TEAM Pilipinas may end up playing one tune-up game before two crunch matches in the sixth ans final window of the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers.National coach Yeng Guiao bared the squad is scheduled to play a tune-up ...
Feb 11, 2019
LESS than two weeks before it departs for the final window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers, Team Pilipinas is facing a dilemma that concerns coach Yeng Guiao the most.Until now, the national team has yet to play a major tune- ...
Feb 5, 2019
ONCE a national player, always a national player.Although left out in the 20-man pool of Team Pilipinas for the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers, veteran Asi Taulava showed up at the Meralco gym Sunday night to support ...
Nov 25, 2018
TEAM Pilipinas was at near-full strength on Friday for its tuneup game against Lebanon at Epsilon Chi Center in University of the Philippines.Veterans June Mar Fajardo and Jayson Castro spearheaded the cavalry as the Philippines continued its buildup for the ...
Nov 23, 2018
MISSING the past three training sessions due to his academic responsibilities in Ateneo, Kai Sotto is back in the fold for Team Pilipinas as the 16-year-old prodigy showed up and joined the squad on Thursday."Tapos na," he said in ...
Nov 23, 2018
GROWING pains were in full display for Team Pilipinas as it bowed to Jordan, 98-92, in its first tuneup game on Monday ahead of the fifth window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers.Zaid Abbas punished the Filipinos' ...
Nov 19, 2018
RICCI Rivero is set to make his national seniors team debut when Team Pilipinas meets Jordan in a tuneup game at Meralco Gym on Monday night.The University of the Philippines sensation joins a loaded national team priming for the fifth window ...
Nov 19, 2018
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra found plenty of positives as well as negatives as it surrendered a 98-89 decision to Blackwater in its first tune-up game in the offseason on Tuesday at the Upper Deck gym.Hitting the ground running from vacation with ...
Dec 12, 2017
FLYING V broke free late in the fourth period to beat FEU, 78-68 in a tuneup game in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup on Sunday in San Juan. Former PBA player Eric Salamat had 22 points, two rebounds, three ...
May 7, 2017
PBA
IT seems Star, particularly Marc Pingris, wants to send an early message to former import Denzel Bowles through the Hotshots' new PBA Commissioner's Cup reinforcement in Tony Mitchell.Bowles had four tours of duty with the Hotshots, but the relationship has ...
Mar 14, 2017
PBA
COULD it be a case of championship hangover for Ginebra?Whatever it is, Tim Cone is obviously not happy with the way the reigning PBA Governors Cup champion played in a 103-100 loss to Blackwater in a tune-up game in ...
Nov 13, 2016
PBA
TALK 'N Text import Ivan Johnson has been suspended one game and fined P50,000 for figuring in a fight with two Blackwater players during a tune-up game at the Moro Lorenzo Sports Center inside the Ateneo campus.Spin.ph ...
Feb 3, 2016
PBA
JORDAN national coach Rajko Toroman had his first look at a Barangay Ginebra side coached by Tim Cone on Thursday morning.Needless to say, the former Gilas coach was impressed."I see a very strong team. I saw that they are slowly ...
Sep 17, 2015
KIEFER Ravena had an awkward fall during a recent Ateneo tune-up game against San Beda, but his younger brother Thirdy assured that the reigning UAAP MVP didn't suffer any major injury.Information reaching Spin.ph said Ravena had a hard ...
Aug 16, 2015
PBA
FORMER Korean Basketball League champion Seoul SK Knights relied on intimidating presence of import Courtney Sims and their outside shooting to demolish PBA grand slam champion San Mig Super Coffee, 108-68, on Monday at the Jamsil Olympic Student Stadium in Seoul, ...
Sep 29, 2014
GILAS Pilipinas lost steam in the endgame and bowed to Dominican Republic, 86-79, in a highly-physical tuneup match on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) in Guadalajara, Spain.The Filipinos compensated for their lack of size with aggressive play, storming back from ...
Aug 25, 2014
GILAS Pilipinas opened the final phase of its Fiba World Cup preparation with a solid 89-58 demolition of the ACB All-Star Selection on Sunday in Vitoria, Spain.The Nationals relied on their impeccable outside shooting, scorching the Spanish all-pro ...
Aug 10, 2014
PBA
TWO scuffles in two PBA tune-up games in one day.Must be the weather.On Tuesday, a fight between June Mar Fajardo and Jondan Salvador halted the tune-up match between the San Miguel Beermen and the GlobalPort Batang Pier at ...
May 13, 2014
PBA
MORE than the offense, coach Rajko Toroman said he was pleased to see Barako Bull play tough defense in an 85-81 victory over San Mig Coffee in their tune-up game on Tuesday at the Ronac gym in San Juan.Toroman ...
Jul 17, 2013
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