PBA
ANTIPOLO CITY - Mike Glover became the first import casualty in the PBA Governors Cup.Saying the import 'failed to meet expectations,' management immediately sent Glover home following his lackluster showing in the Katropa's opening 103-90 loss to NLEX ...
Aug 19, 2018
PRINCE Eze can see it from afar: the banning of imports in the NCAA could only lead to unproven and unprepared big men in the future.Obviously disappointed with the NCAA ruling imposing a ban on foreign student-athletes starting in 2020, ...
Jun 28, 2018
PBA
IAN Sangalang refused to acknowledge that his absence led to Magnolia's free-fall in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.The 6-foot-7 center has been down with a right wrist injury for more than three weeks now and wouldn't ...
Jun 20, 2018
PBA
IMPORTS in the PBA are held at such high regard that one truly must deliver if he wants to stay in the league. That cut-throat nature of the job couldn't be any more prevalent this 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup ...
Jun 3, 2018
PBA
OPPOSING imports hardly get involved in arguments against each other. After all, they have an affinity and usually look out for one another.But Sunday was a rare occurrence when Reggie Johnson and Malcolm White engaged in a heated conversation that went ...
May 20, 2018
PVL
THAILAND's Kuttika Kaewpin teams up with Alyssa Valdez again as Creamline brings in a new import in Serbian middle blocker Nikolina Asceric for the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference starting on May 11.Creamline has recruited Michele Gumabao before she was ...
Apr 2, 2018
PBA
ONE familiar face and the other a fresh one will be reinforcing Blackwater and KIA Picanto's respective campaigns in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.Jarrid Famous, a monster in scoring and rebounding in his last tour of duty in the league, ...
Mar 9, 2018
THERE are so many Manny Pacquiaos, Bong Coos, Paeng Nepomucenos, Lydia De Vegas, and Eugene Torres just waiting to be discovered in the countryside.Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol stressed this point during the 2017 Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards Night, saying the ...
Feb 28, 2018
THEY are referred to as 'imports' during Gilas Pilipinas' practices for the second window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers. They're the ones responsible for providing defensive drills against the national team.Chibueze Ikeh doesn't mind the tag, ...
Feb 20, 2018
ABL
JIMMY Alapag has made some bold choices in his debut season as head coach of Alab Pilipinas in the Asean Basketball League (ABL).But the former PBA MVP had no hesitation whatsoever when he decided to bring back Renaldo Balkman, in the ...
Jan 1, 2018
ABL
FAMILIAR faces will see action for Tanduay Alab Pilipinas when it resumes its campaign in the Asean Basketball League (ABL).Team owner Charlie Dy announced on his social media account on New Year's Day that Renaldo Balkman and Justin Brownlee ...
Dec 31, 2017
PBA
AN altercation with Ryan Reyes and jawing with TNT KaTropa's standby importsmay have only served to bring out the fire in Chris Ross.The San Miguel team captain ran roughshod on the KaTropa in the second half to lead the ...
Jun 25, 2017
PBA
JUSTINE Brownlee and Barangay Ginebra will find one familiar face back for the PBA Governors Cup and raring to deny the Kings a title repeat in the season-ending meet.Allen Durham is headed back for another tour of duty for Meralco, ...
Jun 21, 2017
PVL
AFTER a long wait, the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) expects its imports to finally play in the Reinforced Conference by Tuesday at the earliest.PVL president Ricky Palou said he was able to speak with FIVB official Tats Suzara, who said he ...
May 14, 2017
PBA
CAGAYAN DE ORO - They may be not be from Mindanao, but Troy Rosario and Sonny Thoss are definitely feeling right at home, particularly in this Misamis Oriental capital that hosts the first leg of this year's PBA All-Star week on ...
Apr 26, 2017
PBA
PLAYING limited minutes in the Commissioner's Cups is nothing new to Arwind Santos, so he tries to make the most of the time on the floor as a backup big man.He is also trying to expand his arsenal to effectively ...
Apr 3, 2017
PBA
JAPETH Aguilar is embracing the challenge of being Barangay Ginebra's last line of defense in the PBA Commissioner's Cup where the Gin Kings are fielding the shortest among the imports.Taking the risk on the 6-foot-5 Governors' Cup ...
Mar 28, 2017
PBA
JAMEEL McKay may have registered better numbers than Tony Mitchell, but it was the latter who had the last laugh in the two imports' PBA debuts as Star came away with a 101-82 victory over Phoenix in their Commissioner's ...
Mar 23, 2017
PBA
IF only imports can play in an all-Filipino conference.That's probably Meralco coach Norman Black's wish as the Bolts' tailspin in the PBA Philippine Cup remained unabated on Friday after surrendering to GlobalPort, 97-89.The Bolts suffered a ...
Jan 6, 2017
TAIPEI - The non-availability of top local players prompted Mighty Sports to tap the services of seven imports to reinforce the team in its 38th William Jones Cup campaign, head coach Bo Perasol said.Perasol said top local players which Mighty targeted ...
Jul 25, 2016
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