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  1. Definitely it's better late than neverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Manila Bulletin

    Gilas Pilipinas heaved a sigh of relief yesterday after naturalized player Andray Blatche arrived from China in time for Friday's match with Japan in the opener of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers. Team manager Butch Antonio posted an Instagram photo showing him, Blatche, personal trainer Rory Jones and friend Brian Extra in Manila after lengthy delays that left many to worry whether the former NBA player will be available for Japan clash and the Nov. 27 home duel with Taiwan.

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  2. Chot: Gilas ready to play all-FilipinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Manila Bulletin

    Coach Chot Reyes remains confident of Gilas Pilipinas' chances against Japan and Taiwan in the first window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers next week despite the uncertainties on naturalized player Andray Blatche's arrival and an injury to ace scorer Terrence Romeo. Reyes didn't rule out the possibility of fielding an all-Filipino lineup though Blatche was scheduled to arrive last night from China after several delays while Romeo has been reduced to a mere spectator in most of Gilas practices because of a knee contusion.

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  3. Blatche is key to Gilas Pilipinas rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Manila Bulletin

    Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes said the composition of his 12-man roster for next week's opener of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers against Japan will be determined based on whether naturalized player Andray Blatche could be available for the remaining days of preparation. Blatche vowed to show up ahead of the Japan encounter on Nov. 24 in Tokyo despite his current commitment with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association, though there's no word yet on when the former NBA player will be in town to rejoin Gilas.

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  4. Blatche: See you all soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Manila Bulletin

    Naturalized player Andray Blatche apologized yesterday for continuing to miss Gilas Pilipinas' preparation for the home-and-away qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup but vowed to show up as soon as possible. Blatche on Instagram that his commitment with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association has kept him from rejoining Gilas before its Nov. 24 clash with Japan in Tokyo.

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  5. How will grad transfer Geno Thorpe help Syracuse basketball this season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... een $1 to $3 million a season. And then there's China. A few years ago, Syracuse native and former NBA center Andray Blatche earned $2.5 million while playing in China.

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  6. It's on: Austin to face Blatche as Philippines get glimpse of past and futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    Isaiah Austin will come up against Andray Blatche in the quarter-final of the FIBA Asia Champions Cup on Thursday. Source: FIBA THE chastening defeat suffered by Chooks-to-Go in their final FIBA Asia Champions Cup pool game ensured a theoretical pre-tournament match-up is now reality: Isaiah Austin versus Andray Blatche.

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  7. As Isaiah Austin prepares for Philippines bow, could he still make it to the NBA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    ... China. After more than two years away from basketball, the tournament - in which Austin could come up against Andray Blatche - is an ideal shop window for the 7ft 1in centre. And one prominent NBA commentator hopes to see Austin finally fulfil his ...

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  8. Basketball: Is former NBA prospect Isaiah Austin the answer to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    ... seen as an audition to become Gilas' next naturalised player. Intriguingly, Austin could come up against Andray Blatche - Gilas' naturalised star since 2014 - if Chooks-to-Go progress in China. Blatche, whose days in a Gilas vest appear to be over, ...

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  9. Philippines: Uncertainty over Gilas' naturalised players as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    QUALIFIERS for the 2019 FIBA World Cup get underway in November - but Philippines are yet to settle on a naturalised player amid uncertainty over both Andray Blatche and Christian Standhardinger. National coach Chot Reyes, whose team finished seventh at the recent FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, admitted getting the services of former NBA centre Blatche for the qualifying games will not be easy due to the format and schedule.

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  10. Big shoes to fill for Gilas' StandhardingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... did need the extra work. Not only will he fill the role of naturalized player vacated by former NBA veteran Andray Blatche, his presence became even more important with the likelihood of June Mar Fajardo's absence for the duration of the tournament ...

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  11. Reyes urges Gilas to topple the Great WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Fil-German Christian Standhardinger, who has been classified as naturalized player. Since efforts to recruit Andray Blatche went down the drain, Standhardinger will fill the void left by the 6-11 former NBA player. The 28-year-old Standhardinger ...

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  12. Chot makes the most out of time leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Matthew Wright, RR Pogoy, Jio Jalalon and Carl Bryan Cruz. Fil-German Christian Standhardinger, taking Andray Blatche's places the country's naturalized player, arrived late but was able to participate in the drills. Calvin Abueva and Raymond ...

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  13. It's Fajardo's time to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Sun-Star

    ... Pilipinas to the Fiba Asia Cup 2017 in Beirut, Lebanon on August 8-20. As reported earlier, former NBA player Andray Blatche was not in it, and Fil-German Christian Standhardinger took his spot as the Philippine's naturalized player because he ...

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  14. Philippines: Star player Andray Blatche could pull out of FIBA Asia Cup over safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Asian Correspondent

    PHILIPPINES may have to get by without star player Andray Blatche at the FIBA Asia Cup as the former NBA big man reportedly has security concerns over the Lebanon trip. The naturalised Blatche was named in Gilas Pilipinas' initial 24-man squad for the tournament, which begins on August 8. But SPIN.ph has reported that the 30-year-old former Washington Wizards and Brooklyn Nets forward/centre is reluctant to take his place in the final 12-man line-up.

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  15. Blatche doubtful starter for Gilas in FIBA Asia CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Naturalized player Andray Blatche is doubtful is reportedly having second thoughts on joining Gilas Pilipinas in next month's FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, which may force coach Chot Reyes to tap Fil-German Christian Standhardinger instead. Reports said that the former NBA veteran is having second thoughts on representing Gilas Pilipinas in two-week tourney, owing to the security situation in Beirut, the Lebanese capital, thus leaving the PBA-led national squad with big shoes to fill.

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  16. New deal for Blatche?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Gilas Pilipinas mentor Chot Reyes hopes to open another round of discussion with naturalized player Andray Blatche, this time for the FIBA Asia Cup and World Cup qualifying tournament. Blatche helped the national team bag the Southeast Asian Basketball Association title with a dominant performance in the tournament as the 97-64 victory against Indonesia completed a 6-0 sweep Thursday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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  17. Gilas Pilipinas (Philippines) vs. Myanmar: Live Stream, Preview, Where To Watch SEABA 2017 Day 1Read the original story

    May 11, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    ... and 2015 FIBA Asia Championship breakout star Terrence Romeo. Naturalized big man and former NBA star Andray Blatche also returns to the Gilas Pilipinas lineup. In an interview with ABS-CBN News, Blatche insisted that Gilas Pilipinas should remain ...

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  18. Gilas wants Smith to be naturalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Gilas Pilipinas is exploring the possibility of having Blackwater import Greg Smith as a naturalized player for future international competitions after meeting with the former NBA player yesterday. Spin.ph reported that Smith met with Gilas team manager Butch Antonio to discuss the possibility despite having Andray Blatche as its naturalized player since the 2014 FIBA World Cup.

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  19. Reyes upset over Blatche late arrivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    Gilas Pilipinas mentor Chot Reyes is growing impatient with the absence of naturalized player Andray Blatche following the delay of his arrival from the United States to prepare for the SEABA Championship which starts on May 12 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The former NBA player was scheduled to arrive last Monday and subsequently join the Gilas practice session last Tuesday, but had to reschedule his flight for Friday reportedly to attend the christening of his first newborn son.

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  20. Lakers News: Jordan Clarkson Waiting For FIBA Approval To Play For Gilas PilipinasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    ... Qualifying Tournament for the 2016 Rio Olympics, but the team instead decided to go with former NBA veteran Andray Blatche as its naturalized Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news it aggregates from across the web about your favorite sport ...

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