PBA
WITH the son on board, how can the father be left behind?Plans are afoot for Blackwater to tap cage legend Benjie Paras as consultant for the franchise in the coming PBA 46th season.Team owner Dioceldo Sy said the Bossing are ...
Jul 10, 2021
TRUST BENJIE Paras to bring a chuckle to our faces.The last time we guffawed at the antics of the PBA legend and showbiz comedian, he was hamming it up during his son Andre's draft pick into the Blackwater Bossings.Now, ...
Jun 23, 2021
PBA
JERRY Codiñera became known as the 'Defense Minister' during his time in the PBA.With good reason.In his 17-year career, the 6-foot-5 slotmf University of the East earned nine All-Defensive Team selections including seven straight from ...
Jun 1, 2021
PBA
IT'S exactly 30 years since one of the greatest comebacks in PBA history transpired.And the man who's at the center of it, still vividly remembers every minute and every single moment of that historic night.Ginebra San Miguel's ...
May 19, 2021
CHICAGO - I believe he can fly. Maybe even touch the sky. But with basketball evolving in a way where outside shooting has become the fulcrum of a vastly evolving game, can Kobe Paras consistently make jumpers and thrive in distant shores?Even ...
Apr 20, 2021
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra apparently had also taken a look at rookie big man Andre Paras in the days leading to the PBA draft.The 6-foot-4 Paras made the disclosure when asked if there were teams which requested him to work out ...
Apr 1, 2021
PBA
DRAFT pick Andre Paras assured Blackwater management of his complete focus in the PBA 46th season.Paras, 25, gave his word to team owner Dioceldo Sy amid concern over his divided attention as he also dabbles in acting, modelling, and TV hosting. ...
Mar 21, 2021
FAMILIA de Paras pencils in its name in the list of clans with two generations of PBA players, with the selection of Andre in Sunday afternoon's draft event. The 25-year-old old celebrity big man was called in the ...
Mar 14, 2021
PBA
SURPRISING as Andre Paras' application for the PBA Rookie Draft was, all the more shocking was him being a Fil-foreigner in the eyes of the pro league.The son of two-time PBA MVP Benjie was curiously one of the ...
Mar 3, 2021
PBA
RR POGOY and Bobby Ray Parks made a little bit of PBA history after the TNT pair pulled off back-to-back 40-point games.Pogoy's 45 points on Sunday in the opening game of the PBA Philippine Cup bubble ...
Oct 14, 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
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
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