Meralco’s Almazan to undergo knee surgery

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 07:46:47 +0000

BY WAYLON GALVEZ   Meralco center Raymond Almazan will undergo surgery on his left knee anytime this month to repair a tear on his lateral meniscal. “Yes magpapa-surgery na ako,” said the 6-foot-9Almazan as he walked with a slight limp together with wife Liza prior to Game 5 of the PBA Governors’ Cup finals Friday […]

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Japeth finally rises, wins 1st Finals MVP

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 07:43:48 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO   Japeth Aguilar finally got his long-overdue recognition as one of the best big men Friday night when the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel cager received the PBA Press Corps-Honda Finals Most Valuable Player Friday night. Often a source of ridicule for his inconsistent play, Aguilar turned into a special breed during the […]

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Aguilar likely to win his first major award

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:55:08 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO   Japeth Aguilar showed why he was a model of consistency for Barangay Ginebra San Miguel with his performance in the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals. The athletic big man averaged 15.5 points on 58-percent shooting with 6.8 rebounds and 3.3 blocks before Friday’s Game 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena to […]

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Game 4 defeat a huge embarrassment – Black

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:17:58 +0000

BY WAYLON GALVEZ   In a coaching career spanning four decades now, Meralco coach Norman Black has experienced highs and lows in the championship stage. The latest loss to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel counts as one of the toughest beatings, perhaps a forgettable one. Meralco suffered a 94-72 defeat to Ginebra in their PBA Governors’ […]

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Brownlee has nothing to prove to himself – Cone

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:05:14 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO   JUSTIN Brownlee may have been denied of another Best Import award but coach Tim Cone feels that there’s no reason for his Barangay Ginebra San Miguel reinforcement to prove himself. “Even though he didn’t win the Best Import, he’s still gonna go down as one of the best import in PBA history,” […]

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Amer key to title?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2020 10:26:48 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The chances of the Meralco Bolts winning a first-ever PBA championship could hinge on point guard Baser Amer’s performances for the rest of their Governors’ Cup Finals encounter with Barangay Ginebra San Miguel. Amer showed his capability to lead the Bolts to victories in the PBA’s grandest stage, knocking down two triples […]

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No guts, no glory for Ginebra’s Devance

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:55:53 +0000

BY JONAS TERRADO   LUCENA CITY – Recurring foot problems are not in any way will stop Joe Devance from trying to make an impact in the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals. Devance could eventually play a crucial role in Ginebra’s chance of winning a third title in the last four editions of the season-ending tournament […]

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TNT trades DiGregorio to Alaska, gets Enciso in return

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 10:38:09 +0000

Mike DiGregorio is on the move again after TNT KaTropa agreed to send the shooting guard to Alaska in exchange for fellow 2015 draftee Simon Enciso. The PBA Commissioner’s Office on Monday approved the deal that will also see the KaTropa and Aces exchange second round picks for the 2023 draft. The deal ended DiGregorio’s […]

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Black prefers title over milestone

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 09:52:28 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Norman Black is more concerned about leading Meralco to its first-ever PBA championship than embrace the prospect of adding another milestone to his well-accomplished career in the Philippines. “Records are great,” Black said. “But this is about trying to win for Meralco.” A victory over Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in the PBA […]

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