Articles about Rookie Of The Year

PBA
By RHAN MORALEDA, Basketball RepublicAS a relative unknown to PBA fans, Taylor Browne, the 16th overall pick by the Alaska Aces in the recent draft, is already excited to show what he got in the PBA and introduce himself to this basketball- ...
Mar 30, 2021
NBA
CHICAGO - When my son told me about a kid who scored 92 points in a high school game in California last February 2017, I immediately had a keyboard reaction and hopped on YouTube.The highlights were impressive. The wiry teenager, who had ...
Mar 19, 2021
NBA
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - NBA Rookie of the Year Ja Morant will miss three to five weeks after spraining his left ankle.The Memphis Grizzlies said Tuesday that further tests revealed Morant suffered a Grade 2 ankle sprain during Monday night's 116- ...
Dec 30, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial will be formalizing before the league board to retain giving out individual season awards for the Philippine Cup bubble.Except for the Best Player of the Conference, all regular awards being handed out by ...
Nov 17, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The first three baskets of Memphis' season set the tone for Ja Morant's rookie year. All were layups, all by him, the level of difficulty increasing each time.He made them look easy that night. He made ...
Sep 4, 2020
NBA
JA Morant is not shy to say that he deserves to be the NBA's Rookie of the Year this season over Zion Williamson.Asked if the top freshman race is "even close" in an online interview with Taylor Rooks of Bleacher ...
May 22, 2020
KAI Sotto knows he has a lot to improve on in his game as he chases the NBA dream.And he feels fortunate that a former NBA player in Chuck Person took him under his wing as the Filipino center trained at ...
May 14, 2020
PBA
WINNING Rookie of the Year honors immediately propels neophytes to new heights, with the league closely watching if these new blood can seize the league for themselves.But of the 43 players who won the award since the league opened shop in ...
May 2, 2020
FORMER NCAA Rookie of the Year Jonathan Banal has been appointed as the new head coach of the Rizal Golden Coolers for the next season of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL).It's the biggest break to date for the ...
Apr 2, 2020
ANDRES Aldeguer continued to make his own name in a different sport as the La Salle-Zobel striker was recently named UAAP Season 82 Juniors Football Rookie of the Year.The son of La Salle basketball hero Dino Aldeguer emerged as the ...
Mar 20, 2020
Yesterday was a big night for Columbian Dyip's CJ Perez.He cleaned up at the 44th Leos, leaving the arena with the much-coveted Rookie of the Year nod. He was also selected for spots in the First Mythical Team and ...
Mar 9, 2020
PBA
CJ Perez is out to prove there's no such thing as a sophomore jinx for him.The 26-year-old Perez vowed to do even better in his second season in the PBA shortly upon winning the Rookie of the Year ...
Mar 8, 2020
PBA
CJ PEREZ has a shot at duplicating a feat last pulled off by Calvin Abueva by winning both the Rookie of the Year and a berth in the First Mythical Team in one season.Perez, labelled 'Baby Beast' during his ...
Jan 28, 2020
MARK Nonoy has certainly stamped his class this UAAP Season 82, highlighting his first year for University of Santo Tomas by winning the Rookie of the Year honors.But what made his neophyte season more impressive was him not shying away from ...
Nov 20, 2019
IT'S been 10 years since University of Santo Tomas was the home to the season's Rookie of the Year, back when Jeric Teng got the hardware in 2009.But for Mark Nonoy, who is set to be named ...
Nov 6, 2019
NBA
SANTA MONICA, California - Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks has won Rookie of the Year at the NBA Awards.The 20-year-old small forward from Slovenia on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) accepted his trophy from RJ Barrett, who went to the ...
Jun 25, 2019
PBA
SITTING out one conference is supposed to leave a big dent on someone's bid to win a PBA yearend award.However, Ray Parks has made quite a splash in the midseason PBA Commissioner's Cup that one couldn' ...
Jun 24, 2019
SISI Rondina and Eya Laure remain focus on delivering a long-overdue UAAP women's volleyball championship to University of Santo Tomas after emerging as the biggest winners of the Season 81 individual awards.Rondina is set to be crowned with ...
May 10, 2019
PBA
CELEBRATED as the top two picks of last year's PBA draft, both Christian Standhardinger and Kiefer Ravena will not be in contention for Rookie of the Year honors.It's because the two will not meet the requirement if ...
Oct 25, 2018
NBA
THE argument happens most every year. Who is the NBA MVP?LeBron James has been the best player for most of his 15 years in the league, and he's won the award only four times. Russell Westbrook won it last ...
Apr 11, 2018
JUAN Gomez de Liano of the University of the Philippines won the Rookie of the Year award for UAAP Season 80.Gomez de Liano got the highest ranking among freshmen - and 14th in the overall statistical points standings with 46.6923 total ...
Nov 13, 2017
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