RAVEN Cortez was supposed to be one of the next big things in Philippine basketball.At 6-foot-7, the teen center was highly coveted by scouts who expected him to dominate in the foreseeable future alongside the likes of Kai Sotto ...
Oct 9, 2020
KAI Sotto is barely 18, yet he takes his 'big brother' role to Sage Tolentino quite seriously.It is so rare to see not one but two basketball players of Filipino lineage standing over seven feet; it is even more ...
Oct 4, 2020
IT won't be that long until Ignite makes its much-awaited debut.The NBA G League select team, made up of elite high school talents featuring Filipino wunderkind Kai Sotto and Fil-Am Jalen Green, is set to make its ...
Sep 22, 2020
OVERSEAS training will have to wait as Francis "Lebron" Lopez has decided to stay in Ateneo for the meantime.School insiders confirmed that the 16-year-old has enrolled this semester and has started to attend his online classes. Part of it ...
Sep 16, 2020
NBA
THE team of top high school prospects assembled a few months ago has been named NBA G League Ignite.The NBA made the announcement on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).Coached by Brian Shaw, the NBA said the team, which has Jalen Green ...
Sep 3, 2020
IT'S not just the Gilas Pilipinas that's looking ahead to the future by grooming Kai Sotto, AJ Edu, and company to be the future of the national team.Continental rival China is also preparing for the future based on the ...
Sep 2, 2020
KAI Sotto will keep wearing his No. 11 jersey as he begins a new chapter in his basketbal career with the NBA G League select team.The 18-year-old Filipino center snapped a photo of his practice jersey and shared it ...
Sep 2, 2020
WORK begins for Kai Sotto and the rest of the NBA G League select team as the young studs arrived in Walnut Creek, California on Monday (Tuesday Manila time).The 7-foot-2 Filipino beanpole immediately hooked up with his peers as ...
Sep 1, 2020
OVER the weekend, former NBA player and now NBA G League Select team coach Brian Shaw had the internet abuzz when he said Filipino prodigy Kai Sotto has the skills to be a player in the mold of Denver Nuggets star Nikola ...
Aug 17, 2020
JALEN Green was the first commit to the NBA G League Select team, but he doesn't think that he really influenced other recruits in joining him in the groundbreaking professional pathway program."I don't know if I' ...
Aug 16, 2020
JUST like Remy Martin, Kai Sotto will also get a taste of the Arizona State education once he joins the NBA G League select team.Brian Shaw bared that the NBA has partnered with the Tempe, Arizona campus to help with the ...
Aug 15, 2020
WITH all the hype surrounding Carl Tamayo, it begs to be asked if he ever considered heading overseas just like Kai Sotto.He did."Tumakbo rin sa isip ko 'yun," the 6-foot-8 banger told The Prospects Pod before joking, " ...
Aug 15, 2020
IT'S a brand new challenge for Brian Shaw to handle top high school talents as he NBA G League select team head coach.Good thing for him, and for Kai Sotto, the 54-year-old mentor is experienced when it ...
Aug 13, 2020
JALEN Green and Kai Sotto has had their battles on the hardcourt before and the two prodigies didn't hold back in bringing their best when their paths crossed.If you thought those wars were exciting, just imagine the damage the ...
Aug 13, 2020
NBA
BRIAN Shaw has yet to work with Kai Sotto, but this early, he sees a shade of an NBA All-Star in the Filipino prodigy."I think he has the ability to play like Nikola Jokic," said the NBA G League Select ...
Aug 13, 2020
KAI Sotto's strength is the top concern for former national coach Chot Reyes as the 7-foot-2 wunderkind embarks on a new chapter in his career in the NBA G League."I have no worries on Kai's ...
Aug 6, 2020
ATENEO standout LeBron Lopez is the latest player to head to the United States.East West Private released a teaser on Saturday, saying that the 16-year-old Blue Eaglets forward has signed with the firm.Once formalized, the 6-foot-5 ...
Aug 1, 2020
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