KAI Sotto is barely 18, yet he takes his 'big brother' role to Sage Tolentino quite seriously.It is so rare to see not one but two basketball players of Filipino lineage standing over seven feet; it is even more ...
Oct 4, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Getting drafted in the NBA is every hooper's dream. It is both a lifetime achievement and a golden ticket to financial freedom.Each of the 30 players taken in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft were paid ...
Aug 6, 2020
FILIPINO fans are still celebrating Mike Magpayo's hiring as head coach for UC Riverside, which makes him the first coach of Asian descent to assume such role in NCAA Division 1.No one's prouder than his parents."My ...
Jul 19, 2020
KENTUCKY may have missed out on securing Kai Sotto, but that doesn't mean the Wildcats can't get their hands on another player of Filipino descent.Fil-Am stud Sage Tolentino is rumored to be in "in consistent contact" ...
Jul 9, 2020
WHAT awaits Kai Sotto in the NBA G League select program?Well, if the NBA is to be believed, this presents the best path for the 7-foot-2 giant to make it to the big league.The NBA envisioned the select ...
May 12, 2020
CHICAGO - As promised, the call came last Friday afternoon. It was from Los Angeles and Jordan Clarkson was on the other end of my cellular phone line.Days earlier, I had badgered his dad, Mike, for an interview. And citing what was ...
May 5, 2020
NBA
BONG Ulep couldn't be any happier with the gains Jalen Green has made in his young career, especially after seeing the 18-year-old high-flyer committing to the groundbreaking NBA G League select program."Jalen and his parents did ...
Apr 20, 2020
TOP US high school prospect Jalen Green has narrowed down his choices to three options: enrolling at either Memphis or Auburn, or taking his talents to the Australian National Basketball League.In a short clip posted on his Twitter account, the 18- ...
Apr 16, 2020
THE sporting world stopped in the light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the top high school recruits in the US weren't spared.It's the reality that Jalen Green, the top-ranked high school recruit in the ...
Mar 20, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - When the Houston Rockets went on a losing streak from January 14 to 20, a downward spiral that lasted four games, head coach Mike D'Antoni described his team as a "ship that is "getting rocked right now."The Utah ...
Feb 4, 2020
PBA
IT'S hard to stay under the radar if you stand 6-foot-9.But Maurice Shaw did just that, laying low for years before immediately standing out in the crowd when he joined the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft."I guess ...
Dec 6, 2019
PBA
THE PBA rookie pool for next season just got significantly thinner after Joshua Munzon announced on Thursday that he's skipping the next draft."I will not be entering the draft this year," he declared.Munzon is a consensus Top 5 ...
Oct 24, 2019
IF Jordan Clarkson remains hopeful of the possibility of suiting up for Gilas Pilipinas, who are we to quit on him?That's what national coach Yeng Guiao had to say after Monday's training session after the Fil-Am ...
Jul 29, 2019
TERRENCE Jones' mini-me is now in the country and he's wasting no time immersing in the Filipino culture.And what better way for him to do that than to be in attendance for his dad's game ...
Jul 17, 2019
BROTHERS Dwight and Eli Ramos are set to join Ateneo in its Greece trip next week as it steps up its buildup for the upcoming UAAP Season 82.Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin shared that the Ramoses, who have recently committed to the ...
Jun 25, 2019
CALL it a case of hello and goodbye.Relatively inactive as a grappler since 2014, former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) heavyweight champion Dave "The Animal" Batista recently made a brutal and brief return to the grunt-and-groan business by taking on ...
Apr 10, 2019
By David BernalMINNEAPOLIS - Fil-American Kihei Clark tallied only three points and four assists in the 2019 NCAA Final men's basketball final, but his defensive bite and stabilizing presence on offense helped the Virginia Cavaliers hoist the school's ...
Apr 9, 2019
JOSHUA Munzon became the first player to record multiple 40-point games in PBA D-League history.But as losses continue to pile up for AMA Online Education, notching these milestones feel hollow for the Fil-Am swingman."Individual stats at this ...
Mar 14, 2019
FIL-American high school forward Jalen Green will return to the country for FilAm Sports USA for the 2019 Chooks-to-Go SM-NBTC National Finals next week.The 17-year-old Fil-Am forward from Merced, California makes his Philippine comeback ...
Mar 11, 2019
PBA
SAN Miguel Alab Pilipinas coach Jimmy Alapag could only shake his head in disbelief after seeing Macau Black Bears guard Mikh McKinney explode 50 points in their Asean Basketball League (ABL) face-off on Friday night."Did you see Allen Iverson out ...
Mar 8, 2019
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