BEFORE the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League's Raja Cup was about to unfold, Gab Banal found himself in limbo as most of the teams had already filled in their roster spots.Fortunately for him, though, the opportunity to suit up in the ...
Mar 30, 2020
GAB Banal rekindles his partnership with coach Charles Tiu as the Datu Cup MVP signed up with Nueva Ecija Rice Vanguards for the next season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL)."It's a very big coup for us," said ...
Mar 19, 2020
SANS Datu Cup MVP Gab Banal, Bacoor City put on a show for its home crowd, extending the 2020 Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Cup South Division semifinals with an 80-69 win over Basilan Thursday at STRIKE Gym ...
Mar 6, 2020
DAVAO CITY -Bacoor star Gab Banal was one frustrated man at the end of the 2020 Chooks-to-Go MPBL Lakan South semifinal match against third seed Basilan.With 1:19 left in the second period, Banal hurt his left knee in ...
Mar 3, 2020
BACOOR City put on a show for its home fans and trampled GenSan, 95-72, and gain a 1-0 lead in the South Division quarterfinals in the 2020 Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Cup playoffs Wednesday at ...
Feb 20, 2020
GAB Banal showed the way as Bacoor defeated Biñan, 78-70, late Friday night in the MPBL Lakan Cup at Strike Gymnasium in Cavite.Banal had 21 points, including free throws that iced the win after Mike Parala completed a three- ...
Oct 5, 2019
MARCUS Hammonds delivered the game-winning basket to lift Isabela City Chooks over Ventspils Ghetto of Latvia, 21-19, in the MMC Sukhbaatar Challenger Friday in Mongolia.The shifty American guard brought the team back from a 14-18 deficit, tying the ...
Sep 13, 2019
ISABELA City Chooks aims for redemption as plays in the MMC Sukhbaatar Challenger in Mongolia on Friday.Philippines No. 8 Franky Johnson and Gab Banal will join resident import Marcus Hammonds and former Wake Forest forward Aaron Rountree as the Patriot' ...
Sep 12, 2019
BASILAN Phenom CTC Construction looks to put behind its bridesmaid finish in the first leg as it is favored to rule the second leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 Magiting Cup on Friday at SM Fairview.Without Balanga and Pasig, ...
Sep 6, 2019
BACOOR overcame Bacolod in overtime, 107-100, on Tuesday in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Lakan Season at Strike Gymnasium in Bacoor City.MPBL Datu Cup Gab Banal posted 10 points, including back-to-back triples, in extra time to power the ...
Aug 14, 2019
GAB Banal played the role of the hero for Bacoor City as it beat Pasig, 73-64, late Wednesday night in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Cup at Pasig Sports Center.The reigning MPBL MVP buried back-to-back treys ...
Jul 4, 2019
MARCUS Hammonds' huge effort was not enough as Isabela City Chooks bowed out of the 2019 Fiba 3x3 World Tour Hongxiang Holdings Haining Challenger, falling to world No. 21 Moscow Inanomo, 22-14, on Saturday in Zhejiang, China.The American reinforcement ...
Jun 29, 2019
GAB Banal steered a three-man Isabela City Chooks to the main draw of the 2019 Fiba 3x3 World Tour Hongxiang Holdings Haining Challenger, beating its Mongolian foes in the qualifying round on Saturday at Zhejiang, China.Without Franky Johnson, who was ...
Jun 29, 2019
GAB Banal knows exactly why he was brought back to Go for Gold-CSB in time for the 2019 PBA D-League playoffs."Coach Charles (Tiu) and Ty (Tang) brought us to give them experience," he said after he and Santi Santillan ...
May 29, 2019
GAB Banal made instant impact in his return for Go for Gold-CSB to pull off a gritty 84-81 nail-biter over Centro Escolar University to stay alive in the 2019 PBA D-League quarterfinals Tuesday at Ynares Sports Arena in ...
May 28, 2019
MARINERONG Pilipino lived to fight another day, downing Metropac-San Beda in overtime, 88-85, to fan its 2019 PBA D-League playoff hopes Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Newcomers Jhonard Clarito, Gab Banal and Mike Ayonayon played big in ...
May 9, 2019
HELP is on the way for Marinerong Pilipino as it aims to make a late run to the 2019 PBA D-League playoffs.Gab Banal, Mike Ayonayon and Jhonard Clarito have been activated for the Skippers last three games in the Foundation ...
May 1, 2019
GAB Banal's MVP performance in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup gained him some interest from a lot of teams.But the 28-year-old forward is perfectly fine where he is right now."Ang daming lumalapit sa ...
Apr 24, 2019
GAB Banal was named the MVP for the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup after his solid performance for the Bacoor City Strikers.Banal was the league's third-best scorer with 18.2 points on 38-percent shooting, to ...
Apr 22, 2019
GAB Banal exploded for 31 points as the Bacoor Strikers beat the GenSan Warriors, 90-80, on Thursday night in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup first round playoffs at the Rizal Memorial Colleges gym in Davao City.Banal also ...
Mar 14, 2019
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