More than a month into the 2015-2016 PBA Philippine Cup, things are starting to shape up. The better teams are starting to build a little bit of distance while the others continue their decline in the standings with all squads having played at least five games so far. Here are the seven things we have […]
Mark Caguioa and LA Tenorio came out of their shells, holding their own against Globalport’s highly touted guards as the Barangay Ginebra Kings stretched their winning streak to three games with an 85-70 spanking of the Batang Pier at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Wednesday. Caguioa and Tenorio produced personal season-best numbers, striking hardest in the […]
Name: Vhel Ventura Age: 49 From where: Kamuning, Quezon City Favorite PBA team: Barangay Ginebra San Miguel How long have you been supporting the team: since Jaworksi days Favorite PBA player: Mark Caguioa, Jayjay Helterbrand, Japeth Aguilar, and Greg Slaughter Why are you a fan of Ginebra: “Crowd favorite kasi sila tsaka never-say-die talaga.”
Angeli Gloriani nailed a pair of two-pointers to lift Ginebra to a 13-7 win over San Miguel in the PBA Dickies Women’s 3-on-3 Tournament Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Gloriani finished with six points, as Maria Micaela Bautista helped her cause with three markers. Kristina Joi Tolentino led San Miguel with three points. In the […]
TALK N Text may still be a work in progress but is already offering a glimpse of what it could lethally be.
Veteran big man Don Allado has finally hung up his sneakers. In a lengthy message posted on Twitter on his account @alotofDON, Allado said that he is calling it a career after a decade and half. “I am officially announcing my retirement from playin professional basketball. Been blessed to have 16 years of pure bliss. The journey […]
PEAK is glad to forge a partnership with PBA as the official outfitter for their 41st season.
How will Globalport handle Barangay Ginebra’s vaunted frontline? And how will Barangay Ginebra take on Globalport’s superb backcourt?
Talk ‘N Text was supposed to amble along just fine before embarking on what could be a very bumpy ride. After getting waylaid by an unlikely ambusher, the Tropang Texters now must get their bearings back and avoid another humiliation when they tangle with an unpredictable Blackwater side Wednesday in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup […]
Meralco was only nine seconds away from a second victory, but the Bolts couldn’t hang on to it as they suffered a heartbreaking loss to NLEX on Tuesday.
Alaska Milk outmaneuvered Star in a topsy-turvy finish of a well-fought contest, pulling off a 107-102 victory to regain a piece of the lead in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum Tuesday.
Name: Albert Lacuna Age: 39 Hails from: Bagong Barrio, Caloocan Favorite PBA team: Alaska How long have you been supporting the team: 1991 Favorite PBA players: Jojo Lastimosa, Calvin Abueva Why are you a fan of Alaska: “Yung samahan nila, parang magkakapamilya na, kahit sa fans.”
Alaska’s Eric Menk suffered a broken nose after being on the receiving end of an inadvertent elbow from Star’s Marc Pingris Tuesday night.
Slowly but surely, Kevin Alas is getting accustomed to his role as one of the key point guards for NLEX.
Nelia Sinsioco drained the game-winning jumper to help GlobalPort score a tight 10-9 win over Mahindra in the PBA Dickies Women’s 3-on-3 tournament Tuesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Asi Taulava had a 20-20 game and NLEX escaped Meralco, 93-91, to move into solo fourth place in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup Tuesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Taulava, still going strong at 42, collected 22 points and 21 rebounds to help the Road Warriors notch their fourth win in six games. “We’re […]
PBA commissioner Chito Narvasa kept the indefinite suspension of Mahindra consultant Joe Lipa as they failed to resolve their issue on a short meeting at the PBA office in Libis, Quezon City Monday.
Star and Alaska are two of the most storied franchises in PBA history. They have had some memorable battles in the past and both have been coached by Tim Cone. Now, they find themselves on different planes as the Hotshots are struggling in the bottom half of the standings, while the Aces are at the top with a 4-1 slate.
Both NLEX and Meralco are coming off huge breakthrough wins to prop up their chances of contending for a quarterfinal slot. The best way to do that, of course, is continue their breakthrough run beginning with a victory here.
Sitting at the bottom of the standings, Meralco needed to draw everything it could from its players.
Alaska Milk pushes its drive for an early playoff passage while the Star Hotshots try to hold onto their precarious position as they collide in the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Tuesday.
