BOCAUE - European teams threw their weight around on Day One of competitions in the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup Friday at Philippine Arena.Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Croatia all came out unscathed as they held the top spots in their respective groups. ...
Jun 8, 2018
SWITZERLAND extended its perfect record in World Cup qualifying by defeating Latvia, 3-0, on Sunday for its eighth straight victory, while Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal edged 10-man Hungary, 1-0, to stay close at the top of Group B. ...
Sep 4, 2017
ANDORRA LA VELLA, Andorra - Andorra made history by beating Hungary 1-0 to win its first World Cup qualifier in 13 years on Friday, ending a 66-match winless streak in official competitions.Cristiano Ronaldo continued his good form by scoring two ...
Jun 10, 2017
TONY Parker came up with nine straight points in the second quarter and kept France going in the third en route to an 84-70 win over Latvia on Tuesday that earned them a spot in the Eurobasket semifinals.Eurobasket's all- ...
Sep 16, 2015
LILLE, France - Tony Parker scored 18 points to pace defending champion France to an 84-70 victory over Latvia and set up a showdown with Spain in the semifinals of the European basketball championship.Pau Gasol scored 27 points and Nikola Mirotic ...
Sep 16, 2015
NBA
TYPICAL of New York, Kristaps Porzingis was booed by Knicks fans at the Barclay Center after the Latvian was selected by the team at No. 4 during the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday (Friday morning, Manila time).And to make matter worse, ...
Jun 26, 2015
NBA
GREENBURGH, New York - In his first offseason leading the New York Knicks, Phil Jackson came up short trying to land Pau Gasol. Jackson may have landed his multifaceted forward a year later with Kristaps Porzingis of Latvia.The Knicks selected the 6- ...
Jun 26, 2015
NBA
ORLANDO, Florida - The Orlando Magic have agreed to send reserve point guard Luke Ridnour to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for the rights to forward Janis Timma.Both teams announced the deal Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time). The trade was first reported by ...
Jun 25, 2015
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Sacha Massot had a key block and a dunk late in the game to help give Belgium a 60-56 victory over Latvia on Sunday that sent Ukraine into the quarterfinals of the European basketball championship.Ukraine lost 70-63 ...
Sep 16, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Jonas Valanciunas had 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Lithuania past Baltic neighbor Latvia, 67-59, in the European basketball championship on Friday.The Toronto Raptors center and Fiba's young player of the year helped Lithuania dominate ...
Sep 7, 2013
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