NBA
DETROIT - The Detroit Pistons finally broke up their trio of Blake Griffin, Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson.Only Griffin remains - and the 2019-20 season was yet another reminder of how fragile the star forward's health has been.Griffin played ...
Jun 12, 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
NEW ORLEANS - Zion Williamson's sublime 17-point surge in a span of barely more than three minutes could very well become part of New Orleans' pro sports lore - even if the final score won't.For the Pelicans, a ...
Jan 23, 2020
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden and the Houston Rockets were eliminated by the Golden State Warriors yet again.Now the Rockets are left to ponder how they'll get over the hump and past the Warriors to contend for a title.The two-time ...
May 12, 2019
NBA
CHICAGO - The anticipated fairy tale, which turned into a horror picture show, began in the summer of 2018.LeBron James, in the twilight of an amazing Hall-of-Fame career, coveted Los Angeles as a place where he can burnish his legacy ...
Mar 26, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard spoke publicly in his first appearance as a Toronto Raptor and said he is physically ready to play.Leonard joined the Raptors in a summertime blockbuster trade with the San Antonio Spurs. How long he stays in Toronto is ...
Sep 25, 2018
PRINCE Rivero hopes he can still get an opportunity to play one final year of college basketball after he was released by La Salle, but the UAAP rules are unclear with regards to his case.The 23-year-old Rivero said he ...
May 22, 2018
DAVAO - He's a PBA legend who's taking part in the PBA All-Star three-point shootout with a government official, but Kenneth Durmedes is also the commissioner of the fledgling Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) that has drawn flak for ...
May 22, 2018
KOBE Paras has hardly made his presence felt so far in the presence of his elders at Gilas Pilipinas in the Jones Cup, but expect him to make an immediate impact when he's finally eligible to play for his new college ...
Jul 20, 2017
PBA
NLEX coach Boyet Fernandez is hoping for the best as far as his future at the helm of the Road Warriors is concerned, leaving it all up to team owner Manny V. Pangilinan.Rumors have long swirled about Fernandez's future, which ...
Sep 23, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized Friday for his behavior surrounding an incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more "careful and candid" about how he described what happened after a night of ...
Aug 20, 2016
IMAGINE a starting five for Gilas Pilipinas that will have a Jordan Clarkson (6-3) at point guard, Kobe Paras (6-5) at two-guard, AJ Edu (6-8) at small forward, Kai Sotto (6-9) at power forward and Ethan Kirkness ( ...
Aug 19, 2016
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook is no longer sharing the NBA marquee in Oklahoma City after the Thunder lost much of their identity when free agent Kevin Durant chose to join the Golden State Warriors on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).The Thunder' ...
Jul 5, 2016
NBA
OAKLAND, California - As Stephen Curry dribbled out the clock in a raucous Oracle Arena, Kevin Durant could only stand and watch.The Golden State Warriors are heading back to the NBA Finals, while Durant's future in Oklahoma City is much ...
May 31, 2016
JUNO Sauler's future as De La Salle coach has inevitably come under scrutiny amid the disappointment over the Green Archers' failure to make the Final Four of UAAP Season 78 men's basketball tournament.The Green Archers finished ...
Nov 21, 2015
PBA
MERALCO coach Norman Black played down Baser Amer's inauspicious debut on Wednesday, saying he believes the rookie playmaker is still the team's point guard of the future.Amer went scoreless after missing all his four shots, adding just one assist ...
Nov 5, 2015
PBA
THERE will be no more giveaway trades from Blackwater from hereon.Elite owner Dioceldo Sy made the promise at the end of a season where the PBA expansion team dealt its first-round pick that turned out to be the No. 1 ...
Aug 1, 2015
NBA
OAKLAND, California - The parade is not until Friday (Saturday, Manila time). The Golden State Warriors are already looking ahead to what could be a promising future.And with their young core under contract and MVP Stephen Curry just entering his prime, the ...
Jun 19, 2015
SINGAPORE - Alyssa Valdez has backed calls to keep intact the women's volleyball team that competed in the 28th Southeast Asian Games so it can be better prepared for future international competitions.Valdez said she hopes the Singapore stint will just ...
Jun 15, 2015
NBA
CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls' season ended. And the Tom Thibodeau watch began.The Bulls headed into the offseason on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) with one big issue hanging over them - the future of their coach.There is heavy speculation that Thibodeau ...
May 16, 2015
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