SYDNEY - Team USA rebounded from a rare loss two days earlier to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game on Monday.At the same arena where the Americans won Olympic gold at the Sydney 2000 Games the ...
Aug 26, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Not everyone was happy in the biggest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia.Kemba Walker scored 23 points to lead the U.S. over Australia 102-86 on Thursday before a crowd of 51,218 at a stadium ...
Aug 23, 2019
NBA
KEVIN Durant hit two birds with one stone on Sunday night by not only making his Filipino fans happy but also sneaking in a quick workout - apparently his first since the NBA Finals.The Golden State superstar, who's in town to ...
Jul 8, 2018
PBA
FORMER teammates Alvin Patrimonio and Jerry Codinera get to relive their glory days together even for just an exhibition outing.Patrimonio and Codinera, who formed part of the original Purefoods franchise that entered the PBA three decades ago the roster of cage ...
May 26, 2018
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Andy Murray made a tepid return to the court, losing a one-set match, 6-2, to Roberto Bautista Agut in the United Arab Emirates exhibitions on Friday.Murray, who has slipped to 16th in the rankings ...
Dec 30, 2017
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Serena Williams is returning to competition with an exhibition match on Saturday in Abu Dhabi against French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko.Williams has not competed since winning the Australian Open last January while she was pregnant. She ...
Dec 25, 2017
MEXICO CITY - Lorena Ochoa will be playing in her LPGA Tour event in Mexico, but only for an exhibition.Ochoa had said on Sunday at the Mexico Championship (Monday, Manila time) that she would be playing the Lorena Ochoa Match Play on ...
Mar 8, 2017
PBA
BLACKWATER dusted off rust as it whipped the Las PiƱas All-Stars, 98-83, in an exhibition match promoting the fight against drugs on Thursday at the Starmall Alabang gym in Muntinlupa.In their first competitive action since their last game ...
Jul 30, 2015
PBA
BASKETBALL icon Robert Jaworski declined to point fingers following the debacle suffered by Gilas Pilipinas in the 2014 Asian Games, instead encouraging the country's basketbaall leadership to learn from the lessons of the country's worst finish in the ...
Nov 5, 2014
PBA
MARCIO Lassiter sank the game-winner with 7.1 seconds left to lift San Miguel Beer to a 78-77 victory over an undermanned Rain or Shine side at the kick-off leg of the Liga ng Bayan PBA preseason on Friday ...
Sep 12, 2014
GILAS Pilipinas failed to keep pace with a taller and faster Australian side on Sunday, dropping a 97-75 loss in the 2014 Antibes International Basketball Tournament at the Azur Arena in Antibes, France. Dante Exum, the fifth pick overall in the ...
Aug 16, 2014
GILAS Pilipinas' torrid outside shooting cooled down in the endgame, allowing host France to escape with a 75-68 win at the start of the 2014 Antibes International Basketball Tournament on Friday (Saturday, Manila time). The smaller Filipinos peppered France with ...
Aug 15, 2014
NBA
TAMIKA Catchings has known Paul George since he was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in 2010.She was sickened when she heard the news that he broke his right leg on a freak play during the US men's national team ...
Aug 4, 2014
PBA
OVERSEAS Filipino workers in Dubai are in for an another basketball treat from PBA teams this coming August.Organized by Emeratis, the same group that organized the successful Al-Shabab Invitationals, the eight-team tournament will be participated in by atleast two ...
Apr 25, 2014
NBA
LAS VEGAS - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving had 23 points and seven assists to lead the White team to a 128-106 victory over the Blue on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in the USA Basketball Showcase at the Thomas and Mack ...
Jul 26, 2013
NBA
FOR LeBron James, the future is bright for Philippine basketball.In his very first Manila visit, the reigning two-time NBA Finals MVP received a rousing welcome from thousands of basketball-crazy fans that braved the rains on Tuesday to catch him ...
Jul 23, 2013
LEE Chong Wei of Malaysia and Denmark's legendary Peter Gade have confirmed participation in the FDG Cup on June 28-30, marking the first time in local badminton history that the current and former world No. 1 players will strut their ...
Jun 5, 2013
PBA
AFTER a morale-boosting win over a visiting Chinese pro club on Monday night, Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes still believes the road to the Fiba World Championships or the Olympics still has to pass through China and Iran.Reyes said China' ...
May 8, 2013
PBA
THE PBA selection got a boost from Beau Belga, Arwind Santos, and Paul Lee in the end game to pull off a come-from-behind 80-71 win over the Shanghai Sharks in the final game of the Philippines-China Friendship Games ...
May 7, 2013
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