Chooks 3×3 exec looking for win-win solution with PBA

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:46:35 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO         Eric Altamirano is hoping that Gilas Pilipinas can find ways to have a favorable solution for both the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 and the PBA in terms of preparation for next year’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Gilas will have plenty of time to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics qualifier since […]

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NorthPort rookie shows compassion, helps out Ormoc frontliners

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 08:53:08 +0000

  THOUGH he has been in Manila since his days in La Salle Green Hills, Robert Bolick of the NorthPort Batang Pier in the PBA still has a special place in his heart for Ormoc City. “Bihira lang ako makauwi sa amin, once or twice a year lang pero dun ako lumaki e,” the 24-year-old […]

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With hair getting longer, Fajardo doing well in recovery

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 08:14:43 +0000

By Waylon Galvez           San Miguel Beer center June Mar Fajardo doesn’t mind sporting a long hair so long as he is progressing well in his recovery program. “Bagay naman yata. Pero mahaba na din, kaya kung maka-labas na at pwede na, baka magpagupit na nga din ako,” Fajardo said Tuesday in a phone […]

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No competition with PBA – Altamirano

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 08:09:22 +0000

  By JONAS TERRADO         Rather than treating it as competition, Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 said the PBA’s own version of the half-court basketball league is a welcome addition. “When we started the Chooks-to-Go 3×3 last year, the main objective of the program is to create awareness and to popularize the sport, so […]

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PBA to opt for semi-quarantine paradigm

Credit to Author: Josef T. Ramos, TMT| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 16:32:53 +0000

The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is inclined to use the semi-quarantine model of the German football league Bundesliga once the teams resume conditioning practices. Public health expert Dr. Tony Leachon, a former Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases adviser, suggested that the bubble concept implemented by the National Basketball Association (NBA) […]

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New-look Lee surprises teammates, management

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 08:07:08 +0000

BY WAYLON GALVEZ       If there are some good things that happened to Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok ace guard Paul Lee during this lockdown period, some of them are his realization to change his eating habit and be more concerned of his health and body. Lee said two months into the lockdown, the […]

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GAB to Abueva: Tame your court antics

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 02:57:16 +0000

  By JONAS TERRADO       Games and Amusements Board Chairman Baham Mitra is urging Calvin Abueva to get away from the antics once his indefinite suspension is lifted by the PBA. Mitra said the government’s regulatory body for professional sports whenever the PBA decided to reinstate the Phoenix Super LPG star who has been […]

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MECQ delays pro leagues’ return to training

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 08:48:52 +0000

  BY JONAS TERRADO     The planned return of teams’ practices in the professional level suffered a setback after the government decided to re-impose a Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) in Metro Manila and nearby provinces beginning Tuesday. President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday approved the recommendation of the Department of Health and Inter-Agency Task […]

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Toyota emerges as first PBA champion 45 years ago

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:02:20 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO         The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), Asia’s first pay-for-play league, opened shop in 1975. On July 31 of that same year saw the newly-formed professional league crown its first champion when Toyota beat Crispa handily before a big crowd at the Araneta Coliseum. Toyota prevailed, 117-94, to complete a […]

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