AS a team loaded with players of mixed heritage, the Phoenix Fuel Masters shared their own personal stories of racism in support of Black Lives Matter - a movement that's regained global news prominence with the death of George Floyd.Players ...
Jun 5, 2020
CONTINUE to stay fit at home this week with the help of some top basketball standouts through the Nike Community Workouts.Gilas Pilipinas pool members Ray Parks, Nieto twins Matt and Mike, and Matthew Wright team up with Nike + Run club coaches ...
May 26, 2020
MATTHEW Wright in green? That almost happened.The Phoenix Super LPG sharpshooter bared that he almost went to study in La Salle in college before deciding to try his luck in the United States.In an online interview in 2OT with broadcasters ...
Apr 27, 2020
MATTHEW Wright expects to soon work with the future of Philippine basketball as he sits out the first window of qualifiers for the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup."That's fine. I'll see those guys in the next window. Let ...
Feb 17, 2020
MATTHEW Wright begged off from the Gilas Pilipinas pool for the first window of the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers owing to an ankle injury.After missing a week of practice, Wright showed up on Wednesday night during Gilas practice to formally beg ...
Feb 12, 2020
MATTHEW Wright has begged off from the Gilas Pilipinas pool ahead of the first window of the Fiba Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers, interim coach Mark Dickel confirmed.Wright has not joined Gilas Pilipinas since practice started last week, but Dickel hopes the ...
Feb 11, 2020
PBA
CALVIN Abueva was, bar none, the story for Phoenix Pulse in 2019 as his presence as well as his absence played a major effect on the Fuel Masters' campaign in the PBA, for better or for worse.Here are the highs and ...
Dec 31, 2019
PBA
NO way will Matthew Wright let Phoenix teammates Doug Kramer and Willy Wilson down in their retirement day in the PBA.Wright buried one clutch basket after the other including a corner three-pointer with 1.2 seconds left in overtime that ...
Nov 16, 2019
PBA
MATTHEW Wright delivered in the clutch for Phoenix Pulse, burying a tough three to beat Blackwater in overtime, 120-117, on Friday in its final game in the PBA Governors' Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Wright buried the contested trey from ...
Nov 15, 2019
PBA
MATTHEW Wright is confident an NBA-caliber import like Alonzo Gee is capable of turning Phoenix Pulse's fortunes around in the PBA Governors' Cup.The Fuel Masters gambled on replacing longtime import Eugene Phelps with Gee, a former NBA player ...
Oct 22, 2019
PBA
AS the losses pile up for Phoenix, so does the woes.The Fuel Masters missed the full service of main man Matthew Wright on Sunday in what the team suspects could be a case of plantar fasciitis.The Fil-Canadian gunner was ...
Oct 7, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas consented to coach Yeng Guiao's endorsement to have the final cuts in Gilas Pilipinas' official World Cup roster join the team in its campaign in China.Team manager Gabby Cui said the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has no ...
Aug 27, 2019
IT'S imperative for Gilas Pilipinas to shoot well from the outside if it it hopes to keep in step with the giants in the coming FIBA World Cup.National coach Yeng Guiao stressed the point on Tuesday in the Philippine Sportswriters ...
Aug 27, 2019
YENG Guiao wouldn't want the final cuts from the Gilas Pilipinas 12-man roster to be totally left out when the team leaves for the Fiba World Cup.The national coach said he endorsed that those who failed to make the ...
Aug 26, 2019
MARCIO Lassiter's heart breaks knowing that he won't be with Gilas Pilipinas in the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China."It hurts, it really hurts," he said, with a grade two MCL sprain on his left knee forcing ...
Aug 22, 2019
THE recent injury suffered by Matthew Wright unfortunately, could factor in his nclusion or not in the final 12-man roster of Gilas Pilipinas for the FIBA World Cup.National coach Yeng Guiao stressed the final week of practice for the national ...
Aug 21, 2019
MATTHEW Wright is disappointed to suffer an injury just as Gilas Pilipinas is in the final stretch of its preparation for the FIBA World Cup.The Phoenix forward sat out practice on Tuesday as he was advised to take a rest for ...
Aug 20, 2019
MATTHEW Wright has become part of the growing list of injured players for Gilas Pilipinas after the Phoenix forward sat out Monday's session due pains in his right ankle."Definitely I had to sit out today. It was pretty painful ...
Aug 19, 2019
MATTHEW Wright will not allow himself to be pressured now that all eyes are on him in Gilas Pilipinas' campaign in the 2019 FIBA World Cup following the injury to Marcio Lassiter.The Phoenix gunner will likely take the place of Lassiter ...
Jul 26, 2019
SEVEN months removed from his last stint with the national team, Matthew Wright feels fulfilled.And what did he miss the most from working with some of the best players the country has to offer?"The small things that you miss about ...
Jul 5, 2019
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