SPORTS will not be spared as the country deals with the fallout from ABS-CBN staying off the air, some fear for good.The embattled media giant happens to be the broadcast partner of some of the country's biggest sports ...
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RONALD Tubid denied he is moving to Iloilo in the MPBL, insisting that he hasn't made up his mind about his next career move in basketball after not being able to renew his contract with San Miguel in the PBA.Tubid ...
Jun 9, 2020
THE Davao Occidental Tigers support the MPBL's decision to scrap the 2020-2021 season supposed to start on June 12."The safety and health of our players, the team, their families are our priority," said Dumper PTDA party-list Rep. Claudine ...
Jun 6, 2020
THE Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) is determined to finish the remainder of the Lakan season.Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes revealed plans to hold the remaining games of the season, stalled at the division finals stage, under one roof."We're planning ...
Jun 6, 2020
MAHARLIKA Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) commissioner Kenneth Duremdes called the scrapping of the 2020-21 season as "birth pains" for the regional league as it copes with the effects of the coronavirus [COVID-19] pandemic."Like us in the MPBL, may birth ...
Jun 3, 2020
THE Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) is scrapping the 2020-21 season and plans to hold its next tournament in June 2021.In a memorandum to teams, a copy of which was obtained by Spin.ph, Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes announced the regional ...
Jun 1, 2020
IDLED by the COVID-19 pandemic, MPBL players Richard Albo, Ronnie Matias and JM Gonzales have found a new calling as businessmen.Albo of the Davao Occidental Tigers and Matias of the Manila Stars are into food delivery while Gonzales of the ...
May 31, 2020
EVERY Filipino basketball player still aspires to make it to the PBA.But for Gab Banal, he's at peace with where his hoops journey has taken him and is doing quite good despite not being a part of Asia' ...
May 28, 2020
REALITIES brought upon by the global COVID-19 pandemic are slowly taking its toll on the world of sports.From tournaments shelved to contracts scrapped, the health crisis has not only put the games to a halt but also left the industry ...
May 21, 2020
MEMBERS of the Manila Metrostars team that won the 1999 Metropolitan Basketball Association title said the MBA's passionate fans remained unmatched by any other league, including those from the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).Players and coaches of the Manila ...
May 19, 2020
EVEN before suiting up in the MPBL, Derek Ramsay already had a taste of top-flight basketball. That came in 2004 when Ramsay was part of the Toyota Otis-Letran Knights side in the defunct Philippine Basketball League (PBL).Ramsay's stint ...
May 17, 2020
CHRISTIAN Garcia, who last played for the Nueva Ecija Rice Vanguards in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL), was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Bacolor, Pampanga last Thursday.The 25-year-old Garcia, who had stints with Adamson and University ...
May 16, 2020
WITH the coronavirus shutting down sports, former Cesafi star and MPBL player Jaybie Mantilla is focusing on his other passion.The Sangguniang Kabataan chairman of Barangay Suba in Cebu City is glad to work despite the risks to not only help prevent ...
May 16, 2020
RK Morales accepts that the priorities have changed during the pandemic as he focuses on duties with the Philippine Air Force.The former Imus guard in the MPBL was training with the Bacolod club when Luzon was put under Enhanced Community Quarantine ...
May 14, 2020
NORMAN Black considers Ryan Buenafe as one of the top players he has coached during his time with Ateneo.Black said Buenafe is right up there with the likes of LA Tenorio, Greg Slaughter, Rabeh Al-Hussaini, Japeth Aguilar, Ford Arao, Nico ...
May 10, 2020
INSTEAD of dishing out dimes, Mar Villahermosa, who played for Bacolod-Master Sardines during the 2019-20 Chooks-to-Go MPBL Lakan Season, has been giving out assists in a different way the past two months.Since March, the 31-year-old ...
May 9, 2020
IN this time of a medical crisis and the league operations at a halt, the teams from the Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League are showing that they are one squad in this battle.Team owners already gave financial support to ...
May 8, 2020
THE shutdown of broadcast giant ABS-CBN has put the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) season in an even deeper bind.League commissioner Kenneth Duremdes admitted the absence of a broadcast carrier for the rest of the Lakan Cup playoffs added another ...
May 8, 2020
WHILE the MPBL is determined to complete the Lakan Season, there is great uncertainty about a succeeding tournament with the possibility of teams dropping out."May ilang teams na nagpadala na ng feeler na magte-take ng leave of absence next season," ...
May 7, 2020
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