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BALLAD OF A JOURNEYMAN

KEN BONO

For Alaska, there was Sonny Thoss, John Ferriols, Reynel Hugnatan, Jun Jun Cabatu, JR Quiñahan, and Poch Juinio. While at San Miguel there was Dorian Peña, Jay Washington, Danny Seigle, Danny Ildefonso, and Samigue Eman. Over at Barako Bull, there was Mark Andaya, Mark Isip, and Mark Yee. Playing for the Coca Cola Tigers, there […]

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PRINGLE CONTINUES TO IMPRESS BATANG PIER COACHES

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Good as advertised. GlobalPort was impressed with the work ethic shown by number one overall pick Stanley Pringle in their practices, saying the Batang Pier got the right man in the 2014 Gatorade PBA Rookie Draft. “Ang galing. Ibang iba sya dun sa nakita namin sa (Draft) Combine. Talagang masipag,” said assistant coach Bonnie Tan. […]

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DI PA TAPOS ANG MGA GALAWAN

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Problemado ngayon ang isang hard ball player sa kanyang career. Ang siste, nagmatigas kasi ang player na ito na humingi ng P720,000 a month na sweldo sa kanyang team, bagay na hindi naman ibinigay ng matapang nilang team owner. Ang problema ng bata, nag-ikot siya sa ibang mga koponan pero tila walang may gustong kumuha […]

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PHILIPPINE ARENA GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR OCT. 19 OPENING

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PBA commissioner Chito Salud has declared the 50,000-seater Philippine Arena has a basketball court with right specifications for PBA games. With that, Salud is to announce Monday the opening double-header at the Bocaue, Bulacan playing venue on Oct. 19, pending the finalization of their lease contract. “We are now ironing out the final terms of engagement. But the […]

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BIG MEN, SHOOTERS KEY FOR PHL’S RISE IN WORLD RANKINGS

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PBA commissioner Chito Salud is batting for the development of more big players and the improvement of the skills of our shooters so the country can sustain its rise in the FIBA world rankings. Basketball leaders hailed the country’s continued surge in the world basketball ladder as the Philippines jumped three rungs up to 31st following […]

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All’s well that ends well. After months of drama between the two camps, Paul Lee and the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters have finally solved their dilemma. With all the hullabaloo which surrounded the saga, from the squad’s team owners Raymond Yu and Terry Que, to coach Yeng Guiao, and to Lee’s agent Lawrence Chongson, […]

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PHL ARENA FINAL INSPECTION THURSDAY FOR PBA SEASON OPENER

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PBA commissioner Chito Salud and his team drive to Bocaue, Bulacan Thursday for their final inspection of the Philippine Arena, then will decide if the 50,000-seater venue is fit to host the grand opening of PBA Season 40 on Oct. 19. The league commissioner and new PBA Board chairman Patrick Gregorio actually have had an […]

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NEWCOMER BLACKWATER ELITE TO GIVE RIVALS A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY

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This early, Blackwater Elite is gunning for a spot among the PBA’s big guns. After the squad was formally introduced Tuesday afternoon at the Tao Yuan Restaurant in Malate, head coach Leo Isaac admitted that that they are expecting a tough season, but a top eight finish is already a respectable goal for the expansion […]

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TEEN HEARTTHROB DANIEL PADILLA PICKED BY AMA TITANS

DANIEL PADILLA

Garnering more fanfare than those which picked ahead of them, the AMA Titans surprised everyone when they tabbed celebrity Daniel Padilla as the final selection in the 2014 PBA D-League Draft, picking the 19-year-old in the 15th round to end the event. Padilla was a protected pick for AMA, with the Titans, a school-based squad, […]

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HULKING TAUTUAA NO. 1 PICK IN PBA D-LEAGUE DRAFT

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As expected, Moala Tautuaa went to Cagayan Valley as the first pick in the 2014 PBA D-League Draft Monday at the PBA Office in Libis. The 6-foot-7 big man from Chadron State College was the hands down pick for the Rising Suns, as the Westports Malaysia Dragons center’s potential has given the coaching staff a […]

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