PBA
BY the time he called it a career, Jimmy Alapag was one of the most recognizable Filipino basketball players to ever represent the country.But when the Cal State San Bernardino standout was just getting his feet wet in the country, he ...
May 6, 2020
PBA
MIKE Cortez attracted some curious stares when he was spotted near the Alaska bench on Wednesday during a recent tune-up game.Cortez, 39, was present during Alaska's tune-up game against NLEX in the Phoenix Super Basketball Tourney preseason games ...
Feb 20, 2020
ONE pop and everything stops.That's how an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury robs a player of everything, sidelining his career for a considerable period of time without any guarantees of him regaining his old form.Injuries are part of ...
Jun 25, 2019
PBA
INSPIRED by Mike DiGregorio's rise, rookie Diego Dario vows to work hard and prove his worth with Blackwater in the PBA.Picked in the third round of the 2018 PBA draft, Dario has been signed by Blackwater to a one-year ...
Jan 14, 2019
PBA
MIKE Cortez has found his way back to Blackwater after spending the last PBA season with GlobalPort.The need for a veteran point guard to stabilize the Elite's young backcourt made up of Roi Sumang and Mark Cruz prompted management ...
Dec 4, 2017
PBA
LOS ANGELES - GlobalPort showed its dedication for its youth movement as it signed three of the rookie players it picked in the last PBA draft.NCAA slam dunk champ Lervin Flores, Joseph Gabayni, and Julian Sargent all came to terms with the ...
Nov 15, 2017
PBA
ANTIPOLO - GlobalPort found timely firepower from its veterans with its top offensive threat misfiring as it stunned TNT KaTropa, 119-112, to strengthen its playoff bid in the PBA Governors' Cup on Friday night at the Ynares Center.Sean Anthony and Mike ...
Sep 1, 2017
PBA
GLOBALPORT has been exceeding expectations in taking a share of the early lead in the PBA Philippine Cup standings with their steady play. And they're having fun while they're at it.The Batang Pier retooled in the offseason, adding some ...
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Dec 14, 2016
PBA
FOR one crucial stretch during the Globalport-Barangay Ginebra game on Sunday night, Franz Pumaren relived a blast from the past and called on an old reliable in an attempt to thwart a last-ditch rally being mounted by the never-say- ...
Dec 12, 2016
ATENEO and La Salle adds another chapter to a long, storied rivalry, one that dates back to the time both schools were still with the NCAA decades ago, when the Blue Eagles and Green Archers end an eight-year wait to battle ...
Dec 1, 2016
LAST Saturday, Franz Pumaren found himself face to face with his old team when the Adamson Falcons took on the La Salle Green Archers in UAAP Season 79.It certainly brought back a lot of memories, La Salle being the school he ...
Sep 27, 2016
PBA
GLOBALPORT consultant Franz Pumaren said the arrival of veteran Mike Cortez in a trade will bring versatility and stability to one of the best backcourts in the PBA.Pumaren said the trade that brought in Cortez in a one-on-one trade ...
Sep 2, 2016
PBA
GLOBALPORT's young backcourt got an added veteran presence with the acquisition of Mike Cortez in a trade with Blackwater on Wednesday.The Elite sent the 13-year pro to the Batang Pier for young wingman Ronald Pascual in a one- ...
Sep 1, 2016
PBA
JERICK Canada gave credit to his backcourt mentors at Blackwater like Mike Cortez as he notched his best game thus far in the PBA on Friday.The former Adamson guard said he is learning a lot from being part of the Elite ...
Jul 23, 2016
PBA
MIKE Cortez's patience paid off on Sunday as he made a remarkable return from injury to lead Blackwater to a 115-103 victory over GlobalPort in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.The Elite star point guard had been out with flu ...
Mar 6, 2016
PBA
BLACKWATER finally figured out one of its previously unsolvable puzzles as it outdueled GlobalPort, 115-103, to move back above water in the PBA Commissioner's Cup on Sunday at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.The Elite outran the Batang Pier and found ...
Mar 6, 2016
PBA
ANTIPOLO - Mike Cortez stuck to the positives after Blackwater suffered a second straight setback - a 108-96 loss to San Miguel Beer in the PBA Commissioner's Cup on Wednesday night.The veteran playmaker felt helpless as he sat on the sidelines ...
Mar 2, 2016
PBA
GABE Norwood gave the playoffs duel between Rain or Shine and Blackwater a little thrill down the stretch after throwing down a vicious two-handed slam off an alley-oop play.The high-flying guard took the pass from Jeff Chan and ...
Dec 26, 2015
PBA
MIKE Cortez picked the best time to be more aggressive on offense as he lifted Blackwater to a maiden postseason appearance in the PBA at the expense of Mahindra in the Philippine Cup on Sunday.Having a conscious effort to set his ...
Dec 20, 2015
PBA
TIM Cone doesn't want to make the same mistake of passing up on a future superstar when the PBA holds its annual rookie draft on Sunday at Robinsons Place Manila.Barangay Ginebra owns the No. 5 selection and the new Gin ...
Aug 21, 2015
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