GILAS Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin praised the way Kai Sotto held his ground against a very physical Korea side on Wednesday night.Sotto was impressive in his first game with the senior national team, scoring 11 points and grabbing seven rebounds off ...
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AMID the excitement over Kai Sotto's call-up for his first game with the Gilas Pilipinas seniors' team, Tab Baldwin was quick to temper expectations.The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director and Gilas head coach warned that ...
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KAI Sotto was understandably thrilled after being called up for the Gilas Pilipinas game against Korea in the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers on Wednesday."We already told Kai that he will be part of the team and he was really thrilled," said ...
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NBA
JJ Redick doesn't have an ideal number of games in mind to get ready for the playoffs with the Dallas Mavericks, who were thinking postseason when they acquired the shooting guard with an expiring contract."The ideal number is the ...
Apr 2, 2021
NBA
MIAMI - Victor Oladipo finally made his Miami debut, and the Heat ensured it was a memorable one.Jimmy Butler scored 22 points, Duncan Robinson scored 21 and the Heat held off the Golden State Warriors 116-109 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila ...
Apr 2, 2021
NBA
NEW YORK - LaMarcus Aldridge made his Nets debut and found playing in the post to be a breeze on a team so potent from the perimeter."It was easy for me, so I had fun tonight for sure," Aldridge said.Easy for ...
Apr 2, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - Title-contending teams such as the Brooklyn Nets and the Denver Nuggets recently stocked up more talent in their rosters as the May 23 playoffs date approaches.The defending NBA champion Lakers, meanwhile, just kept adding to their rising stack of ...
Apr 1, 2021
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Andre Drummond left his Lakers debut with a bruised right toe, and Jrue Holiday scored 28 points in the Milwaukee Bucks' 112-97 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and ...
Apr 1, 2021
MMA
THERE'S an undeniable air of excitement for Jenelyn Olsim as she enters the ONE Championship stage for the first time. Olsim makes her long-awaited debut when she tangles with fifth-ranked strawweight Maira Mazar in a three-round mixed martial ...
Mar 18, 2021
MMA
RECENT ONE Championship signee Stephen "The Sniper" Loman will make his debut during the ONE on TNT event series that kicks off at the end of next month. Loman takes on top-ranked bantamweight John "Hands Of Stone" Lineker on 28 April ...
Mar 1, 2021
PBA
PHOENIX - Devin Booker supplied the offense while Chris Paul provided the savvy in the final minutes.At least for the first game, the Suns' revamped backcourt performed almost exactly as hoped.Booker scored 22 points, Mikal Bridges added 18 and Phoenix ...
Dec 24, 2020
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid scored the go-ahead basket with 1:09 left and had 29 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 113-107 win over Washington on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) and spoil Russell Westbrook' ...
Dec 24, 2020
NBA
RUSSELL Westbrook made his Washington Wizards debut. Nikola Vucevic pushed Orlando out to a fast start against the Charlotte Hornets.And, the Atlanta Hawks won a free-throw shooting contest against the Memphis Grizzlies in which 59 fouls were called.In the ...
Dec 20, 2020
MARCK Espejo turned heads in his debut game, but his team Bani Jamra fell to Al-Ahli, 13-25, 25-20, 24-26, 18-25, in the Isa bin Rashid Volleyball League on Sunday (Monday PH time) at the Isa Sports City. ...
Nov 9, 2020
LONDON - Supported by her baby daughter in the stands, American superstar Alex Morgan made her debut in English soccer on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Morgan came on as a substitute in the 69th minute for Tottenham in a 1-1 draw against ...
Nov 8, 2020
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - Bong Ravena missed out on the Japan B-League debut of son Thirdy Ravena, but was very ecstatic upon learning San-en NeoPhoenix won in its first game with the Filipino import.Aside from helping his team win, ...
Nov 8, 2020
THIRDY Ravena lived up to the hype as San-En NeoPhoenix survived a late flurry from Shimane Susanoo Magic to take a 83-82 win on Saturday in the 2020-21 B.League at Yonago Industrial Gymnasium in Tottori.The 23-year- ...
Nov 7, 2020
THIRDY Ravena would like to temper everyone's expectations for his B.League debut as he begins a new chapter of his career on Saturday.The three-time UAAP Finals MVP told Radyo5's Power and Play with Noli Eala ...
Nov 7, 2020
PBA
CLARK FREEPORT - Poy Erram was left to rue what he described as a 'negative' debut with TnT Tropang Giga."Ang sama ng laro ko," said the big man the morning after he became the first player to be called for ...
Oct 12, 2020
IT won't be that long until Ignite makes its much-awaited debut.The NBA G League select team, made up of elite high school talents featuring Filipino wunderkind Kai Sotto and Fil-Am Jalen Green, is set to make its ...
Sep 22, 2020
MMA
MARK Striegl finally makes his UFC debut next month as he faces Said Nurmagomedov at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Korean Zombie on October 17 in Abu Dhabi.The Fil-Am fighter, carrying an 18-2 (1 NC) card, gets his much- ...
Sep 10, 2020
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