Shortly after the PBA postponed the 2020 Philippine Cup and Season 45 due to the coronavirus pandemic, social media head Mich Flores assured fans that the league would stay active online."As for the suspension of the games, may mga ilalabas pa ...
Mar 30, 2020
The local basketball community is mourning the passing of legendary mentor Januario "Aric" del Rosario. He was 80.The multi-titled coach reportedly died due to cardiac arrest, after he was taken to the hospital for cough and difficulty in breathing. He ...
Mar 26, 2020
We're not exactly sure when it started, but editing fake yet funny statements of former senador Juan Ponce Enrile regarding his legendary old age is a thing now.All we know is that a week ago, the 96-year-old ...
Mar 25, 2020
Apparently, someone from the House of Representatives thought that giving netizens a blank canvas was a good idea.Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, and other lawmakers recently jumped on the social media bandwagon of healthcare workers pleading for people ...
Mar 24, 2020
THREE years ago, Ceej Tantengco sat down to write a wishlist of social media things she'd love to see in the PBA.At the time, the PBA's social media looked like a "whitespace" to her - a classic business term that ...
Mar 18, 2020
Kevin Durant, along with three of his Brooklyn Nets teammates, has tested positive for coronavirus.Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic broke the news earlier today, adding that the former NBA Most Valuable Player and two-time champion is asymptomatic and " ...
Mar 18, 2020
A BASKETBALL fan's worst fear has happened: the NBA has suspended the 2019-20 season.The development comes on the heels of reports that Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus, just before their game against the Oklahoma ...
Mar 12, 2020
FOR fans looking forward to the Philippine Cup, today's announcement of an indefinite suspension of all PBA games must have been disheartening.Still, there may be some small (screen) consolation: the PBA's social media team is promising uninterrupted content ...
Mar 11, 2020
Your favorite local professional cagers are growing their social media presence through the upstart new social media platform in town: TikTok.Remember that old app, Musical.ly? Well, TikTok is its brand refresh. Celebrities were the first to try the latest video- ...
Mar 10, 2020
On a night when the Milwaukee Bucks were missing their serial posterizer, Jamal Murray took it upon himself to give the NBA its biggest highlight of the game day.Too bad it didn't count.The home crowd roared as the ...
Mar 10, 2020
PBA
THE criticism Greg Slaughter has been receiving on social media had an impact on his decision to take a break from basketball.This was the belief of Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone, who said he respects the decision of the former No. ...
Feb 27, 2020
EXPECT the Philippine Basketball Association to ride the digital revolution on its 45th year, utilizing social media platforms to make up for the year-on-year downturn in gate attendance."There is a four percent decline in gate attendance," said Commissioner Willie ...
Feb 26, 2020
Basketball fans all over the country woke up this morning to news of the sudden death of Kobe Bryant.Many local basketball stars, active and retired, active on the court and off, collegiate and professional, were shocked by the tragedy. Not a ...
Jan 27, 2020
MEAT the rookie.University of Santo Tomas bench player Albert Bordeos found himself becoming a viral trending topic over the weekend.The point guard, who's had limited playing time thus far in the UAAP, became an online sensation after he ...
Jan 6, 2020
The NBA mourns the passing of NBA Commissioner Emeritus David Stern, who served the league for 30 years. He was 77."Every member of the NBA family is the beneficiary of David's vision, generosity and inspiration," part of incumbent chief ...
Jan 2, 2020
The recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian Games proved a couple of things about the host country and its inhabitants: Filipino athletes are as uber-competitive as local fans are highly supportive.Even before the biennial multi-sport event, Pinoys have already followed ...
Dec 17, 2019
AN opening ceremony like no other brought pride and joy to Filipinos worldwide at the start of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The Philippines threw quite a party to welcome the 10 other participating countries to a spectacle that featured original songs ...
Nov 30, 2019
The problems keep piling up for the Philippine-hosted 30th Southeast Asian Games days before it even officially starts.As transport, accommodation, and venue horror stories a la Fyre Festival from participating countries emerge, there was also the strange saga of the ...
Nov 26, 2019
It's less than a week before the opening ceremony of the 30th Southeast Asian Games, and things aren't looking good for the hosts.Photos and reports of football teams from Timor Leste, Myanmar and Cambodia receiving the opposite ...
Nov 24, 2019
Only Dion Waiters can make a bad start to the NBA season even worse.The Miami Heat guard received his second suspension for "conduct detrimental to the team" this 2019-20 basketball calendar, after reportedly "overdosing on gummies" or THC-infused edibles, ...
Nov 11, 2019
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