NEWS of CJ Cansino's departure from University of Santo Tomas was just hours old, yet suitors were already sending feelers to the 20-year-old court general.Twitter went abuzz on Thursday night as past and current UAAP players made ...
Aug 20, 2020
GET fit at home with the help of some of your favorite athletes as the Nike Community Workouts continue this week.PBA stars LA Tenorio and Jeron Teng, college standouts SJ Belangel and Aljun Melecio, and lovely national taekwondo champion Pauline Lopez ...
May 11, 2020
ALJUN Melecio is doing his part in helping the frontliners battling the global COVID-19 pandemic.The sweet-shooting guard from La Salle is giving back to the medical frontliners in Manila, as well as handing out foodpacks in his hometown of ...
May 6, 2020
ECOOIL-La Salle signalled a new chapter with an emphatic 102-90 victory over Wangs-Letran to open the 2020 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup Monday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Encho Serrano stamped his class for the ...
Mar 2, 2020
ANTIPOLO -- Aljun Melecio was just in pure disbelief following La Salle's 71-68 setback at the hands of University of the Philippines to bow out of the UAAP Season 82 Final Four race."Speechless. Wala akong masabi talaga," he said ...
Oct 27, 2019
ARMED with an exciting core of holdovers and three one-and-done players, La Salle entered the UAAP season with heightened expectations. But the ballers from Taft hardly lived up to the billing, losing four of their first six games including a ...
Oct 3, 2019
ENDGAME poise has been one thing this revamped La Salle squad has yet to develop this UAAP season.It reared its ugly head anew on Wednesday.Not only did the Green Archers let a 13-point third-quarter lead disappear, they also ...
Sep 25, 2019
REY Suerte has been on fire all-game long that Aljun Melecio was hardly surprised when the University of the East gunner's three-pointer with 3.2 seconds remaining went straight through the basket."Di na ako nagulat na pumasok ...
Sep 16, 2019
RICCI Rivero will reunite with his former La Salle running partners Aljun Melecio and Andrei Caracut as they headline this year's 2019 Filoil Flying V Preseason All-Star Game on Friday.Reigning UAAP MVP Bright Akhuetie and much-celebrated rookie ...
May 30, 2019
EVEN the best shooters have their off-nights.For Aljun Melecio, it was on Sunday.The usually dead-shot La Salle sniper uncharacteristically struggled from the free-throw line, of all places, in his side's 71-62 defeat to Ateneo. ...
Nov 11, 2018
ANTIPOLO -- It's not every day that the UAAP takes its games outside its usual venues.But this weekend was a different one, with the basketball tournaments this Season 81 holding court at Ynares Center in this bustling capital of Rizal ...
Nov 6, 2018
LED by a show-stopping performance from point guard Aljun Melecio, the De La Salle Green Archers delivered a 110-69 beatdown on the UST Growling Tigers in the UAAP's very first game at the Ynares Center in Antipolo on Saturday. ...
Nov 5, 2018
LA Salle came out with a huge win as it scrapped past Far Eastern University 65-57 to keep a stronghold of the third place in the UAAP Season 81 standings on Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Green Archers put ...
Oct 27, 2018
AFTER La Salle's deflating rout of Ateneo a week prior, Aljun Melecio made it a point to do extra work at Razon Hall in La Salle, putting up shots to compensate on what he felt he lacked."Ganoon akong klaseng ...
Oct 13, 2018
LA Salle piled on Adamson's woes, edging the erstwhile league-leaders in overtime, 79-78, to barge in the top four at the end of the first round of the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament Saturday at ...
Oct 13, 2018
ALJUN Melecio could only stare at the heavens in exhaustion as the reality of the situation slowly set upon him.With 5:50 left to play in the fourth quarter, Melecio dished the ball to Santi Santillan as Gian Mamuyac bumped him ...
Oct 6, 2018
KIB Montalbo couldn't care less on what the doctors or his parents say. All he wants is to play."I just really want to play. That's the bottomline," he said. "Maraming hindi sang-ayon na lumaro ako, pati parents ...
Oct 6, 2018
ALJUN Melecio admitted his relief as La Salle recovered from a poor start against National University as the Archers made the win column in the UAAP Season 81 basketball tournament.The third-year guard came through with big plays down the stretch ...
Sep 20, 2018
LA Salle showed admirable poise in the endgame as it outlasted National University 80-76 for its first win of the UAAP Season 81 on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.Justine Baltazar drained the go-ahead jumper off a well- ...
Sep 19, 2018
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