PBA
THERE is one player who left an indelible mark in his career in the Philippines as far as Andy Thompson in concerned.His name is Billy Ray Bates."There was a guy in the league named Billy Ray Bates. The Black Superman," ...
May 23, 2020
PBA
ONLY a few perhaps know that a former PBA import had the foresight to keep track of the 1997-98 saga of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in what later became the blockbuster documentary series The Last Dance.Andy Thompson, who ...
May 20, 2020
PBA
WHEN we first wrote about this record-shattering offer sheet put forward by former PBA ballclub Tanduay to superstar Danny Ildefonso, the base salary that amounted to P96 million over 16 years merited ohhs and ahhs.Well, it turned out we barely ...
May 7, 2020
PBA
IT was, by a mile, the biggest offer sheet in the history of the PBA. It was so big that it shook the very foundation of the pro league and threatened to drive a wedge between one ballclub and the rest of ...
Apr 29, 2020
PBA
WINNING a Grand Slam in the PBA is perhaps one of the most difficult achievements to realize in the league. In the 45 years of the PBA, a Grand Slam has been won five times - Crispa (twice), San Miguel, Alaska, and San ...
Apr 24, 2020
PBA
MILLENIALS and the new generation of basketball fans get to see the great Allan Caidic strut his stuff in the PBA during his rookie season as PBA Rush airs some retro games starting this Sunday over Cignal TV.As kick-off, the ...
Mar 20, 2020
PBA
THE PBA again paid tribute to a former family member after offering a minute of silence for the late Tanduay team owner Lucio 'Bong' Tan Jr. before the Governors Cup game between Alaska and Phoenix on Wednesday night.A short video was ...
Nov 13, 2019
PBA
HIS being born to a wealthy family is already a given.So if there's one thing people would best remember about the late Lucio 'Bong' Tan Jr., perhaps it's his passion for and dedication to basketball.Associates of the businessman- ...
Nov 12, 2019
ABL
EVEN Bobby Ray Parks could only marvel how much difference a year makes.From a struggling band last year, Alab Pilipinas has now turned into a juggernaut, one which is favored to win back-to-back titles in the ASEAN Basketball League ( ...
Dec 24, 2018
BATANGAS City Athletics-Tanduay owner Bong Tan believes the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) will continue to grow if it remains true to its identity as a homegrown, grassroots league.The son of taipan Lucio Tan said he is happy with the ...
Apr 25, 2018
BATANGAS City Athletics looks to keep its team intact as it looks goes for back-to-back titles after topping the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Anta-Rajah Cup.Moncrief Rogado, Bong Quinto, Paul Varilla, Tey Teodoro, Jaymo Eguilos, Adrian Santos, Val Acuna, ...
Apr 24, 2018
ABL
TANDUAY and Alab Pilipinas have remained mum about reports that the liquor company is no longer a major sponsor of the Philippines' lone team in the Asean Basketball League (ABL).Alab team owner Charlie Dy and Tanduay official Lawrence Chongson have ...
Jan 25, 2018
NBA
AFTER its arena partnership with the Brooklyn Nets last season, the Philippines' own Tanduay Rum widened its reach in the NBA by signing another historic deal as an official partner of the Golden State Warriors.The two-year deal, with an option ...
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Oct 24, 2017
PBA
THE name of former University of Santo Tomas standout Louie Vigil was inexplicably missed out in the final list of applicants for the coming PBA Rookie Draft.His handlers hope Vigil won't be overlooked come the Oct. 29 draft at ...
Oct 17, 2017
LORETO 'Bonnie' Carbonell, who played for the Philippine basketball team in the 1956 Olympics, passed away on Saturday. He was 84.San Beda assistant coach Cholo Martin, a person very close to Carbonell, and team manager Jude Roque confirmed the ...
Sep 24, 2017
MARINERONG Pilipino continued to sail as the Skippers downed Tanduay, 65-64, on Tuesday to advance to the PBA D-League Foundation Cup semifinals at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The Skippers gained steam in the fourth period, staging a furious ...
Aug 8, 2017
TANDUAY coach Lawrence Chongson remained confident heading into a do-or-die match against a streaking Marinerong Pilipino squad in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup quarterfinals.The Rhum Masters, after all, thrive when backs are against the wall."Itong mga ganitong ...
Aug 8, 2017
MARINERONG Pilipino scored a thrilling 74-72 win over Tanduay to forge a deciding match in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup quarterfinals on Thursday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Achie Inigo secured the rebound off a Renzo Subido missed ...
Aug 3, 2017
TWICE-to-beat Tanduay and Centro Escolar University look to score quick knockouts of their quarterfinal foes on Thursday in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Although they finished the elimination round as the third ...
Aug 3, 2017
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