A TRIP to a local market will most likely not bring you to basketball stardom, but for RR Pogoy, it did.Well, sort of.The TNT cager bared the circumstances that jumpstarted his basketball career in Manila, which started when his father ...
5 days ago
PBA
TNT governor Ricky Vargas said he has accepted the apology of the KaTropa's former consultant and assistant coach Tab Baldwin for his controversial comments on the PBA, its coaches and officials."Nag-apologize si Tab. He apologized and I've ...
6 days ago
PBA
THE COVID-19 pandemic has allowed TNT star Troy Rosario to help the less fortunate who were affected financially by the quarantine.Rosario has been quietly making donations to those in need, through the help of several benefactors including SM head and ...
Jun 29, 2020
PBA
TROY Rosario and RR Pogoy are confident of TNT's chances to finally end their title drought in the PBA with the moves the KaTropa made in the past few months.Rosario and Pogoy feel that the KaTropa are now ready to ...
Jun 28, 2020
HEARTWARMING as the news of Thirdy Ravena signing up with the Japanese B.League team was, he's not the first collegiate star to take his act overseas.Of course, there are those who tested their luck in the NBA, namely ...
Jun 25, 2020
PBA
THE PBA will announce the sanction on TNT assistant coach Tab Baldwin on Tuesday for his controversial comments about the league, its officiating and coaches.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the league's technical committee will convene on Tuesday to discuss the ...
Jun 15, 2020
UNWANTED early in his PBA career, Poy Erram has evolved into one of the most coveted big men in the league. Just a few months ago, TNT managed to carry out a controversial trade just to acquire a vastly improved 7-year ...
Jun 4, 2020
PBA
EVEN though his stint in the PBA was shortlived, former Talk 'N Text coach Bill Bayno feels satisfied with what he was able to accomplish with the Phone Pals.Bayno coached Talk 'N Text for two conferences in 2002, his stint hounded ...
May 26, 2020
PBA
TALK 'N Text and Rain or Shine battled each other five years ago in what came down as arguably the best Game 7 ever played in PBA Finals history.The Commissioner's Cup championship was up for grabs on that warm night ...
Apr 30, 2020
THERE'S no longer any doubt, according to former Talk 'N Text coach Bill Bayno, that there will be a homegrown Filipino player in the NBA very soon.Bayno, now an assistant coach with the Indiana Pacers, said he has heard a ...
Apr 27, 2020
PBA
ERIC Menk acknowledged that Asi Taulava's tip-in should have been counted in the nullified Ginebra vs TNT game back in the 2003 PBA All-Filipino Conference. 'Major Pain' declined to issue any comments on the matter when ...
Apr 26, 2020
PBA
BELIEVE it or not, Asi Taulava has only won one championship in a storied PBA career that is about to wind down.Yes, the veteran center who's been a staple of the league since 1999 has only reached the top ...
Apr 25, 2020
PBA
BOBBY Ray Parks wants to become a better defensive player for the 2020 season of the PBA.In fact, the TNT KaTropa has already set a goal for himself - to win the Defensive Player of the Year award.Parks made this known ...
Apr 20, 2020
PBA
RICKY Vargas was named the Executive of the Year by the PBA Press Corps for bringing stability to the league in his role as chairman for the third consecutive year.Vargas earned the nod of PBA scribes after a season that saw ...
Apr 20, 2020
PBA
NEWLY CROWNED Mythical First Team member Sean Anthony said Ranidel de Ocampo was a big influence in his PBA career."Kuya @teamrdo , congrats on an amazing career and thank you for being such a positive influence in mine," wrote Anthony a day ...
Apr 14, 2020
PBA
JIMMY Alapag paid tribute to his former TNT teammate Ranidel de Ocampo following his reitrement, calling him a player that revolutionized the 'Stretch 4' position in the PBA.In a post on Instagram, Alapag congratulated De Ocampo on his retirement which he ...
Apr 14, 2020
CHOT Reyes is rarely at a loss for words, but the multi-titled coach said he was exactly that upon hearing about Ranidel De Ocampo's decision to retire.De Ocampo was a 15-year veteran who won six PBA championships ...
Apr 14, 2020
THE writing was on the wall for Ranidel De Ocampo as early as the last PBA season.Hobbled by injuries, he hardly played for the Meralco Bolts last year that he realized his decorated playing career was coming to an end.He ...
Apr 14, 2020
PBA
TRIBUTES poured following news that Ranidel de Ocampo announced his retirement on Monday. One of them was Larry Fonacier, who posted a video of perhaps one of the funniest commercials involving PBA players.The commercial released in 2017 showed De Ocampo, still ...
Apr 13, 2020
RANIDEL De Ocampo is finally calling it quits after a 16-year PBA career ravaged by a slew of injuries the last two seasons.De Ocampo, a first-round pick of FedEx in the 2004 rookie draft, won six championships during his ...
Apr 13, 2020
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