Russell Westbrook out for month after knee surgery
The former NBA Most Valuable Player will likely miss the Oklahoma City Thunder’s NBA preseason games @afp Published 8:27 AM, September 13, 2018 Updated 8:27 AM, September 13, 2018 RECOVERING. As Thunder ace Russell Westbrook recovers from surgery, German guard Dennis Schroder may take his spot in the team’s... Read more
LIVE UPDATES: Philippines vs Iran – FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers 2019
The Filipinos look to become the first team to beat the Iranians in their own turf in the World Cup qualifiers Published 8:36 PM, September 12, 2018 Updated 8:37 PM, September 12, 2018 MANILA, Philippines – Just as it’s about to resume its bid for a World Cup berth... Read more
Team Pilipinas has ‘pretty good chance’ vs Iran, says Yeng
The Filipinos aim to be the first team to beat the Iranians in their home turf in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Published 3:15 PM, September 12, 2018 Updated 3:15 PM, September 12, 2018 NOT BACKING DOWN. Philippine team head coach Yeng Guiao is confident of his... Read more
No Slaughter in Gilas final 12 as Thompson, Cabagnot suit up
Yeng Guiao unveils the 12-man Philippine lineup set to compete against Iran in the FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers Published 10:34 AM, September 12, 2018 Updated 10:37 AM, September 12, 2018 DEBUT. Barangay Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson is set to debut under national team coach Yeng Guiao. Read more
Chot Reyes ‘steps aside’ for Yeng Guiao as Gilas Pilipinas coach
Reyes will still contribute to Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas in other capacities Published 8:27 PM, September 11, 2018 Updated 8:27 PM, September 11, 2018 ‘STEP ASIDE’. Chot Reyes gives way to Yeng Guiao as national men’s basketball team head coach. Read more
Britain’s Luol Deng to join Timberwolves for 15th NBA campaign
Deng reunites with ex-Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau who has a roster of a team jokingly dubbed the “Timberbulls” @afp Published 11:07 AM, September 11, 2018 Updated 11:07 AM, September 11, 2018 REUNION. Read more
TNT taps Marqus Blakely as Governors’ Cup import
The KaTropa look to turn around a dismal start in the Governors’ Cup by bringing in the former Best Import Published 12:57 PM, September 10, 2018 Updated 1:08 PM, September 10, 2018 BACK AT IT. Marqus Blakely returns to the PBA after two years. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler... Read more
WATCH: Steph Curry highlights in second PH visit
In his three-day stay in Manila, the two-time NBA MVP was a busy man Read more
Tough battle ahead as Meralco reps PH in FIBA Champions Cup
The Bolts will face defending champion Al Riyadi of Lebanon, CBA kings Liaoning Flying Leopards and KBL champs Seoul SK Knights Published 8:42 PM, September 09, 2018 Updated 8:42 PM, September 09, 2018 REPPING THE FLAG. The Meralco Bolts will represent the Philippines in the 2018 FIBA Asia Champions... Read more
FIBA: Greg Slaughter cleared to play as Gilas local
The Filipino-American center gets the go signal to suit up as a local player when Gilas Pilipinas sees action in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Published 12:18 PM, September 08, 2018 Updated 12:18 PM, September 08, 2018 ADDED CEILING. Greg Slaughter will provide the much needed height... Read more