MEMBERS of the Manila Metrostars team that won the 1999 Metropolitan Basketball Association title said the MBA's passionate fans remained unmatched by any other league, including those from the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).Players and coaches of the Manila ...
May 19, 2020
WAS it a case of the Metropolitan Basketball Association's loss becoming the Philippine Basketball Association's gain as far as Romel Adducul is concerned?The retired big man disclosed he would have not jumped ship and played in the PBA if ...
May 13, 2020
FORMER Alaska coach Alex Compton has accepted the job as full-time assistant coach of Gilas Pilipinas.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio disclosed the appointment even as they continue the search for a fulltime head coach for Gilas Pilipinas." ...
Feb 26, 2020
PLANS are in place for Gilas Pilipinas program for the long-term after the game against Indonesia this Sunday in the first window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.That's the assurance given by Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) ...
Feb 22, 2020
ALEX Compton and Topex Robinson have officially been included in the coaching staff of Gilas Pilipinas.Compton and Robinson were present during Gilas' first practice on Thursday at the Moro Lorenzo Sports Center inside the Ateneo campus, joining Tab Baldwin and Sandy ...
Feb 6, 2020
TAB Baldwin and Sandy Arespacochaga will form part of Mark Dickel's initial coaching staff with Gilas Pilipinas for the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.Dickel confirmed that Baldwin and Arespacochaga will be part of his staff as he takes over the Gilas ...
Feb 5, 2020
JUSTIN Brownlee joined Gilas Pilipinas practice on Monday night as the national squad resumed practice at the Meralco Gym.The Barangay Ginebra import joined Gilas practice in the middle of the national team's preparation for the Southeast Asian Games.Also present ...
Oct 28, 2019
PBA
ALEX Compton didn't deny there are offers for him to have a coaching comeback following his fallout with Alaska just before the start of the PBA Governors Cup.But while he's very much open at entertaining those proposals, Compton stressed ...
Oct 22, 2019
PBA
ALEX Compton has no second thoughts stepping down as head coach of the Alaska Aces.As he put it in his own words, 'Panahon na.'"Panahon na siguro. Feeling ko time na," said Compton when he talked about his highly-publicized resignation ...
Aug 25, 2019
PBA
ALASKA players welcomed the fresh start at the Aces camp where deputy coach Jeff Cariaso is now in charge in place of Alex Compton.But is it true some Aces didn't mind having that fresh start elsewhere before the coaching change ...
Aug 23, 2019
PBA
JEFF Cariaso said he will do his best to get Alaska over the hump and end a six-year title drought as he takes over the reins from Alex Compton in a stunning change announced by the PBA team on Wednesday.Cariaso ...
Aug 22, 2019
PBA
ALASKA welcomes Maverick Ahanmisi to its fold even as it wishes former player Ping Exciminiano luck on his new home in the PBA.Coach Alex Compton felt thrilled to have the 28-year-old Ahanmisi come on board for the Aces following ...
Aug 18, 2019
IT'S been six years since Alaska won the 2013 PBA Commissioner's Cup and many have been wondering why management is still sticking with Alex Compton as head coach of the team. The outspoken mentor replaced Luigi Trillo in 2014 ...
Aug 11, 2019
BASKETBALL fans remained perplexed as to why Bong Ravena is recognized as the head coach of TNT, where in fact it is Mark Dickel, a New Zealander-Australian coach, who is calling the shots for the KaTropa, most specifically in their current ...
Aug 8, 2019
PBA
With his Alaska team out of the PBA Commissioner's Cup playoff picture, Aces coach Alex Compton has now turned into a fan and looking forward to the Barangay Ginebra-TnT semifinals that begins this Friday.Compton said he expects the best- ...
Jul 25, 2019
PBA
IS Mike Harris coming back for unfinished business with Alaska?Coach Alex Compton hopes so as he disclosed serious efforts to bring back last year's Best Import to reinforce the Aces anew in the season-ending Governors CupHarris was at ...
Jul 25, 2019
PBA
THRILLED to see Alaska survive an overtime thriller against Meralco in sudden-death, Aces coach Alex Compton knows he can't celebrate for too long.The Aces' 108-103 overtime victory over Meralco at the Mall of Asia Arena on ...
Jul 19, 2019
PBA
FACING Meralco in a do-or-die encounter for the last quarterfinals berth in the PBA Commissioner's Cup is an entirely different ballgame for Alaska.An entirely different import to take care, too, for the Aces.Coach Alex Compton said the ...
Jul 18, 2019
PBA
ALEX Compton made the scenario simple for Alaska after yet another loss in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.Win the Aces' playoff game against either Phoenix or Meralco and advance in the quarterfinals."As long as there's life left, we're ...
Jul 14, 2019
PBA
THERE'S really nothing else Alaska coach Alex Compton could ask for from Diamon Simpson after the Aces' 118-106 defeat to Ginebra in the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup on Sunday."He's a warrior, man, and ...
Jun 30, 2019
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