BALL is life for the Nieto family despite Metro Manila going under community quarantine.In an Instagram story posted by Mike Nieto, the brothers, together with their father Jet, laced up their sneakers and got their shots up inside their own indoor ...
Mar 16, 2020
IT'S going to be a little unfamiliar, but Matt Nieto promised to rep his twin brother Mike as he takes the international stage with Gilas Pilipinas this weekend. It has been quite a long while without him by his side.When ...
Feb 21, 2020
THIRDY Ravena and twins Matt and Mike Nieto took their rightful place in the annals of Katipunan as Ateneo de Manila Grade School retired their jersey numbers on Wednesday.The ceremony was the centerpiece of the day's Parangal sa mga ...
Feb 19, 2020
IN a rare occasion, three sets of brothers are in the national pool as Gilas Pilipinas prepares for the first window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.The Ravena brothers Kiefer and Thirdy, twins Matt and Mike Nieto, and the Gomez ...
Feb 7, 2020
PBA
A LIFELONG dream.That's how much of the neophytes describe the realization of their aspirations when their names got called in the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft.Yet for twins Matt and Mike Nieto, them walking up the stage and getting ...
Dec 9, 2019
PBA
IT'S rare to see twins make the jump to the pros. But to have two?Well, the Nietos and the Marcelinos are hoping to do just that this 2019 PBA Rookie Draft.If brothers Matt and Mike as well as ...
Dec 5, 2019
PBA
ISAAC Go, Allyn Bulanadi, Rey Suerte, and twins Matt and Mike Nieto will be picked first in the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft this Sunday and will eventually be loaned to Gilas Pilipinas.Sources bared that the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and ...
Dec 5, 2019
PBA
THE Marcelinos aren't the only twins applying for the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft.Ateneo's Nieto brothers Matt and Mike are entering the pro ranks as they submitted their applications on Wednesday."It's a great opportunity for ...
Nov 27, 2019
OF all the seniors Ateneo had in this three-peat drive, coach Tab Baldwin couldn't be more thankful to have Mike Nieto as his leader."Mike is probably a natural leader. Mike is a communicator. Mike is a thinker," the ...
Nov 23, 2019
NOW, it can be told.For a team that has embodied the "next man up" and "one game at a time" mentality all season long, Ateneo achieving the 16-0 sweep is truly a crowning achievement to its UAAP Season 82 conquest. ...
Nov 21, 2019
BEHIND every successful run executed by brothers Matt and Mike Nieto for Ateneo is an unspoken encouragement from their father Jet Nieto - whose gaze never fails to light a fire under the twins when it's most needed."Ever since we ...
Nov 21, 2019
EVERYBODY calls Ateneo a powerhouse team.But talk to coach Tab Baldwin when he first took the job four years ago and he will be frank to admit that he didn't envision this team to be the special kind that ...
Nov 21, 2019
FOR brothers Matt and Mike Nieto, bringing Ateneo its three-peat championship became a chance to meet a challenge from their father Jet Nieto, who was part of the Blue Eagles' back-to-back championship in the UAAP back in 1987 ...
Nov 20, 2019
EIGHTEEN days separate Ateneo from its final eliminations game against University of the Philippines on Wednesday and Game One of the Finals, scheduled on November 16.But as much of a question it is of rust, experience will surely play a factor ...
Nov 2, 2019
SPENDING all their lives in Ateneo, the Nieto brothers acknowledged that Sunday's 77-69 win over La Salle may very well be their last rivalry game as they approach the end of their collegiate careers."Medyo malungkot kami ni Matt ...
Oct 13, 2019
IT'S been a while since the Nieto brothers had great outings in the same game.That's why it truly was a pleasure for the twins that they were two of the catalysts in Ateneo's 81-69 ...
Sep 8, 2019
ATENEO has been the undisputed favorite in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament.And that was in full display on Wednesday when the Blue Eagles started off their campaign on a high with a 70-52 triumph over Adamson. ...
Sep 4, 2019
ANTIPOLO - Ateneo is finally back in full force following the return of twins Matt and Mike Nieto to the lineup following a four-game absence in the second round of UAAP Season 81. The twins were sidelined by a bout with dengue ...
Nov 4, 2018
TIME can only tell when Ateneo will welcome the Nieto twins back in their lineup.The fourth-year tandem shared that they're still uncertain when they'll be back on the court as they continue to recover from dengue. ...
Oct 20, 2018
THOUGH most collegiate basketball observers saw Ateneo going on a cakewalk on its way to another title this UAAP Season 81, Mike Nieto said that the team saw it otherwise.Case in point: Ateneo losing to FEU, 63-60 on Wednesday.That ...
Oct 10, 2018
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