THE MILWAUKEE Bucks just started a movement.After refusing to go on court to protest against racial injustice, teams with playoff matches today refused to play, prompting the NBA to postpone the games.The impact of the players' strike went beyond the ...
Aug 27, 2020
STORIED as Franz Pumaren's coaching career is, there were still a number of players who he regretted failing to recruit. Like Chris Tiu and Kevin Alas, for example. "Si Chris Tiu, I must admit we tried recruiting him [for La ...
Jul 31, 2020
FORMER PBA player Chris Tiu paid tribute to Nic Jorge, saying he and other graduates of Milo BEST Center owe its founder a debt of gratitude.Tiu was one of the prominent players who went through the pioneering basketball clinic which Jorge ...
Jun 14, 2020
LIKE Michael Jordan, a number of PBA stars like to spend time away from basketball playing golf, the love affair usually becoming more intense after they retire.Golf is actually the polar opposite of basketball. The game is slow. Players don' ...
May 29, 2020
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WHAT'S in a name? Not much, you may say. But to a parent, naming a baby can be a meaningful event. One trusted approach: Name the little ones after famous athletes, slightly hoping that someday the kid might soar like ...
Mar 28, 2020
CAPTAIN Ri Jeong Hyeok (played by South Korean heartthrob Hyun Bin in the hit drama Crash Landing On You) had legions of fans swooning with his looks, charm - and his skill with the piano.Perhaps channeling his inner Captain Ri, retired basketball ...
Feb 21, 2020
FORMER Xavier School stars are looking forward to a happy reunion as Mighty Sports tries it luck again in the Dubai International Basketball Championship slated later this month in the ultra-modern city of United Arab Emirates.Then bannered by Ginebra resident ...
Jan 9, 2020
PBA
THE year 2019 was a time for change for Rain or Shine, which nonetheless remained a perennial playoff contender with semifinal appearances in two out of the three conferences this season. Here's a look at the year that was for Rain ...
Dec 31, 2019
AFTER representing the country as a national team player, Chris Tiu is taking the daunting task of Organizing Committee Deputy Director for Volunteers Program of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The former PBA guard, who retired from professional basketball early this year, ...
Aug 25, 2019
PBA
CHRIS Tiu couldn't have chosen a better time to watch a Rain or Shine game for the first time since retiring last year.The 33-year-old guard was at ringside of the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday and witnessed ...
Apr 7, 2019
Much like a celebrity, the life of retired basketball star Chris Tiu is an open book. His fans know almost everything about him, from his achievements on the court to his awards in the different fields he's in.Now that he' ...
Mar 5, 2019
LAST February 20, Xavier School held The Outstanding Xavier School Alumni Awards (TOXSA), a first-of-its-kind program that recognizes and celebrates the achievements of its distinguished alumni."Each of the five awardees demonstrates how a single individual has the power ...
Feb 24, 2019
PBA
CHRIS Tiu has had a lot of highlights in his basketball career - from Xavier School to Ateneo to Rain or Shine in the PBA.It had its lows, too.One was how the many-time national player ended up in the wrong ...
Feb 20, 2019
THE day after announcing his retirement from the PBA, Chris Tiu found himself faced with a dilemma.He didn't know what to do."It's something that was totally new to me. I've never in my life had a ...
Feb 20, 2019
The PBA world was shaken when basketball star, Chris Tiu, decided to retire after playing six years for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters back in January.Chosen as the 7th overall pick in the 2012 PBA Rookie Draft, the former King ...
Feb 18, 2019
IT'S not every day that athletes trade in their uniforms to dress up to the nines.Seeing these sportsmen in neat and classy outfits during special events, such as awards nights, definitely happen once in a blue moon.Last Monday night, ...
Jan 23, 2019
PBA
AFTER deciding to finally step away from the game of basketball, Chris Tiu found an outpouring of gratitude from his Rain or Shine Elasto Painters teammates.Raymond Almazan, who's back with the Elastopainters this season, admitted missing the opportunity to play ...
Jan 14, 2019
IN its 44 years, the PBA has been the premiere stage for Filipino players to showcase their basketball talent. It has brought the whole nation together and kept fans glued to their television sets during games for generations.While Asia's oldest ...
Jan 14, 2019
2019 is just 10 days in, but for Rain or Shine star Chris Tiu, it already marks the end of his basketball career.The PBA poster boy, who played for the Elasto Painters for six years, has finally decided to hang up ...
Jan 10, 2019
PBA
CHRIS Tiu said his desire to spend more time with his family and become the businessman that his family needed him to be prompted his decision to retire from the PBA after six years with Rain or Shine.In a blog posted ...
Jan 9, 2019
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