THE PBA earlier announced that, after almost seven months of hiatus, it's finally resuming its games next month through a bubble tournament format, similar to the NBA.However, Commissioner Willie Marcial assured that the league is still targeting to have ...
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THE plan has been laid down and everything put into order.Except for an important piece of paper: The IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases) approval giving PBA teams the go-signal to finally hold scrimmages.While the league ...
2 days ago
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THE PBA will conduct regular COVID-19 testing to its delegates inside the bubble once the league resumes the 2020 Philippine Cup in Clark, Pampanga.Commissioner Willie Marcial said the PBA will follow the lead of the Department of Health as to ...
2 days ago
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THE PBA will also have virtual fans for the resumption of the 2020 Philippine Cup in the bubble in Pampanga.Commissioner Willie Marcial said the PBA will set up LED screens that will allow fans to be visible in the venue. This ...
2 days ago
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THE PBA declined to divulge how much it will be spending to put up the bubble at Clark City in Pampanga for the restart of the season.PBA board chairman Ricky Vargas was mum when asked about the financial cost, except to ...
2 days ago
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AFTER the NBA, it's the PBA's turn to hold a bubble season at the Clark Freeport and Economic Zone in Pampanga.The PBA board on Thursday announced that it will hold a compressed all-Filipino conference beginning next ...
2 days ago
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PBA players have expressed willingness to play in either a bubble or a semi-bubble just to get the pro league's 2020 season off the ground.Commissioner Willie Marcial said players' representatives from the 12 teams are amenable to ...
3 days ago
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PBA teams undergo their second round of swab testing this week as part of the league's mandatory protocols.Nine ballclubs are booked for the procedure on Sept. 17 and 18, while the three teams under the San Miguel Corp. umbrella - Barangay ...
3 days ago
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BEFORE meeting with the board of governors again, PBA commissioner Willie Marcial will have a dialogue with player representatives from each team to hear their side on the league's plan to hold a bubble season.Marcial said the players' meeting will ...
5 days ago
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THE PBA greatly appreciated Dubai's offer to host an NBA-type bubble in an effort to help the league restart its season.Unfortunately, time constraint hampers the execution of the well-meaning plan.Commissioner Willie Marcial thinks bringing the league to ...
Sep 11, 2020
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THERE is going to be a PBA bubble.Whether it will be in the form of an NBA-type bubble or the Bundesliga version will be decided when the league board convenes on Friday to chart the path the PBA will take ...
Sep 10, 2020
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NLEX coach Yeng Guiao thinks the PBA's move to seek clearance to finally being allowed to hold scrimmages means the season resumption is nearing.Teams are now in the second week of their respective workouts, and for players to break the ...
Sep 7, 2020
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TnT Katropa working out in a bubble type atmosphere at the moment should augur well for the team's campaign should the PBA get to resume its season by early October.Head coach Bong Ravena said it would be to the Katropa' ...
Sep 5, 2020
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THE PBA welcomes the sight of teams policing their own ranks as far as health protocols in workouts are concerned.Commissioner Willie Marcial said ballclubs strictly enforcing the league mandated guidelines during training lessen the burden on his office in making sure ...
Sep 2, 2020
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IF PBA Board chairman Ricky Vargas would have his way, a Most Valuable Player (MVP) award should still be given out by the league even if only a single conference would be held.Vargas believes players who shone brightest once the league ...
Aug 31, 2020
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NO asterisk needed whichever team emerges champion if ever the PBA gets to stage a single conference in this most difficult time in history.For commissioner Willie Marcial, the team which wins the Philippine Cup should be considered the real champion given ...
Aug 30, 2020
PBA
CALVIN Abueva still has to get clearance from the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) in the event the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) lifts his long-overdue suspension and finally allow him to play.Not for anything else, but GAB chairman Abraham 'Baham' ...
Aug 29, 2020
PBA
WHILE Tim Cone is truly thrilled at PBA teams finally getting back at working out, it's actually the practices and scrimmages which he's really looking forward to."The team practices, that's obviously what I've been waiting for (when) ...
Aug 28, 2020
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THE PBA is prepared to conduct a shortened season for 2020 as the league contemplates on holding a bubble for its 45th season.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the league is already looking at holding either a one-month or two-month ...
Aug 27, 2020
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THE planned PBA bubble is just getting bigger and farther.Exploratory talks are now ongoing on the league holding the restart of its season in Dubai, which expressed interest in creating a bubble at the Coca-Cola Arena where teams and players ...
Aug 27, 2020
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