PBA
RUMOR: Yeng Guiao of Swift and Derrick Pumaren of Pepsi became involved in the only coaching trade ever in PBA history during the 1994 season.FACTS: Just before the PBA unfolded its final conference of the season - Governors Cup - 26 years ago, ...
Jul 7, 2020
PBA
UP to this day, coach Derrick Pumaren still rues the missed opportunity for Sunkist to make history in the 1995 PBA season."One win away from making it to the finals," the veteran coach said, recounting that season when his Orange Juicers ...
May 9, 2020
DERRICK Pumaren gets to share the secret of the patented Pumaren press when he takes center stage in the Hoop Coaches International webinars hosted by Blackwater.The new La Salle head coach will discuss the intricacies of his trademark full-court press, ...
May 6, 2020
FRANZ Pumaren holds the honor of having won the most UAAP championships won for La Salle with five, including the four-peat from 1998 to 2001.But seven years before he got the nod to coach his alma mater, his older brother ...
Apr 3, 2020
SEEING Fran Yu turn into the player that he is for Letran today brings a lot of pride for Derick Pumaren.Pumaren is the least surprised to see the underrated Yu become one of the top guards in the collegiate ranks following ...
Mar 4, 2020
LA Salle showed lapses even as it scored a big win in the D-League Aspirants' Cup opening game against Letran, but coach Derrick Pumaren is confident they are on the right track."Right now, the D-League is part of the ...
Mar 2, 2020
THREE decades since he last coached in La Salle, Derrick Pumaren is back in La Salle, ready to lead the Green Archers back to their glory days."I feel there's a new challenge again and I need to do something ...
Jan 11, 2020
DERRICK Pumaren's return to La Salle is official as the school made its formal announcement on Tuesday.In a short statement, the Taft side welcomed back the veteran mentor who steered the Green Archers to the UAAP championship in 1989 ...
Jan 7, 2020
LA Salle and the Pumarens are together again with Derrick Pumaren set to be named as the new head coach of the Green Archers.Multiple sources confirmed to SPIN.ph that the veteran mentor is set to take the helm for La ...
Jan 6, 2020
WHATEVER the result of the 2019 PBA D-League Finals was, Centro Escolar University is already a champion in coach Derrick Pumaren's eyes."In my book, you're already a champion because you've done something incredible. There was nothing ...
Jul 1, 2019
JEROME Santos wouldn't deny it: he looks up to the likes of Ateneo swingman Thirdy Ravena."Idol namin yan si Thirdy," the rookie forward shared.That awe, it turns out, would cost Centro Escolar University Game One in humiliating fashion, ...
Jun 20, 2019
CENTRO Escolar University coach Derrick Pumaren admitted that the pressure got the better of his squad when it faced Cignal-Ateneo in Game One of the 2019 PBA D-League Finals on Thursday.We did not compete and we did not show ...
Jun 15, 2019
CENTRO Escolar University has kicked out seven players following their admission of involvement in game-fixing, head coach Derrick Pumaren bared on Thursday."We have strong evidences and they've admitted it and now, they're out of the team," ...
May 30, 2019
CENTRO Escolar University is heading to battle shorthanded when it takes on Go for Gold-CSB in Game Two of the 2019 PBA D-League quarterfinals.And it's all because of allegations of game-fixing."Some players are currently being ...
May 30, 2019
FOR a rebuilding team like Centro Escolar University, it sure does exceed everyone's expectations.Losing key guys in Orlan Wamar and Art Aquino should hurt, and all the more the departure of Congolese big man Rod Ebondo and Cameroonian beanpole ...
Apr 16, 2019
DERRICK Pumaren made it clear that he's just a mere caretaker for Centro Escolar University following the sudden departure of coach Yong Garcia.Pumaren shed light on the Scorpions' coaching situation, saying that the management installed him on the post just ...
Jun 7, 2018
NEW-LOOK Centro Escolar University hit the ground running with a 94-78 decimation of Che'Lu Bar and Grill for its first win in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Pierce Chan steered the ...
Jun 7, 2018
CENTRO Escolar University clashes with last conference's runner-up Che'Lu Bar in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup on Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Derrick Pumaren took over from coach Yong Garcia and looks to steer the ...
Jun 6, 2018
DERRICK Pumaren is returning to the collegiate basketball scene as he takes over the head coaching position of the Centro Escolar University men's basketball team.Pumaren will replace Yong Garcia, who confirmed to SPIN.ph that he is no longer the ...
Jun 5, 2018
PBA
THE partnership lasted almost three decades and withstood the test of time.Veteran coach Derrick Pumaren and long-time lieutenant Agustin 'Jun' Tiongco were actually beginning a new journey together trying to reinforcing the sports program of Centro Escolar University.Unfortunately, Pumaren ...
Apr 2, 2018
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