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THE TOP FIVE PBA POWER FORWARDS OF THE 2014 SEASON

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Being a power forward in the PBA is a little difficult simply because the position is just so loaded with talent. Proof? Four guys on this list are among the ten most efficient players in the entire league. That just tells you how top-heavy this spot is for PBA teams. In this list, we have [...]

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LEE’S ENDGAME HEROICS HAND GILAS ASIA CUP BEST FINISH

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Paul Lee turned defeat into victory as the Rain or Shine stalwart worked on a brilliant play in the dying seconds and, with three charities with no time left, lifted Gilas Pilipinas past China, 80-79, in a duel for third place in the fifth FIBA Asia Cup in Wuhan, China Saturday night. With the endgame [...]

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THE TOP FIVE PBA SMALL FORWARDS OF THE 2013-2014 SEASON

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The small forward position hasn’t been the most productive in recent times, what with the advent of talented big men and the continued influx of highly-skilled playmakers and off-guards. Gone are the days of guys like Danny Seigle, Lordy Tugade, and Vergel Meneses continuously dominating the scoreboards and filling the stat-sheets. Nowadays, PBA SFs have [...]

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IRAN STILL A PUZZLE FOR GILAS

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Gilas Pilipinas’ miseries in its personal duel with Iran still won’t end yet. The Nationals started on the wrong foot with naturalized center Marcus Douthit drawing two quick fouls, and hardly got into the groove in a 55-76 loss to the Iranians in the semifinals of the fifth FIBA Asia Cup at the Wuhan Sports [...]

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PACQUIAO SUBMITS APPLICATION FOR ROOKIE DRAFT

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It’s official. World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao wants to be part of the rookie grab bag when the PBA holds its Rookie Draft on August 24 at Midtown Robinson’s Place Manila. Pacquiao has declared his intention to the enter the pros when his application for the Draft was submitted by KIA’s Joe Ramos [...]

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KIA, BLACKWATER BEGIN FORMING TEAMS; DANNY I TOP EXPANSION PICK

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Expansion squads KIA and Blackwater Sports have started forming their teams, selecting 12 players each in the Expansion Draft held at the Microtel by Windham in Eastwood Friday. With the rotational brownouts forcing the league to transfer from the PBA Office to the nearby hotel, the two teams picked players from the unprotected list submitted [...]

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GILAS ADVANCES TO FINAL 4

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Gilas Pilipinas buckled down to work in the middle quarters and built enough lead to overcome a faltering windup as the Filipinos topped the Indian side, 70-66, to advance to the FIBA Asia Cup Final Four at the Wuhan Sports Centre in Wuhan, China Thursday night. Ranidel de Ocampo, Paul Lee and Marcus Douthit provided the spunk [...]

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PACQUIAO LIKELY NO-SHOW IN EXPANSION DRAFT

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Manny Pacquiao is unlikely to take part in his first official league activity as Kia Motors head coach. The Pambansang Kamao is a doubtful participant in Friday’s Expansion Draft after his wife, Jinkee, fell ill, needing the attention of the doting family man. “Hindi makaka-attend si Manny. Kailangan niya kasi bantayan misis niya, may sakit [...]

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VERSATILE PLAYER INAALOK SA IBA

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Balisa ngayon ang isang player matapos makarating sa kanyang kaaalaman na may ilang buwan na pala siyang inaalok ng kanyang koponan sa ibang teams. Pero payo nga sa kanya ng mga kaibigan, pag-igihan ang paglalaro sa bagong hamon ng kanyang karir upang tumaas ang kanyang stock. Hindi malayong ma-trade ang player na ito dahil may [...]

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KAKAIBANG EXPANSION DRAFT

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Biyernes na itinakda sa PBA Office sa Libis, Quezon city ang Expansion Draft para sa mga bagong koponan na Kia Motors at Blackwater Sports. Ang aktibidad na ito ay normal na ginagawa kapag may mga bagong miyembro na papasok. Noong isang linggo ay matahimik nang inabot ng PBA sa Kia at Blackwater ang listahan ng mga players na wala sa protected [...]

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