SAITAMA, Japan - Back and forth they went, the reigning Olympic champions from the US on one side, the reigning Basketball World Cup champions from Spain on the other.The difference: The Americans had Kevin Durant.He's never gone to the ...
Aug 3, 2021
SAITAMA, Japan - Luka Doncic will take his unbeaten record with Slovenia straight to the Olympic quarterfinals.Doncic just missed the first triple-double in the Olympics in nine years and the Slovenians edged Spain, 95-87, on Sunday in a tense and ...
Aug 1, 2021
TOKYO - The US men's basketball team was about to start playing its final warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics a few days ago in Las Vegas, and Spain's Ricky Rubio found himself in a pregame conversation with American ...
Jul 24, 2021
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Ricky Rubio scored 26 points and rookie Anthony Edwards added 25 as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Golden State Warriors 126-114 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Edwards' big fourth quarter helped spark the win for Minnesota, which extended ...
Apr 30, 2021
LEBRON Lopez' inclusion in the Gilas Pilipinas pool may raise some eyebrows, but Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin sees no reason why capable young players should be excluded from consideration."I think there's plenty of ...
Apr 30, 2021
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Karl-Anthony Towns scored 24 points, including eight in the fourth quarter before fouling out, to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-111 win against the Miami Heat on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Ricky Rubio added 17 points and ...
Apr 17, 2021
NBA
LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 25 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists in his 99th career triple-double, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 137-121 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Montrezl Harrell scored 25 ...
Mar 17, 2021
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Anthony Edwards scored a career-high 34 points and the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves held on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 114-112, on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).Ricky Rubio added 15 points, including eight free throws in the final ...
Mar 15, 2021
NBA
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - When Zion Williamson mixes up his game, the New Orleans Pelicans can be tough to stop.Williamson scored 31 points while dominating inside, and the Pelicans finished with a season high in points while ending a three-game skid with ...
Feb 17, 2021
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - LeBron James had 30 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists and Dennis Schröder scored 24 points, helping the Los Angeles Lakers pull away from the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 112-104 victory on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Montrezl Harrell ...
Feb 17, 2021
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Naz Reid scored 20 points to lead a balanced offensive effort and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 120-110, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time). Anthony Edwards scored 18 points and Jared Vanderbilt set career highs with 16 ...
Jan 24, 2021
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - After a satisfactory first season with Phoenix, Ricky Rubio was startled to learn last month he'd been traded to Oklahoma City.There was hardly time to process the sudden change when another deal struck two days later sent him ...
Dec 2, 2020
NBA
CHRIS Paul holds a $44 million option for the 2021-22 season, a massive payday that may have kept some teams from trying to trade for the All-Star point guard.The Phoenix Suns weren't deterred.They have a pair ...
Nov 17, 2020
NBA
ALL-Star guard Chris Paul is being traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Phoenix Suns, where he'll play alongside one of the league's most dynamic young scorers in fellow All-Star Devin Booker, a person with ...
Nov 17, 2020
NBA
PHOENIX - Coach Monty Williams could sense a few eye rolls earlier this summer when the Phoenix Suns and their extremely mediocre 26-39 record were invited to the NBA's bubble.A few months later, the Suns are the talk of ...
Aug 16, 2020
PHOENIX is undoubtedly the hottest team inside the NBA bubble.But outside of Orlando, Suns' family members made sure that the players felt their warmth.In a touching gesture on Wednesday (Manila time), Phoenix's starters were surprised when their ...
Aug 12, 2020
NBA
THE Phoenix Suns were determined to take a big win into the NBA restart, while the Toronto Raptors were in relaxed mode on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) in their final scrimmage before the season resumption.Mikal Bridges continued his fine run, scoring ...
Jul 29, 2020
NBA
PHOENIX - Devin Booker scored 20 of his 36 points in Phoenix's 47-point first quarter and the Suns beat the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks, 140-131, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).The Bucks played without MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo because ...
Mar 9, 2020
NBA
SALT LAKE CITY - Ricky Rubio had 22 points, 11 assists and seven steals to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 131-111 victory over the reeling Utah Jazz on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).In his first game back in Salt Lake ...
Feb 25, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Deandre Ayton had 26 points and a career-high 21 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns pounded the New York Knicks 121-98 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The Suns shot 51 percent (47 for 92) from the field and ...
Jan 17, 2020
NBA
SACRAMENTO - Monty Williams felt it was appropriate that Phoenix's first win in nearly three weeks came down to a last-second miss by Sacramento.After coming close to ending their skid three times earlier, the Suns naturally needed to sweat ...
Dec 29, 2019
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