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SO FAR, SO GOOD

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Despite Rick Jackson’s strong showing in his first game, Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao said that the 6-foot-9 import is still under the microscope. “He erased a lot of doubts, but it’s not just one game. He has to prove himself every night,” Guiao said. “He played one good game so we’re happy, but […]

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BARAKO BULL FOILS GINEBRA, CLAIMS PIECE OF TOP SPOT

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BINAN, Laguna – Barako Bull nearly blew away an eight-point lead in the last three minutes, banking on a tough defensive stance in the last nine seconds to salvage a 69-68 win over Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Alonte Sports Arena here Sunday night. The predominantly Ginebra crowd in […]

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SUDDEN DEATH MONDAY IN D-LEAGUE PLAY

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Underdogs Cebuana Lhuillier and newcomer Bread Story-Lyceum go for the clincher on Monday in their respective PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup quarterfinal match-ups at the San Juan Arena. Momentum and psychological advantage will be on the side of the Gems and the Pirates, who lived another day with impressive victories over fourth-seed Jumbo Plastic and third […]

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HOWELL-LED TALK ‘N TEXT GRABS SHARE OF LEAD

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The real Richard Howell finally showed up. The reigning Commissioner’s Cup Best Import led Talk ‘N Text to a share of the lead by turning back Blackwater 88-78 Sunday at the Alonte Sports Arena in Binan, Laguna. Howell, who only had 13 points and 12 rebounds in his team’s 89-86 win over Rain or Shine […]

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KINGS ACHING TO REBOUND AS ENERGY GO FOR PIECE OF No. 1

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After getting one win virtually on a silver platter, Barako Bull finally gets a real test as the Energy face the Barangay Ginebra Kings in the mainer of a rare Sunday road showcase at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna. Barako Bull, with seven-foot import Solomon Alabi, had a relatively easy time winning its first game […]

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TEXTERS SHOOT FOR SHARE OF LEAD

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Talk ‘N Text eyes a share of top spot as it clashes with Blackwater Sunday in the 2015 PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna. Coming off of a nail-biting 89-86 win over Rain or Shine on Wednesday, the Tropang Texters seek to tie Meralco on top of the leaderboard at 2-0. Coach Jong […]

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“SMALL” BLAKELY POWERS PUREFOODS PAST GLOBALPORT

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Marqus Blakely served well playing as Purefoods’ interim import, leading the Hotshots to a triumphant debut in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Blakely started the game swatting away the first field goal attempt of GlobalPort import CJ Leslie, and the one-time Governors’ Cup Best Import awardee went on to dominate the game, powering the Hotshots to […]

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2-0 CONFERENCE START ANEW FOR MERALCO

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Playing in just his second game with his new team, Jai Reyes played the role of a hero for Meralco as the Bolts took an early lead in the 2015 PBA Commissioner’s Cup, turning back Kia, 90-80, to stay undefeated after two games Friday at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City. The diminutive Reyes admirably filled in […]

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#PBA2015 GLOBALPORT BATANG PIER vs PUREFOODS STAR HOTSHOTS PREVIEW: GUNNING FOR PAYBACK

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In the first game between these two teams this season, Purefoods rallied from being down by as many as 18 points to pull the rug from under GlobalPort. The Batang Pier were in good shape pretty much the entire game, but they couldn’t finish the job against the erstwhile defending champs. This time, with Denok […]

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BATANG PIER EYE EARLY LEAD, FIRST-EVER WIN OVER HOTSHOTS

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GlobalPort has yet to beat Purefoods even once since joining the PBA in 2012. The Batang Pier try to end the Hotshots’ domination of their head-on duels and make a rare 2-0 tournament start as the two teams clash Friday in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome. This could be a good opportunity […]

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