ONE of the most successful teams in amateur basketball which have yet to climb into the pro league is the Lamoiyan Corporation franchise, more popularly known as Hapee Toothpaste to basketball fans.Under the franchise's belt is four championships in the ...
Jun 13, 2020
COMPLETING a grand slam is already a difficult feat in itself. What more if you pull it off on your first season in the league.That's exactly what Stag Pale Pilsen achieved in the 1995-1996 season of the Philippine Basketball ...
Jun 7, 2020
BEFORE he suited up for the Purefoods franchise, PJ Simon also rose to prominence during his days in the Philippine Basketball League (PBL).Simon played for the Lamoiyan Corporation franchise from 2002 to 2004 after the Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA) folded. After ...
Jun 1, 2020
EVEN before suiting up in the MPBL, Derek Ramsay already had a taste of top-flight basketball. That came in 2004 when Ramsay was part of the Toyota Otis-Letran Knights side in the defunct Philippine Basketball League (PBL).Ramsay's stint ...
May 17, 2020
THERE are defeats that hurt more than the others. For the national basketball team, there's the 1989 loss in the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur - the Philippines' only loss in a SEAG basketball final - and, most recently, the ...
Apr 5, 2020
VINCE Hizon went on a trip down memory lane when he posted on Instagram a photo of the Burger Machine team in the Philippine Basketball League (PBL) that had several players who eventually made it to the PBA.The photo from the ...
Apr 3, 2020
MIKEE Romero is wearing many hats nowadays, including being the Deputy Speaker of the House and party list representative of 1-Pacman. But prior to being a public servant, Romero was and still is a sportsman where he enjoyed immense success in ...
Mar 21, 2020
PBA
CALOY Garcia has seen everything at Rain or Shine from its days in the Philippine Basketball League to its rise in the PBA. As he celebrates his 45th birthday, SPIN.ph relieves some of the high points of Garcia's coaching career ...
Mar 19, 2020
LUCIO 'Bong' Tan Jr., the man behind the revival of the Tanduay franchise's glory days in Philippine basketball, passed away on Monday morning two days after collapsing in an inter-department basketball game.He was 53.A known ...
Nov 11, 2019
SPORTSMAN and restaurateur Vincent 'Vic Vic' Villavicencio passed away on Monday night after a heart attack.He was 67.Villavicencio, brother of former TnT Katropa team manager and MVP Group media bureau chief Virgil Villavicencio, was the man behind the ...
Apr 30, 2019
THOUGH the field was different, the Adamson University Soaring Falcons made a statement that they are still the kings of the diamond.Eleven months after winning the UAAP crown, the batters from Adamson continued to serve as bane to the De La ...
Feb 3, 2019
LA Salle scored an 18-8 seven-inning demolition of University of the Philippines on Sunday to secure a spot in the semifinals of the Philippine Baseball League at Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.The Green Batters, coming off an 11-8 win ...
Jan 21, 2019
Standings W LDLSU 4 0IPPC 3 2NU 2 2ADMU 2 2AdU 2 3UST 1 3 UP 1 3Games Tuesday (Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium)7:00 am - ADMU vs UST10:00 am - UP vs DLSU1:00 pm - NU vs ADU Last UAAP season&# ...
Jan 20, 2019
COMING off back-to-back losses, the National University Bulldogs bounced back and repulsed the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons, 10-1, Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium.This is NU's first win in the Philippine Baseball League ...
Jan 13, 2019
PBA
MULTI-TITLED coach Leo Austria knows he won't be where he is right now if not for a kind man who gambled on him two decades ago."Malaki ang utang na loob ko sa kanya at sa Chowking dahil sila ang ...
Sep 28, 2018
YURI Escueta had always aspired to follow in the footsteps of his idol Olsen Racela.He just didn't imagine it this way.Escueta not only looked up to the former Ateneo star and star guard of the multi-titled San ...
Apr 14, 2017
THE Christmas season is a festive time for everyone, but, it became a bit more special for teams and athletes which won coveted championships during the holidays.Here are some of them:ALASKAThe 1996 grand slam of the Milkmen was completed a ...
Dec 25, 2016
PBA
JAMES Yap bid farewell to his former Star Hotshots team on Thursday and showed eagerness to enter a new chapter in his PBA career as he joins a rejigged Rain or Shine squad.The two-time PBA MVP told SPIN.ph he ...
Oct 13, 2016
PBA
TWO stunning trades in one day had Rain or Shine welcoming two star players back to its fold.James Yap and Jay Washington were acquired by the Elasto Painters in separate trade transactions pulled off hours apart that saw the team let ...
Oct 13, 2016
PBA
IF given the chance in the future, Leo Austria is seeking to reach full circle as far as his coaching career is concerned.Less than a week removed from winning his second PBA title in his third conference as San Miguel Beer ...
Jul 21, 2015
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