PBA
THE NBA dream remains the grand aspiration for Philippine basketball - one that has now been vested on the limber shoulders of young Kai Sotto.Yet ask any coach and after the NBA, the next toughest competition the in the world is in ...
Jan 11, 2021
PHOENIX - Remy Martin had a rare quiet night in Arizona State's previous game, playing with what coach Bobby Hurley called a blank look in his eyes.Martin's fire was back against Grand Canyon and the Sun Devils needed ...
Dec 14, 2020
DAVE Ildefonso wasn't the only recent Gilas Pilipinas Youth player who was supposed to be a part of the pool for the second window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers in Manama.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director ...
Dec 5, 2020
STRAIGHT out of Sierra Canyon, 6-foot-0 Fil-AM Alexis Mark is about to make her mark in the US-NCAA D1, debuting with the Boise State University Athletics.For three years, 2017 to 2019, she formed the second half of ...
Dec 4, 2020
FILIPINA baller Vanessa de Jesus was quick to announce her arrival in the US NCAA after steering Duke University to its first win of the season on Thursday morning (Manila time). As the sole freshman in the team, De Jesus opened her ...
Nov 26, 2020
FIL-AMERICAN teenager Sage Tolentino has committed to play US NCAA Division I basketball with the Auburn Tigers.The Hawaii-raised seven-footer made the announcement late Thursday in an Instagram post shared by East West Private, the management firm which also ...
Oct 15, 2020
PHILIPPINE women's basketball is on the rise, yet the ladies keep raising the bar.Just recently, Gilas Women prospect Ella Fajardo committed to a US NCAA Division I school while homegrown baller Jack Animam signed up to play as an ...
Sep 17, 2020
WASHINGTON - John Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a "Hoya Paranoia" powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men's basketball championship, has died. He was 78.His death was announced ...
Aug 31, 2020
SAGE Tolentino and Cholo Anonuevo have both received offers to play for Tennessee State University.The young guns shared the news on Monday on their Instagram account as Tigers coach Penny Collins personally reached out to them.Tennessee State went 9-9 ...
Aug 24, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Getting drafted in the NBA is every hooper's dream. It is both a lifetime achievement and a golden ticket to financial freedom.Each of the 30 players taken in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft were paid ...
Aug 6, 2020
TOP US schools continue to court teen prospect Sage Tolentino.NCAA Division I powerhouse Kansas University Jayhawks are the latest school to tender an offer to the 7-foot Fil-American center based in Hawaii.Tolentino posted a logo of the Jayhawks ...
Jul 24, 2020
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Former UConn basketball player Stanley 'Sticks' Robinson has died of unknown causes at a family residence in Birmingham. He was 32.Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates said Robinson was found unresponsive by a family member on ...
Jul 23, 2020
FILIPINO fans are still celebrating Mike Magpayo's hiring as head coach for UC Riverside, which makes him the first coach of Asian descent to assume such role in NCAA Division 1.No one's prouder than his parents."My ...
Jul 19, 2020
PLAYING college ball in the US is still a viable option for players, especially for Filipinos aspiring to make it to the NBA.That's the firm belief of new UC Riverside coach Mike Magpayo.But to be successful in that ...
Jul 18, 2020
MIKE Magpayo made history by becoming the first coach of Asian and Filipino descent to be named as a head coach of a Division 1 school in the US NCAA following his hiring by UC Riverside.But the Fil-Am coach isn&# ...
Jul 18, 2020
GILAS Pilipinas Women prospect Ella Fajardo is staying Stateside.The 17-year-old Fil-Am guard bared that she has committed to Division I school Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey."I'm coming home to the next chapter of my academic ...
Jul 13, 2020
KENTUCKY may have missed out on securing Kai Sotto, but that doesn't mean the Wildcats can't get their hands on another player of Filipino descent.Fil-Am stud Sage Tolentino is rumored to be in "in consistent contact" ...
Jul 9, 2020
BARANGAY Ginebra coach Tim Cone said Kai Sotto made the right decision to go to the G League instead of going to college in his bid to reach the NBA.In an episode of the Republika Huddle of NBA Philippines, Cone said ...
May 24, 2020
WHY is Justin Brownlee a perfect fit for Gilas Pilipinas? It's definitely his versatility.Take coach Mike Dunlap's word for it. After all, the former Charlotte Bobcats coach was able to work with the resident Ginebra import during ...
May 23, 2020
MARCH Madness came to a screeching halt before a bracket could even be filled out.The NCAA canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments Thursday (Friday, Manila time) because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end ...
Mar 13, 2020
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