How to follow up a big win and gain the perks that go with it are gnawing at NLEX and Meralco as they gear up for their collision Tuesday in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
A record field of 215 aspirants including 26 Fil-foreign players with aspirations of making it to the big stage have made themselves available for the 2015 PBA D-League Rookie Draft.
NLEX forward Sean Anthony’s herculean effort against powerhouse Talk ‘N Text on Friday earned him his first Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week.
Struggling Barangay Ginebra hit the .500 mark at the halfway point of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup elimination round.
Name: Joan De Leon Age: 35 Hails from: Parañaque Favorite PBA team: Mahindra Enforcers How long have you been supporting the team: since this season Favorite PBA player: Aldrech Ramos Why are you a fan of Mahindra: “Dahil kay Aldrech kasi magaling sya.”
Arwind Santos only had one person in mind when he drained the last-second basket that lifted San Miguel Beer over Barako Bull, 106-105 on Sunday.
June Mar Fajardo came up with a monster performance, but it was Arwind Santos who came up with the game-winning play as San Miguel Beer nipped Barako 106-105 Sunday to reclaim the solo lead in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.
There’s seemingly something that makes Barangay Ginebra click on the road. The Gin Kings look to keep their perfect run in games outside the metropolis as they face off with the Mahindra Enforcers in the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo Sunday. Two-of-two in out-of-town games but zero-of-three in […]
Can Barako Bull make it three in a row? One of the biggest surprises in the 2016 Smart PBA Philippine Cup, the Energy look to rack up another victory to hike their respectable 3-2 record. Coming off a 93-85 victory over Mahindra last Tuesday, coach Koy Banal is enjoying the luxury of having motivated players […]
No Paul Lee, no problem. Rain or Shine continues its roll despite missing its star guard, and one big reason for that is Jericho Cruz’ impressive run this 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup. The sophomore out of Adamson University tallied a career-high of 23 points on Saturday which went with three assists and two […]
Gary David frolicked with 11 of his 26 points in the last eight minutes of the game and the Meralco Bolts finally got away with a first win in the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup with an 87-83 decision over the Star Hotshots Saturday at Cuneta Astrodome.
“Kasi yung puso ko nasa kanila talaga kasi magaling sila.”
Posting his best game to date, Troy Rosario could not hide his disappointment as Talk ‘N Text suffered a meltdown and dropped a 107-101 decision to NLEX on Friday, “Wala rin eh. Parang wala lang din yung performance. Mas gugustuhin ko yung panalo kaysa yung ganun na puntos,” he said, after he finished with 20 […]
Rain or Shine stepped on the gas early and waylaid Blackwater, 103-81, in the Petron Saturday Special to force itself on a three-way tie at the top spot in the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at Cuneta Astrodome. The win allowed the Elasto Painters to bring themselves on level with San Miguel and Alaska […]
For Terrence Romeo, GlobalPort’s 123-104 whipping at the hands of Alaska on Friday was an eye-opener. Blitzing their opponents in the offensive end in the Batang Pier’s three-game winning run, they hit a brick wall against the Aces. “Problema namin yung depensa eh. Di kami nakapag-communicate ng maayos. Nakaka-shoot kami pero nakakabawi din ang Alaska. […]
The Star Hotshots and the Meralco Bolts will be both out to ease pressure as they clash in a Petron Blaze Saturday Special at the Cuneta Astrodome. Both are in a tight situation in the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup with the Hotshots in a rollercoaster ride in their first five games under new coach […]
Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao’s worst fears came true in his team’s last game. He just hopes the same would not be true this time around. The Elasto Painters take on unpredictable Blackwater Saturday, hoping to get back on track and reclaim a share of the lead in the Smart Bro-PBA Philippine Cup at […]
Largely behind the efforts of Sean Anthony, Asi Taulava, Simon Enciso and Jonas Villanueva, NLEX pulled a first one over Talk n Text. Anthony and Taulava sizzled all game long with Enciso and Villanueva having their own moments in the second half as NLEX upended Talk n Text, 107-101, and moved back in the upper […]
Meet Calvin Abueva, the Iron Man. It doesn’t matter how many times he falls down, you can count on the energetic forward to stand back up and and keep on playing. Case in point: Alaska’s 123-104 win over GlobalPort on Tuesday. READ: Alaska manhandles GlobalPort, grabs share of top spot Abueva suffered a painful fall […]