PBA
TRIBUTES poured in for the late Ginebra player and former Ateneo stalwart Emilio 'Nonoy' Chuatico as news of his death in the US reached Manila on Saturday night.From former teammates, colleagues, and even hardcourt rivals, everyone had nothing but praises for ...
Jan 3, 2021
PBA
IS Mark Caguioa ready to take on a coaching job once his playing career is over?Frankly speaking, the veteran Barangay Ginebra stalwart admitted he doesn't have one of the top characteristics a coach should have - patience.Not yet, anyway."Kasi ...
Dec 28, 2020
KEN Tuffin may no longer play for Far Eastern University when the next UAAP season rolls on, but his coaches in Morayta say he'll forever be a Tamaraw.FEU coach Olsen Racela said the whole team, from management and coaches ...
Dec 22, 2020
SAD as the news of the cancellation of the upcoming UAAP Season 83 might have been, coaches in the men's basketball division perfectly understood the rationale that the league's brass had when it made the tough call."The ...
Dec 12, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - The presence of his college coach at Barangay Ginebra has helped Arvin Tolentino ease into the system of the PBA's most popular ballclub.The rookie big man said deputy coach Olsen Racela helped with the transition as ...
Dec 2, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - Olsen Racela turned golden boy inside the PBA bubble.The Barangay Ginebra deputy got to celebrate his birthday with family in brother Nash Racela, the Blackwater coach, and cousin Yuri Escueta on All Saints' Day.Nash and ...
Nov 2, 2020
EVERYONE'S been talking about Kai Sotto and Sage Tolentino, but there's another Filipino talent who's toiling in the US under the care of East West Private.Cholo Anonuevo has been turning heads since going to Cincinnati, ...
Sep 2, 2020
FAR Eastern University will always be there for Cholo Anonuevo.That was the assurance given by Tamaraws coach Olsen Racela after the Ireland-born forward bared on Monday an offer he received from a US NCAA Division I school."Same pa din," ...
Aug 24, 2020
THINGS felt just right for CJ Cansino that of all of the schools which wooed him in this transfer saga, he chose University of the Philippines to be his new home."Nung kausap ko yung UP, naalala ko yung feeling nung gusto ...
Aug 22, 2020
WITH its stellar record in producing topnotch hoops stars like Mark Barroca, Mac Belo, Roger Pogoy, Terrence Romeo, Arwind Santos, and Marc Pringris, the Far Eastern University basketball program has solidified its rep as one of the sturdiest foundations for a future ...
Aug 19, 2020
FAR Eastern University isn't letting itself lag in the recruitment wars.The Tamaraws have secured the commitment of Cebuano stud Kevin Guibao from University of San Jose-Recoletos, coach Olsen Racela confirmed on Thursday."We like Kevin's upside. ...
Aug 6, 2020
IT'S easy to mistake Nash Racela as being the older to his brother Olsen.After all, it was the former who first forayed into coaching while the latter was carving a legendary career of his own as a player.And ...
Jul 23, 2020
SHOCKING as it may seem, the Racela brothers weren't too fond of each other back when they're pitted against each other on the court.The coaching brothers shared to Coaches Unfiltered the tension that the they got embroiled ...
Jul 21, 2020
FAR Eastern University added more height to its roster by acquiring Ximone Sandagon from Technological Institute of the Philippines.Tamaraws coach Olsen Racela confirmed the move."FEU has always been on the lookout for long, athletic, and versatile players like Ximone. We ...
Jul 1, 2020
PBA
ABE (Abraham Columbus) King has built a reputation as one of the top defensive players ever in PBA history.But many times in the past, the retired power forward proved, too, that his offensive arsenal was just as good.Just like the ...
Jun 21, 2020
TRAVERSING the world in his near three-decade run as a basketball coach, Rajko Toroman said he found Filipino players unique.His explanation?"Passion for basketball," he told Coaches Unfiltered."(Filipinos) like basketball. I always said why Chinese players are not successful ...
Jun 20, 2020
CHAMPIONSHIPS are always tough to win.But before teams can get to the title chase, they first have to put themselves in a position to contend.And in the UAAP, there's one team which has kept itself in the chase ...
May 16, 2020
PBA
THE decision of San Miguel to acquire Olsen Racela in a trade with Purefoods was a trademark Ron Jacobs move in building a team.Longtime Jacobs understudy Jong Uichico shared the story behind the Racela trade to San Miguel during a recent ...
May 1, 2020
PBA
JOHNNY Abarrientos has always been considered as a generational talent.Despite just standing at 5-foot-7, "The Flying A" never let his small stature dim his spotlight as he made a lot of believers throughout his career, with some even regarding ...
Apr 28, 2020
THROUGH the years, the proud basketball programs of Ateneo and La Salle have been among the biggest fodders of talent to the PBA.And it couldn't be more true than in the past few years, which has seen the two ...
Mar 22, 2020
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