Going for naught

MIAMI (AFP) - Myles Turner and Justin Holiday scored 18 points apiece as the Indiana Pacers withstood a 45-point performance from Houston star James Harden Wednesday in a 108-104 NBA victory over t

Giannis banned for one game

August 13, 2020

Florida--Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo was suspended for one game after head-butting Washington Wizards center Moritz Wagner during a game, the league said Wednesday.

Still clean inside the NBA bubble 

August 13, 2020
"In the event that a player on the NBA campus returns a confirmed positive test in the future, he will be isolated until he is cleared for leaving isolation under the rules established by the NBA and the Players Association," the NBA said in a statement.

Japan-bound Thirdy works from home

"So everything's sane, everyone is sane at home, we got to work out because we're all used to having our own respective practices and trainings just because, you know, my brother's a professional basketball player, and my sister's a volleyball player for the university as well," said Ravena, referring to Kiefer and Dani.

They want Kai to be like Pao, Bynum

Although the 7-foot-2 young center is on the right track of fulfilling his ultimate dream to become the first full-blooded Filipino to make it to the NBA, G League Select team coach Brian Shaw knows that Sotto's development at this stage will take a little more time.


Tuesday's combination of results elsewhere left everything to play for heading into the final round of seeding games on Thursday, with Portland, Memphis, the Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs still mathematically in with a chance of claiming eighth or ninth place.

New leader of the band

August 12, 2020
"I was talking to Matthew via Zoom a few weeks back. He told me after watching the Last Dance twice or thrice that he's very eager to return to practice. He told me he won't be nice to his teammates. He's ready to push his teammates, especially the younger guys," said Intal in the recent episode of  Beyond the Game with The Dean webcast.

Joy of six

FLORIDA--Devin Booker produced another 30-point scoring display as the Phoenix Suns notched six wins in a row since the NBA's restart with a blowout victory over Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday.

Big man Greg is ‘missing'

August 11, 2020
"We haven't had much contact with Greg. We had some right before the pandemic started, before we started to close things down. He left for the States and I know he's spoken to LA (Tenorio) a couple of times, he's spoken to ome of the players," said Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone during One Sports' "The Chasedown" recently.