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ROOKIE DIARY: GREG SLAUGHTER

Being the first overall pick, I always feel that… There’s always pressure. But wherever there’s an opportunity, there will always be pressure. If you want to do anything worthwhile, there’s always going to be pressure. It’s just how you handle that. For me, I just see the pressure as an opportunity and just try to [...]

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ROOKIE DIARY: JERIC TENG

In my first year in the PBA, I learned that… You have to handle the pressure kasi maraming magagaling na players ngayon kaya dapat mabilis ka mag-adapt. Once you’re get a break, syempre limited pa lang yung playing time na yun, you have to make the most out of it as a rookie. I learned [...]

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ROOKIE DIARY: ERIC CAMSON

In my first conference in the PBA, I learned… Nung una akong laro, sobrang excited ko. Kasi, before nung college ako, alam kong inaasahan ako. This time, natutunan ko na di lang points yung basketball kasi andito na lahat sa PBA yung magagaling, pinagsama-sama. So kailangan kong matutunan yung iba’t ibang departamento ng basketball, tulad [...]

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ROOKIE DIARY: ALEX NUYLES

I learned in my first year in the PBA that… You have to take care of yourself para iwas injury. You have to be fast sa adjustments sa mga nangyayari. All-Filipino tapos ngayon, may mga import na, dapat mabilis yung pag-adapt mo sa pagpapalit ng system. I learned from the veterans that… Mga paalala lang [...]

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CALOOCAN, ANTIPOLO, MARIKINA TRIUMPH

San Miguel Beermen-KABAKA battles Barangay Ginebra-Valenzuela while Air21 Express-Las Pinas takes on Alaska Aces-Malabon Thursday in the Gatorade Batang PBA Summer League at the Marikina Sports Complex. In Wednesday’s games, PBA Greats-Caloocan downed San Miguel Beermen-Manila-KABAKA, 46-34, as Clarence Guevarra and John Dhel Austria each had 12 points, while San Mig Coffee-Antipolo turned back Meralco-Pasig, 34-29; and [...]

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GATORADE BATANG PBA IN FULL SWING

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Fierce action marked Day 2 of the Gatorade Batang PBA at the JCSGO gym even as GlobalPort-Marikina eyes its second straight win. PBA Stalwarts-Taguig edged San Mig Coffee-Antipolo, 41-38; Air21-Las Pinas turned back Rain or Shine-Muntinlupa, 41-34; and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel-Valenzuela nipped Alaska-Malabon, 59-58. Nathan Guevarra led Taguig with 14 points, Jacob Ilagan bannered [...]

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ROOKIE DIARY: ELIUD POLIGRATES

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In my first conference as a pro, I learned… Unang una, yung attitude sa players kasi iba dun sa Cebu eh. Tsaka kung paano makikisama sa mga coaches. Ibang iba yung PBA, pero masaya naman. Playing with veterans taught me… Yung mga galaw nila na pang-beterano na talaga. Tulad ng sa laro, di na sila [...]

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FUN RUN FOR A CAUSE 5

Naging matagumpay ang Philippine Basketball Association Papa John’s Pizza Run For A Cause 5 (Run for Yolanda victims & for the rehabilitation of Tacloban City 2014) na naging star-studded sa pagtakbo’t pagdalo ng Gilas Pilipinas at PBA All Stars team na ginanap Sabado ng umaga sa out-and-back course ng Palm Coast Ave. ng SM Mall [...]

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TEAM PBA WINS “OLD-STAR GAME”

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After the PBA Legends Game Friday and before the All-Star Game Sunday came the “Other All-Star Game.” Or better yet the “Old-Star Game” Saturday. As in the previous edition of this not-so-serious match, GlobalPort team owner Mikee Romero and Batang Pier alternate governor Erick Arejola formed a lethal one-two punch for Team PBA in an 80-67 topping [...]

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ROOKIE DIARY: IAN SANGALANG

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On my first year as a pro… Naka-champion na ako. Nakakuha kami ng momentum, kaya ngayong second conference, nakukuha ko na yung confidence na binibigay ng mga teammates ko at mga coaching staff na nakakatulong sa akin. Dahil sa kanila, gumaganda yung laro ko. I learned from the veterans that… Sobrang laki ng mga natutunan [...]

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