PBA
DALLAS - Former Texas Tech basketball standout Andre Emmett, the team's all-time leading scorer, was shot to death early near his home in Dallas on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).Emmett, 37, was sitting in his vehicle outside his home at about ...
Sep 24, 2019
PBA
DUBAI - The former PBA import who said Manny Pacquiao as a professional basketball player was a "joke" now knows that being a journeyman is no laughing matter.Daniel Orton has bounced around the globe following his short and controversial stint with Purefoods, ...
Feb 11, 2019
LAMAR Odom won't pass up the chance to play in the country if the opportunity presents itself after his stint with Mighty Sports-Philippines in the 2019 Dubai International Basketball Tournament in February."I can see myself playing basketball here. ...
Jan 25, 2019
NBA
TROPANG TNT's title bid in the PBA Governors' Cup suffered a big blow on Friday when NBA veteran Jason Maxiell failed to make the 6-5 height limit for imports in the season-ending conference.Maxiell, a hulking import ...
Jun 17, 2016
NBA
CHALLENGING a rim defender in the NBA isn't easy for a young guard, even if it's still just the Summer League.Aaron Harrison learned this when the Charlotte rookie guard tried to force one against 6-foot-11 former Talk ' ...
Jul 9, 2015
PBA
LIAM McMorrow's fine play in a globe-trotting career has not gone unnoticed.The 7-2 import who has transformed Barako Bull from a perennial doormat to PBA Governors Cup leader has received invitations to attend summer camp of at ...
Jun 8, 2015
PBA
SYRIAN import Michael Madanly said NLEX could have been in a better position in the standings had the Road Warriors taken care of business in their past three losses."We shouldn't be 1-4 (win-loss) because the three games we ...
May 26, 2015
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra import Orlando Johnson's fiery performances in his first three games made me sift through the PBA's records as well as my own going to as far back as the early 1990s.Why?For the simple reason that the ...
May 15, 2015
PBA
DESPITE getting knocked down by KIA behemoth Peter John Ramos late in the third quarter, Barangay Ginebra import Michael Dunigan had the last laugh in their first face-off on Friday.The 6-8 Dunigan gave up around 30 pounds to the ...
Feb 13, 2015
PBA
UNKNOWN to many, Marcus Douthit left for the US shortly after leading expansion team Blackwater Elite to its first-ever win in the PBA.But management of the Ever Bilena franchise is optimistic that the hardworking Gilas Pilipinas naturalized center will return ...
Feb 12, 2015
PBA
NLEX coach Boyet Fernandez said he is giving former NBA player Al Thornton time to hit top form and show what he can really do for the new PBA ballclub.Fernandez admitted Thornton remains out of shape after coming off a long ...
Feb 3, 2015
PBA
TALK 'N Text shoots for a share of the early lead when it collides with expansion squad Blackwater in the PBA Commissioner's Cup on Sunday at the Alonte Sports Center in Binan, Laguna.The Tropang Texters squeaked past the Rain or ...
Jan 31, 2015
PBA
THE Alaska Aces, whose bid to bring back former Best Import Robert Dozier fell through, has decided to sign DJ Covington, a noted defensive specialist during his college days with the Virginia Military Institute.Alaska coach Alex Compton confirmed that the 24- ...
Jan 17, 2015
PBA
FORMER NBA veteran star Metta World Peace is open to play in the PBA as an import.The 6-foot-7 World Peace, currently playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales in the Chinese Basketball Association, has made it known through Manila-based ...
Dec 18, 2014
NBA
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - As his talented son, Andrew, was presented with his new wine-and-gold Cavaliers jersey, Mitchell Wiggins finally let go of some painful memories.This is it, he thought, his second chance, another shot at an NBA career broken in ...
Jun 28, 2014
PBA
ALASKA'S failure to defend its PBA Commissioner's Cup title taught the Aces a valuable lesson in not taking things for granted, according to veteran big man Sonny Thoss.The Aces looked very capable of repeating as champions when they won ...
May 12, 2014
PBA
ON paper, Barangay Ginebra's import Zaccheus Mason's basketball credentials pale in comparison to other incoming PBA imports in the Governors Cup, but new Gin Kings coach Jeffrey Cariaso is confident that their reinforcement will be up to the challenge.For ...
May 11, 2014
PBA
WITH one week of practice under his belt, Barangay Ginebra's new import Josh Powell expects to play better when the Gin Kings play defending PBA Commissioner's Cup champion Alaska on Sunday.That doesn't necessarily mean scoring a ton ...
Apr 12, 2014
PBA
IMPORT Evan Brock said he holds no grudge against Barako Bull, the team he played for in last season's PBA Commissioner's Cup before surprisingly being replaced by former Los Angeles Lakers backup center DJ Mbenga in the final stages of ...
Mar 1, 2014
PBA
THE continuing saga of Ginebra's search for a new import has just taken a new twist.The most popular team in the PBA is bent on getting the services of former Los Angeles Laker back-up DJ Mbenga, who had ...
Feb 12, 2013
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