Talk n Text, in the process of retooling its squad for the 2016 PBA season, has acquired resurgent wingman Dylan Ababou. In what many see as a welcome and positive development, the Tropang Texters struck a deal with Barako Bull on the trading floor, getting the former UST three-point artist in exchange for the Energy’s […]
Make no mistake, when Jimmy Alapag takes the court against Talk ‘N Text, Harvey Carey would have no second thoughts about going hard against his best friend. “We’ve joked about (his return), but once we’re on the court, we’re opponents,” the forward said. Alapag, which spent his entire playing career with the Texters before taking […]
Energetic forward Sean Anthony will be playing for a new team when the Philippine Basketball Association opens its 41st season next Sunday.
Gilas Pilipinas settled for the silver medal in China, but went home to the Philippines like it won the gold.
All’s well that ends well. Third-year swingman Alex Nuyles and Mahindra came to terms Monday night, allowing the shifty slasher to play for the Enforcers in the 2016 PBA season which opens on October 18. “It was just a case of miscommunication and I sincerely apologize to the management of Mahindra for expressing doubts that they […]
Ronnie Matias bounced around from one team to another since being let go by Rain or Shine two years ago.
From Alaska to Purefoods, the partnership of Tim Cone and Joe Devance has brought championships where ever it goes.
Gilas Pilipinas is back home after bagging the silver medal in the recently-concluded 2015 Fiba Asia Championship held in Changsha, China.
Jayson Castro once again proved to the Asia’s best point guard after he was named to the Mythical Five for the second straight FIBA Asia Championship. Yi Jian Lian was named as the tournament MVP as he led China to the gold medal while Castro and Gilas Pilipinas settled for silver. The Chinese overpowered the […]
China reclaimed its place at the top of Asian basketball, outmuscling a hard-fighting Gilas Pilipinas, 78-67, to claim the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship Saturday night in Changsa, China. The Chinese, buoyed by a loud hometown crowd, recovered quick from a sluggish start which saw the Filipinos lead 5-0 and never relinquished the lead again. China, […]
The Cebuano Hotshot found the right time to wax hot.
China booked a return ticket to the finals of Fiba Asia after ousting erstwhile champion Iran, 70-57, in a display of domination in their semifinals match Friday in Changsa, China. Buoyed by the hometown crowd, the Chinese never trailed and held the Iranians, who ruled the 2013 edition of the championships held in Manila, to […]
Leading Gilas Pilipinas to the semifinals of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China, Jayson Castro and Andray Blatche’s efforts did not go unnoticed as the two figured in the top performers of the quarterfinals on Thursday.
Joe Devance may have only been with Ginebra for just a couple of days, but that hasn’t stopped him from feeling at home quick.
Jayson Castro and Andray Blatche showed the way as Gilas Pilipinas advanced to the semifinals of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship after outlasting a pesky Lebanon squad, 82-70, on Thursday in Changsha, China.
While Iran and China are often seen as the powerhouse squads in Asia, for multi-titled head coach Tim Cone believes that the Philippine national team is making good case for its inclusion in that elite group. Based in his observations so far in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship, Gilas has been the best performing team […]
A new challenge dawns on Paolo Hubalde as he is expected to be one of the leaders for the young Mahindra squad.
Gilas Pilipinas is three wins away from the coveted spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
PBA fans can look forward to more exciting games with emphasis given to talent and strategy when the league opens its 41st season on Oct. 18.
Though unable to play with Gilas Pilipinas in the ongoing 2015 Fiba Asia Championship, Paul Lee is still keeping a close eye on the progress of the national team. And he joined the whole country in jubilation as Gilas swept Group E in the second round to take the top spot, putting itself on a […]
Rain or Shine is headed to the Middle East for a a week-long trip in the hopes of finetuning its line-up with less than a month left before the opening of the 41st PBA season. The Elasto Painters, who had several off-season moves, will go up against club teams in Kuwait and Bahrain according to deputies […]
Gilas Pilipinas needed a frenetic fourth quarter run to pull away from India, 99-65, and complete a sweep of the second round in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship Tuesday in Changhsa, China.
Though many were caught by surprise when Rain or Shine picked Maverick Ahanmisi as the third overall pick in last month’s draft, he is showing in practices that he deserves to be in the position he’s in.
Four teams continue to rebuild, acquiring key players in the latest deals that should help prop up their chances in the coming 2016 PBA season.
Gilas Pilipinas had finally figured out Iran, taking down the defending champion, 87-73, on Monday in the second round of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China.
Naturalized big man Andray Blatche played through an ankle injury to drag Gilas Pilipinas past Japan, 73-66, in the second round of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in Changsha, China.
Ryan Araña may be donning the colors of San Miguel Beer when the new PBA season comes off wraps next month, but the rugged guard knows he wouldn’t be in the position he’s in if not for the only team he’s played for in his first eight years in the league.
Constantly working to the expand the game, the Philippine Basketball Association is bringing women’s basketball to the league.
Done with the first round, Gilas Pilipinas is now bracing for tougher battles versus Iran, Japan and India in the next round of the preliminaries of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship here.
Despite picking up its game in its last two assignments, head coach Tab Baldwin admits Gilas Pilipinas is playing “erratic” basketball.
Gilas Pilipinas finished the preliminary round with a destruction of Kuwait, 110-64, in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship Friday at CSWC Dayun in Changsha, China.
CHANGSHA – Gilas Pilipinas recovered quickly from the shock and trauma of its upset loss to Palestine Wednesday, dishing out a sterling effort all game long to clobber Hong Kong, 101-50, in Day Two of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship at the Changsha Social Work College Gymnasium here Thursday. The Nationals punished the Hong Kong […]
The Philippine Basketball Association imposed a ban on contributing writer Snow Badua following his series of malicious and unfounded reports against the league’s member ballclubs and its officials. The sanction means all privileges provided to him by the league as an accredited media practitioner has been revoked. The accreditation issued by the league is a […]
Gilas Pilipinas avenged its opening day loss and dumped Hong Kong, 101-50, Thursday in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship in Changsa, China. Dondon Hontiveros gave the Filipinos a 45-point, 78-33, lead in the third quarter that put the game beyond reach for Hong Kong. Jayson Castro led the Filipinos with 21 points, five rebounds and […]
Rain or Shine has traded guard Ryan Araña in exchange for a second round pick in the 2016 PBA Rookie Draft.
CHANGSHA – Palestine, a nation struggling for territory and political rights, made a mark in its FIBA Asia Championship debut, scoring a shocking 75-73 reversal of Gilas Pilipinas at the Changsha Social Work College Gymnasium here Wednesday night. Jamal Abu Shamala, a late addition to the Palestine team, frolicked with three triples highlighting an endgame […]
What was expected to be a rude welcoming by Gilas Pilipinas turned into an opening day shocker for newcomer Palestine. Gilas Pilipinas blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter and lost to tournament first-timer Palestine, 75-73, at the start of the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship Wednesday in Changsha, China. READ: Gilas Pilipinas 2015 Fiba […]
Barako Bull reacquired the services of veteran big man Mick Pennisi from Star. The PBA Commissioner’s Office approved the trade on September 17. The Energy shipped their 2017 second rounder to Star to secure the services of the 6-foot-11 former national team member. The Hotshots traded for Pennisi last year in exchange of Ronnie Matias […]