BASKETBALL great Ramon Fernandez believes the Philippines has what it takes to regain Asian supremacy in basketball, more so with PBA players reinforced by a naturalized player and Los Angeles Laker Jordan Clarkson.Now, if they can only be available.To ensure ...
Oct 12, 2015
RICKY Vargas has confirmed that the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is considering either not taking part in the Fiba Olympic qualifying tournament in July or sending a Gilas Pilipinas team of cadet players in the event the 'consequences of non- ...
Oct 5, 2015
PBA
NATIONAL coach Tab Baldwin is not having an easy time getting the players he wants for the next incarnation of Gilas Pilipinas amid 'brushes' with some PBA team owners, sources told Spin.ph on Saturday.The Gilas coach is in ...
Jun 13, 2015
PBA
BARAKO Bull forward Rico Maierhofer issued a public apology for using his shoe to try to block an attempt by San Miguel Beer forward Gabby Espinas during the Energy's 113-116 loss on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Emerging from ...
May 29, 2015
A REFEREE in the PBA D-League was taken to a hospital on Thursday for injuries after being hit by Cagayan Valley coach Alvin Pua in the Rising Suns' game against Livermarin at the Ynares Sports Center in Pasig City.According ...
May 14, 2015
PBA
THE search for the man who will succeed Chito Salud as the next PBA commissioner ends on Thursday when the all-powerful board of governors convenes one more time to make its final choice.Only four people are left to contest the ...
May 13, 2015
PBA
ALASKA star Calvin Abueva has been summoned to appear before PBA commissioner Chito Salud for the punch on Rain or Shine guard Jonathan Uyloan that led to his ejection from Game Four of their Philippine Cup semifinal series on Thursday at the ...
Dec 26, 2014
PBA
WHEN it rains, it pours for Barangay Ginebra coach Jeffrey Cariaso.Just a day after a lopsided loss to GlobalPort sent Ginebra reeling out of the Magic 4 in the PBA Philippine Cup, Cariaso, sources said, also became one of the last ...
Dec 2, 2014
PBA
SEOUL, KOREA - The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) board has approved a plan to honor the '40 greatest players' of the pro league's first 40 years this season.The elite list will be unveiled in grand ceremonies in April ...
Sep 30, 2014
PBA
AN official of Phoenix Petroleum said the company has shelved its bid to join the PBA for the time being after the pro league welcomed three new teams to its fold.Phoenix Petroleum vice president for corporate affairs Raymond Zorilla told Spin. ...
Apr 23, 2014
PBA
THE PBA has vowed to take a 'second look' at the concessions given to the recently accepted expansion teams, raising hope that Blackwater, Kia Motors, and NLEX will be given more room to form competitive teams starting in the league&# ...
Apr 11, 2014
PBA
AS soon as PBA commissioner Chito Salud announced the approval of the application of three new teams, veteran slotman Don Allado said only one word came to mind.Opportunity."As soon as I heard about it, I thought about opportunity," said Allado, ...
Apr 11, 2014
PBA
THE PBA board of governors on Thursday unanimously approved the applications of three companies for expansion franchises, raising to an all-time high 13 the number of teams in the league next season.After a marathon four-hour meeting at the league ...
Apr 10, 2014
PBA
NO less than the two amiable owners of Rain or Shine are in disbelief over the gravity of penalty meted by the PBA Commissioner's Office on team coach Yeng Guaio.The fiery mentor was slapped with a one-game suspension and ...
Feb 6, 2014
PBA
RIVAL fans of both the Meralco Bolts and the Alaska Aces may be left wondering why there were no suspensions handed out after the skirmish involving Jared Dillinger, Calvin Abueva and Gary David.But for league commissioner Chito Salud, handing out a ...
Jan 14, 2014
IF there's one positive that came out of Manny Pacquiao's back-to-back losses last year, it should be the fact that the Philippine boxing hero is motivated more than ever to reclaim lost glory.Pacman's longtime confidante ...
Aug 13, 2013
PBA
PBA commissioner Chito Salud has spared Alaska and San Mig Coffee from penalties over the scuffle that marred the two teams' tune-up match on Saturday at The Arena in San Juan.Salud said his office has conducted a "thorough investigation" ...
Aug 8, 2013
PBA
SMART Gilas coach Chot Reyes is set to draw up a new 20-player pool for the approval of the PBA board as the national team begins its buildup for a busy 2013 campaign to be capped by a stint in the ...
Oct 17, 2012
PBA
PBA commissioner Chito Salud believes a long-term program similar to what sportsman-businessman Eduardo 'Danding' Cojuangco put in place in the 1980s, holds the key to the country's basketball renaissance.Salud said the Smart Gilas project started in ...
Sep 26, 2012
PBA
FOLLOWING a lively offseason of wheeling and dealing that saw most of the 10 ball clubs retool their rosters, PBA commissioner Chito Salud is optimistic the pro league is headed for another banner year when it unveils its 38th season on Sunday ...
Sep 26, 2012
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