PBA
EVEN before his retirement at Barangay Ginebra, the late team masseur Raphael 'Jun' Vicera was the subject of a viral video made by the firm.Shortly after the Kings won the 2017 PBA Governors Cup championship, the team came out with a ...
Aug 10, 2020
PBA
ONE of the most beloved personnel in the Barangay Ginebra family is gone.Raphael 'Mang Jun' Vicera, the retired long-time masseur of the PBA's most popular ballclub, passed away on Saturday due to diabetes complication.He was 67.San Miguel ...
Aug 9, 2020
WHENEVER he speaks about Robert Jaworski, Vince Hizon is full of gratitude. He's not ashamed to say that he owes a lot to "The Living Legend."Even beyond their time together in Ginebra, where Jaworski served as his coach, Vince ...
Aug 6, 2020
PBA
RUMOR: Former Ginebra San Miguel star Cresencio 'Dondon' Ampalayo died after helping the PBA's most popular ballclub win the 1988 All-Filipino championship against Purefoods.FACT: Nine years before Michael Jordan, Ampalayo had his own version of the 'Flu Game,' as ...
Jul 28, 2020
PBA
WHEN Vince Carter announced his retirement in the NBA last week after a record 22 seasons in the world's biggest basketball stage, NLEX's Asi Taulava was left all alone with this Father Time-defying distinction - the only active player remaining ...
Jul 4, 2020
PBA
RUMOR: President Marcos, acting on the request of son Bongbong, ordered the old Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) to lift the lifetime ban imposed on Robert Jaworski and Alberto 'Big Boy' Reynoso.FACTS: One of the darkest pages in ...
Jun 23, 2020
PBA
THERE have been a number of players who followed in their fathers' footsteps and played in the PBA. One father-and-son pair Robert Jaworski Sr. and his junior, who is better known as Dudut, even played as teammates at Ginebra ...
Jun 14, 2020
PBA
BAL David made a lot of big shots in his career, but he knows which one was the most special of all.That came in a PBA All-Filipino Cup game back in 1997 - an absolute classic between a Gordon's ...
May 26, 2020
PBA
TO this day, only 23 jersey numbers have been retired in the PBA.The ceremony is such a rare occurrence in the Asia's first play-for-pay league that only six of the existing 12 clubs, and nine teams in ...
May 25, 2020
PBA
IT was a historic championship won under the most chaotic circumstances. Even three decades after Formula Shell earned the first PBA title in franchise history, the moment still remained etched in memory under the cloud of the first-ever walkout staged in ...
May 15, 2020
PBA
IT only seemed a matter of time before the hit ESPN documentary on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls of the nineties raises a clamor for a similar docu in the local basketball setting.Now it's here.On Wednesday, ' ...
Apr 29, 2020
PBA
APRIL 9, 1975 was a landmark day for sports in the country after the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) was formed, the first-ever professional basketball league in Asia. Since then, the league has become not just a basketball competition but also a ...
Apr 9, 2020
PBA
A nationwide party was in the works to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the PBA.In a wink of an eye, though, everything vanished into thin air.No thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that came along like a thief in the ...
Apr 9, 2020
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone on Wednesday rattled off four players that had the biggest influence on him in basketball on social media.His answer was not what you'd expect.With Luzon island on enhanced community quarantine, a discussion was ...
Mar 25, 2020
IF not for the coronavirus outbreak, Valenzuela City could have already unveiled its first local-themed basketball court.Rep. Eric Martinez said the 'Bahay Alamat' or 'The Holy Grail of Basketball Courts in the Philippines' was supposed to be inaugurated last Sunday. ...
Mar 21, 2020
ON the occasion of the 45th anniversary of its founding, the PBA, Asia's first professional basketball league, is lining up a series of activities to celebrate its fabled past and re-introduce its pioneer teams and great players to present- ...
Mar 15, 2020
JUST a week ago, we commissioned graphic artist Raynand Olarte to do a modern redesign of the legendary Toyota and Crispa jerseys.Now, a content creator named HFx has taken the SPIN.ph redesign to the next level: by actually layering it ...
Mar 2, 2020
FORMER Barangay Ginebra San Miguel playing coach and Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) legend Robert Jaworski Sr. joined Ginebra San Miguel Inc. (GSMI) marketing manager Ronald Molina and 30 employee-volunteers during the Ginebra Shoebox of Malasakit gift-giving activity at the Better ...
Jan 9, 2020
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone is eyeing his 22nd PBA title when his team faces Meralco for the third time in the PBA Governors' Cup Finals.But Cone perhaps wouldn't be in this situation in his coaching career without the ...
Jan 3, 2020
PBA
WHEN Meralco takes on Barangay Ginebra in the 2019 Governors' Cup Finals, the Bolts are not only eyeing a first-ever PBA championship. The company is also seeking to end a 48-year title drought in basketball.Unknown to most young basketball ...
Dec 31, 2019
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