Ateneo, La Salle stars join forces in Asian boys cage meet

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 06:24:05 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON The Gilas Pilipinas boys team faces an acid test in the group stage after being grouped with formidable foes in the FIBA U18 Asian Championship set from Aug. 21 to 28 at the Azadi Basketball Hall in Tehran, Iran. The Nationals are expected to have their hands full after being drawn with […]

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NU, Perpetual arrange UCBL pre-season title duel

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 05:41:42 +0000

National University and University of the Perpetual Help set up a title clash after dispatching their respective semifinals foes in the PG flex Linoleum UCBL Pre-Season Tournament Friday at the SGS gym in Quezon City. The Bulldogs mauled UAAP rival Adamson Soaring Falcons, 86-53 while the Altas outlasted the Centro Escolar University Scorpions, 85-81, to […]

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Belangel excited to play vs Gilas teammates in Korea

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 05:08:06 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN SJ Belangel expressed his excitement that he will soon be playing against fellow Gilas Pilipinas members once the Korean Basketball League (KBL) kicks off on October.“Sobrang excited ako. Naglolokohan na nga kami na every time na bumisita kami sa isa’t isang province sila manlilibre,” said the 23-year-old Belangel who graced the event […]

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NBA to retire 11-time champ Bill Russell’s jersey

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 04:24:16 +0000

NEW YORK (AFP) – The NBA will honor Celtics great and civil rights activist Bill Russell by retiring his No. 6 jersey throughout the league, making him the first player to receive the honor. A patch commemorating the 11-time champion will be worn on the right shoulder of player jerseys and shamrock-shaped logo with the […]

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Ateneo beats Japan’s Tokai, wins inaugural WUBS crown

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 09:33:50 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Ateneo beat Japan’s Tokai University, 68-59, to bag the inaugural World University Basketball Series (WUBS) title yesterday at the Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. The Blue Eagles completed a tournament sweep after earlier beating Tokai, Taiwan’s National Chengchi University, and Indonesia’s Universitas Pelita Harapan. The title win bodes well to Ateneo’s pre-season […]

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Kai Sotto joining Clarkson at Gilas for fourth window

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 06:10:55 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON Kai Sotto has committed to join Gilas Pilipinas for the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) said in a statement on Wednesday, Aug. 10. “We are glad to have Kai into the Gilas fold and thank him for his proactive response to the […]

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No ‘Mayhem’ yet in PBA as Ayo denies Converge coaching role

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 02:30:58 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON It seems like the leap of Aldin Ayo’s “Mayhem” system to the PBA will have to wait. That, after the champion coach in the collegiate ranks denied any formal commitment with Converge despite news of his supposed hiring broke out Tuesday, Aug. 9. “I’m surprised. Things are happening so fast. I have […]

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Nets owner backs Nash, GM vs Durant

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:41:45 +0000

NEW YORK (AFP) – Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai backed head coach Steve Nash and general manager Sean Marks on Monday after reports of a them-or-me ultimatum from NBA superstar Kevin Durant. After a report from The Athletic detailed Durant meeting Tsai in London and saying he won’t stay with the team as long as […]

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CEU vs Perpetual, NU against Adamson in UCBL semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 09:34:41 +0000

By REYNALD MAGALLON National University set up a Final Four clash against Adamson University while Centro Escolar University and University of Perpetual Help arranged their own semis duel in the PG Flex Linoleum UCBL Pre-Season tournament Monday at the SGS Gym in Quezon City. The Bulldogs got a free passage to the semifinals as the […]

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Countdown for World Cup set; SBP hopeful Sotto can make it to Gilas

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2022 07:02:21 +0000

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) deferred to name the PBA players who will be included in the Gilas Pilipinas pool for the fourth window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers not until after the Philippine Cup semifinals. SBP spokesperson Renauld ‘Sonny’ Barrios said the decision was made following a discussion with national team coach […]

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