PBA
NOT a lot of people knew who Jimmy Alapag was when he first got to the country.But when he hung up his sneakers for good, 'The Mighty Mouse' was already a household name in Philippine basketball.Diminutive as he ...
Jul 22, 2020
BROTHERHOOD.In a sense, that has been part of the Gilas Pilipinas culture or any national team for that matter: friendship, camaraderie, loyalty.And when one found himself in trouble during games, who would be there to come to the aid of ...
Jul 19, 2020
PBA
LIKE everyone else who played under coach Yeng Guiao, Arwind Santos came at the receiving end of scathing remarks from the outspoken mentor.It even almost led him to leave the national team.The incident took place in Tianjin, China during the ...
Jul 14, 2020
PBA
RANIDEL De Ocampo should get used to being called 'coach.'A day after TnT Katropa announced the inclusion of the retired veteran forward in the team's coaching staff, De Ocampo said it has yet to sink in that he's about ...
Jun 30, 2020
PBA
BARELY three months into retirement, Ranidel de Ocampo is set to take on a new career in basketball.TnT Katropa is acquiring the services of the veteran forward to become part of its coaching staff.Team manager Gabby Cui disclosed the latest ...
Jun 29, 2020
AFTER 16 decorated years in the PBA, Ranidel de Ocampo finally called it quits earlier this year."Paalam na sa basketball. Talagang naging buhay ko na ang basketball simula nung 14 years old ako," the Meralco bruiser said when he announced his ...
Jun 1, 2020
FORMER Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes called his 2014 Fiba Basketball World Cup team a "team of leaders" and he sees a few of them becoming good coaches someday.Speaking in a webinar organized by Blackwater consultant Ariel Vanguardia and Hoop Coaches ...
May 6, 2020
PBA
LOUIE Alas never got to reunite with Ranidel De Ocampo before the veteran forward finally called it a career in the PBA last month.But he's grateful nonetheless, RDO got to play together with a second-generation Alas.The 38-year- ...
May 5, 2020
FILIPINO athletes of different sports and leagues unite in an online rally this Labor Day in support of the country's frontliners.Singing a song called "Fly High", their performance reinforced a message of inspiration and gratitude to the age of pandemic&# ...
May 1, 2020
PBA
TALK 'N Text and Rain or Shine battled each other five years ago in what came down as arguably the best Game 7 ever played in PBA Finals history.The Commissioner's Cup championship was up for grabs on that warm night ...
Apr 30, 2020
PBA
A week after he formally retired from basketball, Ranidel De Ocampo sat down and reminisced the moments that will forever define his exemplary playing career.While people will remember RDO more during his 15-year stint in the PBA and later, his ...
Apr 22, 2020
PBA
JAMES Yap will always be regarded as one of the bests to ever lace their sneakers in the PBA.Look far from his greatness and you'll see that the class he came in was also one of the most loaded. ...
Apr 21, 2020
PBA
MERALCO - and TnT Katropa for that matter - plan to give a special ceremony honoring the recently retired Ranidel de Ocampo once the PBA resumes its stalled season.Team manager Paolo Trillo admitted that a tribute to the 38-year-old forward is ...
Apr 16, 2020
PBA
THE PBA is just two games into the new season, but there are numerous figures from last year who were already missed on opening night.Five of them were even part of two champion teams in Season 44.Big man Greg Slaughter ...
Apr 15, 2020
IN the late nineties and early 2000s, the buzz in college basketball was mostly over La Salle's phenomenal run to four straight titles in the UAAP, the return to the throne of Letran and San Sebastian winning back-to-back ...
Apr 15, 2020
PBA
NEWLY CROWNED Mythical First Team member Sean Anthony said Ranidel de Ocampo was a big influence in his PBA career."Kuya @teamrdo , congrats on an amazing career and thank you for being such a positive influence in mine," wrote Anthony a day ...
Apr 14, 2020
Hodor. Ranidelightful. Big Breezy. Ranidirk. Pambansang Siko.Ranidel de Ocampo had as many and creative monikers as moves in the post. For those who had a chance to play with and against him, or even just watch him toy with defenses, the ...
Apr 14, 2020
PBA
THE man can't help but become a bit emotional the moment he was told of Ranidel De Ocampo's decision to finally walk away from the PBA.Charlie Dy has seen how De Ocampo has turned into a great son, brother, ...
Apr 14, 2020
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