ANOTHER great basketball player from the past died peacefully on Sunday.The country mourns the passing of Olympian and former PBA player Elias Viray Tolentino, whose exploits in the 60s and early 70s made him one of the household names in Philippine ...
Nov 20, 2017
PBA
A TALL, wiry man took his seat at ringside behind the basket of the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday night, sitting right next to longtime manager Danny Espiritu.He didn't turn a lot of heads, for he was not as ...
May 27, 2017
PBA
AS Jimmy Santos quietly enjoyed a foot spa while waiting for his turn to get a haircut on Tuesday afternoon, a barber on the other side of the salon was surprised to hear that the funnyman was once a PBA player."Ah ...
Dec 21, 2016
PBA
TOP rookie pick Raphael Banal formally joined Blackwater after signing a two-year contract on Saturday.Banal, the first player to be picked in the last PBA Rookie Draft outside members of the Gilas cadet pool, signed a package that was worth ...
Nov 5, 2016
PBA
IF you're feeling blue, you might want to seek San Miguel star Arwind Santos for advice. On the court, Santos is a do-it-all forward who now stands alongside reigning MVP June Mar Fajardo in formidable San Miguel frontline. ...
Sep 3, 2016
PBA
PBA player Mark 'Macmac' Cardona has been transferred to the Makati Medical Center as his condition continued to improve after overdosing on pills in what his sister said was an apparent suicide attempt.Cardona, 34, was rushed to the University ...
Aug 24, 2016
PBA
PBA player Mark 'MacMac' Cardona is now in stable condition after being rushed to the hospital on Sunday for overdosing on prescription pills.Cardona, 34, is confined at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the University of Perpetual Help Hospital ...
Aug 21, 2016
PBA
THE death of Blackwater forward Gilbert Bulawan has underscored the need for the PBA to put premium on the welfare of players not only in games but more so in practices, a former president of the Philippine Heart Association said.Well-known ...
Jul 7, 2016
PBA
AN autopsy report revealed fallen Blackwater forward Gilbert Bulawan suffered from an enlarged heart, the PBA team said on Monday.This was relayed to SPIN.ph by Blackwater team owner Dioceldo Sy shortly after the report was released by doctors at the ...
Jul 4, 2016
PBA
FROM a half open door to a viewing room at the Sanctuarium Chapel in Quezon City, one can feel the pain and sorrow the family of Gilbert Bulawan had to bear after the PBA player's untimely passing on Saturday.Close ...
Jul 4, 2016
PBA
THE remains of Blackwater forward Gilbert Bulawan has been moved to the Sanctuarium in Quezon City for an autopsy as officials, coaches and fellow players come to grips with the first known incident of PBA player dying either in team practice or ...
Jul 3, 2016
PBA
RAIN or Shine forward Ronnie Matias is planning a journey from Elasto Painter to a building painter in Japan, highlighting the fierce competition for places in the 12 teams in the PBA.The former University of Manila stalwart, usually the funnyman of ...
Apr 21, 2016
PBA
BLACKWATER coach Leo Isaac's cryptic speech inside the dugout after a 124-120 overtime loss to Phoenix has reignited the game-fixing issue in the PBA.That's something former pro Bonbon Custodio is quite familiar with.Just as Carlo ...
Apr 6, 2016
PBA
LAS VEGAS - Bernie Fabiosa was a star in his own right while at the prime of his career as the starting point guard of the fabled Crispa Redmanizers during the early days of the PBA.But as a first timer in the ...
Apr 5, 2016
PBA
EVEN at the height of his 15-year career in the PBA as the defensive lynchpin of the popular Purefoods franchise, Rey Evangelista admitted there was always a voice in his head beckoning him to come home.So when the opportunity to ...
Mar 22, 2016
PBA
AN INTERESTING question was tossed to us by one of our readers: Was comedian Jaime 'Jimmy' Santos really a good basketball player before he entered show business?For the sake of our readers, let's take this question seriously. ...
Mar 15, 2016
PBA
PAUL Artadi has decided to call it a career at age 34 while making the shift to politics, announcing on Tuesday that he is vying for a city council seat in San Juan in the coming national elections.A former Purefoods second- ...
Oct 14, 2015
PBA
JAY-R Buensuceso bared he was led to believe that he has a 'gentleman's agreement' with KIA/ Mahindra management for a new contract, only to be dropped at the end of his old contract.That was the latest ...
Oct 3, 2015
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
FORMER PBA superstar Kenneth Duremdes on Wednesday rued the lack of due process and the 'unprofessional' handling of his firing as Adamson coach, which he said he only learned from the media."Tinanggal talaga ako. Hindi ako na-release lang," ...
Jun 3, 2015
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