PBA
CHICAGO - Even after a Friday meeting that was meant to smoothen out some fractured feelings, a gripe-stricken Vic Manuel insists he'd rather take his talents elsewhere."Ayoko na talaga maglaro sa Alaska," the 6-foot-4 juggernaut was heard ...
Jan 10, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - While taking your order as you sit on a stool in that dimly lit bar, the bartender can be whatever you want.Crying shoulder Cheerleader. Life coach.Or a best friend you never had.This is why bars are so popular, ...
Dec 15, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - At 6-foot-1, Fred VanVleet entered the 2016 NBA draft shorter than many experts' expectations. And there was doubt if his 197-pound frame could withstand a rigorous 82-game regular season schedule.So when his name wasn' ...
Nov 22, 2020
NBA
TREVOR Ariza is on the move for the third time this week, going to Oklahoma City from Detroit along with Dallas' Justin Jackson in a three-team trade.Also in the deal, the Mavericks sent Delon Wright to the Pistons for ...
Nov 21, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - If you have ever streamed a movie on your handheld device, imagine doing it while on a dizzying roller-coaster ride. Nearly impossible to keep up. Which is exactly what it feels like covering this ongoing NBA preseason.Kelly Oubre Jr ...
Nov 20, 2020
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Although the Los Angeles Lakers made a pick, the NBA champions still essentially sat out draft night until it was over.And then they started making moves in a quick, busy offseason.The Lakers selected Jaden McDaniels with the 28th ...
Nov 19, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - James Harden has three years and $131.4 million left on the five-year extension he signed last July 2017.When that contract expires in 2023, Harden, who became a Rocket in 2012, will pocket a total of $266.7 million ...
Nov 18, 2020
NBA
THE Milwaukee Bucks are reportedly interested in signing Avery Bradley after a plan to acquire Dennis Schroder fell through.The Bucks are looking to fortify their lineup and keep MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo happy after a disappointing playoff run following a regular season ...
Nov 17, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, James Harden is "interested" with the idea of playing for the Nets.It only makes sense for The Beard to pine for a change of scenery. His chief enabler, head coach Mike ...
Nov 16, 2020
PBA
CHICAGO - Rey Nambatac feared for his life. A faceless would-be assassin was potentially wading in the poison well of social media and threatening to harm him and his girlfriend.The intimidation was so fierce and disconcerting that it affected his game, ...
Nov 15, 2020
NBA
IT'S official: The NBA is coming back Dec. 22.The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) that they've struck a deal on rules for this coming season, setting the stage for ...
Nov 10, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - It was June 30, 2019. The Miami Heat had an evening all planned out for their recruitment of free agent Jimmy Butler, down to every detail. They greeted him with music from Irish singer Dermot Kennedy, one of ...
Sep 28, 2020
NBA
THE Milwaukee Bucks are looking to improve the team around Giannis Antetokounmpo and are willing to spend much more to boost their title chances.Amid speculation Antetokounmpo may decide to seek a new team, the NBA MVP met with team executives a ...
Sep 15, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Kyle Lowry was understandably torn.Lowry and the Toronto Raptors spent nearly three months in Florida for the NBA restart. That's a lot of time away from his children, and Lowry made no secret during his ...
Sep 13, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Born in Tampa, Florida 27 summers ago, he was raised in San Antonio, Texas where he starred at Karen Wagner High before heading off to Oklahoma and Missouri for college.After turning pro in 2014, he was drafted by Washington, traded ...
Jan 3, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - During his time with Cleveland, Jordan Clarkson was everything any franchise would want from a player.He was a pro all throughout. Had no issues on and off the court. And he did everything on full throttle, including the development of ...
Dec 31, 2019
NBA
OAKLAND, California - Bob Myers has accepted Kevin Durant's departure for the Brooklyn Nets with an appreciation for all the superstar forward accomplished with the franchise, even if the Golden State general manager would have loved to keep KD around a ...
Jul 16, 2019
NBA
CLEVELAND - J.R. Smith's never-a-dull-moment run with the Cavaliers is over.Cleveland released the colorful shooting guard on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) before his $15.6 million contract for next season became guaranteed. The Cavs had been ...
Jul 16, 2019
CHICAGO - Three of the NBA's brightest stars had command performances that helped shape the recently concluded 2018-19 NBA season as one for the ages.Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo captured league MVP honors. Nikola Jokic of Denver was named ...
Jul 9, 2019
NBA
CHICAGO - The wait is intense, filled with nervous excitement. It's almost like anticipating the white smoke to billow from the roof of the Sistine Chapel the moment a new Pope is chosen.Four days into free agency, it's ...
Jul 4, 2019
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