NBA
THERE'S been little question that Arizona's Deandre Ayton is the best of a potential-filled group of bigs at the top of Thursday's NBA draft (Friday, Manila time).Ayton was a force in his lone college season and looks ...
Jun 20, 2018
PBA
BIG men get to flaunt the skills that small men are usually good at in the Obstacle Challenge of the PBA All-Star week that's set late May in three key cities in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.Blackwater's Poy Erram, ...
Apr 12, 2018
PBA
BOCAUE - NOT even the presence of Marc Pingris could slow down Barangay Ginebra's big men on Monday as the Gin Kings came away with a wire-to-wire 89-78 win over Magnolia in their anticipated PBA Philippine Cup matchup.Questionable ...
Dec 25, 2017
PBA
PHOENIX coach Ariel Vanguardia lamented his big men's sub-par showing that factored heavily in the team's 117-98 loss to TNT KaTropa in the PBA Philippine Cup on Friday night.Expected to hold the fort in the absence of ...
Dec 16, 2016
PBA
TERRENCE Romeo is reminding everyone that he and Stanley Pringle are not the only ones responsible for GlobalPort's terrific showing in the Smart Bro-PBA Philippine Cup.While the dynamic duo has received most of the attention this conference, the Batang ...
Dec 23, 2015
PBA
BEAU Belga believes Rain or Shine's decision to select guards and wingmen in the draft was coach Yeng Guiao's way to reassure his trust in him and the rest of the team's big men.The Elasto Painters could've ...
Aug 29, 2015
NBA
SMALL ball was the story of the NBA Finals.It might seem temporarily forgotten at the start of the NBA draft.The first three players taken on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) could easily be a trio of big guys. Karl-Anthony Towns ...
Jun 22, 2015
PBA
TALK 'N Text lorded it over the PBA from 2010 to 2012, winning four league championships with a talent-laden team that relied on chemistry and its dribble-drive offense.But times have changed.The Tropang Texters have fallen on hard ...
Jan 2, 2015
TWO of the top foreign standouts in the NCAA men's basketball tournament are set to go under the microscope when San Beda and Arellano collide in the Finals of Season 90.Ola Adeogun of Nigeria and American Dioncee Holts anchor the ...
Oct 17, 2014
ASKED to comment about the performance of his big men, Letran coach Caloy Garcia turned to star point guard Mark Cruz and searched for an answer to a separate, seemingly more appropriate question. "May big men ba tayo? Puro wing 'yun eh," ...
Aug 3, 2014
PBA
DESPITE the evolution of today's game, it seems one thing has never changed: reliable big men are still necessary in building a winning team.Asi Taulava is a living proof of that as he turns Air21 into a legitimate contender while ...
Jun 4, 2014
PBA
RAIN or Shine is one of the shortest teams in the pro league with an average height of 6-1 and a frontline that relies mostly on wide-bodied but undersized centers JR Quinahan and Beau Belga.Coach Yeng Guiao, though, hopes ...
Jun 19, 2013
PBA
RIVALS before, frontcourt partners today.Following his classic battles with June Mar Fajardo for three seasons in the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc (Cesafi), big man Greg Slaughter admits he finds finally playing alongside his longtime rival as part of Gilas Pilipinas ...
May 24, 2013
WITH NLEX's big men out, the PBA D-League somehow looks like a level playing field for the first time, at least according to several coaches.Ian Sangalang has moved to a new team and Greg Slaughter has yet to see ...
Mar 23, 2013
THEY'VE squared off four times in the UAAP alone and in three more games in the Philippine Collegiate Champions League Finals - banging, grappling, and wrestling each other so many times inside the paint it looked as if they were ready ...
Dec 7, 2012
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