PBA
AFTER failing to hook up with Barangay Ginebra, rookie free agent Matt Salem found a new home in Blackwater for the coming PBA season.The 6-foot-3 forward ended up as a last-minute signing of the Elite after agreeing to ...
Jan 11, 2019
PBA
MATT Salem doesn't mind being picked late in the draft, particularly in the third round where he ended up as the lone draft choice of Barangay Ginebra.Projected as a second rounder, Salem was chosen 12th in the third round by ...
Dec 18, 2018
PBA
TIM Cone was pleasantly surprised to see Matt Salem still available when it was Ginebra's turn to choose late in the third round of the 2018 PBA Rookie Draft on Sunday.Salem was the 12th and last player selected in ...
Dec 16, 2018
PBA
THE search for the next Allan Caidic continues, and for the next wave of aspirants vying to enter the league, they are hoping they could fulfill that role for their future PBA teams.Matt Salem, Dan Wong, and Oliver Arim are just ...
Dec 15, 2018
PHILIPPINE side IECO Green Warriors was dealt a rude reception in the Asia League Terrific 12, suffering a 28-point beatdown at the hands of Ryukyu Golden Kings, 103-75 on Tuesday at Studio City Event Center in Macau.The boys of ...
Sep 19, 2018
THERE'S nothing that builds someone's draft stock more than winning a championship.And for key cogs of Go for Gold's conquest in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup, they are hoping that the scouts took exception on how ...
Aug 28, 2018
MATT Salem couldn't help but feel something's missing amid Go for Gold's celebration in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup on Thursday.Though he's satisfied with what his side has accomplished, he admits that it felt weird ...
Aug 26, 2018
GO For Gold-College of Saint Benilde walloped AMA Online Education, 122-82, on Monday at the Pasig Sports Center to cap off its campaign in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup with a win.The Scratchers ended their maiden PBA D- ...
Apr 2, 2018
JJAY Alejandro and Matt Salem are set to bolster the line-up of Go for Gold - College of St. Benilde squad in the upcoming PBA D-League season set this January.The two National University stars will be joining a team composed ...
Dec 18, 2017
MATT Salem will remember his collegiate career with two schools with fondness after playing for La Salle and National University.The 24-year-old Salem played his final game as a college player on Saturday but it ended with NU losing to ...
Nov 11, 2017
NATIONAL University's last push to make it to the Final Four is driven by the team's desire to have Matt Salem extend his final season with the Bulldogs.Salem has been sidelined for a few games now as he recovers ...
Nov 10, 2017
MATT Salem made light of a dunk that seemed more of a tap than a rim-rattler in one of the rare instances the National University forward was able to go strong to the basket.The shot was made over University of ...
Oct 22, 2017
NATIONAL University coach Jamike Jarin cited the importance of Matt Salem to the Bulldogs' campaign this season following his breakout game on Sunday against University of the Philippines.Breaking out of an early-season slump, Salem had 21 points and 10 ...
Oct 9, 2017
MATT Salem scored a season-high 21 points as National University snapped a three-game skid with a 77-70 win over University of the Philippines on Sunday in the UAAP Season 80 basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena.The ...
Oct 8, 2017
NATIONAL University nearly blew a 10-point lead in the final stretch but held on for an 85-80 win over Mapua on Sunday in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup in San Juan. Matt Salem, JJay Alejandro and Issa Gaye ...
May 14, 2017
MATT Salem put up a stellar outing as National University edged Arellano, 82-79, in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup on Friday. Salem fired 18 points and grabbed three rebounds to help the Bulldogs preserve a perfect 2-0 record. ...
May 12, 2017
J-JAY Alejandro scored 25 points, including the go-ahead lay-up, as National University escaped with an 87-85 win over Emilio Aguinaldo College in its first game in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup.Alejandro scored a breakaway lay- ...
May 5, 2017
THE Ateneo Blue Eagles did the unthinkable last Saturday when they ended the 12-game unbeaten run of the La Salle Green Archers with an 83-71 victory at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Green Archers have been dominating the UAAP Season ...
Nov 7, 2016
COACH Eric Altamirano is staying calm despite National University's losing streak, issuing a challenge for players as they try to overcome a shaky stretch in the season.A loss to the bottom team University of Sto. Tomas extended their skid to ...
Oct 17, 2016
MATT Salem has been thriving in his new team National University, and it obviously showed when he scored his career-high 26 points against University of the Philippines last Saturday in the UAAP Season 79 basketball tournament.Surprisingly, the Bulldogs forward has ...
Oct 4, 2016
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