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ALMOST half a decade since the since the PBA introduced the special Gilas draft, only one of the first 12 draftees remains a part of the national team and merited a callup for the training pool for the supposed third window of ...
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VICTORIOUS were Calvin Abueva and Ian Sangalang the last time they teamed up outside of San Sebastian as they steered NLEX to the 2012 PBA D-League Foundation Cup.It was nine years ago when the Cabalen duo, then playing for the ...
Feb 17, 2021
THIS time a year ago, the Philippine men's volleyball team scored a miraculous come-from-behind win over powerhouse Thailand to clinch the silver medal of the 30th Southeast Asian Games and change the landscape of its sport.On December 8, ...
Dec 8, 2020
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OH, how times have changed.This time last year, San Miguel was chasing greatness as it set its eyes on the Grand Slam. Fast forward a year later, and that quest for immortality fell short, while also seeing what was once a ...
Nov 17, 2020
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RONALD Pascual was supposed to be one of the PBA's great shooters.One of the most lethal gunners in the amateur ranks, the 6-foot-3 marksman's resumé spoke for itself even before he made the leap to ...
Nov 12, 2020
IT'S been a year since the shock death of tycoon-sportsman Bong Tan, and for close associate Lawrence Chongson, the memory of his boss-turned-close confidante remains dear to his heart."Napakalaki ng tiwala na binigay sa akin ni ...
Nov 11, 2020
HE may no longer be that known to Philippine basketball fans of today, but there's a reason why the late, great Carlos Loyzaga is called "King Caloy."The 6-foot-3 center led the golden age of Philippine basketbal back ...
Nov 5, 2020
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger has already established himself as one of the best big men in the PBA. The Fil-German with the unorthdox playing style was both an integral and intriguing piece whenever he played for the Gilas Pilipinas national team.But a ...
Oct 22, 2020
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RAYMOND Almazan paid tribute to Meralco teammate Reynel Hugnatan as he recalled his 'Welcome to the PBA' moment recently.In an Instagram post, Almazan recalled his first game in the PBA which happened to be against Meralco. The former Letran center was ...
Oct 18, 2020
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WHO'S the best?That debate always crops up whenever a new set of awards is handed out, and Philippine basketball is no exception.Criteria varies, from championships won to individual accolades taken home. But one undeniable factor when it comes ...
Oct 11, 2020
JERON Teng is always top of mind whenever the highest-scoring games in Philippine basketball come up in discussions.The Alaska slasher, then 16 years of age and playing for Xavier School, famously notched 104 points for the Golden Stallions in a ...
Oct 4, 2020
IT was definitely a big switch from basketball in the UAAP to golf in competitions away from the usual spotlight.Marc Salandanan embraced the change in scenery, and the return to his old sport.A member of the Ateneo Blue Eaglets UAAP ...
Oct 1, 2020
VIC Manuel is one of the players in the PBA today who never played in the two major collegiate basketball leagues in the country - the UAAP and the NCAA.But that doesn't mean Manuel didn't get offers to play there. ...
Sep 30, 2020
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THE PBA is a few weeks away from resuming its 2020 Philippine Cup during the COVID-19 pandemic after the league got the nod to return play from the Inter-Agency Task Force but in a bubble. More than six months have ...
Sep 26, 2020
DANNY Ildefonso is an eight-time PBA champion, two-time MVP, and a five-time Best Player of the Conference. Without a doubt, he is one of the best players of his time, or any time.But even so, he has his ...
Sep 24, 2020
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PETER June Simon has been given a lot of monikers through the course of his 16-year PBA career.But one that really stuck was the Scoring Apostle, thanks to his penchant to provide instant offense whenever he takes the court for ...
Sep 23, 2020
IT'S hard to imagine a rare talent like Jayson Castro William slipping through the nets cast by recruiters of some of the country's biggest college basketball programs.He did.A young Castro never got a second look from ...
Sep 21, 2020
NLEX guards Kevin Alas and Kiefer Ravena form one of the most lethal backcourts in the PBA, but their partnership could have come sooner.While in his second year with Letran, Alas got an offer to play for the Ateneo, and his ...
Sep 15, 2020
SADDENING was the fate that befell University of Santo Tomas in the aftermath of the Tigers' controversial Bicol bubble training.What was once a promising team which presented an intriguing foil to the dynastic stronghold of Ateneo now finds itself in ...
Sep 15, 2020
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VIC Manuel recently paid tribute to one of his coaches at Philippine School of Business and Administration (PSBA)-Quezon City on social media.Manuel posted a photo of him with Joseph Ocampo on Instagram, and he thanked his former coach for his ...
Sep 10, 2020
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