ANDRAY Blatche is set to attend his first Gilas Pilipinas practice on Monday after arriving in the country this weekend.Blatche was welcomed by Gilas team manager Gabby Cui upon arrival on Saturday and then had lunch with coach Yeng Guiao and ...
Jul 13, 2019
JORDAN Clarkson has been officially disallowed by the NBA to play for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games.NBA spokesperson Tim Frank said the Asian Games is not part of competitions agreed upon by the league and Fiba for NBA players ...
Aug 12, 2018
THE Philippine national team edged TNT, 78-76, on Saturday morning at the Moro Lorenzo Gym in their first and perhaps only tune-up match in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games men's basketball tournament.The Nationals were ahead for most ...
Aug 11, 2018
IMAGINE a starting five for Gilas Pilipinas that will have a Jordan Clarkson (6-3) at point guard, Kobe Paras (6-5) at two-guard, AJ Edu (6-8) at small forward, Kai Sotto (6-9) at power forward and Ethan Kirkness ( ...
Aug 19, 2016
FILIPINO fans were left in despair on Wednesday after Gilas Pilipinas suffered an 89-80 loss to New Zealand, ending its campaign in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament on home soil.What made it more painful was the deflating loss came a ...
Jul 8, 2016
FILIPINO players are flying high, even in the Middle East.Putting on a show before a full-house crowd at the Al-Saad Stadium in Doha, host M. Builders Qatar Falcons quashed the championship aspirations of visiting Faec Dammam of Saudi Arabia ...
Jun 24, 2016
PHILIPPINE basketball legend Carlos 'Caloy' Loyzaga passed away on Wednesday.He was 85.Regarded as the best baketball player ever to wear the Philippine tri-colors, Loyzaga led the national team to a third-place finish in the 1954 world championships in ...
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Jan 27, 2016
THE sporting year 2015 will go down as a time when coaches almost took the limelight away from the players in as far as surprise moves are concerned.Here are the biggest 'movers.'5. Franz PumarenAfter a six-year hiatus, ...
Jan 3, 2016
THE Philippine youth team will see action against college squads in the 21st Fr. Martin Summer Cup basketball tournament starting on Saturday at the San Beda gym.The Nationals will slug it out against college teams including UAAP champion National University, NCAA ...
Apr 8, 2015
PBA
JOE Devance believes Purefoods has regained the championship swagger which helped the franchise win its first-ever Grand Slam title in the PBA last season.With four straight wins to end the elimination round behind comebacking import Denzel Bowles, the third-seeded ...
Mar 26, 2015
PBA
BEAU Belga vowed to be more focused when No. 1 seed Rain or Shine attempts to deliver the knockout punch against eighth-seeded Barangay Ginebra in their PBA Commissioner's Cup quarterfinal match on Saturday at the Mall of Asia Arena.Belga ...
Mar 26, 2015
PBA
GLOBALPORT is facing a tough three-game stretch to end its stint in the eliminations, but coach Eric Gonzales is confident the team can pull through after what he called an "import upgrade" from Calvin Warner to Derrick Caracter.Caracter arrived on ...
Mar 13, 2015
HAPEE goes for the sweep of the 2015 PBA D-League Aspirants Cup finals series against Cagayan Valley in Game Two on Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.The Fresh Fighters are looking to win a title in their ...
Feb 18, 2015
WITH Fil-Tongan Moala Tautuaa back in fine form, Cagayan Valley is looking good in its bid to put together another win streak and finish with a maiden PBA D-League championship.Tautuaa came up with 26 points and 13 rebounds in ...
Feb 10, 2015
PBA
THEY have dropped games to two elite squads with a combined losing margin of just six points, and NLEX main man Asi Taulava is confident a little adjustment would help the Road Warriors go all the way.The Road Warriors have a ...
Feb 9, 2015
PBA
ALREADY lacking in size, Meralco has also opened the conference without big guard Jared Dillinger, who is still out with a strained right knee.The 6-foot-4 Dillinger said he has actually spent the conference break undergoing therapy and strengthening to ...
Jan 29, 2015
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra's move to bring back the run-and-gun style and the decision to bring in Michael Dunigan will be put to a test right on opening night as the Kings battle the Meralco Bolts on Tuesday in the PBA ...
Jan 27, 2015
PBA
CALVIN Abueva is one of the most controversial figures in the PBA, a polarizing figure who has made more than his share of headlines in less than three seasons as a pro.The Alaska forward is often labelled as a 'dirty ...
Jan 11, 2015
BENJIE Paras looks forward to seeing his son Kobe Paras suit up for the Philippines in the Southeast Asian Games next year, although he admitted he is also worried about the prospects of the lad facing much older foes in the competition. ...
Dec 25, 2014
PBA
COACH Leo Austria knew exactly what to expect when San Miguel Beer traded for Alex Cabagnot. What came as a surprise was how quick the wily guard was able to fit in.Austria said he initially expected the left-handed Cabagnot to ...
Dec 22, 2014
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