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Altas test Lions

DEFENDING champion San Beda tries to extend its winning streak to six games when it plays University of Perpetual Help System Dalta today in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament. Not only that, the Red Lions are eyeing to become the…

Thunder, Scorpions in do-or-die contest

FLYING V puts its dream season on the line against an overachieving Centro Escolar University in the do-or-die match for the remaining PBA D-League Foundation Cup Finals berth today at the Ynares Sports Arena. With the quest for a flawless…

Sudden death

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THE Philippines battles South Korea today in a quarterfinal round contest in the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon as they add another chapter to a great rivalry that’s half-a-century old. The Filipinos return to the Noufad Nawfal Sports Complex…

Knights, Altas rip ‘NC’ rivals

Game tomorrow (UPHSD Gym) 4 p.m. – UPHSD vs SBC (Srs) LETRAN held steadier down the stretch to subdue San Sebastian, 79-75, in overtime and strengthen its grip of the third spot in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament last night…

Cignal too strong for MP

With Raymar Jose in control down low and its long bombs on point, Cignal HD outplayed Marinerong Pilipino, 87-64 yesterday to sweep its best-of-three semifinal series and earn a ticket to the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Finals at Ynares…

On-and-off Knights play Stags

LETRAN seeks to solidify its hold of third spot as it tangles with San Sebastian today in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre. After a 1-3 start, the Knights streaked to three consecutive victories, but…

Thunder, Hawkeyes go for clinchers

CIGNAL HD and Flying V hope to arrange an explosive PBA D-League Foundation Cup championship duel as they eye to close out their respective semifinal series today at the Ynares Sports Arena. The Hawkeyes seek to book a return trip…

Elasto Painters add to Picanto’s woes

Games Friday (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 4:15 p.m. -- Meralco vs. Phoenix 7 p.m. -- NLEX vs. Blackwater A RETOOLED Rain or Shine displayed impressive game last night as it whipped Kia Picanto, 94-86 and snapped its losing skid in the…

Stay hungry, Chot tells Gilas

AFRAID of the possibility that the Filipinos might lull themselves into complacency, national coach Chot Reyes has quickly cautioned Gilas Pilipinas to remain low-key as looming campaign gets tougher in the 2017 Fiba Asia Cup. “We have to keep the…

Meralco to test NLEX

ABOUT three conferences ago, NLEX was a favorite whipping boy in the PBA. Now, the team has become a yardstick in the Governors’ Cup. “Our game versus NLEX will be a big test for us because they (Road Warriors) have…

NCAA suspends Robinson

LYCEUM of the Philippines University mentor Topex Robinson will miss his team’s NCAA seniors basketball clash with Letran on Friday. NCAA Management Committee chairman Fr. Glynn Ortega in a statement yesterday announced that Robinson was suspended for a game after…

Lions rip cards

DEFENDING champion San Beda streaked to its fifth consecutive win while a resurgent Letran side grabbed solo third spot in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament yesterday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Donald Tankoua played his best game of the…

Pinoys take on Iraqis

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In the midst of revelry inside the crowded dugout following their 96-87 conquest of heavyweight China on Wednesday night in the FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, Philippine team coach Chot Reyes was quick to tell his men that there…

Pirates can’t go wrong

LYCEUM of the Philippines University bucked the ejection of coach Topex Robinson and needed a huge defensive stop down the stretch to escape with a 97-93 victory over Emilio Aguinaldo College and stretch its perfect run to seven games in…

Nets face Thunder, Heat in Mexico

NEW YORK -- NBA Most Valuable Player Russell Westbrook, and Chinese-American playmaker Jeremy Lin will be featured in two regular-season games to be played in Mexico City next season, the league announced Wednesday. Marking the 25th anniversary of the first…
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