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PHOTO | ‘The Beast’ Calvin Abueva celebrates game-winning basket

Alaska Aces star Calvin Abueva had one of his fine performances in his career Tuesday night, posting an impressive statline of 26 points and 22 rebounds and burying a game-winning floater at the buzzer to lift his team to a … Read more »

VIDEO | Dwyane Wade plays ball with 90-year-old Pinay lola

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade granted the wish of Filipino Illuminada Magtoto for her 90th birthday: play basketball with her. Well, they didn’t exactly play, as Wade just helped Magtoto toss the ball around the hoop. But for “Grandma Nelly,” … Read more »

PHOTO | Ellen Adarna is Ginebra’s 2015 calendar girl

PHOTO | The San Beda Red Lions hoist NCAA trophy

The San Beda Red Lions bagged their fifth straight championship after sweeping the Arellano Chiefs in the NCAA Season 90 finals on Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena. It is the 19th basketball title for San Beda and eighth for … Read more »

Caption this: PBA commissioner Chito Salud, Manny Pacquiao approve of PBA opening

PBA commissioner Chito Salud and Kia Sorento player-coach Manny Pacquiao posed for the cameras during the opening ceremonies of the PBA’s 40th season Sunday at Philippine Arena. Salud had plenty to smile about during the first day of the league. … Read more »

VIDEO | Terrence Romeo shares humble beginnings in FIBA 3×3 profile

Terrence Romeo represented the Philippines in its first FIBA 3×3 World Tour final in Tokyo, Japan last week and was easily one of the most exciting players in the tournament due to his nifty crossover moves which wowed the crowd. … Read more »

PHOTO | Manny Pacquiao’s first stat sheet as PBA player-coach

Here’s Manny Pacquiao’s first stat sheet as a playing coach for Kia Sorento which debuted with an 80-66 win over fellow expansion team Blackwater Elite on Sunday at the jampacked Philippine Arena. Wearing jersey No. 17, Pacquiao was a starter … Read more »

IN PHOTOS | Alice Dixson, Jinkee Pacquiao, Megan Young lead PBA opening day muses

The PBA opened its 40th season in front of a mammoth crowd at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan as fans finally got some basketball action after a long offseason. But before basketball, the league opened its curtains in a … Read more »

PHOTO | 52k-strong fans watch PBA opener at Philippine Arena

The opening day of the PBA’s 40th season on Sunday drew one of the biggest crowds in Philippine sports history, with no less than 52,612 fans trooping to the humungous Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. The crowd easily eclipsed the … Read more »

PHOTO | The NCAA final four, in cartoon form

Here’s a cool cartoon of the faces of the NCAA final four teams which begin their respective semifinal battles on Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena. In the illustration are JRU’s deadeye shooter Philip Paniamogan, Arellano’s stocky guard John Pinto, … Read more »

‘It’s not all about dunking’: UCLA recruit Kobe Paras eager to prove he’s more than just about highlights

The Los Angeles Times has diligently followed Filipino teenage sensation Kobe Paras, who recently announced his decision to commit to the University of California, Los Angeles in the United States. On Monday, high school sports reporter Eric Sondheimer wrote a … Read more »

Caption This: Arwind Santos, Vice Ganda watch the UAAP finals

Far Eastern University alumni Arwind Santos and Vice Ganda were among the personalities who watched Game Two of the UAAP finals on Wednesday. Santos used to be a superstar for the Tamaraws and bagged three titles, including their last in … Read more »

WATCH | Manny Pacquiao plays ball for Kia in PBA tuneup

Player-coach Manny Pacquiao suited up for his Kia Sorento for the first time last Saturday, seeing only for 10 minutes of play in a PBA tuneup game in Laguna. Pacquiao scored one point, one rebound and had two turnovers during … Read more »

PHOTO | Manny Pacquiao suits up for Kia in preseason game

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao may be in training for his November fight against American Chris Algieri but the playing coach for PBA expansion team Kia Sorento is also following through on his plans to show his wares on the … Read more »

‘Shooting lights out… literally’: Netizens make fun of brownout in NU-Ateneo endgame

The National University made its first UAAP finals trip in 44 years, but not before a peculiar endgame. As NU held a 65-63 and Ateneo with the last possession with 9.3 ticks left, the game was halted for more than … Read more »

VIDEO | UP Pep Squad cheers for Gilas Pilipinas

The Philippine national men’s basketball team may have fallen short of winning a medal in the Asian Games in South Korea, but there is little doubt that Gilas Pilipinas still has the overwhelming support from its countrymen. Cheerdance powerhouse University … Read more »

WATCH | Ugly endgame brawl between EAC, Mapua

A bench-clearing melee broke out in the end of Emilio Aguinaldo College’s victory over Mapua Cardinals in NCAA Season 90 Monday at The Arena in San Juan. A punch by EAC’s John Tayongtong to Mapua’s CJ Isit in the dying … Read more »

Mighty Mouse: Jimmy Alapag hailed as Gilas Pilipinas’ best player in World Cup run

Philippine national men’s basketball team captain Jimmy Alapag has been chosen by FIBA as Gilas Pilipinas’ best player during the Basketball World Cup in Spain. Alapag had modest tournament averages, scoring 9.2 points, 1.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists in Gilas … Read more »

VIDEO | Gabe Norwood No. 3 on FIBA World Cup’s Top 10 Plays

Philippine national men’s basketball team swingman Gabe Norwood’s dunk over Argentinean NBA player Luis Scola made the list of Top 10 Plays from the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. A video of the Top 10 Plays was posted … Read more »

PHOTO | Team USA lifts Basketball World Cup trophy

Team USA stamped its class on the world stage after successfully defending its FIBA World Cup title on Sunday in Madrid, Spain. The Americans easily beat Serbia, 129-92, to hoist once again the Naismith trophy, Team USA’s fifth Basketball World … Read more »