PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - One quick glance at the stats sheet and Jayson Castro knows what TnT needs to address if it is to level the PBA Philippine Cup title series against Barangay Ginebra.Rebounding.The Tropang Giga were crushed off the ...
Dec 2, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - Even Troy Rosario is at a loss about the struggles he's been going through especially with the stakes getting higher for TnT Tropang Giga in the PBA Philippine Cup bubble.He hit rock-bottom in Game 4 ...
Nov 26, 2020
Thanks to The Last Dance (particularly Episodes 3 and 4), people were reminded of how wild Dennis Rodman was off the court when he was with the Chicago Bulls.What some tend to forget, though, was that the 6'7 forward&# ...
May 14, 2020
FACING a towering team like Letran, Robert Bolick took it upon himself to help out on the boards.And he need not look far for an inspiration.The 6-foot-1 guard was just one of the thousands of people who was ...
Aug 10, 2018
PBA
BOCAUE - Japeth Aguilar typified Barangay Ginebra's failure to control the boards against Meralco that factored in their 98-91 loss in Game Six on Wednesday night.The 6-foot-9 slotman grabbed just six of the towering Gin Kings' 41 rebounds - ...
Oct 26, 2017
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger knows only a few Tagalog words so far, but at least the Filipino-German cager knows the important ones."I know 'mahal kita,'" the 27-year-old cager said with a thick German accent as he talked to media for ...
Jun 28, 2017
WHETHER it's rebounding, blocking or driving to the basket, basketball players have always relied on leaping ability to "up" their game.Coach Chappy Callanta of 360 Fitness explained that although leaping ability generally comes from genetics and involves how much fast- ...
Mar 24, 2017
PBA
JIO Jalalon did a Scottie Thompson on Thursday night, showing he can crash the boards as well as his college rival as he emerged as one of the sparkplugs in Star's 78-74 win over Ginebra in Game One of their ...
Feb 10, 2017
PBA
GINEBRA coach Tim Cone found a few more parallels for Scottie Thompson - one a local icon in terms of his rebounding and a current NBA superstar as far as his all-around play is concerned.Thompson, compared by Cone to Johnny Abarrientos ...
Jan 20, 2017
PBA
AGAINST an NLEX squad that was missing its main big men, Blackwater's frontcourt was favored to take the upperhand.But it was a 5-foot-11 guard that stood tallest.John Pinto corralled 13 rebounds, the most by any player in ...
Dec 15, 2016
PBA
IN just his third conference in the PBA, he has already become a fixture in Ginebra's starting lineup owing to his nifty playmaking and impressive timing that has allowed him to amazingly get rebounds over taller PBA players.But unknown to ...
Oct 10, 2016
PBA
EVERYONE will more or less know what Meralco will be focusing on when it resumes practice on Monday ahead of Game Three of the PBA Governors Cup Finals.Rebounding.Coach Norman Black admitted the Bolts' failure to control the boards contributed ...
Oct 9, 2016
PBA
SCOTTIE Thompson continued to repay coach Tim Cone's faith as he put up another all-around performance for Ginebra in its 85-72 victory over NLEX in the PBA Governors' Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Thrust into the starting lineup ...
Jul 28, 2016
ATENEO star Kiefer Ravena was glad to see new teammate Chibueze Ikeh deliver on his word."Before the first game, I texted Ikeh on how he can prepare his mind for his first UAAP game," said Ravena. "He sent me a picture ...
Sep 16, 2015
PBA
LIAM McMorrow felt he could've had more touches in the fourth quarter of Barako Bull's 101-95 loss to Alaska on Saturday in the PBA Governors' Cup.The towering Energy import scored just a measly point in the payoff period ...
Jun 13, 2015
PBA
RICHARD Howell is looking to complete his unfinished business with Talk `N Text in the coming PBA Commissioner's Cup.The 6-foot-8 import is back for a second stint with the telecommunication franchise, which he hopes to steer all the ...
Jan 20, 2015
PBA
THEY say behind every successful man is a woman. In Calvin Abueva's case, there were three women.Lola Siony, for one, was there every step of the way and witnessed how a skinny, hyper-energetic kid who grew up without a ...
Nov 9, 2012
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