PBA
SONNY Thoss will go down as one of those rare breed of men who spent their entire career with one team.Any time the PBA resumes, the 38-year-old Thoss is set to retire with the same Alaska team that drafted ...
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ASIDE from all the PBA championships he has won, Tim Cone became best known for wearing long sleeves and ties during games - a tradition that started when he was still coach of Alaska.Cone said the idea for the get-up emanated ...
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PBA
MARC Pingris was part of a deep 2004 PBA Rookie Draft Class that included James Yap, Ranidel De Ocampo, Sonny Thoss, Rich Alvarez and Gary David. But did you know that Pingris almost became the No. 1 overall pick?Pingris ended up ...
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PBA
LA TENORIO is regarded as one of the finest point guards in the PBA during his career that has spanned for 14 years with three teams most notably with Barangay Ginebra.On his 36th birthday on July 9, let's relive some ...
5 days ago
PBA
JOHNNY Abarrientos admitted his PBA retirement was a premature one.Although already way past his prime, Abarrientos felt there was still some gas left in the tank while serving as back-up to Barangay Ginebra's celebrated backcourt of Mark Caguioa and ...
Jul 5, 2020
PBA
FROM the dozens of imports Tim Cone has worked with in his long PBA coaching career, Sean Chambers and Justin Brownlee absolutely rank as the top two."It's always difficult to rank, but the top two are pretty obvious and I ...
Jul 5, 2020
PBA
NOT a lot of people can still recall it, but there was a time that Tim Cone was actually banned from the PBA."I was actually banned from the PBA for one conference," he reminisced in his colorful Coaches Unfiltered guesting on ...
Jul 3, 2020
PBA
THE PBA need not look far if it is to induct a new batch of players and personalities into the league's Hall of Fame.Former Best Import Sean Chambers vouched for his former teammates at Alaska who he said deserve a ...
Jul 1, 2020
NBA
PBA great Johnny Abarrientos hopes young Kai Sotto indeed, takes up from where he left off decades ago.As this hoops-crazy nation longs for a homegrown player to make it to the NBA, Abarrientos believes the 7-foot-2 Sotto has ...
Jun 29, 2020
PBA
LIKE any father-son relationship, Johnny Abarrientos' ties with coach Tim Cone isn't perfect.In fact, the 'Flying A' recalled the relationship almost ended in 2001."Nagkaroon kami ng tampuhan when I got traded for some reason," Abarrientos disclosed in the ...
Jun 21, 2020
PBA
AS far as he knows, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said Alaska is here to stay in the league.Reports have surfaced once again that Alaska, one of the pro league's oldest franchises, is about to leave the PBA after 35 ...
Jun 9, 2020
JEFF Cariaso had a lot of high moments during his illustrious 15-year playing career in the PBA, including eight with Alaska.There were also low points, the most painful of all that of becoming the unlucky 13th player cut from the ...
Jun 1, 2020
PBA
NOT even the PBA's certified 'Muscle Man' is spared by the pandemic."Wala ng muscle, puro tiyan na," said Vic Manuel jokingly when asked what's keeping him preoccupied the past two-and-a-half months during this quarantine period.While ...
May 30, 2020
PBA
WHO would not be flattered especially if it's the greatest coach ever in PBA history doing the talking.Ryan Gregorio admitted feeling grateful upong hearing Tim Cone cite him as the person he had a tough time matching up against in ...
May 30, 2020
PBA
In the eyes of former PBA banger Ricky Relosa, the game of basketball has truly evolved through generations."Malaki na ipinagkaiba ng laro namin nuon sa laro ngayon," said Relosa, using a popular television horror show and stable of teen idols during ...
May 27, 2020
PBA
MIKE DiGregorio has yet to play an official PBA game with Alaska, but he firmly believes his new team is just about ready to relive its glory days in the PBA.During an offseason photo shoot where the entire organization from the ...
May 20, 2020
ASIDE from being an excellent basketball coach, Tim Cone can apparently play softball as well.A video shared by the Philippine Amateur Baseball Association (Paba) Facebook page shows the former Alaska coach playing in the Manila Slo-Pitch Softball League sometime in ...
May 13, 2020
PBA
UP to this day, coach Derrick Pumaren still rues the missed opportunity for Sunkist to make history in the 1995 PBA season."One win away from making it to the finals," the veteran coach said, recounting that season when his Orange Juicers ...
May 9, 2020
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone said he is in the process of writing a book now that he has a lot of time in his hands due to the enhanced community quarantine.Finishing it, he says, is a totally different thing."I' ...
May 3, 2020
PBA
DURING Alaska's historic Grand Slam in 1996, Jeff Cariaso played a huge part in the run-up to the rare feat in the PBA.It was Cariaso who sealed the championship for the Milkmen in the All-Filipino Conference when he ...
May 2, 2020
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