ALASKA coach Jeff Cariaso is pleased to see Kai Sotto make a big leap in terms of improvement as he bids to make it to the NBA via the G League.Cariaso said Sotto has definitely come a long way since the ...
May 25, 2020
NO matter how big and shiny Kai Sotto's star can get, the 7-foot-2 center will always idolize one person in his life: his dad Ervin.The 18-year-old Filipino prodigy coyly blurted out the name of his ...
May 14, 2020
CHICAGO - In the ongoing saga of helping his son fulfill the childhood dream of becoming the first full-blooded Filipino to make it in the NBA, Ervin Sotto has assumed more roles than Leonardo DiCaprio.Point man, Close confidant. Motivator-in-chief. ...
Apr 22, 2020
CHICAGO - Fulfilling the dream of seeing Kai Sotto make it to the NBA is a process that will require careful thought and meticulous planning.Kai's dad, Ervin, told me so in an interview last February 16 at the culmination of ...
Apr 21, 2020
IN the late nineties and early 2000s, the buzz in college basketball was mostly over La Salle's phenomenal run to four straight titles in the UAAP, the return to the throne of Letran and San Sebastian winning back-to-back ...
Apr 15, 2020
BASKETBALL dads have always got their budding superstar-sons' back.Ask teen basketball sensation Kai Sotto, a hero to many young boys and girls who dares to pursue their dreams against all odds. The scrutiny that comes with his pursuit of ...
Jun 16, 2019
WE have seen Kai Sotto dunk during his high school career, but we haven't seen him dunk over someone.Until today.In a video posted by Theia Sports on its Facebook page, the 7-foot-2 Sotto can be seen leaping ...
Apr 22, 2019
EVER since he was thrust into the spotlight as a towering 12-year old kid, Kai Sotto faced an enormous amount of pressure from all fronts. Will he stay? Will he take the risk of playing abroad and pursuing his NBA dream? ...
Mar 27, 2019
PBA
DESPITE his son's dream to make it to the NBA, Ervin Sotto said he still sees Kai Sotto playing in the PBA someday.The Sotto family is going all out in helping Kai achieve his dream of playing in the ...
Mar 27, 2019
KAI Sotto got his genes from his dad, Ervin, a former PBA player who has raised his son and seen him grow into his 7-foot-1 frame - and counting - at the tender age of 16.So it's just fitting that ...
Dec 2, 2018
PBA
MAKING it as part of the 23-man pool recently drawn by coach Chot Reyes for the 2023 Fiba World Cup brings young big man Kai Sotto closer to his dream.While he is a regular fixture ar Batang Gilas, Sotto, who ...
Jan 8, 2018
KAI Sotto said he was ready for the physicality from opponents in the Seaba Under-16 Championship where Batang Gilas is eyeing no less than the championship while playing in front of a home crowd.Sotto, who turned 15 three days ago, ...
May 14, 2017
KAI Sotto isn't the only one who is excited that he will now be under the tutelage of Danny Ildefonso, the new big man coach of the Ateneo high school basketball team.His dad, too.The 13-year-old Ateneo big ...
May 3, 2016
DANNY Ildefonso holds high hopes for teen prodigy Kai Sotto who the two-time PBA MVP is set to take under his wings in his new role as the big man coach of the Ateneo juniors basketball team.After spending time supporting ...
May 2, 2016
THE height and skills are already there. Now, handlers of promising teenage cage prospect Kai Sotto are looking to bulk him up.The nutrition aspect was among the major issues discussed when the 6-foot-9 prodigy met with longtime Ateneo backer ...
Apr 28, 2016
EXCEPT for his height which is quite rare for a Filipino, Kai Zachary Sotto looked and sounded like any other kid, shyly answering questions and ducking those he found awkward.But a 13 year old who stands 6-foot-9 can only ...
Apr 16, 2016
ERVIN Sotto is settled in his life as grade school and high school coach, but is extremely glad to scratch the competitive itch by seeing action in minor leagues.The return to tournament play was brief for the 34-year-old Sotto, ...
Apr 13, 2016
BASKETBALL officials are set to extend an invitation to Kai Sotto to join the Batang Gilas program, saying it's hard to pass up a chance to train and develop a kid of such enormous potential for future national teams.Batang Gilas ...
Apr 12, 2016
IT'S hard for Kai Zachary Sotto not to stand out wherever he goes.At 6-foot-9 and only 13 years old, it's easy to understand why.Pictures of the teenager immediately went viral on social media following ...
Apr 11, 2016
ERVIN Sotto and Borgie Hermida delivered clutch baskets as Metro North Tollways Corporation (NLEX) pounded Media Quest (Philippine Star-TV5), 90-80, in the finals to bag its first ever men's basketball crown in the Manny V. Pangilinan (MVP) Olympics at ...
Mar 5, 2016
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