Articles about Jersey Retirement

IT was 66 years in the making, but worth the wait.On Sunday, the great Antonio 'Tony' Genato's Philippine jersey No. 13 was formally raised to the rafters and a marker honoring him was unveiled at the Bahay Alamat in ...
Sep 20, 2020
ANOTHER Philippine basketball Living Legend will be enshrined at the 'Bahay Alamat' court in the city of Valenzuela.Antonio 'Tony' Genato is set to be honored with a jersey retirement and the unveiling of his marker at the Holy Grail of Basketball ...
Sep 11, 2020
PBA
NOT a lot of people knew who Jimmy Alapag was when he first got to the country.But when he hung up his sneakers for good, 'The Mighty Mouse' was already a household name in Philippine basketball.Diminutive as he ...
Jul 22, 2020
PBA
PETER June Simon's jersey retirement at Magnolia was put on hold with no end to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in sight.The special ceremony honoring Simon's No.8 jersey with the Purefoods franchise was supposed to take place on ...
May 11, 2020
PBA
FOR Magnolia fans, May 10 will be a red-letter day in the PBA Philippine Cup.Beloved star and veteran Peter June Simon is going to be honored by the only franchise he played for in his 14-year PBA career when ...
Mar 3, 2020
NBA
MIAMI - Dwyane Wade went through a long list of thank-yous as he delivered a 20-minute speech at his jersey retirement ceremony on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), mentioning everyone from his business manager and the Miami Heat ball boys to ...
Feb 23, 2020
Not even a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, 113-109, on the night that the San Antonio Spurs retired Tony Parker's jersey can take away from this historic occasion in franchise history.The team hanging the French-American point guard&# ...
Nov 12, 2019
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - Boris Diaw was rightly concerned about the well-being of a scrawny 19-year-old kid moving to a new country and attempting to compete against the game's best in the NBA. One odd Christmas dinner that turned ...
Nov 12, 2019
NBA
MIAMI - Chris Bosh stood at center court, looked out at the Miami Heat fans and just let the words flow. He spoke about his health scare in 2015. He spoke of his grandfather, the one he called Daddy Jack, the one who ...
Mar 27, 2019
NBA
MIAMI - Chris Bosh is making a lot of music these days. He drinks beer and thinks about making more beer. He sketches. He paints. He plays with his kids. He has even learned how to use a wrench.He is also happy ...
Mar 23, 2019
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Although Kobe Bryant has been asked many times, he still isn't sure who would win a mystical game of one-on-one between the young Kobe in his No. 8 Lakers jersey and his older self, who wore ...
Dec 19, 2017
NBA
KOBE Bryant paid tribute to the Laker greats on the night the future Hall of Famer had his Nos. 8 and 24 retired by the Lakers on Monday in Los Angeles (Tuesday, Manila time).The jerseys were raised to the Staples Center ...
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Dec 19, 2017
NBA
RENTON, Wash. - Former Washington star and current Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas will have his number retired by the school.The retirement ceremony for Thomas' No. 2 has been scheduled for Feb. 15 (Feb. 16, Manila time) when the Huskies host Utah. ...
Dec 15, 2017
NBA
LOS ANGELES - One retired jersey number just isn't enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.The Lakers will retire Bryant's No. 8 and No. 24 in a ceremony Dec. 18 during their game against Golden State, ...
Sep 13, 2017
NBA
ZACH Randolph may have left Memphis to join the Sacramento Kings, but the fan-favorite forward will forever be remembered by the Grizzlies.The franchise paid tribute to Randolph on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) with an emotional tribute, starting with an open ...
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Jul 7, 2017
NBA
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan - By the time Richard Hamilton's tenure with the Detroit Pistons was over, the franchise was far removed from its days among the NBA's elite. His final season with the team was a tumultuous one, and ...
Feb 27, 2017
NBA
HOUSTON - The first time Yao Ming ever watched an NBA game as a young boy in China, he wondered why there were jerseys hanging in the rafters."The cameras randomly gave a shot of the retired jerseys," Yao said. "I slowly realized ...
Feb 4, 2017
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