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
BENJIE Paras was an absolute game-changer when he committed to University of the Philippines after a standout high school career at San Beda.The 6-foot-4 center revitalized the Fighting Maroons upon his arrival, teaming up with Ronnie Magsanoc and ...
Aug 7, 2020
PBA
JIMMY Alapag has been such a staple of the TNT franchise that it's hard to imagine him wearing different threads.Yet "The Mighty Mouse" did.Announcing his retirement on January 2015, the 5-foot-9 gunner wore his sneakers anew ...
May 28, 2020
PBA
UNANIMOUS was the choice of the 1989 draft class when the question of the best drafts in PBA history was first floated.Just look at those names who came to the league that year and you'll immediately understand how pundits ...
May 13, 2020
BENJIE Paras' lore left an indelible mark on the University of the Philippines' basketball program, being one of the main driving forces in the Fighting Maroons' last UAAP championship in 1986.But despite the history that his father had ...
May 11, 2020
PBA
WINNING Rookie of the Year honors immediately propels neophytes to new heights, with the league closely watching if these new blood can seize the league for themselves.But of the 43 players who won the award since the league opened shop in ...
May 2, 2020
PBA
ACCORDING to the Elias Sports Bureau, Wilt Chamberlain holds the all-time record for most points in an NBA game by a rookie at 58 which he did twice during his 1959-60 freshman season with the Philadelphia Warriors. In the PBA, ...
Apr 25, 2020
PBA
APRIL 9, 1975 was a landmark day for sports in the country after the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) was formed, the first-ever professional basketball league in Asia. Since then, the league has become not just a basketball competition but also a ...
Apr 9, 2020
PBA
THE 45th season of the PBA began last March 8 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with the Annual Leo Awards, where San Miguel Beer's June Mar Fajardo won an unprecedented sixth straight MVP award.Fajardo, who received his MVP trophy while ...
Apr 7, 2020
SINCE it was instituted in 1985, the Rookie Draft has given the PBA a steady stream of fresh talent which could either be a building block for strong teams, but most of the time a future-altering addition for lower-tier teams. ...
Mar 17, 2020
PBA
So Columbian Dyip rookie CJ Perez led the all PBA locals in scoring the entire season with his 20.8 points per game average in a total of 33 games.The Bautista, Pangasinan native was actually the only local who averaged at ...
Feb 3, 2020
THE University of the Philippines has brought in four illustrious alumni to join Bo Perasol in the Maroons coaching staff.Perasol welcomed the arrival of fellow alum Benjie Paras, Ronnie Magsanoc, Joey Guanio, and Xavier Nunag which he said will boost the ...
Dec 8, 2019
IT was another PBA All-Star to remember, the fans were treated to entertaining and fun-filled games and activities.As the players had a blast over the weekend at Calasiao, Pangasinan, they also put their best foot forward for the All- ...
Apr 2, 2019
PBA
CALASIAO, Pangasinan-Aside from the highlight dunks performed by Japeth Aguilar and Arwind Santos, PBA legend Benjie Paras also entertained the crowd in the PBA All-Star Game with his comedic ways on Sunday.Paras gave the current players a run for ...
Apr 1, 2019
PBA
RONNIE Magsanoc will once again team up with Benjie Paras in the PBA All-Star Game on March 31, a partnership that has endured for 37 years.Magsanoc and Paras will be in uniform when they play with North All-Stars in ...
Mar 19, 2019
PBA
FOUR legends will be suiting up in the PBA All-Star Game set March 31 in Calasiao, Pangasinan.Four-time Most Valuable Player Alvin Patrimonio and Purefoods teammate Jerry Codiñera will be playing for the South All-Stars, while Shell's ...
Mar 8, 2019
Before these stars shined bright as TV personalities, they were elite athletes at the top of their game.A far contrast from the glamorous life of a celebrity, athletes spend most of their time mentally and physically training for their next competition. ...
Jan 18, 2019
PHILIPPINE basketball takes a different form with the premiere of the first ever sports-themed anime on local television.'Barangay 143' goes on air over GMA-7 on October 21 at 10 a.m. as it tackles family, friendship, love, hardships and ...
Oct 15, 2018
KOBE Paras and older brother Andre used to tag along with mom Jackie Forster to watch games by dad Benjie Paras in the PBA back in the day.Now it's Jackie turning up at ringside for his sons' games." ...
May 9, 2018
BENJIE Paras agreed with Chot Reyes' sentiments on the development of Filipino players in the US NCAA and he need not look far to find the perfect example.With the career of Kobe Paras stalled in the US, the PBA' ...
Apr 16, 2018
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