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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
AS small as the Philippine basketball community is, it's a rarity to see PBA players impart their knowledge to the current collegiate stars.That gap is what the GOAT Academy wants to bridge as it aims to help the present ...
Mar 10, 2020
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LIKE Tim Cone for Barangay Ginebra, Chris Newsome is also looking to help Meralco get over the hump in the PBA Philippine Cup.His goal for the Bolts is a modest one, though.The Fil-Am guard hopes to lead the team ...
Jan 20, 2020
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CHRIS Newsome's marked improvement this season especially in the PBA Governors Cup had a lot of people turning their heads on Meralco's premier guard.Barangay Ginebra import Justine Brownlee was among them.Brownlee sought out Newsome shortly after the Kings ...
Jan 18, 2020
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DESPITE Meralco dropping the opener of the PBA Governors Cup finals against Barangay Ginebra, Chris Newsome believes there's a few positives the Bolts could take with them heading to Friday's Game Two in Lucena City.The Fil-Am guard pointed ...
Jan 8, 2020
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BARANGAY Ginebra made the big plays in the endgame to escape with a gripping 91-87 win over Meralco on Tuesday night at the start of the PBA Governors' Cup Finals at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Justin Brownlee capped a 38-point ...
Jan 7, 2020
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IT'S been one hell of a season fo far for Chris Newsome.For the first time, the Fil-Am guard finally got to wear the national colors and later on, won a breakthrough gold medal as part of the men's ...
Jan 6, 2020
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MERALCO made its way back to the finals of the Governors' Cup, after missing the championship series of the conference in 2018, earning the Bolts a shot at finally winning that elusive PBA title for the franchise.Here's some of the ...
Jan 5, 2020
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ANTIPOLO - Chris Newsome wants nothing but the championship for the Meralco franchise, and admitted it will be even sweeter if the Bolts win it against Barangay Ginebra.Newsome will be making his return to the finals after two heartbreaks over the past ...
Dec 24, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas completed a perfect run to the men's basketball 3x3 gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games by demolishing Indonesia, 21-9, in the one-game final on Monday at The Arena in San Juan City.CJ Perez ...
Dec 2, 2019
THE quartet of CJ Perez, Chris Newsome, Mo Tautuaa, and Jason Perkins will comprise the Gilas Plipinas 3x3 team to the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) made the announcement on Sunday, six days before the start of ...
Nov 24, 2019
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KELLY Nabong of San Miguel has been fined P30,000 for a dangerous foul on Chris Newsome of Meralco on Sunday in the PBA Governors' Cup.Apart from the penalty, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial also gave the San Miguel bruiser a stern ...
Oct 30, 2019
THE Gilas Pilipinas 3x3 pool is down to seven players as head coach Ronnie Magsanoc begins to evaluate who will make the final roster for the Southeast Asian Games.Only six out of the 12 originally named to the pool were present ...
Oct 22, 2019
IT'S the closest thing Chris Newsome could wear and represent the national colors.The high-flying Meralco guard welcomed the chance to be named as part of the 12-man pool for the 3x3 competitions in the 30th Southeast Asian Games ...
Oct 8, 2019
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CHRIS Newsome hit his first triple-double of his PBA career on Sunday in Meralco's victory over Phoenix Pulse in the Governors' Cup.Newsome had an all-around effort as he had 13 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists to be ...
Oct 7, 2019
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MERALCO hopes its play of late will be good enough for the Bolts to advance into the quarterfinals as they play Alaska in a playoff for the eighth seed in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.Meralco coach Norman Black is glad his ...
Jul 18, 2019
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CHRIS Newsome still sees Meralco barging into the quarterfinals of the PBA Commissioner's Cup no matter how small the window has become."As far as the playoffs go, we'll see if we can get in," he said after the Bolts ...
Jul 13, 2019
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MERALCO won its second consecutive game, beating a shorthanded Phoenix Pulse, 101-95, on Friday in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Import Gani Lawal played a huge game for the Fuel Masters, compiling 28 points, 26 rebounds, ...
Jun 7, 2019
WHILE most players have a special reason for their jersey numbers, Meralco guard Chris Newsome opted to have the No. 11 only because he was forced to.Although he has grown to love it, the former Ateneo standout revealed that the playing ...
Mar 29, 2019
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MERALCO climbed back from a huge 21-point hole to stun TnT Katropa, 88-77, and get back on the winning track in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Astrodome on Wednesday.The Bolts rode on the third-quarter shooting of Baser ...
Jan 30, 2019
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