball Association at that time.

Medals

FIBA World Cup

  • Bronze: (1954)

Asian Championships

  • Gold: (1960, 1963, 1967, 1973, 1985)
  • Silver: (1965, 1971, 2013, 2015)
  • Bronze: (1969)

Asian Games

  • Gold: (1951, 1954, 1958, 1962)
  • Silver: (1990)
  • Bronze: (1986, 1998)

Philippines Basketball Team Positions

Year Position
 1950 Did not participate
 1954 3rd place
 1959 8th place
 1963 Suspended
 1967 Did not qualify
 1970
 1974 13th place
 1978 8th place
 1982 Did not qualify
 1986 Withdrew
 1990 Did not qualify
 1994
 1998
 2002 Suspended
 2006
 2010 Did not qualify
 2014 21st place
 2019 Qualified

Head coaches

Name Year
Jong Uichico 2013
Tab Baldwin 2015-2016
Nash Racela 2016
Josh Reyes 2016
Chot Reyes 2018
Jong Uichico 2017
Yeng Guiao 2018 (Present)

Philippines Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

Philippines (Pilipinas) Men's Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup
Philippines (Pilipinas) Men’s Basketball Team Roster FIBA 2019 World Cup

*Updated Philippines Team Squad & Roster for FIBA Basketball World Championship 2019

Player Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Calvin Abueva F 6-2 Feb 4, 1988
Japeth Aguilar FC 6-10 Jan 25, 1985 Western Kentucky
Kevin Alas PG 6-0 Nov 13, 1991
Raymond Almazan F 6-8 Aug 2, 1989
Mark Barroca PG 5-10 Apr 25, 1986
Amer Baser G 6-0 Sep 29, 1992
Beau Belga SF 6-5 Nov 30, 1986
Rey Mark Belo SG 6-3 Feb 12, 1993
Andray Blatche PF 6-11 Aug 22, 1986 South Kent School (Connecticut)
Alex Cabagnot PG 6-0 Dec 8, 1982 Hawaii Hilo
Jayson Castro William G 5-10 Jun 30, 1986
Carl Bryan Cruz PF 6-4 Aug 21, 1991
John Paul Erram FC 6-8 Jul 7, 1989
Russell Escoto F 6-6 Dec 4, 1992
June Mar Fajardo C 6-10 Nov 27, 1989
Kevin Ferrer G 6-4 Mar 26, 1993
Jiovani Jalalon G 5-9 Aug 2, 1992
Marcio Lassiter G 6-3 May 16, 1987
Paul Lee Dalistan PG 6-0 Feb 14, 1989 Cal State Fullerton
Allein Maliksi SG 6-3 Sep 18, 1987
Gabe Norwood G 6-5 Feb 9, 1985
Von Pessumal F 6-2 Feb 12, 1993 George Mason
Roger Ray Pogoy G 6-2 Jun 16, 1992
Stanley Pringle G 6-1 Mar 5, 1987
Aldrech Ramos F 6-6 Apr 3, 1988 Penn State
Ferdinand Ravena G 6-3 Dec 17, 1996
Kiefer Isaac Ravena G 6-0 Oct 27, 1993
La Revilla G 5-7 Nov 30, 1989
Terrence Romeo G 6-0 Mar 16, 1992
Jeth Troy Rosario F 6-7 Jan 20, 1992
Ian Paul Sangalang F 6-7 Dec 20, 1991
Arwind Santos SG 6-4 Jun 10, 1981
Gregory Slaughter C 7-0 May 19, 1988
Christian Standhardinger F 6-8 Jul 4, 1989 Ateneo de Manila University
Asi Taulava C 6-10 Mar 2, 1973 Hawaii
L.A. Tenorio PG 5-9 Jul 9, 1984 BYU-Hawaii
Earl Thompson G 6-1 Jul 12, 1993  –
Michael Tolomia G 6-0 Jan 6, 1993
Abu Jahal Tratter PF 6-5 Jan 9, 1993
Matthew Wright G 6-4 Feb 7, 1991

FIBA World Cup 2019 Philippines Basketball Team Matches within GROUP D

Match Date Team
August 31, 2019 (Saturday) (7:30PM)  Philippines vs. Italy
September 2, 2019 (Monday) (7:30PM)  Philippines vs. Serbia
September 4, 2019 (Wednesday) (3:30PM)  Philippines vs. Angola
  • Venue: Foshan International Sports and Cultural Center, Foshan
31 August 2019
Angola   Serbia
Philippines   Italy
2 September 2019
Italy   Angola
Serbia   Philippines
4 September 2019
Angola   Philippines
Italy   Serbia

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