Westbrook hit with 1-game ban

March 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Oklahoma City Thunder all-star Russell Westbrook was slapped with a one-game ban Sunday for taking out his frustrations on an opponent in a 110-88 NBA loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Curry sizzles

March 17, 2019
LOS ANGELES -- Stephen Curry scored 11 of his 33 points in the third quarter as the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors clobbered the Oklahoma City Thunder, 110-88, on Saturday.

Rivalry rekindled

This is going to be the first encounter between the sister teams since Magnolia knocked Ginebra out of the semifinal picture in the Governors’ Cup last season, and Cone said they could feel something urgent in their game against the Hotshots.

Batang Pinoy: Luzon leg unwraps

An expected turnout of more than 6,000 in and out-of-school youth athletes aged 15 years and below from 119 local government units including representatives from cities in powerhouse National Capital Region will attend today’s traditional parade of participating colors.

Texters press drive

The KaTropa have now clinched their sixth win overall in nine outings, and with still two games to play in the 11-game elimination round (against Columbian Dyip on Friday and vs. NorthPort on March 24), they are well in a position to finish top two, but that would still depend on how Phoenix, Rain or Shine and San Miguel will fare in their remaining outings.

Where will PH five fall? Answer known tonight

These powerhouses, along with the Philippines, Australia, Canada, Montenegro, South Korea, Nigeria, Senegal and Angola will be distributed into Groups B, D, F, and H when the world’s highest governing body in basketball holds a draw tonight in Shenzhen, China for the 2019 World Cup.

E-Painter want his badly

He was referring to the Elasto Painters’ 100-92 loss to Talk ‘N Text last March 3 and 85-82 setback at the hands of Columbian Dyip last March 6 in a pair of losses that stalled what looked like a handsome chance for one of the two slots that offer the luxury of having to win only once in the quarterfinal round to make the semifinal round right away.