PBA
EXPECT evergreens Asi Taulava and Cyrus Baguio to continue suiting up for NLEX once the PBA season resumes.The two veterans were given contract extensions by the Road Warriors management, assuring that they will play at least one more conference should the ...
Sep 4, 2020
PBA
NOT a lot of people knew who Jimmy Alapag was when he first got to the country.But when he hung up his sneakers for good, 'The Mighty Mouse' was already a household name in Philippine basketball.Diminutive as he ...
Jul 22, 2020
PBA
ASI Taulava will forever remember Alvin Teng for giving him his 'welcome to the PBA' moment.What's more interesting with that incident was it happened not in a game but in Taulava's first-ever practice in the PBA with Mobiline ...
Jul 21, 2020
PBA
THERE is no doubt that Asi Taulava's toughest hurdle in his basketball career and, perhaps, in life as well was being tagged as a 'Fil-Sham' at the height of the controversy involving Fil-foreigners in the PBA."It was tough ...
Jul 20, 2020
PBA
ASI Taulava has actually gone full circle with Yeng Guiao in his stint with the NLEX Road Warriors in the PBA.Before he joined the PBA as a direct-hire of Mobiline in 1999, Taulava launched his career in the Philippines by ...
Jul 19, 2020
PBA
WHEN Vince Carter announced his retirement in the NBA last week after a record 22 seasons in the world's biggest basketball stage, NLEX's Asi Taulava was left all alone with this Father Time-defying distinction - the only active player remaining ...
Jul 4, 2020
PBA
PBA players are hoping they can resume training with their respective teams as soon as possible, most especially those with expired or expiring contracts.While a number of players, including most of the big stars, will have their contracts expiring by August ...
Jun 8, 2020
PBA
ASI Taulava took on a lot of big men in his 21 years in the PBA, but the one player who he considers the toughest to defend is someone from his younger days.His name? Dennis Espino.Espino played for 16 years ...
May 30, 2020
PBA
ASI Taulava credits NLEX coach Yeng Guiao for what he calls a career extension in the PBA.Taulava considers Guiao as one of the top coaches he has played for, particularly because he brings out the best in players."He is like ...
May 24, 2020
PBA
IT was one of the most iconic commercials the PBA ever did in its history.During the late 1990s, the PBA created a promotional campaign with Asi Taulava blurting out the line "I-miss mo', referring to the free throw which will ...
May 18, 2020
EVEN at the peak of his powers, June Mar Fajardo said he is in no position to give Kai Sotto any advice as the latter embarks on his NBA G League journey."Sobrang ganda ng training ni Kai ngayon. Baka ako pa ...
May 18, 2020
DO you remember the time when Asi Taulava matched up with Yao Ming in the 2002 Asian Games?That came in October 8 when the Philippines faced a formidable China team led by a young Yao who was months away from making ...
May 16, 2020
PBA
IT was one of the lowest points in his basketball career, but Asi Taulava said that moment made him a better player and a stronger person.Taulava was referring to the memorable buzzer-beating shot of Bal David in the 1999 PBA ...
May 15, 2020
PBA
JUST like the PBA season, uncertainty hounds the career of evergreen Asi Taulava.In what was supposed to be 'The Last Dance' for the veteran NLEX big man has suddenly become a case of indecision as the league's 45th season hangs ...
May 12, 2020
PBA
ERIC Menk acknowledged that Asi Taulava's tip-in should have been counted in the nullified Ginebra vs TNT game back in the 2003 PBA All-Filipino Conference. 'Major Pain' declined to issue any comments on the matter when ...
Apr 26, 2020
PBA
BELIEVE it or not, Asi Taulava has only won one championship in a storied PBA career that is about to wind down.Yes, the veteran center who's been a staple of the league since 1999 has only reached the top ...
Apr 25, 2020
PBA
OVER the years, the PBA fans have been treated to classics, may it be nail-biting games that went into overtime or pure thrillers. But there's one thriller that no matter how many fans reminisce, they won't find ...
Apr 23, 2020
PBA
HARVEY Carey said the coming PBA season may or may not be his last, but either way he hopes it would be a memorable one.A report by the Bay Area-based portal Times Herald Online stated that Carey is about to ...
Mar 4, 2020
PBA
NLEX star Kiefer Ravena said the team is more motivated than ever to do well in the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup, if only to give veterans Asi Taulava and Cyrus Baguio a fitting swan song."Siyempre, mas motivated kami kasi malaking part ...
Feb 3, 2020
PBA
NLEX coach Yeng Guiao is eyeing to win a PBA crown this year with two of the team's veterans appeared headed towards retirement after the 2020 season.Guiao hinted that Asi Taulava and Cyrus Baguio are already tinkering about retirement after ...
Feb 1, 2020
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