IDLED by the COVID-19 pandemic, MPBL players Richard Albo, Ronnie Matias and JM Gonzales have found a new calling as businessmen.Albo of the Davao Occidental Tigers and Matias of the Manila Stars are into food delivery while Gonzales of the ...
May 31, 2020
PLAYING with younger peers truly brings out one's youth.Ronnie Matias can attest to that.The 35-year-old forward mixed it up with fresh legs as he played for Zark's Burger-Quezon City in the second leg ...
Feb 26, 2019
PBA
TWO recent life trials have made Ronnie Matias an even more ardent devotee of the Black Nazarene.The Rain or Shine guard said his faith in the 'Itim na Nazareno' helped him and the family cope up with the operation of his ...
Jan 9, 2017
PBA
DON Trollano and Ronnie Matias couldn't have picked a better time to step up for Rain or Shine.The two underrated players came off the bench to help the Elasto Painters' cause in a 97-82 beating of Phoenix on Sunday ...
Jan 8, 2017
PBA
RAIN or Shine forward Ronnie Matias is planning a journey from Elasto Painter to a building painter in Japan, highlighting the fierce competition for places in the 12 teams in the PBA.The former University of Manila stalwart, usually the funnyman of ...
Apr 21, 2016
PBA
RONNIE Matias' hard work paid off once more as he has been included in Rain or Shine's official lineup in time for the team's opening game of the PBA Season 41 on Wednesday night against Star.Trying out for the ...
Oct 20, 2015
PBA
RONNIE Matias is hoping to make a comeback with Rain or Shine. The journeyman cager has been trying out for his former team for the past two weeks, eager to crack the roster ahead of the new PBA season."Nagbabakasakali lang," Matias ...
Aug 26, 2015
PBA
WHILE fellow PBA players are mostly out on the beach or to other prime vacation destinations, Barako Bull forward Ronnie Matias is busy leading a group of devotees for a Good Friday procession in Manila.Matias will be parading for the first ...
Apr 3, 2015
PBA
PUREFOODS has been given a major boost ahead of the PBA Philippine Cup playoffs after the Commissioner's Office approved the trade that sent former Barako Bull Mick Pennisi to the Hotshots in exchange for bench players Ronnie Matias and Isaac ...
Dec 8, 2014
PBA
STILL reeling from the loss of big man Ian Sangalang, Purefoods Star is set to bolster its frontline in time for the PBA Philippine Cup playoffs.A source told Spin.ph on Saturday that Purefoods is acquiring the services of veteran slotman ...
Dec 6, 2014
PBA
INSTEAD of sulking after being snubbed by the two expansion teams during the PBA dispersal draft, Ronnie Matias was celebrating on Friday what he said was a "blessing in disguise."Monitoring the proceedings involving expansion teams Blackwater Sports and Kia Motors, Matias ...
Jul 18, 2014
PBA
ANYONE among Rain or Shine's Larry Rodriguez and Alex Nuyles, and former Painter Ronnie Matias looms as the top pick in next week's PBA dispersal draft, the trio surprisingly gettin more interest from the two expansion teams than two- ...
Jul 13, 2014
PBA
IN the din of San Mig Coffee's merriment, the team still can't help but break up the core of a team that just days ago achieved what no other PBA franchise has done over the last 18 years.As the ...
Jul 12, 2014
PBA
IF there is one person happy to see old pal Ronnie Matias slowly crack the star-studded roster of San Mig Super Coffee, it's no other than Beau Belga.Playing his first game with the Mixers since being acquired in ...
Jun 17, 2014
PBA
AS he prepared to move to new team San Mig, forward Ronnie Matias has a far bigger problem than just trying to get a grip of the Mixers' intricate triangle offense.It's how to converse with American coach Tim Cone ...
Jun 4, 2014
PBA
NICO Salva, Ronnie Matias, Bonbon Custodio, Val Acuna, and Ronjay Buenafe were thrown into the mix with Yancy De Ocampo and Yousef Taha as a three-team, seven-player trade was approved by the PBA Commissioner's Office on Tuesday night. ...
Jun 3, 2014
PBA
GLOBALPORT just couldn't resist the lure of further upgrading its roster as it set to ship veteran big man Enrico Villanueva to Air21 in exchange for backup center Carlo Sharma and rugged forward Ronnie Matias.The trade comes in the heels ...
Mar 14, 2014
PBA
COMING as it did on the eve of the Feast of the Black Nazarene, devotee Ronnie Matias feels his best game in an Air21 Express uniform was providential more than plain good form."Talagang pinilit ko na magpakita ng maganda kanina. Kasi ...
Jan 9, 2014
PBA
RAIN or Shine coach Yeng Guiao admitted agonizing over his decision to trade reliable backup defensive player Ronnie Matias to Air21 in exchange for the Express' 2015 second-round pick.Guiao said if he would only have his way, he wouldn't ...
Dec 5, 2013
PBA
DOWN to the very end of his stay with Rain or Shine, Ronnie Matias never lost his respect for coach Yeng Guiao or the sharp wit that has endeared him to his teammates.On the day he was informed by Guiao in ...
Dec 5, 2013
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