PBA
ARE the curtains coming down on the career of veteran big man Asi Taulava?While the former PBA MVP, set to turn 48 on Tuesday, has kept himself in shape by joining the NLEX Road Warriors in their group workouts, teammate Kiefer ...
Feb 28, 2021
PBA
NLEX management is set to sit down and make a course of action regarding the future of its two grizzled players heading to the new season of the PBA.Coach Yeng Guiao said plans are being made by the team on both ...
Jan 14, 2021
PBA
ASI Taulava has a spot waiting for him in the coaching staff of the NLEX Road Warriors in the event he retires, according to head coach Yeng Guiao.But there's a bit of a problem.Guiao is unsure of Taulava&# ...
Dec 15, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - Asi Taulava will wait until after a meeting with management of NLEX before making a decision on whether to retire or continue to serve as one of the senior leaders of the Road Warriors by next season.Taulava ...
Nov 11, 2020
PBA
ASI Taulava is set for retirement, based on the last conversation the 21-year veteran had with NLEX coach Yeng Guiao.Guiao said that Taulava had told him that he would be playing his final game on Wednesday against Terrafirma where he ...
Nov 11, 2020
PBA
NLEX wrapped up its campaign in the PBA Philippine Cup bubble with a runaway win over Terrafirma, 127-101, on Wednesday at the Angeles University Foundation Sports Arena and Cultural Center.The Road Warriors finished the bubble campaign with a 5-6 ...
Nov 11, 2020
DANNY Ildefonso is an eight-time PBA champion, two-time MVP, and a five-time Best Player of the Conference. Without a doubt, he is one of the best players of his time, or any time.But even so, he has his ...
Sep 24, 2020
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
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