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THE Philippines remains one of the NBA's top consumers outside of the United States.Data from the league showed that the country is consistent in ranking among the top nations for NBA basketball, placing only second to Australia among top ...
Oct 16, 2020
NBA
SHANGHAI - Like water that crawls under the proverbial bridge, the NBA Global Games in China, had passed us by, soon to be forgotten when the highly-anticipated 2017-18 regular dribbles away next week.But the memories of that swing in the ...
Oct 13, 2017
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AS sure as the day is long, the continued growth of the National Basketball Association as a global sport is undeniable. And in the world's second largest media market - powerhouse China - there is no stopping basketball's immense popularity. ...
Oct 4, 2017
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KAI Zachary Sotto leads 18 players from the Philippines named to the Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA All-Star teams from Southeast Asia that will travel to China to undergo advance training and, as a bonus, watch the NBA Global Games in ...
Sep 27, 2016
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IT will take some time before the NBA plays another preseason game in the Philippines.NBA Philippines managing director Carlo Singson admitted a preseason game in Manila won't happen anytime soon, even after the success of the NBA Global Games in ...
Apr 19, 2016
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LONDON - After a long trip overseas, the Toronto Raptors and Orlando Magic went the extra mile to entertain an international audience.Kyle Lowry scored 24 points, Cory Joseph added 19 and the Raptors beat the Magic 106-103 in overtime Thursday night ( ...
Jan 15, 2016
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Nikola Vucevic scored 18 points, Shabazz Napier added 14 and the Orlando Magic took command early on the way to beating the Brazilian club Flamengo, 90-73, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) as part of the NBA Global ...
Oct 18, 2015
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Speaking to a sellout crowd in a Rio de Janeiro arena, Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao said it loud and clear that it was a special day for Brazilian basketball.With the microphone still in his hand, just moments ...
Oct 13, 2014
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ISTANBUL - Tim Duncan had 23 points and Tony Parker added 22 to help the San Antonio Spurs beat Fenerbahce Ulker, 96-90, in an exhibition game Saturday night.Parker and Duncan each had seven rebounds and Parker also had seven assists for ...
Oct 12, 2014
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RIO DE JANEIRO - They don't get any bigger than LeBron James - except when you're in Brazil, where the attention paid to Anderson Varejao shades his NBA superstar teammate.As they practiced together for Cleveland on Thursday (Friday, Manila ...
Oct 10, 2014
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RIO DE JANEIRO - The Cleveland Cavaliers have already experienced the best - and a tiny bit of the worst - of Rio de Janeiro as they prepare for Saturday's (Sunday, Manila time) preseason game against the Miami Heat.The best: Led by ...
Oct 9, 2014
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THE seven- and six-footers looked smaller from where they sat. Still, nothing compared to the experience of watching a historic NBA preseason game between two legitimate title contenders in Manila live - and for free.The 50 extremely lucky winners of the " ...
Oct 14, 2013
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DESPITE the growth of the sport, NBA commissioner David Stern believes basketball will never overtake football in terms of popularity.Stern said being No. 2 in terms of popularity is fine, as basketball continues its steady growth and enjoy immense popularity all ...
Oct 12, 2013
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OTHER than his talent for coaching, there's one more thing Indiana Pacers mentor Frank Vogel is good at.As a child, Vogel learned to spin the ball on his fingers and on certain objects including a toothbrush.The 40-year-old ...
Oct 12, 2013
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TAIPEI, Taiwan - Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin arrived in Taiwan on Friday to play in his parents' homeland.The Rockets will face the Indiana Pacers in an NBA preseason game Sunday in Taipei - a special occasion for the league's ...
Oct 11, 2013
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HOUSTON Rockets forward Chandler Parsons played like a man on a mission against the Indiana Pacers Thursday night in the maiden NBA pre-season game in the Philippines.After which, he said that's what Rockets fans can expect from him in ...
Oct 11, 2013
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DWIGHT Howard wasn't spared of boos from the crowd during Thursday night's NBA preseason game between the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers at the Mall of Asia Arena.Howard was a disappointment in his second preseason game with ...
Oct 11, 2013
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JAMES Harden sees the Houston Rockets guards and wingmen flourishing with the presence of a legitimate threat in the middle in superstar acquisition Dwight Howard.Harden said the muscular 6-foot-10 Howard was a crucial inside the paint during the Rockets' ...
Oct 11, 2013
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THE NBA Global Games is hands-down the biggest gathering of basketball stars to hit town, but it won't most likely not be the last.Top sports patron Manny V. Pangilinan is set to meet with NBA commissioner David Stern ...
Oct 10, 2013
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BOSTON icon Larry Bird stopped short of comparing Indiana to his great Celtics teams, but he still considers the franchise he now heads good enough to contend for an NBA crown.The current president for basketball operations of the Pacers, Bird has ...
Oct 10, 2013
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