NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - LeBron James added another record to his resume as he continues his chase for a fourth career title.Nobody has played in as many NBA playoff victories.James scored 36 points, Rajon Rondo sparked a fourth-quarter rally ...
Sep 9, 2020
PBA
KELLY Williams stunned the PBA when he announced his retirement on Monday, putting an end to a career that saw the Fil-American high-flyer reach great heights both in the pro league and with the national team."It is with gladness & ...
Sep 7, 2020
PBA
IF PBA Board chairman Ricky Vargas would have his way, a Most Valuable Player (MVP) award should still be given out by the league even if only a single conference would be held.Vargas believes players who shone brightest once the league ...
Aug 31, 2020
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan has offered his sympathy to top Fiba Asia official Hagop Khajirian following the two deadly blasts that rocked Beirut last Tuesday.Hagop is the FIBA executive director for Asia and CEO of ...
Aug 9, 2020
THE University of the Visayas' (UV) versatile forward Jancork Cabahug has been on the radar of many Manila schools ever since he made back-to-back appearances in the National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) National High School All Star Game in 2016 ...
Jul 31, 2020
YENG Guiao not only can coach, he apparently has mean dance moves as well.Well, not exactly.The NLEX Road Warriors on Wednesday greeted boss Manny V. Pangilinan on his 74th birthday through a video montage of the players doing a short ...
Jul 15, 2020
MANNY V. Pangilinan's involvement in basketball has been well-documented.The businessman has been at the forefront of the sport, not just as the chairman emeritus of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), but as well as bankrolling teams in ...
Jul 15, 2020
TO HONOR LeBron James' first set of back-to-back MVP plums, Nike came out with a luxurious variant of the LeBron 7 back in 2010.The LeBron 7 from 2009 was designer Jason Petrie's first crack at the superstar's ...
Jul 11, 2020
CHICAGO - Much as I disagreed with his disparaging comments about the PBA, our local coaches and the Fiba, I don't think Tab Baldwin should have lost his job as deputy coach and consultant at TNT KaTropa.But you have to ...
Jun 26, 2020
PBA
JERRY Codiñera was to Alvin Patrimonio what Scottie Pippen was to Michael Jordan.It's how former teammate Jojo Lastimosa saw one of the most intimidating frontcourt partners ever to play in PBA history.Codiñera, according to Lastimosa, proved to ...
May 23, 2020
VERGEL Meneses has been in countless pressure-packed situations before, both as a basketball player and coach. Yet there's really nothing quite like the challenge he currently faces as the municipal mayor of Bulakan, Bulacan."Ito yung pinakamalaki talaga," the ...
May 18, 2020
PBA
IF you spotted a Facebook account supposedly belonging June Mar Fajardo, it's definitely a bogus one.The six-time PBA MVP said he has long stayed away from Facebook, or even its predecessor Friendster, after being bashed for his performance ...
May 10, 2020
PBA
WINNING Rookie of the Year honors immediately propels neophytes to new heights, with the league closely watching if these new blood can seize the league for themselves.But of the 43 players who won the award since the league opened shop in ...
May 2, 2020
PBA
BELIEVE it or not, Asi Taulava has only won one championship in a storied PBA career that is about to wind down.Yes, the veteran center who's been a staple of the league since 1999 has only reached the top ...
Apr 25, 2020
PBA
SIXTEEN years after his retirement, Vergel Meneses, the PBA's one and only 'Aerial Voyager,' continues to soar.Following a great basketball career, the 51-year-old cage legend is now trying to carve a name in public service as the mayor ...
Apr 16, 2020
PBA
THE San Miguel Corporation (SMC) group is not only doing it through deeds, but also through words.The three PBA ballclubs under the SMC umbrella released four-minute videos entitled 'Sama-Sama sa laban, walang iwanan,' each of which encourages those in ...
Apr 5, 2020
SAN Miguel Corp. and the Manny V. Pangilinan group have joined hands for a common good.Bitter rivals in business and in the PBA, the two giant conglomerates combined forces to subsidize the power cost of one of three multi-purpose venues ...
Apr 3, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - It was a nice 112-103 victory. Hard-fought and exciting, just the way NBA fans prefer their Sundays to be after church and family lunch.But in the grand scheme of things, the Lakers' triumph over the Clippers was ...
Mar 9, 2020
ONLY June Mar Fajardo can roll into the Smart Araneta Coliseum on an electric scooter to receive his 6th straight MVP plum.Upon entering the court, there was a pair of crutches waiting for him. But he just kept rollin', rollin', rollin'. ...
Mar 8, 2020
PBA
JUNE Mar Fajardo made a surprise appearance and a grand entrance to receive an unprecedented sixth straight PBA MVP award on Sunday during the Leo Awards at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.In seclusion since suffering a complete fracture of his right tibia ...
Mar 8, 2020
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