MORE than a decade ago, Andrei Caracut was just a small-town kid who was lucky enough to steal a photo with Rain or Shine's Gabe Norwood in one out-of-town PBA game.It was a moment that came ...
Mar 20, 2021
AFTER seventeen seasons with one team, Harvey Carey his final curtain call on Monday, after Tropang Giga team manager Gabby Cui announced his retirement. Drafted in 2003, the 6-foot-3 forward has seen action through many of TNT's tumultous ...
Feb 1, 2021
PBA
SCOTTIE Thompson says he feels honored to be mentioned in the same breath as a player such as Gabe Norwood after winning the Samboy Lim Sportsmanship Award during the PBA 45th season Special Awards on Sunday.The 27-year-old Thompson, winner ...
Jan 18, 2021
PBA
ANGELES CITY - First Javee Mocon. Now it's Rey Nambatac.The two young guns have so far been carrying the load for Rain or Shine in the PBA Philippine Cup bubble where the Elasto Painters have gone 2-0 so far to ...
Oct 16, 2020
PBA
REY Nambatac was more aggressive on the floor for Rain or Shine on Friday - and left a major imprint in the game as a result.After being held to a single field goal in a win over San Miguel, Nambatac topscored for ...
Oct 16, 2020
WHEN its own bubble began last July, the NBA chose to allow its players to wear jerseys with statements of social justice because, ultimately, its athletes believed that dissent is duty. Take LeBron James. At the height of the Black Lives Matter ...
Sep 29, 2020
PBA
GABE Norwood has a clear goal once the PBA gets to resume its shortened season.Win the crown jewel of Asia's first ever play-for-pay league.For all he has accomplished as the face of the Rain or Shine franchise, ...
Sep 8, 2020
NOT only did Gilas Pilipinas open opportunities for Gabe Norwood to represent the country in major international meets, it also led him to forge an unlikely friendship with Marc Pingris.Of all the players he got to be teammates with in the ...
Sep 6, 2020
THE MILWAUKEE Bucks just started a movement.After refusing to go on court to protest against racial injustice, teams with playoff matches today refused to play, prompting the NBA to postpone the games.The impact of the players' strike went beyond the ...
Aug 27, 2020
SEVEN years ago, the Philippines pulled off one of its biggest victories when it exorcised the Korean curse, 86-79, in the semifinals of the 2013 Fiba Asia Championship.Not only was it sweet revenge against a longtime tormentor, the win also ...
Aug 9, 2020
PBA
THIS early, Gabe Norwood has been getting offers to become a coach. In fact, Norwood was already being eyed to be part of the coaching staff of the Letran Knights.Rain or Shine coach Caloy Garcia isn't surprised at all of ...
Aug 6, 2020
GABE Norwood's high-wire act fell short for FIBA's Dunk of the Decade.The Rain or Shine guard lost to the entry of Iran's Arsalan Kazemi in the quarterfinals of the three-week, 32-moment tournament that aimed to ...
Jun 22, 2020
THIS one will bring up memories anew for Argentina national team veteran Luis Scola.The one-handed dunk of Gilas Pilipinas guard Gabe Norwood off Scola's outstretched arms during the 2014 World Cup in Spain has been nominated by FIBA for ...
Jun 11, 2020
FILIPINO-foreign PBA stars have expressed their stand against racism, seeking justice for the death of George Floyd.Chris Ross, Gabe Norwood, Marcio Lassiter, Kelly Williams, Joe Devance, Mo Tautuaa, Chris Newsome, and CJ Perez were some of the PBA standouts who ...
Jun 1, 2020
FORMER Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes called his 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup team a "team of leaders" and he sees a few of them becoming good coaches someday.Speaking in a webinar organized by Blackwater consultant Ariel Vanguardia and Hoop Coaches ...
May 6, 2020
GABE Norwood has been a staple of the national team for the better part of the past decade, but he never forgets his first foray.So much so that the Rain or Shine defender believes that the Philippine team which competed in ...
Apr 30, 2020
PBA
FOR veteran guard Gabe Norwood, it is better to be safe than sorry.In as much as he is already raring to get back in action again for Rain or Shine in the PBA, Norwood said at the end of the day, ...
Apr 11, 2020
IF not for those magical eight days seven years ago, Florida Gulf Coast might still be that upstart school trying to create an identity in the Sunshine State, never mind nationally.Dunk City changed everything.The high-flying Eagles and their showstopping ...
Mar 27, 2020
PBA players led by LA Tenorio sang "Heal The World" in the hope of cheering up the nation in the midst of the enhanced community quarantine over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.In a video posted on the PBA's social media ...
Mar 20, 2020
PBA
RAIN of Shine coach Caloy Garcia is determined to give all his rookies the chance to shine when the 2020 PBA season rolls along.The Elastopainters have gone on a youth movement in the offseason, signing rookies Adrian Wong, Clint Doliguez, Prince ...
Jan 30, 2020
PBA
PERHAPS one of the most memorable visits of Kobe Bryant came in July 2011 when he joined a collection of NBA stars that faced Smart Gilas national team and a PBA All-Star selection in exhibition games at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. ...
Jan 28, 2020
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