NBA
CHICAGO - At a sturdy 195 pounds, he stands only 5-foot-10 tall, four inches shorter than the average NBA point guard. And he just turned 30, which is kind of old to be a rookie in this league.But his brand ...
19 hours ago
A top international agent who came close to bringing Kai Sotto to Europe a few years ago believes the pathway remains an option for the Filipino prodigy. But unlike before, the window of opportunity for the 7-foot-3 teener is no ...
A day ago
NBA
CHARLOTTE - Kyle Kuzma scored 24 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a 101-93 win against a Charlotte Hornets team missing five of its top six scorers on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Dennis Schroder added 19 points and ...
A day ago
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - The show in Minnesota went on, the day after raw emotion from a fatal police shooting of a local Black man was too strong to play.Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets made quick work of the Timberwolves, even if focus ...
A day ago
NBA
CHICAGO - The sight of Jamal Murray writhing in pain while clutching his left knee was difficult to watch especially for us Chicago Bulls fans here in the Windy City.The injury, which occurred in the final 50.6 seconds of Denver' ...
A day ago
NBA
AS teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it's injuries to key players - not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 - that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race in both conferences.Still, preparing ...
2 days ago
AFTER doing one with LeBron James, visual artist Victor Solomon strikes again with a new Instagram filter featuring a FaceTime call with Shaquille O'Neal in celebratory mode. The NBA's go-to artist, with the help of AR artist ...
3 days ago
NBA
NEW YORK - Dennis Schroder helped send a Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis off to a sizzling start.And after Schroder was thrown out along with Kyrie Irving in the third quarter, the defending champions really turned it on.Andre ...
4 days ago
NBA
CHICAGO - As depth charts go, Tacko Fall remains low on Boston's roster of big men.Even at 7-foot-5 and 311 pounds, the tower from Senegal has appeared in only 22 games with the Celtics, logging just six minutes ...
Apr 7, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - My Easter Sunday went better than expected.I had a hearty breakfast with my wife and son. Heard mass at noon, feasted on lechon kawali for lunch before finishing the day off with a pizza dinner while watching the women' ...
Apr 5, 2021
NBA
INDIANAPOLIS - Johnny Juzang's impact at UCLA has been immediate since he transferred from Kentucky, giving the Bruins the scorer and dynamic player they had been missing in recent years.The junior guard is playing his best at just the right ...
Apr 3, 2021
CHICAGO - One of my greatest regrets in life was dropping out of college after a few mischief-laden semesters that included a suspension from a university where I turned on the fire hydrant during a Tanduay-inspired, midday madness.So I was ...
Apr 2, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - Title-contending teams such as the Brooklyn Nets and the Denver Nuggets recently stocked up more talent in their rosters as the May 23 playoffs date approaches.The defending NBA champion Lakers, meanwhile, just kept adding to their rising stack of ...
Apr 1, 2021
WHEN THE Wizards' Russell Westbrook couldn't muster up enough words to defend himself, his wife Nina Earl was more than ready to cook up a clapback at NBA analyst Stephen A. Smith. Not that RussWest kept mum after Smith&# ...
Apr 1, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - This was my reaction when Russell Westbrook registered 35 points, 14 rebounds and 21 assists in the Wizards' 132-124 win over the Pacers the other day.A big yawn.Look, I normally get giddy with triple-doubles but the ...
Mar 31, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - Without the injured Kevin Durant, the Nets are second-best in the Eastern conference with a 32-15 record, a mere half-game behind the Joel Embiid-less 32-14 Sixers.And Brooklyn has won 17 of their last 20 games. ...
Mar 30, 2021
HIS NBA G League stint may have been interrupted, but Kai Sotto is back to the grind. After a long period of radio silence, he's back on social media, too. Amid all the turmoil of the past few months, Sotto ...
Mar 30, 2021
The NBA Trade Deadline is one of the most adrenaline inducing periods of the season.It's "clutch" time for the organization's front offices to make one last effort to get upgrades, fill in missing gaps, and essentially, move the ...
Mar 27, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - Here's what best describes today's NBA trading deadline.Lackluster.For one condensed season at least, blockbuster did not enter a scene where an ongoing pandemic continues to decimate the league's basketball-related income and souring ...
Mar 26, 2021
PBA
CHICAGO - Playing on the last year of the rookie scale contract he signed in July 2017, Lauri is quite a bargain at $6.7 million.The 7-foot 240-pound stretch forward from Finland by way of the University of Arizona is ...
Mar 25, 2021
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