PBA
FORMER ambassador and Philippine basketball godfather Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco was like a second father to cage great Jerry Codiñera. He was after all, the 'bunso' of the Northern Consolidated Corporation (NCC) national team formed and bankrolled by 'The Boss' in early ...
Jun 17, 2020
NOW the Basketball Coaches of the Philippines (BCAP) has taken a stand.BCAP president Louie Gonzalez said the association felt the remarks made by former Gilas Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin was an affront not only to PBA coaches and officials but for ...
Jun 13, 2020
PBA
RON Jacobs had a brief but memorable coaching campaign with a rebuilding San Miguel side from 1997 to 1998 - the gap years from the glory years under Norman Black to a new era featuring Danny Ildefonso, Danny Seigle and Olsen Racela.Those ...
May 5, 2020
BASKETBALL fans remained perplexed as to why Bong Ravena is recognized as the head coach of TNT, where in fact it is Mark Dickel, a New Zealander-Australian coach, who is calling the shots for the KaTropa, most specifically in their current ...
Aug 8, 2019
PBA
IMAGINE Jimmy Alapag playing alongside Danny Ildefonso, Danny Seigle, and Olsen Racela for one San Miguel Beer team. That, believe it or not, nearly happened.Alapag, now the newest assistant coach of SMB, could have been a Beermen as early as his ...
Jan 3, 2019
IN a rare public appearance together, former players who are now coaches in their own right, paid tribute to their late mentor Ron Jacobs in a heartwarming moment during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Annual Awards Night at One Esplanade on Saturday. ...
Feb 15, 2016
THE Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) pays homage to the dearly departed friends of local sports in its Annual Awards Night presented by MILO and San Miguel Corp. this Saturday at the One Esplanade.The great late national men's basketball team coach ...
Feb 11, 2016
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra deputy coach Olsen Racela doesn't hide the fact his late mentor Ron Jacobs was a big inspiration in his transition to a career in coaching.Racela said Jacobs had a big influence on him becoming a teacher of the ...
Dec 28, 2015
PBA
IT was the last 'conversation' I ever had with Ron Jacobs - me talking over the phone in a monologue, raving about the Detroit Pistons' 2004 NBA Finals victory over the star-studded Los Angeles Lakers, and Jacobs listening, supposedly, ...
Dec 28, 2015
PBA
OF all the coaches he went up against, be it in regular games or championship matches, one man easily stood out for the most accomplished coach in Philippine Basketball Association history.Multi-titled Tim Cone considered Ron Jacobs a one-of-a ...
Dec 25, 2015
PBA
TNT coach Jong Uichico was very emotional upon receiving the news the great coach Ron Jacobs passed away right on Christmas Eve Thursday.More than a teacher and mentor, Uichico considers Jacobs a father figure."Coach Ron is like a father to ...
Dec 25, 2015
PBA
RON Jacobs, the legendary coach who ushered a new era in Philippine basketball in the 80s, died on Thursday night, just a few hours before Christmas.Veteran columnist and broadcaster Quinito Henson, a close friend of the American mentor who served as ...
Dec 24, 2015
THE last man to lead the country to an Asian basketball title 17 years ago is truly proud of what Gilas Pilipinas accomplished in the recent Fiba-Asia Championship.According to Jong Uichico, the legendary Ron Jacobs was gladdened to hear that ...
Aug 21, 2013
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