Dyip make Adams PBA No. pick

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 11:18:39 +0000

Columbian turned to someone who can form an explosive pair with CJ Perez as the Dyip selected Roosevelt Adams as the first pick in the 2019 PBA Rookie Draft at Robinson’s Place Manila Sunday.   Adams wowed almost everybody in his MVP showing during the Gatorade Draft Combine. And not surprisingly, the 6-foot-5 Fil-Am forward got […]

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Thirdy Ravena not joining PBA Rookie Draft

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2019 11:04:28 +0000

BY JONAS TERRADO ATENEO star Thirdy Ravena has opted to skip this year’s PBA Rookie Draft to concentrate on possible opportunities overseas. His manager Marvin Espiritu confirmed those plans Friday, shortly after the PBA released notable players that submitted their names before the 5 p.m. deadline. The PBA’s press release didn’t mention the three-time UAAP Finals […]

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PBA listup for Annual Drafting ends today

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 09:01:44 +0000

Another bumper crop of rookies is expected to join the PBA mix next season, with applicants for the coming PBA Annual Draft hitting 50 ahead of its 5 p.m. deadline today. Ateneo stalwarts Isaac Go, Adrian Wong, Vince Tolentino and twin brothers Matt and Mark Nieto are among the notables who have made themselves available […]

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Batang Pier battle Gin Kings in PBA semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 02:04:53 +0000

BY JONAS TERRADO NorthPort became only the fourth No. 8 seed to beat a No. 1 after stunning NLEX with a 126-123 triple overtime victory Wednesday to secure the fourth and last berth in the PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Batang Pier rode on the inspiring performance of the hardworking […]

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NorthPort dumps NLEX, forces rubber match in QF series

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 11:13:00 +0000

BY JONAS TERRADO NORTHPORT pushed top seed NLEX to a rubber match for a semifinals berth after rolling to a 115-90 victory in a tense quarterfinal affair in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Import Michael Qualls had 39 points, 16 rebounds, five assists and two blocks as the Batang Pier continued their […]

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Ginebra destroys SMB’s Grand Slam bid with thrilling QF win

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 03:46:15 +0000

BY JONAS TERRADO   BARANGAY Ginebra once again ended San Miguel Beer’s Grand Slam dreams after carving out a 100-97 win in a pulsating quarterfinal duel Sunday to reach the PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Justin Brownlee and Stanley Pringle made crucial plays in the final minutes even as Ginebra benefited […]

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Will history repeat for San Miguel in its duel with Ginebra?

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 09:00:30 +0000

BY JONAS TERRADO   HISTORY could repeat itself for the Grand Slam-seeking San Miguel Beermen as they’ll have to hurdle the dreadful spot of being in a twice-to-beat disadvantage against Barangay Ginebra in the PBA Governors’ Cup quarterfinals. The Beermen suffered the consequence of an internal squabble that rocked the team over the weekend by finishing […]

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Aces shock NLEX, secure last PBA quarters

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:57:10 +0000

BY JONAS TERRADO ANTIPOLO CITY — Alaska capped off its big turnaround from a 0-5 start with a 106-90 upset of top seed NLEX to secure the last quarterfinals berth in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Ynares Center here. Import Franko House once again provided the big numbers by posting 24 points, eight rebounds […]

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Louie preaches patience to son Kevin in return

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:19:27 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Phoenix Pulse coach Louie Alas urged his son Kevin to take a patient approach after making his return recently from a second ACL injury. The younger Alas went scoreless in seven minutes in the Road Warriors’ 102-94 loss to the NorthPort Batang Pier last Wednesday, his first game after being sidelined for […]

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Bye…and good luck Doug Kramer

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 03:31:02 +0000

JONAS TERRADO Doug Kramer will play his final PBA game on Friday when Phoenix Pulse takes on Blackwater at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Kramer made the announcement through social media, though he didn’t explain in details as to why he decided to hang it up after 12 professional seasons with seven teams. “Last practice before […]

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