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BEERMEN TRY TO BREAK AWAY FROM PACK CHASING TOP 2 SPOTS

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San Miguel Beer tries to inch closer to an outright semifinals entry as it shoots for a fifth straight win in tangling with on-and-off Meralco in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Friday. The Beermen and the Bolts face off at 7 p.m. with the former out to build more gap between […]

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ACES, ROAD WARRIORS EXPECT TITANIC STRUGGLE

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COACH Boyet Fernandez is hoping his NLEX squad has learned its lessons from a recent collapse, more so now that it has a crucial meeting with Alaska 4:15 p.m. Friday in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Aces are out for their eighth win in nine games, which should at least keep them […]

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THE UPSIDE FOR KIA

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At the end of the day, it’s a 77-88 loss to the Purefoods Star Hotshots but for the KIA Sorentos, they can take away some positives from this game. For the first time, since their Opening Day win over BlackWater Elite, the Sorentos played tough like a veteran PBA side and not an expansion club. […]

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D-LEAGUE: 8-MAN HAPEE STILL TOO MUCH FOR CEBUANA LHUILLIER

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Undermanned, but never overmatched. Hapee stayed undefeated in the 2015 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup after surviving the tough Cebuana Lhuillier squad in a close 72-66 affair Thursday at the TIP Gym in Manila. Without key players from San Beda who were playing in the PCCL Finala, coach Ronnie Magsanoc had to rely on his eight-man […]

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BIG GAME JAMES ON KIA GAME: “PINAKAMAHIRAP NAMIN THIS CONFERENCE”

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A rare scene occurred at the end of the Purefoods-Kia game as Sorento playing coach Manny Pacquiao and Hotshots ace James Yap shared a light moment on the sidelines. Although Pacquiao did not play in the game, his presence was definitely felt on the floor as Kia gave Purefoods a scare for three quarters before […]

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PACQUIAO BACK, PROVIDES SORENTO INVALUABLE INSPIRATION

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Kia almost pulling off the rug from under Purefoods Star Wednesday at the Ynares Center in Antipolo? Credit goes to playing coach Manny Pacquiao for that. The Sorento played inspired ball with their world boxing champion playing coach around, giving the Hotshots quite a scare. Three days separated from his emphatic win over Chris Algieri […]

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SEIZING THE CHANCE TO SHINE

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It’s quite unfortunate, really, that a career game from rookie Brian Heruela wasn’t enough to tow Blackwater to the new franchise’s first-ever victory in the PBA. But the heady guard from University of Cebu understands that all of these are just growing pains in the Elite’s initial conference in the pro league. “We’re a work […]

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D-LEAGUE: HAPEE, SANS RED LIONS, HOPING TO KEEP SLATE CLEAN

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Off to a good start, Hapee tries to continue its winning streak when the Fresh Fighters face the Cebuana Lhuillier Gems on Thursday in the PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup at the TIP Gym in Manila. The Fresh Fighters are off to a 4-0 start and currently tied for the lead with the idle Cagayan Valley Rising Suns, […]

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FIVE IMPACT PLAYERS SO FAR IN THE #PBA2015 SEASON

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One glance at the current PBA standings will reveal an interesting and surprising fact — Alaska is the league’s best team right now. And the biggest reason for that? Calvin Abueva. We’ll talk about him here, of course, but he’s not the only one who’s made a really big impact on his team early this […]

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PUREFOODS SPOILS PACQUIAO RETURN

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ANTIPOLO – Three days after his fight in Macau, Manny Pacquiao showed up as promised here and turned a non-event to a big event. Pacquiao’s presence electrified the crowd at the Ynares Sport Center and had the Kia Sorento playing an inspired game, dragging the reigning four-peat champs Purefoods Star Hotshots to a battle for […]

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