PBA
BY the time he called it a career, Jimmy Alapag was one of the most recognizable Filipino basketball players to ever represent the country.But when the Cal State San Bernardino standout was just getting his feet wet in the country, he ...
May 6, 2020
THROUGH the years, the proud basketball programs of Ateneo and La Salle have been among the biggest fodders of talent to the PBA.And it couldn't be more true than in the past few years, which has seen the two ...
Mar 22, 2020
PBA
NLEX got a timely lift in its PBA Philippine Cup campaign with the return of veteran big man Enrico Villanueva from injury.The veteran center finally played his first game with the Road Warriors after more than a month of being sidelined ...
Jan 10, 2017
PBA
NLEX missed the services of veteran Enrico Villanueva against Meralco on Saturday after the big man suffered an MCL injury in the team's opening game in the PBA Philippine Cup opposite Alaska.The 36-year-old Villanueva was in civilian clothes ...
Dec 3, 2016
ATENEO and La Salle adds another chapter to a long, storied rivalry, one that dates back to the time both schools were still with the NCAA decades ago, when the Blue Eagles and Green Archers end an eight-year wait to battle ...
Dec 1, 2016
PBA
NLEX coach Yeng Guiao is optimistic Asi Taulava and the rest of the Road Warriors' big men can adapt to his fast-paced style of play.The 6-foot-9 Taulava has been the focal point of the Road Warriors' half-court ...
Oct 24, 2016
PBA
COACH Alex Compton has called veteran big man Eric Menk as a 'warrior' for refusing to wear a facial mask despite playing with a broken nose in Alaska's 89-81 win over NLEX in the Smart Bro-PBA Philippine Cup on ...
Nov 27, 2015
PBA
NLEX coach Boyet Fernandez has given Asi Taulava a rest period of as long as two weeks to recover from a grueling grind with Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Asia Championship.But Fernandez knows the evergreen slotman, who arrived from China on ...
Oct 6, 2015
PBA
VETERAN NLEX big man Enrico Villanueva played down his brief skirmish with Alaska import Romeo Travis during the two teams' PBA Governors Cup game Tuesday night, saying the incident was nothing more than 'mind games' between two players.Villanueva and Travis banged ...
Jun 2, 2015
PBA
TERRENCE Romeo refused to make a fuss about the hard hit he received from NLEX big man Enrico Villanueva in Globalport's 81-94 loss in the PBA Commissioner's Cup on Sunday.The Batang Pier rising star appeared to get hit ...
Mar 15, 2015
PBA
NEARLY forgotten after skipping most of last season due to a nagging knee injury, veteran big man Enrico Villanueva could yet turn out to be the 'X Factor' for new team NLEX when it makes its debut in the PBA.The 6- ...
Oct 14, 2014
PBA
RYAN Arana was supposed to have his condo unit renovated, so he can have it leased.That plan, though, is suddenly on hold after the Rain or Shine banger was hit with a P40,000 fine by the PBA Commissioner's ...
Oct 9, 2014
PBA
COMMISSIONER Chito Salud is set to summon Ryan Arana and Enrico Villanueva for figuring in a fistfight during a tune-up game between the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters and the NLEX Warriors last Thursday.PBA media bureau chief Willie Marcial told ...
Sep 29, 2014
IS Adamson rookie Ivan Villanueva related to PBA player Enrico Villanueva?The answer is yes.The young Villanueva made a splash in his first UAAP men's basketball game with his 15 points and nine rebounds for the Falcons, the best debut ...
Jul 16, 2014
PBA
AFTER being pounded by San Mig import James Mays for a season-high 32 rebounds in Game Three, Air21 has made up its mind to gamble on bringing in injured stars Enrico Villanueva and Sean Anthony when the Express fight for dear ...
May 4, 2014
PBA
GLOBALPORT just couldn't resist the lure of further upgrading its roster as it set to ship veteran big man Enrico Villanueva to Air21 in exchange for backup center Carlo Sharma and rugged forward Ronnie Matias.The trade comes in the heels ...
Mar 14, 2014
PBA
ENRICO Villanueva doesn't mind being traded away by Barako Bull to Globalport in a low-profile deal consummated ahead of Sunday's PBA Annual Draft.Villanueva found himself on the move again on Draft Day when he was sent by the ...
Nov 3, 2013
PBA
INACTIVE for almost a year, big man Enrico Villanueva admitted it felt like starting all over again when he finally stepped back on the court in the PBA.An ACL injury that sidelined him for about nine months fully healed, Villanueva suited ...
Sep 8, 2013
PBA
BARAKO Bull's veteran slotman Enrico Villanueva is the least surprised with the way rookie point guard Eman Monfort has been carrying the team on his shoulders with starting playmaker Jonas Villanueva out for the remainder of the season due to a ...
Aug 30, 2013
PBA
BARAKO Bull veteran center Enrico Villanueva is set to undergo an MRI test on his knee on Saturday after the former Ateneo star went crumbling to the floor in pain late in the Energy Cola's 85-86 loss to Air21 in ...
Nov 9, 2012
PBA
JUNEL Baculi is quick to remind his Barako Bull players that the quicker they put behind them the sad experience in the controversial loss to San Mig Coffee, the better.Just 48 hours after a controversial 91-92 loss to the Mixers, ...
Oct 31, 2012
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