PBA
ABE (Abraham Columbus) King has built a reputation as one of the top defensive players ever in PBA history.But many times in the past, the retired power forward proved, too, that his offensive arsenal was just as good.Just like the ...
Jun 21, 2020
PBA
IF there's someone who knows Robert Jaworski the player and coach better than anyone, it should be Rino Salazar.Salazar played with Jaworski from 1976 until Toyota's disbandment in 1983 and later served as the latter's ...
Jun 9, 2020
PBA
In the eyes of former PBA banger Ricky Relosa, the game of basketball has truly evolved through generations."Malaki na ipinagkaiba ng laro namin nuon sa laro ngayon," said Relosa, using a popular television horror show and stable of teen idols during ...
May 27, 2020
BEING a rower isn't for everyone.To be part of the Philippine Rowing Association, for example, you need to stand at least 5'11 for males, and 5'6 if you're a female. Practices are held three times a day. ...
May 27, 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
APRIL 9, 1975 was a landmark day for sports in the country after the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) was formed, the first-ever professional basketball league in Asia. Since then, the league has become not just a basketball competition but also a ...
Apr 9, 2020
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone on Wednesday rattled off four players that had the biggest influence on him in basketball on social media.His answer was not what you'd expect.With Luzon island on enhanced community quarantine, a discussion was ...
Mar 25, 2020
ON the occasion of the 45th anniversary of its founding, the PBA, Asia's first professional basketball league, is lining up a series of activities to celebrate its fabled past and re-introduce its pioneer teams and great players to present- ...
Mar 15, 2020
JUST a week ago, we commissioned graphic artist Raynand Olarte to do a modern redesign of the legendary Toyota and Crispa jerseys.Now, a content creator named HFx has taken the SPIN.ph redesign to the next level: by actually layering it ...
Mar 2, 2020
YOU CAN'T talk about the 45-year history of the PBA without spending lengthy conversations about the storied rivalry between hoops superpowers Crispa and Toyota - most likely the most favorite teams of your dads and uncles back in the day. ...
Feb 26, 2020
TWO VICTORIES, one weekend. Not a bad race day for rookie motorsports racer Gerald Anderson.The actor-athlete, one half of Imus Bandera's 'The Fast and the Pogi' tandem in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League, scored a third- ...
Nov 13, 2019
MADRID - Fernando Alonso will undergo an intense training program with Toyota ahead of next year's Dakar Rally.The Japanese carmaker says Alonso will work with its Dakar Rally team in the next five months to "familiarize himself with the challenging ...
Aug 21, 2019
Philippine Olympic Committee secretary-general Patrick Gregorio announced on Wednesday that the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has approved the release of the equivalent of P1.5 million for the purchase of an official transport for the POC.,For its part, Toyota ...
Jun 12, 2019
TOKYO - It can't dribble, let alone slam dunk, but Toyota's basketball robot hardly ever misses a free throw or a three-pointer.The 207-centimeter (six-foot, 10-inch)-tall machine made five of eight 3-point shots ...
Apr 1, 2019
MADRID - Former Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has taken a test drive in the Toyota Hilux truck that won the Dakar Rally this year.The Spanish driver was in South Africa for the test along with former Dakar Rally champion Giniel de ...
Mar 28, 2019
ADELINE Dumapong-Ancheta has long proven that disability is never an obstacle to sports supremacy.Contracting polio at an early age, the Filipina powerlifter used to push her wheelchair to the gym just to attend her trainings, rain or shine, as regular ...
Mar 11, 2019
Here at Top Gear Philippines, we love ourselves a little friendly competition every now and then. Maybe you?ve noticed this by the number of polls or Spec-Sheet Brawls we put out on our website. A healthy debate about anything involving ...
Nov 6, 2018
PBA
EVEN in retirement, basketball legends Robert Jaworski Sr. and Ramon Fernandez belong to opposing sides.The former Toyota teammates turned rivals were keen spectators in Game Four of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals on Thursday night, the Big J showing his support ...
Mar 15, 2018
PBA
DANNY Florencio, one of the early high-flyers in Philippine basketball, passed away on Saturday in San Francisco (Sunday, Manila time) after suffering a stroke.He was 70.Florencio was known for his acrobatic shots that paved way for exciting players such ...
Feb 25, 2018
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra pulled off another coup when legends Robert Jaworski Sr. and Francis Arnaiz watched Game Two of the PBA Governors Cup Finals together on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Jaworski and Arnaiz, whose illustrious backcourt partnership produced a number of ...
Oct 15, 2017
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