Smack in the middle of the Media Day festivities is the highly anticipated preseason game between the Houston Rockets and the Shanghai Sharks.Fans have been longing for some NBA action for months now, which is why it didn't matter ...
Oct 1, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - Chris Paul is quickly getting adjusted to the up-tempo, high-volume offense under Mike D'Antoni's Houston Rockets.Paul had 11 points, 12 assists and four steals to lead the Rockets to a 144-82 exhibition victory ...
Oct 6, 2017
NLEX-SCTEX held its own for the most part before bowing to defending champions Shanghai Sharks, 79-65, in the Merlion Cup at the OCBC Arena in Singapore on Thursday. It was a tight match early in the fourth period, before the ...
Sep 21, 2017
BEIJING - Yao Ming has moved into management in a bid to hasten China's basketball development.The Chinese Basketball Association voted unanimously to appoint former Houston Rockets star as its president on Thursday, in a step toward reform for an organization ...
Feb 23, 2017
NBA
YAO Ming reminisced about his NBA career and was ecstatic about his upcoming jersey retirement with the Houston Rockets on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) before his old team pounded the current squad he owns, the Shanghai Sharks, in a preseason game.Rockets ...
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Oct 3, 2016
NBA
HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets gave Yao Ming a warm welcome and his Shanghai Sharks a rude one.James Harden had 16 points and 10 assists, and the Rockets beat the Sharks, 131-94, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) in their exhibition ...
Oct 3, 2016
KIEFER Ravena is thrilled to get words of encouragement from former NBA player Jimmer Fredette following their match-up in the title game of the Merlion Cup basketball tournament in Singapore on Sunday night.Ravena got the ultimate test on Sunday during ...
Sep 26, 2016
HEAD coach Charles Tiu was left to rue a game that got away on Sunday night, saying breaks decided Mighty Sports Apparel Philippines' fate at the end of the 2016 Merlion Cup basketball tournament in Singapore.Mighty Sports Apparel Philippines suffered ...
Sep 26, 2016
JIMMER Fredette rose to the occasion by burying three pressure-packed free throws with no time left to steer the Shanghai Sharks to a thrilling 78-77 comeback win over Mighty Sports and capture the Merlion Cup championship at the OCBC Arena ...
Sep 25, 2016
SINGAPORE - It was Kiefer Ravena's turn to shine for Mighty Sports Apparel Philippines as the country's representative squeaked past the Singapore Slingers, 72-70, to set up a final showdown with the taller Shanghai Sharks in the 2016 Merlion Cup ...
Sep 25, 2016
PBA
BENT on opening the PBA's 40th season with a bang, Alaska is bringing in well-known Australian coach Rob Beveridge to impart his vast knowledge to the Aces in their first offseason training camp under coach Alex Compton.Beveridge is fresh ...
Jul 28, 2014
PBA
IT may be a mere exhibition match, but Gilas Pilipinas guard Kevin Alas said the experience of playing the visiting Shanghai Sharks is a big boost to his confidence as he looks forward to getting used to international basketball. "Malaking experience` yung ...
May 10, 2013
PBA
FOLLOWING his splendid back-to-back performances with the PBA All-Star selection, burly Rain or Shine forward Beau Belga is keeping his fingers crossed the coaching staff of Gilas Pilipinas has taken notice."Sana napanood nila `yung games namin," said the ...
May 9, 2013
PBA
AFTER a morale-boosting win over a visiting Chinese pro club on Monday night, Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes still believes the road to the Fiba World Championships or the Olympics still has to pass through China and Iran.Reyes said China' ...
May 8, 2013
PBA
RAIN or Shine's Beau Belga emerged as the best player and top scorer for the PBA selection that swamped the visiting Shanghai Sharks, 80-71, at the close of the two-day Philippines-China Friendship Games Tuesday night.And to him ...
May 8, 2013
PBA
THE PBA selection got a boost from Beau Belga, Arwind Santos, and Paul Lee in the end game to pull off a come-from-behind 80-71 win over the Shanghai Sharks in the final game of the Philippines-China Friendship Games ...
May 7, 2013
FOR those still entertaining hope that either Arwind Santos or KG Canaleta, or both, will be added to Gilas Pilipinas' injury-hit roster, better give it a rest.Gilas coach Chot Reyes has shot down the possibility of bringing in more ...
May 7, 2013
SEVEN-foot-three Zhang Zhaoxu may be looking down on most Filipino players, but the Chinese giant only has high praise for Gilas Pilipinas.So much so that the Shanghai Sharks slotman, a mainstay of China's national basketball team, feels ...
May 7, 2013
PROMISING rookie big man June Mar Fajardo realized he still has tons of work to do for him to become an asset with the national team shortly after playing his first game with Gilas Pilipinas opposite foreign competition.Ranged against Shanghai Sharks ...
May 7, 2013
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