FORMER PBA import and Japan naturalized player Nick Fazekas tested positive for the coronavirus.The 35-year-old Fazekas, who suited up for San Miguel Beer in the 2012 Commissioner's Cup, has been infected with the virus, according to a tweet ...
6 days ago
PBA
DANNY Ildefonso almost quit basketball while still at the prime of his PBA career.For the love of the game, he took a very big risk.Ildefonso admitted he once tried not to tell the true extent of a right ankle injury ...
Jul 6, 2020
PBA
GROWING up, flying an aircraft already had a great appeal for Paul Zamar."Mataas ang pangarap niyan, (maging) piloto," disclosed his father, San Miguel deputy coach Boycie Zamar.While he never ended up being a pilot, Paul did soar high later in ...
Jun 26, 2020
PBA
EVEN when Dondon Hontiveros was a big star in the Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA) , the Cebuano hotshot never made it a secret what his dream destination was."At the back of your mind, PBA is PBA pa rin," disclosed Hontiveros to former ...
Jun 19, 2020
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
PBA
CHANCES are Justine Brownlee won't be back for another tour of duty for Barangay Ginebra.At least not for this season.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial admitted it would be difficult to stage a conference with imports this year once the go- ...
Jun 10, 2020
ON April 22, 2020, under the blinding lights of the Mall of Asia Arena, the Beermen came back to play. Yes, even June Mar Fajardo.It wasn't real, of course. Ever since the pandemic raged like wildfire across the world, arenas ...
Jun 7, 2020
Throughout the lockdown, Terrence Romeo has kept a low profile on social media, only occasionally posting about San Miguel Corporation or face masks on Instagram. (Though, as Spin.ph has found out, he has been active in helping out frontliners and communities ...
May 27, 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
EACH time a PBA ballclub hoists a championship trophy in a beer-drenched, confetti-filled celebration, among the first questions that naturally comes to mind is: 'How big a bonus will these delirious players and coaches receive?No one knows for ...
May 23, 2020
PBA
LEO Austria doesn't mind not being included in conversation as one of the greatest coaches in PBA history despite what he had achieved with the San Miguel franchise.Austria had just been named winner of the Virgilio 'Baby' Dalupan PBA Coach ...
May 2, 2020
In Spin.ph's 'Before Lockdown' series, we take a look at the "last two minutes" before sports was completely shut down around the globe. Athletes from the few games that were played this year look back on the ...
Apr 23, 2020
ARWIND Santos is vibin' and it's all good.The San Miguel Beer veteran forward found himself a new interest to keep himself busy this lockdown: singing and dancing in front of the camera."Hindi ibig sabihin nito na nagse-celebrate ako ...
Apr 13, 2020
PBA
FORMER San Miguel Beer stalwart Mike Mustre is currently among the medical health workers who's risking their lives in an effort to help prevent the further spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the United Kingdom.How he wishes he's doing ...
Apr 8, 2020
PBA
THE San Miguel Corporation (SMC) group is not only doing it through deeds, but also through words.The three PBA ballclubs under the SMC umbrella released four-minute videos entitled 'Sama-Sama sa laban, walang iwanan,' each of which encourages those in ...
Apr 5, 2020
PBA
THE family of Avelino 'Samboy' Lim is keeping everything simple as Philippine basketball's 'Skywalker' turns a new leaf on April 1.Robert Evangelista, the longtime friend of the former San Miguel superstar known for his high-wire acts, said it's ...
Apr 1, 2020
IT was unusual seeing Jackson Corpuz sporting his natural hair color for a change when he made his debut for Magnolia in the season-opener of the PBA Philippine Cup two weeks ago.The 31-year-old forward admitted doing it on ...
Mar 22, 2020
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EVEN before the PBA passed a memo barring teams from holding practice for the next two weeks, San Miguel already suspended daily training in an effort to help contain the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus.SMB team manager Gee Abanilla said ...
Mar 13, 2020
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SAN Miguel began a campaign without star center June Mar Fajardo in the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup with a convincing 94-78 win over Magnolia on Sunday night at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.The Beermen were quick to prove that they can ...
Mar 8, 2020
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