PBA
RABEH Al-Hussaini's homecoming at NLEX for the PBA 45th season is unlikely to happen.The well-travelled big man was part of the package NLEX got when the ballclub, grudgingly we should say, parted with starting denter Poy Erram in ...
Mar 2, 2020
PBA
GLOBALPORT'S young 'prodigal son' is back.Big man Yousef Taha has been signed to a contract by the Batang Pier a year after unexpectedly leaving behind his basketball career here and returned to Kuwait due to 'personal reasons.'He was to ...
Nov 29, 2017
PBA
LOS ANGELES - It seems Yousef Taha's hibernation will be short-lived.The 6-foot-7 Filipino/Palestenian center has began practising again with Globalport, opening the possibility of the journeyman making a comeback when the PBA 43rd season kicks off middle ...
Nov 16, 2017
THE Philippine Davis Cup team has Ruben Gonzales to thank following its rousing victory over Kuwait in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group II tie on Saturday.Playing with a big heart, Gonzales survived gritty Mohammed Ghareeb to come away with a ...
Mar 6, 2016
TREAT Huey and Francis Casey Alcantara outclassed the Kuwaiti pair of Abdulrahman Alawadhi and Abdulhamid Mubarak, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2, on Saturday night as Cebuana Lhuillier-Philippines clinched their Davis Cup first-round tie at the Valle Verde Country Club. ...
Mar 5, 2016
RUBEN Gonzales beat Mohammed Ghareeb on Friday night in their Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group 2 first-round tie when the Kuwaiti retired due to exhaustion, 7-6 (2), 6-2, 1-6, 6-7 (6), 5-5 ret, giving host Philippines ...
Mar 4, 2016
PBA
RAIN or Shine can't seem to get enough of overseas training this year.Settling for local camps in past offseasons, the Elasto Painters embark on their second trip abroad this year, heading to the Middle East after going to Australia for ...
Sep 29, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - The endgame incident against Kuwait at the end of its first round preliminary campaign on Friday only strengthened the bond among members of Gilas Pilipinas.Big brother Asi Taulava said the resolve of the players to stick together couldn't ...
Sep 26, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Getting caught in a furor such as the one Gilas Pilipinas found itself in late in a game against Kuwait is expected, more so in a tournament as big as the Fiba Asia Championship.As the man in the eye ...
Sep 26, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Gilas Pilipinas may be through to the second round of the Fiba Asia Championship, but coach Tab Baldwin admits there's still a lot of work to do if the team is to fulfill its dream of making it to ...
Sep 25, 2015
FOUR players scored in double digits and all 12 made it to the scoresheet as Gilas Pilipinas registered its second win in three matches, downing Kuwait 110-64 on Friday in the Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China.Terrence Romeo was the ...
Sep 25, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Kuwait coach Yousef Khaled said the referees' failed to control the game led to the endgame commotion that marred Gilas Pilipinas' 110-64 rout on Friday night in the Fiba-Asia Men's Championship.Khaled said the referees were ...
Sep 25, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - Ranidel de Ocampo had enough of the physical antics of Abdulaziz Alhamidi that he just gave back what the tough Kuwaiti player had been dishing out to Gilas Pilipinas.A commotion marred the endgame of Gilas Pilipinas' 110-64 rout ...
Sep 25, 2015
CHANGSHA, China - To borrow an old cliché, Gabe Norwood said Gilas Pilipinas is taking everything it one game at a time in the Fiba Asia Championship.After securing its first win over Hong Kong on Thursday, Gilas is up against a Kuwait ...
Sep 24, 2015
PBA
RABEH Al-Hussaini insists he has become a more mature person on and off the court after his sabbatical from the PBA.The mercurial big man is set to make a comeback with Meralco and the pro league after a one-year ...
Aug 28, 2015
PBA
RABEH Al Hussaini's PBA comeback is not about money but about self-fulfillment and redemption, his half-brother Carlo Sharma said on Saturday.Sharma said Al-Hussaini is more motivated than ever to prove himself in the PBA after returning ...
Aug 22, 2015
CIGNAL defeated Qadsia Sporting Club of Kuwait, 25-22, 25-17, 26-24, on Friday for its first win in the 2015 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship in Taipei.The Philippine side bounced back after bowing to Korea Armed Forces in ...
Aug 15, 2015
PBA
MERALCO'S 'prodigal son' is truly back.Head coach Norman Black has confirmed that Rabeh Al-Hussaini is set to sign a new contract with the Bolts, setting the stage for his PBA comeback after a prolonged absence."We&# ...
Aug 8, 2015
PBA
AFTER an absence of over a year, Rabeh Al-Hussaini is expected to attempt a PBA comeback with the coach that brought out the best in him during a checkered college career.The former Rookie of the Year is back in the ...
Jul 27, 2015
THE Philippines has been drawn in a relatively light group for the Fiba Asia Championship in September in China.Gilas Pilipinas, the runner-up in the 2013 edition held here in Manila, has been bracketed in Group B with Palestine, Kuwait, and ...
Jun 27, 2015
PBA
THE preseason match between GlobalPort and the visiting Kuwait national team was stopped late in the third quarter after Batang Pier guard Terrence Romeo nearly came to blows with a Kuwaiti player on Saturday at the Gatorade Hoops Center.Romeo was shoved ...
Sep 13, 2014
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