Irving traded to Celtics, Thomas heads to Cavs in blockbuster deal
The Cavs also get Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the rights to the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first round pick @afp Published 10:29 AM, August 23, 2017 Updated 10:29 AM, August 23, 2017 TRADING PLACES. Kyrie Irving gets his wish to be the focal point of a franchise while the... Read more
Antetokounmpo says farewell to Eurobasket-bound Greek teammates
Giannis Antetokounmpo will not represent Greece in the Eurobasket tournament @afp Published 11:23 AM, August 22, 2017 Updated 11:25 AM, August 22, 2017 CONTROVERSY. "I am really disappointed that I will not help the team in the upcoming Eurobasket. I do not want to say anything now about my... Read more
NBA probes charge Lakers improperly wooed George
The Los Angeles Lakers have little to say about the issue but insists they feel they did nothing wrong Published 12:54 PM, August 21, 2017 INAPPROPRIATE. ‘At the request of the Indiana Pacers, the NBA opened an investigation into alleged tampering by the Los Angeles Lakers,’ NBA says in... Read more
NBA, Bucks deny blocking Antetokounmpo from playing in EuroBasket
Giannis Antetokounmpo announces he has a knee injury and can’t represent Greece, but Greek hoops officials aren’t buying it @afp Published 3:30 AM, August 21, 2017 Updated 3:30 AM, August 21, 2017 OUT OF ACTION. Giannis Antetokounmpo says missing EuroBasket is ‘by far the biggest disappointment that I have... Read more
Comeback is real as Gilas Pilipinas beats Jordan, takes 7th spot in FIBA Asia Cup
Gilas Pilipinas grabs the 7th spot after stealing the win away from Jordan Published 8:34 PM, August 20, 2017 Updated 8:34 PM, August 20, 2017 7TH SPOT. Gilas Pilipinas finishes the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup on a high note with a come-from-behind win over Jordan. Photo by FIBA. Read more
LIVE: Philippines vs Jordan – FIBA Asia Cup 2017
Gilas Pilipinas will aim for a 7th place finish in the tournament when it faces Jordan on Sunday, August 20, at 6:30pm Published 12:00 PM, August 20, 2017 Updated 12:00 PM, August 20, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas is aiming to end their 2017 FIBA Asia Cup stint... Read more
Gilas Pilipinas slide continues with loss to Lebanon in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
The Philippine national team suffers a 19-point loss to the host country Published 11:06 PM, August 19, 2017 Updated 11:06 PM, August 19, 2017 ANOTHER LOSS. Philippines bows down to Lebanon and suffers its second consecutive defeat in the FIBA Asia Cup. Photo from FIBA. Read more
LIVE: Philippines vs Lebanon – FIBA Asia Cup 2017
Catch live updates as Philippines faces host country Lebanon on Saturday, August 19 at 9 pm Published 8:15 PM, August 19, 2017 Updated 8:15 PM, August 19, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Gilas Pilipinas looks to come back to its winning ways and beat Lebanon in the 2017 FIBA Asia... Read more
Sumang posts career-high 32 as Blackwater hangs on to beat NLEX
Henry Walker also comes through with 29 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists Published 10:01 PM, August 18, 2017 Updated 10:01 PM, August 18, 2017 ELITE PERFORMANCE. Roi Sumang scored 17 of his career-high 32 points in the second quarter to lead the Blackwater offense. Read more
Meralco Bolts come back from double digit deficit to beat Phoenix Fuel Masters
Allen Durham paces Meralco with 33 points, 16 boards and 7 assists Published 6:45 PM, August 18, 2017 Updated 6:58 PM, August 18, 2017 BOLTED. Garvo Lanete goes for two easy points as the Meralco Bolts win without Gilas cadets Baser Amer and Mike Tolomia. Read more