Young Banal named Rizal-Xentro Mall coach in MPBL

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 03:24:53 +0000

Rizal-Xentro Mall will have a youthful tactician in Jonathan Banal in the coming fourth season of Chooks-to-Go Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL). The team announced the signing through its Facebook page, Thursday. The 31-year-old will be replacing former Ginebra star JV Gayoso at the helm. “It felt surreal when the team owner told me the […]

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Ex-NBA tries to broker 10 million masks to NY from China

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 05:38:09 +0000

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury, now coaching in China, says he has a deal with a Chinese manufacturer to provide 10 million coronavirus protective masks to his hometown of New York. The New York Post reported Sunday that Marbury, whose 13 NBA seasons included five with the New York Knicks, had an agreement to supply […]

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Keeping fit with no gyms open is a new NBA challenge

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2020 09:16:30 +0000

Denver’s players, if they’re so willing, have the same assignment each day: Go to their phone or tablet, launch an app and view their individualized daily workout plan that was created by the Nuggets’ strength and conditioning staff. For now, it’s the best idea the Nuggets have — as they, like every other NBA team, […]

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How the coronavirus has hit global sport

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 10:23:19 +0000

PARIS: The Tokyo Olympics and Euro 2020 have both fallen victim to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic with global sports coming to a complete standstill. Here, Agence France-Presse Sport looks at the events impacted by the virus which had killed more than 23,000 people around the world at 1900GMT Thursday. TOKYO OLYMPICS — The […]

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Harlem great passes away

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 06:14:29 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ­ Fred “Curly” Neal, whose trademark shaved head and dazzling dribbling skills delighted audiences of the Harlem Globetrotters, died Thursday at the age of 77. Neal died at his home near Houston, according to an announcement on the official webpage of the exhibition team, which brought basketball to a global audience with […]

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La Salle gives Pumaren winning start

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 10:13:29 +0000

By Jonas Terrado   Games Thursday (Ynares Sports Arena, Pasig City) 1 p.m. – AMA vs APEX-San Sebastian 3 p.m. –  Builders-UST vs TIP 5 p.m. – FamilyMart vs SEAOIL-FEU   EcoOil-La Salle gave new coach Derrick Pumaren a welcome victory after fending off the comeback attempt of Wangs-Letran, 102-90, at the start of the […]

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Rockets edge Celtics; Grizzlies shock Lakers

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 10:30:40 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Russell Westbrook delivered a game-high 41 points as the Houston Rockets defeated Boston, 111-110, in overtime to cap a season sweep of the Celtics on Saturday. James Harden, who made just seven of 31 baskets and had five turnovers, gained a small measure of redemption from his poor shooting night by […]

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Erram-less NLEX remains confident

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 10:10:48 +0000

NLEX’s campaign in the 45th PBA season beginning with the Philippine Cup will be a little tougher since the Road Warriors no longer have Poy Erram, their main man in the middle. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t compete without the 6-foot-9 center, as the Yeng Guiao-mentored team have Kiefer Ravena and backcourt partner Kevin […]

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PBA: Subido feels comfy at NorthPort

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 09:53:54 +0000

By JAN CARLO ANOLIN Former University of Santo Tomas guard Renzo Subido is comfortable at the NorthPort Batang Pier but the rookie faces tall order – literally and figuratively – in his first year in the league. Despite the impending challenges, Subido had a swift transition thanks to the Thomasian connection and familiar faces in […]

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