FRANKIE Lim has bid Perpetual goodbye, ending his two-year run with the Las Pinas school.The 60-year-old mentor confirmed to Spin.ph that he has indeed left the Altas following a tumultuous past few months due to the global ...
Sep 16, 2020
PBA
BEFORE meeting with the board of governors again, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial will have a dialogue with player representatives from each team to hear their side on the league's plan to hold a bubble season.Marcial said the players' meeting will ...
Sep 14, 2020
WE REALLY can't begrudge any athlete who, after long years of physical toil, isn't as active as they used to be. Their playing careers may have hinged on their physical conditioning, but life goes on, and there are more important ...
Sep 12, 2020
PBA
THERE are now just three sites that are being considered by the PBA to hold its bubble for the 2020 season.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial bared that the three sites were shortlisted following a lengthy board of governors meeting on Friday, but ...
Sep 11, 2020
PBA
KELLY Williams stunned the PBA when he announced his retirement on Monday, putting an end to a career that saw the Fil-American high-flyer reach great heights both in the pro league and with the national team."It is with gladness & ...
Sep 7, 2020
SIOT Tanquingcen is being considered for the vacant head-coaching post in National University.Team insiders bared that the veteran mentor has already met with the Bulldogs brass led by SM Group top honcho Hans Sy and team manager Manny Sy as ...
Sep 1, 2020
ANOTHER Kobe is headed to the University of the Philippines as the UPIS Jr. Maroons successfully recruited 6-foot-8 big man Heinz Gabriel "Kobe" Demisana of the Bacolod Tay Tung Thunderbolts.A native of Pontevedra, Negros Occidental, Demisana made headlines last ...
Aug 18, 2020
IF most schools are salivating on bluechip recruits here in Manila, University of Santo Tomas is looking the other way.The Espana side has been scouring the Visayas for some of the best untapped talent in the region to put themselves in ...
Aug 14, 2020
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas continued to mine the Visayas for recruits, this time bringing in two Bacolod prospects to the Tigers' lair.Aldave Canoy of STI-West Negros University and Daniel Coo of Ateneo are the latest faces to arrive as ...
Aug 13, 2020
NBA
BRIAN Shaw has yet to work with Kai Sotto, but this early, he sees a shade of an NBA All-Star in the Filipino prodigy."I think he has the ability to play like Nikola Jokic," said the NBA G League Select ...
Aug 13, 2020
PBA
ALVIN Pasaol is so focused on helping the Philippines earn a spot in the 3x3 competition of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics that he's not even thinking of what's beyond it.That includes whether to declare for the next ...
Aug 11, 2020
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan has offered his sympathy to top Fiba Asia official Hagop Khajirian following the two deadly blasts that rocked Beirut last Tuesday.Hagop is the FIBA executive director for Asia and CEO of ...
Aug 9, 2020
JUST like its professional counterparts, Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) is looking to resume its team practices.MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes told SPIN.ph the league is planning to seek clearance from the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for Emerging Infectious Diseases ...
Jul 31, 2020
BY now, the world knows the Philippines is a basketball-crazy nation - its love affair for the game going back to the early 1900s.There was a lot of history made along the way, too.For example, a Filipino basketball player actually ...
Jul 29, 2020
PBA
MIKE Ayonayon has long been considered as one of the top guards in the amateur ranks outside of the UAAP and the NCAA.He has proven his worth time and again with his stints at Philippine Christian University and in the PBA ...
Jul 26, 2020
LIKE ALL Filipinos, Jake Verzosa was familiar with the cliche about a basketball court in every barangay.But it was only when he started photographing them did he realize how true the statement was.It all began in 2010, when Verzosa was ...
Jul 26, 2020
WELCOME to the NBA G League, Kai Sotto.The Filipino wunderkind posted on Instagram the care package he received from the NBA G League on Wednesday as the country continues to await the next chapter in the career of the 18-year- ...
Jul 22, 2020
NOT today, not ever.Even at the height of his battle with cancer, 19-year-old Yvan Amposta never let his bout with the deadly disease dampen his dreams of pursuing an athletic career.His athletic roots run deep. Son of former ...
Jul 21, 2020
PBA
AMID the brouhaha over a Blackwater workout done without clearance from the PBA, and a penalty subsequently slapped on the ballclub, its frustrated team owner bared a plan to take a leave of absence from the pro league.If he pushed through ...
Jul 21, 2020
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