WHAT was Ron Jacobs' biggest lesson to Jong Uichico?It's that coaching is more than just about the Xs and Os."Coaching is not just between the white lines. Yan ang natutunan ko kay coach Ron," the multi-titled ...
Jul 24, 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
EXACTLY two years ago today, a brawl erupted in a Fiba World Cup qualifier between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia's Boomers at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan - a free-for-all so bad that it landed in sports pages around ...
Jul 2, 2020
FOR two of the members of the Philippine team that was bankrolled by Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco Jr., the NCC formula had the ideal situation during the 1980s that allowed the national team to become successful.Jong Uichico said the NCC basketball program ...
Jun 20, 2020
FOR coach Jong Uichico, there's nothing quite like having the support of Eduardo "Danding" Cojuangco Jr.Half his life, he's had the basketball godfather supporting him."We started a long way," Uichico told Spin.ph a day after ...
Jun 18, 2020
PBA
RON Jacobs had a brief but memorable coaching campaign with a rebuilding San Miguel side from 1997 to 1998 - the gap years from the glory years under Norman Black to a new era featuring Danny Ildefonso, Danny Seigle and Olsen Racela.Those ...
May 5, 2020
PBA
JONG Uichico believes it's just a matter of time before TnT Katropa gets to win another PBA championship.Uichico, the former coach of the Katropa and now coaches academy head of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), said stacking up the ...
May 4, 2020
CHOT Reyes and Jimmy Alapag will serve as the speakers for Sunday's Hoop Coaches International webinar series, capping off the five-day series hosted by Blackwater.Reyes has a wealth of experience as five-time PBA Coach of the Year ...
May 3, 2020
PBA
THE decision of San Miguel to acquire Olsen Racela in a trade with Purefoods was a trademark Ron Jacobs move in building a team.Longtime Jacobs understudy Jong Uichico shared the story behind the Racela trade to San Miguel during a recent ...
May 1, 2020
PBA
TALK 'N Text and Rain or Shine battled each other five years ago in what came down as arguably the best Game 7 ever played in PBA Finals history.The Commissioner's Cup championship was up for grabs on that warm night ...
Apr 30, 2020
TIM Cone and Jong Uichico share their knowledge to coaches of all levels as the Hoop Coaches International Webinar series continues.The veteran mentors spearhead the speakers for Blackwater's free webinar to help coaches better their game even in this ...
Apr 29, 2020
ASIDE from the players, Gilas Pilipinas coaches are already buckling down to work in their preparation for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.Gilas Pilipinas coach Tim Cone lauded the work being put in by assistant coaches Joe Devance, Jong Uichico, and Jimmy ...
Oct 11, 2019
JONG Uichico is making up for lost time.Given a chance to reprise his old role as deputy coach of Gilas Pilipinas, Uichico said he's looking forward to working with head coach Tim Cone in the country's coming campaign in ...
Oct 8, 2019
JIMMY Alapag, Jong Uichico, and Joe Devance will form part of Tim Cone's staff with Gilas Pilipinas in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.Cone made the announcement Saturday after Barangay Ginebra's match against Phoenix Pulse in the Governors' Cup.Cone ...
Sep 28, 2019
THE Bataan team in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) will be revamped after its team owner underwent a change in management, the league confirmed on Saturday in a social media post.The MPBL said the Risers' owners in Camaya Coast have ...
Sep 14, 2019
A YEAR on and coach Jong Uichico still recalls with regret the brawl that marred the Fiba World Cup qualifier game between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.Uichico admitted getting affected by the fallout from the ...
Jul 4, 2019
BI?'AN - Jong Uichico had no difficulty adjusting to the MPBL game as he guided the Bataan Risers to a comfortable 75-62 triumph over the Biñan City-Krah Heroes on Monday night at the Alonte Sports Arena here.A nine- ...
Jun 18, 2019
PBA
SHOULD PBA assistant coaches be allowed to take on head-coaching roles in other leagues such as the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL)?That could be settled when the PBA board convenes on Thursday to discuss the issue.Sources said there has ...
May 29, 2019
MULTI-TITLED coach Jong Uichico returns to the local coaching scene via the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) where he is joined by fellow ex-PBA coaches Bong Ramos and Chris Gavina.A nine-time PBA champion coach and one of the ...
May 5, 2019
PBA
IT'S going to be a homecoming for coach Jong Uichico on Sunday during the 'Return of Rivals' beneficiary games at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Uichico returns to his roots as he will serve as deputy to veteran coach Filomeno Pumaren when ...
Feb 15, 2019
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