PBA
KEVIN Alas is so used to Yeng Guiao's 'tough love' that he hardly lost focus when NLEX needed him to deliver with the game was on the line.Brushing aside some harsh words from the Road Warriors' coach following a costly ...
Dec 10, 2021
NBA
AFTER a loss at Washington last week, Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young calmly aired some of his frustrations over the way NBA games are being officiated amid a new crackdown on non-basketball moves used to draw contact.The 6-foot-1, ...
Nov 2, 2021
KIEFER Ravena uncharacteristically muffed two huge free throws in the endgame, but the Shiga Lakestars defense held fort late as they took the 84-83 victory over the Kyoto Hannaryz Saturday in the 2021-22 B.League season at Hannaryz Arena.Shocking ...
Oct 16, 2021
PBA
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger has decided to shoot his free throws left-handed, a move that has the blessing of Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone.The champion mentor said the Fil-German has been taking his free throws using his left hand in contrast ...
Jul 23, 2021
NBA
PHOENIX - Devin Booker sat in a chair with a crooked and swollen nose, complete with tape over three fresh stitches.He also had a big smile on his face, remembering Jae Crowder's pass, Deandre Ayton's tip-in dunk and a ...
Jun 23, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO -- In the realm of sports speak where the words probable, questionable and doubtful are routinely assigned to determine an injured player's game-day availability, only one word fits Ben Simmons.Inevitable.And I'm talking about his departure ...
Jun 22, 2021
NBA
By SCOTT BORDOW, APPHOENIX - Devin Booker made two free throws with 2.4 seconds remaining to give the Phoenix Suns a 118-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Booker's winning foul shots were ...
May 14, 2021
NBA
MILWAUKEE - Giannis Antetokounmpo has a plan to end his growing struggles from the foul line. "It's simple," the reigning two-time MVP said Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) after making just one of his 10 free throws in a 112- ...
Jan 16, 2021
NBA
THE Los Angeles Lakers got what they wanted in Game Four where LeBron James went to the foul line more than usual in the Western Conference finals as they held off the Denver Nuggets for a 114-108 win to move on ...
Sep 25, 2020
PBA
ROOKIE Will McAloney has yet to officially play his first PBA game, but he already has a 'welcome moment' in the league.Courtesy of no other than his coach at NLEX, Yeng Guiao.The bruising big man recalled the first time he ...
Aug 23, 2020
BEFORE it became known as the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, Wuhan had long been conquered by Paul Lee.For the Magnolia Hotshots star, the capital city of Central China's Hubei province was where one of his biggest moments as a ...
Apr 17, 2020
PBA
KJ McDaniels shrugged off a crucial missed free throw in the dying seconds that could have forced overtime in TnT Katropa's PBA Governors' Cup game against Barangay Ginebra at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.The import bungled the second of his ...
Nov 8, 2019
PHOENIX Pulse import Eugene Phelps has been shooting free throws in an unorthodox way since the start of the PBA Governors' Cup.The many-time PBA import has been using the glass trying to bank in his free throws, which isn' ...
Oct 10, 2019
PBA
JIO Jalalon wasn't about to disappoint the Magnolia Hotshots as he made two pressure-packed free throws that secured a 94-91 win over Rain or Shine in Game 4 of their PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series.Jalalon said practice makes ...
Apr 23, 2019
PBA
WORDS couldn't describe the relief JC Intal felt after Phoenix pulled off the gritty 92-90 Game Three win over San Miguel in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals on Sunday night.The 35-year-old forward had a chance ...
Apr 21, 2019
COMING to the rescue to lead Che'Lu Bar and Grill to a come-from-behind 100-96 victory over Go For Gold, Jeff Viernes attributed it to the Revellers in drawing the first blood in the best-of-five Finals series ...
Aug 11, 2018
PBA
JUNE Mar Fajardo is shouldering the burden for San Miguel's 87-83 Game 5 defeat to Ginebra in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals on Sunday.The soft-spoken center scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds but blamed himself ...
Aug 5, 2018
NBA
CHICAGO - If it's free, then why is it so hard to get, especially in the clutch?I'm talking about a free throw, the hardest easy shot in basketball. Man versus rim. Mind over matter.For players such as ...
Jun 4, 2018
PBA
CHRIS Tiu was glad to redeem himself as he drained the game-clinching freebies in Rain or Shine's 99-96 overtime win against Magnolia in the PBA Commissioner's Cup on Saturday."At least in a way, I was kinda able ...
Jun 2, 2018
PBA
CHITO Victolero believes that Magnolia did everything right except for that one thing which eventually cost them the game. While proud of his players' effort, the Hotshots coach rued his squad's 19 missed free throws especially since the Hotshots ...
Jun 2, 2018
PBA
MAGNOLIA Pambansang Manok will have to approach the rest of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals the old-fashioned way: One game at a time.The Hotshots were pushed to the wall by the mighty San Miguel Beermen following an 84-80 loss ...
Apr 4, 2018
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