PBA
ALFRANCIS Tamsi is set for his PBA comeback after being activated by Phoenix for its Philippine Cup game against Northport on Wednesday.The former Far Eastern University stalwart was included by the Fuel Masters in their active roster on the eve of ...
Jul 20, 2021
PBA
CALVIN Abueva coming through for Magnolia in the clutch no longer surprised coach Topex Robinson.He has seen it with both Alaska and Phoenix before.It just so happened, he was at the receiving end this time around."He's always been ...
Jul 17, 2021
PBA
PHOENIX missed out on new acquisition Chris Banchero, and while that should not be an excuse, his absence certainly has an impact on Phoenix's loss to Magnolia on Saturday.Coach Topex Robinson disclosed the guard suffered a calf injury in the ...
Jul 17, 2021
PBA
NORTHPORT big man Greg Slaughter quietly slipped out of the country last month and went back to the US for his vaccination, sources said.SPIN.ph learned from sources the 7-foot center opted to have his inoculation done in America like ...
Jul 5, 2021
PBA
PHOENIX is set to welcome guard Chris Banchero to his first official practice with the team.The 32-year-old Fil-Italian just arrived from the US and is completing his quarantine before he comes on board and join the Fuel Masters ...
Jun 14, 2021
PBA
CHRIS Banchero has yet to join his first official scrimmage with new team Phoenix.The Fil-Italian guard remains in the US with his family as he awaits to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to the country.According to ...
May 24, 2021
PBA
THE arrival of Calvin Abueva at Magnolia doesn't make the Hotshots instant favorites in the PBA Philippine Cup for the coming 46th season.But definitely, 'The Beast' will factor on where the team is headed this year.Magnolia star Pau Lee ...
May 8, 2021
IT'S DOWN to business for new Phoenix players Vic Manuel and Chris Banchero.But first, of course, a photo for the 'gram. The two new Fuel Masters documented their first practice day with the team by taking a photo ...
Mar 1, 2021
PBA
PHOENIX Super LPG coach Topex Robinson is happy with the movements the ballclub made over the past few days in which the Fuel Masters obtained Vic Manuel even after giving up Calvin Abueva.Robinson said the Fuel Masters were able to address ...
Feb 25, 2021
PBA
CHITO Victolero knows very well how big a gamble is trading for a player with a storied past like Calvin Abueva.But as he himself stressed, the reward is higher than the risk of having the enigmatic, 33-year-old forward around. " ...
Feb 21, 2021
PBA
LIKE a real trooper, Chris Banchero was quick to embrace the latest change in his PBA career.Phoenix coach Topex Robinson disclosed that the first order of the day for the 32-year-old Fil-Italian shortly after he was traded by ...
Feb 21, 2021
PBA
VETERAN point guard Brian Heruela is now playing the waiting game as he remains unsigned by Phoenix Super LPG heading to the new PBA season.The 31-year old Cebuano played a key role in Phoenix's rise to prominence in the ...
Feb 18, 2021
PBA
JUST when it looked like everything was fine and dandy in the colorful career of Calvin Abueva, the 'Beast' is the talk of the town again.On Tuesday, news broke out that Phoenix traded Abueva to Magnolia for guard Chris ...
Feb 17, 2021
PBA
TOPEX Robinson called it an 'emotional day.'Difficult as it may be, the Phoenix coach preferred to look at the bigger picture after the franchise let go of star player Calvin Abueva, who he always referred to as his 'son.'Robinson admitted ...
Feb 17, 2021
PHOENIX'S cornerstone is moving house, as the PBA announced that trade papers have been filed for Calvin Abueva's move to the Magnolia Hot Shots.In exchange, Magnolia will be giving away Chris Banchero, as well as their first and second ...
Feb 17, 2021
PBA
CALVIN Abueva will have a new home come the PBA 46th season.The 'Beast' found himself on the move on Wednesday when Phoenix dealt him and a first-round pick to Magnolia for Chris Banchero along with the Hotshots' ...
Feb 17, 2021
PBA
MAGNOLIA captured its sixth consecutive victory to close the elimination round with a 95-80 win over Blackwater on Wednesday in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Angeles University Foundation Sports Arena and Cultural Center.The Hotshots finished the eliminations on a ...
Nov 11, 2020
PBA
MAGNOLIA coach Chito Victolero lauded the effort of his army of guards who he said left league-leading TNT befuddled with their peskiness on defense.The Hotshots beat TNT, 102-92, with Paul Lee, Chris Banchero, and Mark Barroca showing the way ...
Nov 4, 2020
PBA
WHAT'S in a name? Not much, you may say. But to a parent, naming a baby can be a meaningful event. One trusted approach: Name the little ones after famous athletes, slightly hoping that someday the kid might soar like ...
Mar 28, 2020
PBA
CHRIS Banchero had to cram late last season to blend it at Magnolia after he was traded by Alaska midway through the 2019 PBA Governors' Cup."Getting traded midway through the last conference is tough, but still no excuse of not ...
Jan 22, 2020
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