PBA
THE hero in Phoenix's grind-out 78-76 win over Alaska Saturday night in the PBA Commissioner's Cup almost didn't suit up for the game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Coach Louie Alas said Alex Mallari was supposed to ...
2 days ago
PBA
TWO coaches who handled Calvin Abueva for so long in the past believes it's not too late for the controversial forward to mend his ways.Alex Compton of Alaska and San Miguel Beer deputy Ato Agustin were one in saying the ...
6 days ago
ANTIPOLO CITY - Phoenix Pulse guard Matthew Wright urged his teammates to step up and fill in the void left by Calvin Abueva as they try to get out of slump in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.After a rousing start to the ...
Jun 10, 2019
PBA
ANTIPOLO CITY - Despite the constant distraction he brings in, Calvin Abueva remains one of the biggest game changers in the PBA today.Topex Robinson wouldn't deny the value of Abueva to Phoenix - something which the team badly missed especially after ...
Jun 10, 2019
PBA
ANTIPOLO CITY - For Denzel Bowles, it felt like the good old days again.The former Best Import turned back the hands of time and took charge when it mattered most, lifting Rain or Shine past Phoenix, 89-82, for its first back- ...
Jun 9, 2019
PBA
ROB Dozier felt disappointed going down with plantar fasciitis again and failing to help embattled Phoenix in its PBA Commissioner's Cup campaign.The former Best Import suffered the injury right in the Fuel Masters debut game against Blackwater and couldn't ...
Jun 7, 2019
PBA
AS a former import and longtime Philippine resident, Norman Black has seen it all in the PBA.And as much as he knows that physicality is part of Philippine basketball, the Meralco coach stressed the need to maintain respect for each other. ...
Jun 7, 2019
PBA
MERALCO won its second consecutive game, beating a shorthanded Phoenix Pulse, 101-95, on Friday in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Import Gani Lawal played a huge game for the Fuel Masters, compiling 28 points, 26 rebounds, ...
Jun 7, 2019
PBA
THE sanction meted by the PBA on Calvin Abueva was more about the league helping the Phoenix player reform his ways rather than as act of punishment.Commissioner Willie Marcial said Abueva will end up as a huge waste of talent if ...
Jun 5, 2019
PBA
PHOENIX hopes the verdict handed out by the PBA on the Calvin Abueva case would be used as a guide by the league in future similar incidents regardless of the players involved.In a statement, the Fuel Masters said the fine and ...
Jun 4, 2019
PBA
ANOTHER case of 'what if.'The incident between Calvin Abueva and Terrence Jones would have not escalated into a more serious situation had game officials made an earlier call against the TnT Katropa import for his hit on the groin of the ...
Jun 4, 2019
PBA
THE PBA Commissioner's Office is expected to summon anytime within the week Calvin Abueva and import Terrence Jones following the incident between the two that marred the PBA Commissioner's Cup game between Phoenix and TnT Katropa on Sunday.Commissioner Willie ...
Jun 3, 2019
IF doctors have their white lab gowns and soldiers have their combat uniforms, basketball players, especially PBA stars, wear jerseys to get their business done.Every day, be at practice or during games, these cagers are expected to strive to be better ...
Jun 2, 2019
PBA
ROOKIE Paul Desiderio joined Blackwater's growing injury list as he was down with the flu on Friday and failed to suit up in the team's PBA Commissioner's Cup game against Phoenix at the Mall of Asia Arena.Desiderio ...
May 31, 2019
PBA
CALVIN Abueva admitted directing lewd gestures at Bobby Ray Parks Jr.'s girlfriend but claimed he only returned the favor after being at the receiving end of curse words and discriminatory acts. Speaking at the end of Phoenix's win ...
May 31, 2019
PBA
BLACKWATER rookie Ray Parks Jr. hit out at Calvin Abueva for what he said were lewd gesture directed at his girlfriend during Friday night's match against Phoenix in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.Parks Jr. said Abueva hurled curse words and ...
May 31, 2019
PBA
ROB Dozier finally gets his wish as he returns to the Philippines to play as an import after a three-year wait - with the help of a good soul who's now in a better place.Dozier admitted he has been ...
May 14, 2019
PBA
LOUIE Alas has leapt to the defense of Phoenix star player Calvin Abueva, who he believes has come under increased scrutiny by officials during games owing to his personality and not for his action on the floor.While he knows the eccentric ...
Apr 26, 2019
PBA
LOUIE Alas admitted Phoenix first PBA semifinals foray was a learning experience.Alas said the experience gained in the Philippine Cup playoffs, especially in the Fuel Masters' Final Four battle with powerhouse San Miguel, augurs well for the franchise's ...
Apr 25, 2019
PBA
AFTER all that's been said and done, June Mar Fajardo doesn't hold any grudge against Calvin Abueva.For someone who squared off with the enigmatic forward in a highly physical battle through five games in the PBA Philippine ...
Apr 25, 2019
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