PBA
COACH Topex Robinson had his own 'Welcome to the PBA' moment, courtesy of a legend who also happened to be his idol."Ito hindi ko talaga malilimutan. Kinukuwento ko ito sa mga players ko," said a laughing Robinson, now head ...
Jul 30, 2020
PBA
THE spectacular crossover and fancy footwork he displayed during his prime Johnny Abarrientos credit to one thing - dancing.The retired 5-foot-7 guard bared his background as a dancer is the reason behind the grace he showed on the basketball court, ...
Jul 23, 2020
PBA
JOHNNY Abarrientos admitted his PBA retirement was a premature one.Although already way past his prime, Abarrientos felt there was still some gas left in the tank while serving as back-up to Barangay Ginebra's celebrated backcourt of Mark Caguioa and ...
Jul 5, 2020
PBA
THE PBA need not look far if it is to induct a new batch of players and personalities into the league's Hall of Fame.Former Best Import Sean Chambers vouched for his former teammates at Alaska who he said deserve a ...
Jul 1, 2020
NBA
PBA great Johnny Abarrientos hopes young Kai Sotto indeed, takes up from where he left off decades ago.As this hoops-crazy nation longs for a homegrown player to make it to the NBA, Abarrientos believes the 7-foot-2 Sotto has ...
Jun 29, 2020
PBA
LIKE any father-son relationship, Johnny Abarrientos' ties with coach Tim Cone isn't perfect.In fact, the 'Flying A' recalled the relationship almost ended in 2001."Nagkaroon kami ng tampuhan when I got traded for some reason," Abarrientos disclosed in the ...
Jun 21, 2020
PBA
DURING Alaska's historic Grand Slam in 1996, Jeff Cariaso played a huge part in the run-up to the rare feat in the PBA.It was Cariaso who sealed the championship for the Milkmen in the All-Filipino Conference when he ...
May 2, 2020
PBA
JOHNNY Abarrientos has always been considered as a generational talent.Despite just standing at 5-foot-7, "The Flying A" never let his small stature dim his spotlight as he made a lot of believers throughout his career, with some even regarding ...
Apr 28, 2020
PBA
RUDY Hatfield took a trip down memory lane recalling his Coca-Cola days after he was named in a SPIN.ph list as the best player in the history of the franchise.The Fil-Am energy bunny made his thoughts known in ...
Feb 28, 2020
TEAM Celebrity rode on the red-hot shooting of Rayver Cruz and surprised the selection of PBA Legends and UNTV players, 102-101, in the Wish Olympics held over the weekend at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Cruz scattered 23 points to lead ...
Feb 24, 2020
ALLAN Caidic and Johnny Abarrientos will spearhead a selection of PBA legends and current UNTV players that will play against a celebrity team in the Wish Olympics this Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum."Basta puwede ako makatulong handa ako parati," said ...
Feb 20, 2020
JOHNNY Abarrientos hardly showed his age when he led Alaska to the championship in the recent PBA Legends Faceoff. Abarrientos, 49, scored the game-winning fastbreak lay-up in the Milkmen's 77-75 victory over the Beermen in the finals, ...
Jul 17, 2019
ALASKA legends admitted it felt like the nineties all over again during their thrilling final against San Miguel in the UNTV Cup PBA Legends Faceoff.The Milkmen ruled the first edition of the Legends Faceoff after a thrilling 77-75 win over ...
Jul 9, 2019
JOHNNY Abarrientos scored a fastbreak lay-up with 12.2 seconds left to lift Alaska to a pulsating 77-75 win over San Miguel on Monday night in the final of the UNTV Cup PBA Legends Faceoff at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. ...
Jul 8, 2019
JOHNNY Abarrientos scored 25 points and dished out 16 assists as Alaska beat Purefoods, 92-70, on Sunday in the UNTV Cup PBA Legends Faceoff at the Pasig Sports Center.The Milkmen finished the elimination round with a 2-1 record.The ...
Jun 16, 2019
ALASKA beat Ginebra San Miguel, 90-83, in its first game in the UNTV Cup PBA Legends Faceoff on Sunday at the Pasig Sports Center.Two-time PBA MVP Willie Miller sparked the Milkmen, scoring 29 points, converting 12 of his 24 ...
Jun 2, 2019
PBA
THE key players from Alaska's grand slam team were there, and so was the patented triangle offense.One person was badly missed, though.Tim Cone, architect of the Alaska dynasty in the PBA, was not around as the Aces relived ...
Feb 17, 2019
PBA
TEYTEY Teodoro has drawn comparisons to Johnny Abarrientos as far as his calm demeanor on the court is concerned.No less than Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone noticed it."I love Tey. I think he is great," said Cone after the rookie&# ...
Jan 14, 2019
PBA
ANTIPOLO CITY - 'Need To Believe.'Against the two-time reigning champion and the PBA's undisputed most popular ballclub, it's the mindset Magnolia Pambansang Manok has to adopt to get past Barangay Ginebra.Taking that approach, the Hotshots took down the ...
Nov 10, 2018
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