PBA
JAMES Yap doesn't see any problem staying and playing inside a PBA bubble for the next two months.It's a sacrifice pro players like him will have to make, according to Yap.It's also a way of giving back ...
6 days ago
PBA
JAMES Yap has returned to the country to rejoin Rain or Shine in its training sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic.Yap has been spending the last few months of the PBA postponement of games in Italy to be with his family, ...
Sep 4, 2020
PBA
HINDSIGHT is 20/20, but if coach Yeng Guiao was still with Rain or Shine, he would not have pulled the trigger on the blockbuster trade between Paul Lee and James Yap.Guesting in Coaches Unfiltered, the outspoken mentor touched on the ...
Aug 24, 2020
PBA
PAUL Lee was excited to learn about his trade from Rain or Shine to Star [now Magnolia], knowing the kind of starpower the PBA team possessed."Inisip ko kaagad Star Hotshots. Malakas pa 'yun. Nandoon pa si James Yap, nandoon pa ...
Aug 16, 2020
PBA
RAIN or Shine coach Caloy Garcia was expecting big things from James Yap for the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup until the global COVID-19 pandemic shelved the games.Garcia said Yap had an impressive preseason for the Elastopainters, so much so that ...
Aug 5, 2020
PBA
RAIN or Shine expects two-time MVP James Yap and Kris Rosales to be around when team workouts are finally given the green light by the PBA.Coach Caloy Garcia said management has been in constant communication with the two players, who ...
Jul 20, 2020
PBA
TIM Cone is the most successful coach in PBA history with 22 championships highlighted by two grand slams, but he admits that his biggest letdown still gives him sleepless nights to this day.One such failure came early in Cone's ...
Jul 15, 2020
PBA
MARC Pingris was part of a deep 2004 PBA Rookie Draft Class that included James Yap, Ranidel De Ocampo, Sonny Thoss, Rich Alvarez and Gary David. But did you know that Pingris almost became the No. 1 overall pick?Pingris ended up ...
Jul 13, 2020
WHILE the Philippines continued to record a rising number of cases of COVID-19, other parts of the world are slowly getting on the road to recovery.Italy, where PBA vet James Yap is currently staying with his wife and two children, ...
Jul 7, 2020
PBA
TALENTED as he may, Stanley Pringle remains as one of the most ball-dominant guards in the PBA.That's why when the former scoring champion arrived at Ginebra last year, many people questioned how he would fit in a team ...
Jul 7, 2020
PBA
JAVEE Mocon is a certified James Yap fanatic, but it was Jayson Castro who made him realize he's finally living his PBA dream.The Rain or Shine young gun remembered well his first-ever game against TnT Katropa in which he ...
Jul 4, 2020
WHEN we last saw James Yap's BMW R nineT Urban G/S, it was zooming up to Tagaytay for a quick ride with the so-called 'PBA Moto-Club'.But it looks like Rain or Shine big man's beloved bike ...
Jun 12, 2020
PBA
IF there's someone who is not surprised that James Yap made it big in the PBA, it would have to be Ronald Tubid.Tubid said he was guarding Yap ever since high school, and even during that time, he already knew ...
Jun 10, 2020
LIKE Michael Jordan, a number of PBA stars like to spend time away from basketball playing golf, the love affair usually becoming more intense after they retire.Golf is actually the polar opposite of basketball. The game is slow. Players don' ...
May 29, 2020
LA Salle was already the UAAP's blue blood in the early 2000s, winning the Season 61 crown in 1999.But can you imagine that team, then bannered by the likes of Don Allado, Renren Ritualo, and Willy Wilson, adding another ...
May 22, 2020
PBA
THEY'VE been to a lot of big games and do-or-die matches before.For Marc Pingris and Mark Barroca though, there never was a nerve-wracking outing as the one they went through exactly eight years ago during the waning ...
May 6, 2020
FILIPINO athletes of different sports and leagues unite in an online rally this Labor Day in support of the country's frontliners.Singing a song called "Fly High", their performance reinforced a message of inspiration and gratitude to the age of pandemic&# ...
May 1, 2020
PBA
WAS there any gentleman's agreement between Purefoods coach Ryan Gregorio and Shell management that paved the way for the TJ Hotdogs to select James Yap in the 2004 PBA Rookie Draft?A number of SPIN.ph commenters raised the issue ...
Apr 22, 2020
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