PBA bubble MVP revealed Sunday night

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 08:56:44 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The spotlight will shine brightly on the one who gets to be named the Best Player of the Conference Sunday  when the PBA holds its virtual Awards Night to honor the top performers of the recent Philippine Cup bubble. The announcement of the BPC which some describes as the bubble MVP caps […]

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Stats-wise, CJ Perez is happy, but he wants more wins next season

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 07:53:57 +0000

        By JONAS TERRADO   CJ Perez understands that his very remote chances of winning the Best Player of the Conference in the PBA Awards Night give Terrafirma’s lowly performance in the PBA Philippine Cup bubble. The sophomore guard is one of six candidates for the awards which will be handed in […]

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Thompson gives back to aspiring cagers with training, giveaways

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 08:09:15 +0000

  By CARLO ANOLIN     Scottie Thompson knows how to look back on his humble beginnings before becoming one of the best players in the PBA today. With his new program called “Train with Scottie,” the Ginebra guard looks to share his basketball knowledge and inspiring stories to aspiring basketball youth with one goal […]

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Manuel explains why he prefers to be traded to SMB, NLEX and Phoenix

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 07:57:19 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO   Childhood memories, a chance to play under one of the PBA’s best coaches and a possible reunion with one of his close pals is what prompted Vic Manuel to reveal San Miguel Beer, NLEX or Phoenix Super LPG as his preferred trade destination. Manuel was candid in his reasons for selecting […]

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Manuel eyes Phoenix, NLEX, SMB in trade

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 08:05:56 +0000

After making a trade request late last week to his mother team Alaska Aces, veteran PBA forward Vic Manuel has a short list of teams as his preferred destination for the coming season. Danny Espiritu, a veteran agent who represents Manuel, said that the eight-year player informed him of the teams and hopes that Alaska […]

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Gilas training bubble under way in Laguna

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 07:55:42 +0000

  By WAYLON GALVEZ The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has approved the start of training for the first batch of players in the Gilas Pilipinas program in preparation for Window 3 of the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers next month in Clark, Pampanga. The first batch is made up of the core that won two […]

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Brickman, 2 other Fil-Ams out of PBA Rookie Draft

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 08:34:31 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO       It appears that the talent-rich PBA Rookie Draft will lose some potential first-rounders in Jason Brickman, Brandon Rosser and Jeremiah Grey. Agent Charlie Dy, who represents the three players, said the PBA thumbed down their draft applications after failing to secure recognition from the Bureau of Immigration and affirmation […]

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3 Road Warriors sign contract extensions

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 08:37:17 +0000

  By JONAS TERRADO NLEX formally signed JR Quinahan, Raul Soyud, and Michael Miranda to contract extensions last Wednesday. Player agent Danny Espiritu posted separate photos of Quinahan and Soyud bumping fists with Road Warriors executive Ronald Dulatre after inking on the dotted line at the NLEX office in Balintawak, Quezon City. Terms were not […]

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He’s tough and rugged on the court, but Thompson is now a proud ‘plantito’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 08:11:00 +0000

  By CARLO ANOLIN     ONE of the few recreational activities that trended during the quarantine period last year was taking care of your plant buddies. In short, becoming a “plantita” or “plantito” became more engaging and a serious hobby. And Ginebra stalwart Scottie Thompson is one proud “plantito.” On Instagram Story, Thompson flexed his […]

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PBA, media face dilemma in ‘Mythical 5’ selection

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 07:50:17 +0000

      By JONAS TERRADO       There’s a likely scenario that at least one worthy candidate could miss out on a spot in the Mythical Five selection of the PBA Philippine Cup bubble. That’s because eligible voters are expected to have a difficult time choosing two backcourt players in the Mythical Five […]

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