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PBA Season 42 Preview: NLEX Road Warriors

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Enough of being the third banana. With coach Yeng Guiao in tow, NLEX hopes to finally take that huge step and be among the contenders this upcoming season. The coaching change is the biggest offseason move for the Road Warriors, who have yet to make waves in their three years in the PBA. This season […]

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Taulava ‘honored’ to be part of Mythical Team at 43

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Asi Taulava showed he is still going strong at 43 as he continued to reap awards with another Mythical Second Team citation on Friday at the 2016 Leo Awards. Taulava became the oldest player to be selected as part of the Mythical Team. He was previously named to four Mythical First Teams, including last season. The NLEX […]

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PBA Fan of the Day: John Basil Tiballa

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Name: John Basil Tiballa Age: 17 Hails from: Caloocan Favorite team: NLEX Road Warriors Favorite player: Asi Taulava How long have you been a fan: More than five years. Air21 days pa. Why are you a fan of NLEX: Dahil po kay Asi, nakaka-inspire siya maglaro

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Asi extends playing career, signs 2-year deal to stay with NLEX

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Proving that age is just a number, Asi Taulava struck a fresh two-year deal on Monday to stay with the NLEX Road Warriors. The 43-year-old Taulava broke the news through his social media account, posting a photo of himself signing the contract with team manager Ronald Dulatre on his Instagram. “Thank you Heavenly Father! Just […]

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NLEX hopes to get some consistency going after win over Blackwater

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Inconsistency has always been NLEX’s biggest problem this 2016 Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup. And with eight games done, Asi Taulava is relieved that the Road Warriors are at an even footing with a 4-4 record. “We’ve been so inconsistent throughout this whole conference,” he said following NLEX’s 88-75 win over Blackwater. “We need to follow […]

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NLEX levels record, pounds Blackwater

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Al Thornton picked the right time to shine the most and powered NLEX to an 88-75 victory over Blackwater on Easter Sunday in the Oppo-PBA Commissioner’s Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum. Thornton scored five of his 22 points and also had an assist in a big 11-1 surge, helping pluck the Road Warriors from a […]

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Fajardo continues to pace BPC race thru quarters

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San Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo is on pace to snare his third straight Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference award after topping the statistical points race at the end of the quarterfinals.

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TNT escapes NLEX, faces Rain or Shine in KO quarters

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TNT escaped NLEX, 90-88, to advance in the next phase of the 2016 Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals Saturday night at Mall of Asia Arena. Troy Rosario scored a team-high 20 points, 11 coming in the fourth quarter, that went with six rebounds while Danny Seigle gave the Tropang Texters a lift with 17 […]

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Tautuaa raring to bounce back vs Taulava, NLEX

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Asi Taulava may have a lot of joy in calling Moala Tautuaa “Pebbles,” but the younger Fil-Tongan won’t have any of it.

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Cardona makes up for lost time after being benched for 2 games

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When Mac Cardona entered the game on Saturday against Rain or Shine, it wasn’t only his coach Boyet Fernandez that was sending him in, it was also the suggestion of hulking veteran center Asi Taulava who sees the 35-year-old swingman as a difference maker for the NLEX.

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PBA Fan of the day: Jeriel Orantes

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Name: Jeriel Orantes Age: 12 Favorite PBA team: NLEX Road Warriors How long have you been supporting the team: Just recently Favorite PBA players: Asi Taulava, Garvo Lanete Why are you a fan of NLEX: I’ve always supported Asi Taulava.

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No excuses for Taulava after hard fall, loss vs Aces

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Asi Taulava saw Eric Menk giving everything he could despite having a broken nose. Menk, the Alaska veteran, banged up and all, still came away with nine points and six rebounds.

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NLEX escapes Meralco, gains solo fourth

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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 […]

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Road Warriors go for 3-0 vs Hotshots

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Nlex seeks further breakthrough while Star looks for stability as the two teams clash at the resumption of the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup at home soil over at the Philsports Arena Sunday.

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Road Warriors wary of Energy surprise

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NLEX can record a best-ever start and occupy a lofty slot in the 2016 Smart Bro-PBA Philippine Cup.

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PBA honors Gilas Pilipinas’ silver medal feat

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Gilas Pilipinas, which won the silver medal in the 2015 Fiba Asia Championship in China early in the month, was honored by the PBA during its opening ceremonies Wednesday night at Mall of Asia Arena. The Philippine team fell short of its ultimate goal in securing a place in the Rio Olympics but the country […]

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‘Olympics or nothing’ for China-bound Gilas Pilipinas

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With the backing of the entire nation, Gilas Pilipinas flew out for China Monday, determined to end the country’s long absence in the Olympic basketball competition.

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Gilas Pilipinas whips Chinese Taipei-B, finishes 2nd in Jones Cup

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Gilas Pilipinas, as expected, rampaged past Chinese Taipei B, 96-67, and secured first runner-up honors at the close of the 2015 Jones Cup invitational basketball tournament at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here Sunday.

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Not backing down, Gilas Pilipinas wins physical encounter with Russia

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Gilas Pilipinas came back strong from a loss to South KoreaMonday night, standing its ground in a rugged duel with Spartak Primorye and pulling off an 85-71 win in the 2015 Jones Cup at the Xinchuang Gymnasium here Tuesday.

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