A dogfight looms again

August 08, 2019
The Beermen squandered an early 17-point lead in regulation and were facing the specter of going down 0-2 in the best-of-7 finals duel for the PBA Commissioner’s Cup until breaks came on their way just when the KaTropa were ready to pull it off in the first extension period.

Philippines five rallies past Ivory Coast

August 08, 2019
Unlike in their first game against Congo which it outplayed, 102-80, on Wednesday, the Filipinos downed Ivory Coast this time, 94-83, on Thursday night to sweep their two-game tuneup series against African countries at the Palacio Multiusos de Guadalajara in Spain.

Pirates down Altas in thriller

LYCEUM of the Philippines University squandered a 15-point second half lead but regrouped just in time to beat University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, 87-85, and stretch its winning run to four games in the NCAA men's basketball tournament last night.

Altas host pirates

“We are looking at the long stretch and we wanted to have him fresh. Kasi knowing Jaycee, walang off. Kumbaga, he always works hard. He has to be smart on his body,” said Robinson. ”Yung worry namin is the burnout. Yun lang naman. Nothing really serious.”

Angola? puwede nating ilibing nang buhay

August 07, 2019
But the President is right when he said the Filipinos will need more than luck and prayers to hurdle the 13th-ranked Italians, who are expected to be represented by a team built around NBA veterans Danilo Galinari of the Oklahoma Thunder and Marco Bellineli of the San Antonio Spurs.

Castro strong contender anew for BPC award

August 04, 2019
JAYSON Castro’s numbers may have declined a bit but the Talk ‘N Text take-charge guy remained in third spot, becoming the highest ranked player in the stats derby among those who strutted their stuffs in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Final Four.

Green inks 4-year extension with GS

August 04, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO, (AFP) - Three-time NBA champion Draymond Green has agreed to a four-year maximum contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, linking him to the club until mid-2024, ESPN reported on Saturday.

Gilas off to Spain for training

August 03, 2019
Fajardo, Standhardinger, Lassiter (injured), Rosario, and Pogoy won’t be able to join the team due to the finals of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup, while Pringle is nursing an injury after a grueling playoffs series against Magnolia and TNT Katropa.