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Aussies ‘feared for safety’ after Manila basketball brawl

A "bruised and battered" Australian team feared for its safety and sought government help to escape the court after a mass brawl with the...

San Juan too much for Bulacan; Valenzuela edges Basilan

SAN JUAN Knights continued to serve notice of its title aspirations, blasting Bulacan, 94-76, in the MPBL Datu Cup Saturday night at the Valenzuela Astrodome.

KD 11: Perfect merger

NOW-TWO time National Basketball Association champion Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors recently had the latest iteration of his Nike shoe line — the KD 11 — released.

Rough start for Philippine women’s team at 3×3 World Cup

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter BOCAUE, BULACAN — The Philippine women’s team had a tough start to its FIBA 3X3 World Cup campaign, losing...

Cavs feel ‘robbed’ after Warriors win NBA Finals opener

Oakland -- A controversial video review foul reversal left Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue feeling "robbed" after the Golden State Warriors ripped the Cavaliers 124-114...

2nd Paul George Nike shoe out next month

AFTER the good reception it got for the first signature shoe of National Basketball Association star Paul George, Nike Basketball is set to launch...

Nike NBA City Edition uniforms hit local stores

AS THE National Basketball Association hits the midway point of the 2017-2018 season, global sports apparel brand Nike has released the fourth and final...

Lyceum books rare sweep of the elimination round

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Senior Reporter THE Lyceum Pirates notched a rare sweep of the elimination round in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) yesterday,...

UP starts second round with a win against UST

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Senior Reporter FINISHED their first-round campaign in Season 80 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) with three...

Arellano tries to stay in contention for Final Four

WITH the door for a spot in the Final Four of Season 93 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men’s basketball tournament still...

Batang Gilas to use MCBL as preparation for FIBA Asia Cup

IT’S TIME to separate the boys from men. That’s the mentality of Batang Gilas national team which will compete in the Marikina City Basketball League...

DJ Construction, Chiba, CW Home Depot undefeated in LGR Hoops

AS the playoffs of the LGR Hoops Season 4 approaches, several teams had kept their winning streak going while other squads are jockeying for...

Coach Norman Black says bringing in Ranidel de Ocampo to Meralco...

BRINGING in veteran Ranidel de Ocampo came in at a perfect time for the Meralco Bolts, who marched their way back to the championship...

JRU Heavy Bombers march to NCAA semis

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Senior Reporter THE semifinal cast for Season 93 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is now three-fourths complete with the...

JRU looks to book semis spot with win vs Mapua

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Senior Reporter KALENTONG-based Jose Rizal University (JRU) Heavy Bombers try to book a spot in the Final Four of Season 93...

TNT coach rues free throw disparity led to team’s loss

IN his first full season as coach of TNT, Nash Racela has carried the KaTropa to the playoffs in all of the three conferences...

Marking my calendar

The new season of the National Basketball Association season is some two weeks away and like most fans, I, too, am very excited to...

MVP happy on Meralco’s accomplishment of ending up number one

MANUEL V. PANGILINAN, chief backer of three teams in the PBA, felt proud of the Meralco Bolts’ latest achievement in the PBA Governors’ Cup...

Where is Chris Ellis? Blackwater clueless on condition, whereabouts of newly...

WHILE Blackwater is still riding the momentum of its second playoff stint in its young franchise history, the team is pondering its next move...

Star now feeling sense of urgency to win after back-to-back losses

AFTER winning their first four games, the Star Hotshots had dropped their last two games, making them hard-pressed to win their next game to...

All great things must come to an end

After 17 years of playing in the PBA, Mick Pennisi, one of the best shooting big men the league has ever produced, is calling...

Law of averages caught up on us, says Hotshot coach Victolero

HEAD COACH Chito Victolero doesn’t expect his team, the Star Hotshots, to have a perfect record in the ongoing PBA Governors’ Cup. They’ve been playing...

Seven years of Titan

OPENED IN 2010, basketball concept shop Titan, in seven years, has established itself as one of the premier places to go to in the...

Gilas Pilipinas heads back to SEA Games gold medal game

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Reporter GILAS PILIPINAS earned a return trip to the gold medal game in men’s basketball of the 29th Southeast Asian...

On-a-roll rivals Letran, San Sebastian battle

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter THE National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball rivalry between the Letran Knights and San Sebastian Stags is revisited today as...

Gilas sweeps group assignments, barges into quarterfinals

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter GILAS Pilipinas earned automatic entry into the quarterfinals of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, after it defeated...

Jimmy Alapag’s appointment as Alab Pilipinas coach a long overdue, says...

AS early as last year, Alab Pilipinas team manager Charlie Dy has been wooing Jimmy Alapag to become the coach of the Philippines’ representative...

Lyceum stakes unbeaten run against CSB Blazers

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter AFTER two cancellations of play dates because of inclement weather, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) seniors basketball returns today...

Road Warriors streak to fourth straight victory

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter THE NLEX Road Warriors made it four wins in as many games in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup...

Kevin Durant said to sign two-year deal with Golden State Warriors

LOS ANGELES -- Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors have agreed on a two-year contract worth about $53 million in a move that...

Bad luck

Any trade for Paul George would have been a huge gamble. Given how he telegraphed his intentions for his 2018 free-agency foray, he positioned...

Second-generation Bobby Parks and Kobe Paras hoping to live up to...

NEARLY three decades ago, the late Bobby Parks and Benjie Paras formed up one of the best import-local front line combination in the PBA...

George trade deal

Scratched heads are what the Pacers got when they opted to send Paul George the Thunder's way. The confused looks came with the package...

Book honors basketball’s Maestro

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo THE COUNTRY’s rich basketball history has produced many personalities that have become icons of the sport, one of whom is...