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CHICAGO - When COVID-19 cases rose to a one-day high of 5,000 last March 13, our country's fight against the pandemic sank to a new low.Two days later, amid the pomp and pageantry of the 2020 PBA ...
Mar 15, 2021
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CHICAGO - Missing in Action.More famously and notoriously known for its acronym - MIA - the term used to be derogatory, stigmatizing.But in a politically correct climate that our world now exists in, the dereliction of duty has been somewhat redefined to sound ...
Mar 12, 2021
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THE PBA is set to draft stronger policies to better address issues between players and their mother teams.PBA board chairman Ricky Vargas disclosed the league decided to form a study group to take a look at various cases, such as Ray ...
Mar 9, 2021
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EXPANSION is not on the PBA board's agenda right now, but it's not because of lack of parties interested in putting up new teams.League sources bared that at least three companies have reached out to top PBA ...
Mar 2, 2021
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THE PBA 3x3 is a go, with the board approving the staging of a three-conference tournament in its inaugural season this year if the league gets an approval from the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases. ...
Feb 26, 2021
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IF plans push through, Gilas Pilipinas will play as a guest team in the coming 46th season of the PBA.The idea was raised on Monday during a special board meeting where the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) also disclosed that it ...
Feb 8, 2021
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THE continuous threat of the COVID-19 had a huge say on the PBA's participation in the inaugural home-and-away tournament of the East Asia Super League (EASL).The league's board of governors decided to defer joining the ...
Jan 28, 2021
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THE PBA board will have its hands full when it convenes for the first time this year.Chairman Ricky Vargas and the rest of the board of governors sit down with Commissioner Willie Marcial to tackle a range of issues that will ...
Jan 27, 2021
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THE PBA is considering holding its next season under a closed-circuit set-up.Commissioner Willie Marcial said the pro league is leaning towards adopting the concept by April, months after holding a successful season for the 2020 Philippine Cup inside a ...
Dec 16, 2020
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SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - The PBA plans to hold its inaugural 3x3 tournament in between conferences next season so teams can field isome of their star players.Commissioner Willie Marcial said the plans are all laid down for the maiden tournament which ...
Dec 4, 2020
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SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - PBA players will be back donning the Gilas Pilipinas jersey come the February window of the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al S. Panlilio brought up the need to tap anew the services ...
Dec 4, 2020
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SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - PBA commissioner Willie Marcial asked the league board to give him until either February or March to decide the overall outlook for Season 46.The 2021 calendar is booked for an April 9 opener in time for the ...
Dec 3, 2020
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - The PBA and Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will still go about whether a special draft for prospective Gilas Pilipinas members is going to be held in next year's Rookie Draft.The country's basketball federation would ...
Dec 3, 2020
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SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - June Mar Fajardo will keep his streak of six MVP awards - for now.The PBA board decided on Thursday to do away with handing out the annual MVP trophy in the bubble season and instead, will be awarding ...
Dec 3, 2020
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SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - The next PBA draft, a maiden 3x3 tournament, and the projected opening of Season 46 top the agenda of the virtual league board meeting to be held on Thursday afternoon.Commissioner Willie Marcial and chairman Ricky Vargas are ...
Dec 3, 2020
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ANGELES CITY - The PBA made another adjustment moving forward inside the Philippine Cup bubble, allowing players to be treated of their injuries outside of Clark Freeport.Commissioner Willie Marcial said the move was recently approved by the league board under chairman Ricky ...
Oct 20, 2020
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THE PBA Bubble definitely won't come cheap.Board chairman Ricky Vargas disclosed the league will have to shell out around P65 million just to resume the season in an enclosed environment at the New Clark City in Angeles, Pampanga."The ...
Sep 19, 2020
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THERE is going to be a PBA bubble.Whether it will be in the form of an NBA-type bubble or the Bundesliga version will be decided when the league board convenes on Friday to chart the path the PBA will take ...
Sep 10, 2020
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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
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IF coach Tim Cone will have his way, he wants the PBA to adopt the bubble concept once it restarts the season.It has worked so far with the NBA, so it will likely work, too, for Asia's first ever professional ...
Aug 12, 2020
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THE timeline of the PBA for the resumption of its long-mothballed season remains on schedule despite Metro Manila reverting to a moderate enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) by Tuesday.Commissioner Willie Marcial admitted the start of teams' individual workouts will have to ...
Aug 3, 2020
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