CHICAGO - As he darts back to the U.S. to retrace his steps in the G-League, a pathway to the NBA that he abandoned, the forecast that awaits Kai Sotto is cloudy with a chance of a sad ending.It is ...
Feb 15, 2021
KAI Sotto left for the US amid a social media blackout on Sunday night, turning his attention back to his NBA G League career after a bid to make his debut with the Gilas Pilipinas seniors team was aborted after a spate ...
Feb 15, 2021
IGNITE coach Brian Shaw would rather take a hands off approach regarding the situation surrounding Filipino player Kai Sotto."That'll be something that will be determined by the people that are above my pay grade," he said on Saturday, (Sunday, ...
Feb 14, 2021
KAI Sotto is flying home next week to join Gilas Pilipinas in its buildup for the February window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Doha, Qatar and not a few fans aren't too happy to see him back. ...
Jan 31, 2021
IGNITE coach Brian Shaw said he has no problem with Kai Sotto's desire to play for Gilas Pilipinas, although he's realistic enough to acknowledge that the 18-year-old center may miss the NBA G League bubble altogether. ...
Jan 28, 2021
KAI Sotto has the full support of the NBA G League as he's set to make his Gilas Pilipinas debut in the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.East West Private (EWP), which handles Sotto's ...
Jan 21, 2021
CHICAGO - Even for a kid who's 7-foot-2, this was a giant leap.In a span of eight short days, Kai Sotto's commitment to join Gilas in the February window of the Fiba qualifiers morphed from a ...
Dec 18, 2020
IGNITE coach Brian Shaw was surprised by the news of Kai Sotto committing to Gilas Pilipinas, but understood the 18-year-old's desire to represent his country in the international stage."That's news to me. I haven't heard ...
Dec 18, 2020
KAI Sotto may have been compared by his Ignite coach Brian Shaw to a Nikola Jokic, but they're certainly studying another big man who the Filipino wunderkind can model his game after."I'm like Pau Gasol who's more ...
Dec 11, 2020
MOCK drafts have Kai Sotto in the second round of the 2021 NBA Draft this early, way below his Ignite peers Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga, Daishen Nix, and Isaiah Todd.But the Filipino wunderkind said he isn't one to dwell ...
Dec 10, 2020
NBA
NBA G League select team player Jalen Green will be one of the special guests of the NBA Republika Playoffs Party.Green, a top rated high school recruit in the US, joins G League select team head coach Brian Shaw and three- ...
Aug 16, 2020
JUST like Remy Martin, Kai Sotto will also get a taste of the Arizona State education once he joins the NBA G League select team.Brian Shaw bared that the NBA has partnered with the Tempe, Arizona campus to help with the ...
Aug 15, 2020
IT'S a brand new challenge for Brian Shaw to handle top high school talents as he NBA G League select team head coach.Good thing for him, and for Kai Sotto, the 54-year-old mentor is experienced when it ...
Aug 13, 2020
NBA
BRIAN Shaw has yet to work with Kai Sotto, but this early, he sees a shade of an NBA All-Star in the Filipino prodigy."I think he has the ability to play like Nikola Jokic," said the NBA G League Select ...
Aug 13, 2020
THIS early, Kai Sotto is already looking forward to his mentorship with Brian Shaw in the NBA G League.The 18-year-old Filipino expressed his excitement as Shaw's hiring became official."Much respect and excited to be lead by ...
Jun 10, 2020
NBA
FORMER Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw has agreed to coach the NBA G League select team.A report by Shams Charania of The Athletic bared the 54-year-old Shaw has agreed to handle the trailblazing team, handling talents like top ...
Jun 2, 2020
THE ability to lift a 225-pound dumbbell overhead with just one hand, the determination to carry a load of metal kegs amounting to 850 lbs. from a squatting position and the grit to pull a double-decker bus with your bare ...
May 2, 2018
NBA
EL SEGUNDO, California - Brian Shaw, Jesse Mermuys and Mark Madsen will be new coach Luke Walton's assistants with the Los Angeles Lakers.The team formally announced Walton's coaching staff Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Shaw will be the Lakers&# ...
Jul 2, 2016
NBA
INDIANAPOLIS - Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win.So on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), the Indiana Pacers' president of basketball operations announced he would not re-sign Frank Vogel to a new ...
May 6, 2016
ONE is never too young to make a mark in sports.SPIN.ph caught up with a trio of impressive ballers at the Gatorade Hoops Center in Mandaluyong City during the adidas Nations Skills Camp, a grassroots program with NBA Fit that ...
Aug 4, 2015
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