POLAND had not been to the World Cup in 52 years.Welcome back, indeed.Poland - ranked 25th in the world entering this tournament - has clinched a spot in next week's quarterfinals. Poland beat Russia 79-74 in a second-round ...
Sep 7, 2019
PUERTO Rico couldn't even begin qualifying for this World Cup at home two years ago, forced to move its opening game to Florida because of the damage that Hurricane Maria inflicted on the island.It was undeterred then.It is in ...
Sep 5, 2019
CHICAGO - Buona fortuna.That's how they say "good luck" in Italian.A healthy scoop of good fortune is what Gilas needs when they begin their 2019 World Cup campaign against Italy on Saturday at the International Sports and Cultural arena ...
Aug 31, 2019
JAKARTA - Stanley Pringle lived up to expectations with fine performance on Thursday during his first game in the Asian Games.Pringle had 18 points, going 6 for 9 from the field, as the Philippine squad defeated Kazakhstan to start off the campaign ...
Aug 16, 2018
KIEFER Ravena and Isaiah Austin look to continue strong form as the Philippine squad seeks to clinch the top spot in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup group stages as they takes on Iran's Petrochimi on Tuesday at the Chenzhou Sports ...
Sep 26, 2017
GILAS Pilipinas came up with smoother plays this time in beating Hong Kong, 101-50, on Thursday in the Fiba Asia Championship at the Changsha Social Work College's Gymnasium.[See Shock and awe unleashed as Gilas Pilipinas zaps Hong Kong in ...
Sep 24, 2015
PBA
MANNY Pacquiao surprised a lot of people when he showed up for KIA's final game in the PBA Governors Cup eliminations against Meralco on Wednesday afternoon.Pacquiao, who has been away from KIA games for a long time, said he ...
Jun 24, 2015
WITH an eye on a slot in the Fiba Asia Under-16 Championship, Malaysia has set a tough program and recently held a training camp that saw its young team play top college squads and commercial clubs in the Philippines.Head coach ...
Mar 29, 2015
PBA
HAPEE collides with Cebuana Lhuillier as the Fresh Fighters seek to stay undefeated without a few key players in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup on Thursday at the Technological Institute of the Philippines gym in Manila.Hapee, with a 4-0 ...
Nov 26, 2014
LA Salle is on track for a second straight Philippine Collegiate Champions League crown after sweeping four of its games but San Beda tries to stop the run and steal the show as the Green Archers and Red Lions begin their title ...
Nov 26, 2014
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) will name a new Gilas Pilipinas head coach in December as the selection committee continues with the process of making its recommendation as to who will handle the national team for the next few years.PBA ...
Nov 21, 2014
CEBU CITY - Coach Yayoy Alcoseba of reigning Cesafi champion Southwestern University has no problem with the new one-import per team rule, saying that even a total ban on foreign reinforcement will be good for the league."One import or no import, ...
Nov 20, 2014
PBA
NLEX may sport a better record than winless expansion team Blackwater, but it seems it's the latter that's playing better as of late.Although in seventh spot with two wins in seven games, the Road Warriors are on a three- ...
Nov 20, 2014
PBA
FOUR-time PBA MVP Ramon 'El Presidente' Fernandez has joined the celebrity participants in BuyandSellPH.com's "Sari-Sari Stars" online charity sale.The legendary center of Philippine basketball will be donating three items that will be up for sale, the proceeds ...
Nov 20, 2014
CALOY Garcia has been installed as head coach of Racal Motors in the PBA D-League.The Rain or Shine assistant coach replaces Jino Manansala, who is also the head coach of St. Clare College in the National Athletic Association for Schools, ...
Nov 13, 2014
PBA
TWO struggling teams try to get back on the winning track as newcomer NLEX takes on reigning PBA Philippine Cup champion Purefoods Star on Friday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Road Warriors (2-3) are on a two-game slide after ...
Nov 13, 2014
PBA
WINNING five straight to start the season-opening PBA Philippine Cup hardly excites Alaska coach Alex Compton.Instead, the rookie coach feels the unbeaten record should all the more keep the Aces on their toes, especially when it tangles with winless Blackwater ...
Nov 13, 2014
RODRIGUE Ebondo had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lift Café France past Jumbo Plastic, 66-61, and into a share of the lead in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup on Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.The ...
Nov 13, 2014
RAIN or Shine coach Yeng Guiao said keeping the dribble-drive offense may not be a bad idea for the soon-to-be revamped Gilas Pilipinas, regardless of who takes over from Chot Reyes as coach."Sa akin, tingin ko, it's ...
Nov 12, 2014
PBA
RAIN or Shine is eager to make up for its recent losses and hope to avoid the same mistakes as the Painters take on the suddenly surging GlobalPort Batang Pier in the PBA Philippine Cup on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. ...
Nov 11, 2014
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