PBA
GINEBRA has decided to make an import change to make up for the momentary absence of Greg Slaughter in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.The Gin Kings are bringing in 6-foot-10 Charles Garcia to replace winger Shane Edwards, who ...
Apr 20, 2018
PBA
SAN Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria feels TNT KaTropa is definitely one of the team's biggest roadblocks in its quest for back-to-back PBA titles.A shorthanded Texters side without Jayson Castro, Troy Rosario and Roger Pogoy showed its depth ...
May 5, 2017
PBA
IF only imports can play in an all-Filipino conference.That's probably Meralco coach Norman Black's wish as the Bolts' tailspin in the PBA Philippine Cup remained unabated on Friday after surrendering to GlobalPort, 97-89.The Bolts suffered a ...
Jan 6, 2017
PBA
HE'S known to turn diamonds in the rough into polished gems, and NLEX coach Yeng Guiao hopes to develop one in Fonzo Gotladera.He is not expecting immediate results, and Guiao says he is keen to help the young slotman reach ...
Nov 2, 2016
ALVIN Patrimonio is cherishing the opportunity to teach young players as he helps the University of Santo Tomas Tigers in their preparation for the coming UAAP season, according to UST coach Bong Dela Cruz. Dela Cruz confirmed Patrimonio has been helping the ...
Jul 31, 2015
JBOY Gob has been a La Sallian all his life and the big man out of high school is choosing to play for La Salle in college, even though competition is tough for a place in the Green Archers frontline.The 6- ...
Mar 30, 2015
PBA
AFTER weeks of searching for the right import, Barako Bull coach Koy Banal has decided to bring in 7-1 Nigerian big man Solomon Alabi as the Energy's reinforcement for the PBA Commissioner's Cup.Banal said he believes the former ...
Jan 7, 2015
PBA
A HANDFUL of talented players made Wednesday's deadline for application for the PBA draft, but apparently none big enough to tickle Rain or Shine's fancy.Unlike last year's draft pool loaded with big men led by Greg Slaughter, Ian ...
Aug 14, 2014
PBA
IN a sudden change of heart, Rain or Shine declared on Friday it is willing to trade any of its players - including star guard Paul Lee - to get its hands on a star big man.Rain or Shine governor Mert Mondragon told ...
Aug 8, 2014
PBA
VETERAN forward Jay Washington of GlobalPort is once again on the trading block and is being eyed by Rain or Shine, which is in need of a big man to shore up its undersized frontline.Multiple sources have confirmed that Washington has ...
Jul 25, 2014
PBA
ERIC Wise is set to become a rare second-generation import to play in the PBA when he arrives to play for Barako Bull Energy in the season-ending Governors Cup.Barako Bull team manager Raffy Casyao confirmed to Spin.ph that ...
May 6, 2014
PBA
ANOTHER Cebuano big man is longing to make his way to the PBA - and he hopes to be the top rookie draft pick like June Mar Fajardo before him.Former Gilas Pilipinas and Ateneo center Greg Slaughter told Spin.ph he is " ...
Jul 30, 2013
PBA
BEAU Belga's vastly improved play has attracted a lot of interest from rival teams, but Rain or Shine insists it has no plans of trading its wide-bodied slotman."Syempre, maganda ang nilalaro lately ni Beau. Impressive din ang ipinapakita ...
Jul 12, 2013
BACK-UP center Paolo Pe has been a revelation for University of Santo Tomas, throwing his weight around in the paint in his first two games of the UAAP season.The fourth-year center had a rousing debut for the Tigers as ...
Jul 8, 2013
WHEN the Philippines defends the basketball gold medal in the 2013 Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar, the nationals are bound to come across one familiar face in the Indonesian team.Former De La Salle Green Archer Ferdinand will be making his debut ...
Jun 10, 2013
PBA
ASI Taulava believes his legacy as one of the country's dominant centers is complete - except for one thing.According to his manager Sheryl Reyes, the 40-year old Fil-Tongan big man still yearns to end his career with the one ...
May 29, 2013
PBA
SONNY Thoss remains hopeful of earning a place in Gilas Pilipinas' 12-man roster for the coming Fiba-Asia Men's Championship even if he undergoes offseason treatment for a "long-kept knee injury" that could force him to miss ...
May 10, 2013
PBA
JUNE Mar Fajardo has turned a lot of heads for his vastly improved performances both for Petron and Gilas Pilipinas, but he's not letting the plaudits get to his head."Marami pa akong kakaining puso (hanging rice, a local rice ...
May 8, 2013
SEVEN-foot-three Zhang Zhaoxu may be looking down on most Filipino players, but the Chinese giant only has high praise for Gilas Pilipinas.So much so that the Shanghai Sharks slotman, a mainstay of China's national basketball team, feels ...
May 7, 2013
NBA
NEW YORK - Jason Collins, the NBA veteran who last week announced he was gay, is disputing reports from publishing insiders who say he is shopping a book deal.Officials at three publishing houses told The Associated Press on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) ...
May 7, 2013
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