The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Lakan Season will push through with its stalled division and national finals.MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes gave this assurance Wednesday to quash speculations the league is going to cancel the remaining games of its third season ...
Apr 22, 2020
BASKETBALL purists hark about the days of the Detroit Pistons bad boys and Larry Bird's Celtics when stressing how tough and physical the NBA was back in the old days.On in a more local setting, fans who witness the ...
Apr 14, 2020
NBA
MIAMI - Orlando's Steve Clifford figures he's like every other NBA coach right now: Wake up, go to whatever now serves as the office, study his own team, maybe think about possible opponents, and resume planning.Of course, nobody knows what ...
Apr 3, 2020
PBA
MERALCO's Filipino crew that reached the finals of the last PBA Governors Cup will be back in full force for the team's 45th season campaign.Gunner Allein Maliksi finally came to terms with the Bolts management last week, and so ...
Mar 1, 2020
PBA
LIKE Tim Cone for Barangay Ginebra, Chris Newsome is also looking to help Meralco get over the hump in the PBA Philippine Cup.His goal for the Bolts is a modest one, though.The Fil-Am guard hopes to lead the team ...
Jan 20, 2020
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra evened its PBA Governors' Cup semifinal series against NorthPort after a lopsided 113-88 victory in Game Two on Monday night at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Stanley Pringle and LA Tenorio provided the spark for Ginebra's offense while ...
Dec 16, 2019
PBA
ALASKA'S shaky start to Jeff Cariaso's time in charge seemed a distant memory now.After beginning the conference with five straight losses, the Aces won five of their last six games in the PBA Governors' Cup including ...
Nov 22, 2019
PBA
JOHN Holland knows the pressure has gotten even bigger with San Miguel now backed against the wall and hanging on for dear life.But like a true warrior, Holland said the Beermen will have to play the cards dealt them."It's ...
Nov 21, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas called off its practice on Monday night following the failure of a Taiwan team to come over and at the same time, give way to the coming playoffs of the PBA Governors Cup.National oach Tim Cone said injuries to ...
Nov 18, 2019
PBA
TIM Cone lauded Barangay Ginebra for coming out fighting and giving NorthPort a big scare despite playing in what was basically a no-bearing PBA Governors Cup game for the team.Not lost on Cone was the big effort by the Kings ...
Nov 17, 2019
NBA
CHICAGO - Entering the 2019-20 NBA season, the forecast on the Chicago Bulls' campaign was gloomy. Heart ache with a chance of tears.FiveThirtyEight gave the Bulls a slender 39 percent chance to make the playoffs, while Bleacher Report pegged them ...
Oct 29, 2019
PBA
RAIN or Shine went on a 10-0 finishing kick to avert another collapse against San Miguel, 112-104, on Wednesday night and stay alive in the PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinals at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Sophomore Rey Nambatac scored 22 ...
Jul 31, 2019
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra kept its title-retention bid alive by beating TNT KaTropa, 80-72, on Tuesday night in a low-scoring, grind-out Game Three of their PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinal series at the Mall of Asia Arena.Justin Brownlee atoned ...
Jul 30, 2019
PBA
TO say that San Miguel coach Leo Austria was surprised by the shooting performance of Chris Ross on Monday night is an understatement.Ross scored a career-high 34 points behind 10 three-pointers to help the Beermen overhaul a 29-point ...
Jul 29, 2019
PBA
CHRIS Ross exploded for 10 three-pointers to help San Miguel overhaul a 29-point Rain or Shine lead and win comfortably, 117-105, on Monday night in Game Two of their PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinal series.Known more for his ...
Jul 29, 2019
PBA
TNT KaTropa left reigning champion Barangay Ginebra on the ropes with a masterful victory in Game Two, 88-71, on Sunday night in the PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinals at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Jayson Castro topscored with 20 points while do- ...
Jul 28, 2019
PBA
BLACKWATER has nothing to be ashamed of even if it fell short again of clinching a first-ever PBA semifinals stint.Mac Belo urged the Elite to keep their heads high in the aftermath of the team's 85-83 loss to ...
Jul 26, 2019
PBA
AS a young team, seldom has Blackwater reached the PBA playoffs.But now with the chance to make deeper into the semifinals, the Elite vowed to make the most out of the opportunity presented to them.The team put itself in such ...
Jul 23, 2019
AFTER a grueling elimination round, action in the PBA Commissioner's Cup hits fever pitch in the playoffs which has seen upsets over the years - proof that seedings don't mean a thing in win-or-go-home matches.Days after ...
Jul 23, 2019
PBA
LET'S just say that Terrence Romeo's playoff match against former team NorthPort didn't end well.It was also far from pleasant.With seventh-seeded San Miguel Beer fighting for its playoff life in the PBA Commissioner&# ...
Jul 21, 2019
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