CHICAGO - With one terse G League press release, Kai Sotto saw his cherished NBA dream flash before his eyes.What was supposed to be a storybook journey bypassed triumph and went straight to tragedy last night. Sadly, quickly, it ended before it ...
Feb 24, 2021
THERE'S no longer any doubt, according to former Talk 'N Text coach Bill Bayno, that there will be a homegrown Filipino player in the NBA very soon.Bayno, now an assistant coach with the Indiana Pacers, said he has heard a ...
Apr 27, 2020
DAVE Ildefonso feels his dream of being part of Gilas Pilipinas is close to becoming a reality after being included in the 24-man pool for the February window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.But he's aiming higher." ...
Jan 14, 2020
KAI Sotto is delighted to live his dream and train with the top PBA players as the youngest member of the men's national basketball pool.The 16-year-old high school star was called up to be part of the 20- ...
Nov 12, 2018
PBA
AS the newest batch of NBA rookies settle in with their new teams, we couldn't help but look back at the time when a Filipino player almost made it to the big league.No, we're not talking about Fil-Americans ...
Jul 18, 2018
THE Philippine Football Federation (PFF) welcomed the decision of Fifa (International Football Federation) to expand the field of the World Cup to 48 countries, starting in the 2026 edition of the sport's showpiece event.From 32 teams, an additional 16 will ...
Jan 11, 2017
PBA
JUSTIN Brownlee embraced the moment and was rewarded for it.The Ginebra import was proud to take matters into his own hands in their last play as the Gin Kings outlasted Meralco, 91-88, on Wednesday night to win their first PBA ...
Oct 20, 2016
PBA
IF one looks at it, Marc Pingris already has all a basketball player could ever dream of: multiple championships, a grand slam, and a handful of individual achievements.But there's apparently still one dream the 12-year PBA veteran has yet ...
Jul 25, 2016
CURRENT and former PBA players are raving about Kobe Paras after seeing for themselves the giant leep in the teen sensation's game since deciding to play high school ball in the United States.Paras, 17, saw action in the Nike ...
Aug 16, 2015
LAS VEGAS - A New York-based Filipina singer will hug the spotlight when she joins the Word Chorale in singing the national anthem in 'Fight of the Century' top-billed by Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.Gail Banawis had ...
Apr 28, 2015
NATIONAL University star player and amateur standout Bobby Ray Parks has yet to make up his mind on whether to join the coming PBA draft.Apparently, the son of former PBA legendary import Bobby Parks is leaning toward pursuing his dream of ...
Jul 31, 2013
JAPETH Aguilar is hoping to land a spot in an NBA Developmental League team through its draft on November 2 as he pursues his dream to make it to the NBA via the backdoor.The 25-year-old Aguilar deemed the D- ...
Oct 25, 2012
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