Katropa wary of Kings' game 2 fightback

IMMEDIATELY after Talk ‘N Text took the opener of their PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinal duel with Barangay Ginebra last Friday, coach Bong Ravena started to voice out the need for his KaTropa to quickly go back to the drawing board and brace for another tough battle ahead.

Here comes Parks, Perez

July 27, 2019
In a clear sign of the arrival of new stars in the local pro league, top rookies Bobby Ray Parks of Blackwater and CJ Perez of Columbian Dyip emerged the leaders in the stats race through the PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals.

Beermen, E-Painters start trading blows

The Beermen, owners of 26 titles – the most by any team in the league – are chasing the second jewel of a possible grand slam season, although coach Leo Austria has always insisted, they are not thinking of it (grand slam), or his Beermen would only feel the pressure.

This is bad news for SMB faithful

July 25, 2019
“Ang sabi ng PT na kasama niya kagabi, it’s an MCL sprain and something with the meniscus na kailangang mainterpret ni Dr. (George) Canlas. They gave him meds already and he is resting at home now,” SMB official Gee Abanilla was quoted as saying.

‘Beer’ tastes good

McCullough fished a foul after a rebound battle, but split the freethrows, 90-88, giving NorthPort one more chance to turn the game around. The Batang Pier though failed to set their offensive play in the face of tight SMB defense, with Bolick’s wayward throw from beyond the arc going nowhere as time expired.