WITH a near triple double decorating his end-game stat sheet, Calvin Abueva made a definitive comeback statement as he suited up for the Phoenix Fuel Masters for the first time in sixteen months.Phoenix continued its winning run inside the bubble, ...
Oct 26, 2020
IT WAS a shot that launched a thousand tweets.As Game 5 came down the wire, LeBron James kicked the ball out to Danny Green, who froze time for Lakers fans as he launched a wide-open three - that thudded solidly off ...
Oct 10, 2020
NOW that was some basketball.The Heat nipped constantly at the Lakers' heels, with Miami coming close to a lead on the second half, but never quite making it. Still, they were relentless all the way to the fourth. But despite ...
Oct 7, 2020
THE HEAT had an answer, and that answer was Jimmy Butler. On a day when online watercooler talk was all about an almost-certain Lakers sweep, the Heat caught everyone by surprise by trouncing the Lakers definitively, 115-104 - all thanks to ...
Oct 5, 2020
THE LAKERS continue their Disney cruise to the championship trophy with a never-in-doubt Game 2 win against a depleted Heat lineup.From the opening tip to the final whistle, it was a Lake Show all the way.Fans on Twitter ...
Oct 3, 2020
JAYSON Tatum's son held up a very encouraging sign right before the start of a crucial Game 6 for Boston. It was a cute moment. But by the fourth quarter, he couldn't care less - he was already busy tapping at ...
Sep 28, 2020
MANY tweets pointed out the chilling coincidence: Eight months to the day since Kobe Bryant lost his life in a tragic accident, his team overpowered the Nuggets, 117-107, to cruise into the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade. ...
Sep 27, 2020
LAKERS secured the victory this morning (Thursday night in Orlando), 114-108, and the Nuggets find themselves once again in familiar 3-1 territory.But a tense final quarter with critical plays and critical calls have set Twitter alight.Thousands of tweets ...
Sep 25, 2020
HAVING endured a couple of tough circumstances lately, Rhenz Abando isn't holding back on social media. The 6-foot-2 high flyer fired back at a Twitter netizen who tweeted a nasty accusation against Abando over his much talked about ...
Sep 12, 2020
AUNT Julie is back, and this time she cannot be silenced. Having taken a break from toxic social media culture last week, Aunt Julie, the rich (but not detached) and progressive tita of Manila, comes back cheering at the sidelines of the ...
Aug 31, 2020
CJ Cansino is in the news over his stunning transfer from University of Santo Tomas to University of the Philippines, which, in turn, opened the lid on a training bubble by the Tigers in Sorsogon that is now the subject of three ...
Aug 23, 2020
IT looks like Ricci Rivero won the overnight CJ Cansino sweepstakes after the former University of Santo Tomas standout committed to join the former at the University of the Philippines camp on Friday.Rivero was just one of several players who tried ...
Aug 21, 2020
ON THE first half of crazy, crazy 2020, the world got a little video game-obsessed, if Twitter's stats are to be believed.In a report issued by the social network, tweets about video games rose by 55 percent in the ...
Aug 10, 2020
SENATE President Vicente "Tito" Sotto was the among the first to come to his nephew Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto's aid, after the The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) summoned the latter for a possible violation of the Bayanihan to Heal ...
Apr 1, 2020
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
IN HIS more than ninety years of existence, Juan Ponce Enrile has survived the Great Depression, World War II, and a (self-admitted) bogus assassination attempt that rang in martial law.If memes are to be believed, he'd also witnessed the ...
Mar 29, 2020
ON A day when Oklahoma City welcomed back ex-Thunder guard Russell Westbrook with warm cheers and applause, his former teammate and ex-Thunder center Kendrick Perkins exchanged some spicy jabs on Twitter with Nets forward Kevin Durant. What set it off? ...
Jan 10, 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
The good thing about Magic Johnson leaving the Los Angeles Lakers' front office is that he has a lot of time on his hands to his bless our Twitter feeds with his gloriously generic "hot takes."Earlier this week, the NBA ...
Nov 27, 2019
The wild Joel Embiid-Karl-Anthony Towns scuffle that saw benches clear and both players get ejected has spilled on social media.After the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves, 117-95, all NBA Twitter could talk about was the extra-physicality ...
Oct 31, 2019
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