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NBA looking to an October finish

NBA looking to an October finish

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ‒ The NBA is aiming to complete the 2020 season by mid-October, reports said Tuesday, as the league edges towards a return from the coronavirus shutdown. ESPN reported that according to a timeframe due to be voted on by NBA’s Board of Governors on Thursday, Game 7 of the NBA Finals would […]

Hall of Famer NBA player dies

Basketball Hall of Fame center Wes Unseld, an elite rebounder who led Washington to their only NBA championship in 1978, died on Tuesday, aged 74, his family said. Unseld, who along with Wilt Chamberlain is one of two players to win NBA Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player honors in the same season, […]

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PBA to tackle health, safety guidelines

By JONAS TERRADO       The PBA Board of Governors is set to make guidelines on Wednesday for the gradual resumption of league activities after the suspension of the 45th season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioner Willie Marcial, chairman Ricky Vargas of TNT KaTropa and most board members are expected to attend the […]

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ROS star Yap travels to Italy with family

By Waylon Galvez         Former PBA two-time MVP James Yap of Rain or Shine was allowed to leave for Italy along with his Italian wife and two children due to a pressing family matter. With Italy still grappling to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the ROS management initially disapproved Yap’s […]

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SMC’s PBA players test negative for Covid-19

San Miguel Corporation (SMC) said all players belonging to its three Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) teams are free from Covid-19 following testing conducted recently. SMC President and Chief Operating Officer Ramon S. Ang said the players of San Miguel Beermen, Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, and Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok have undergone testing as part of […]

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PBA stars join protest vs racism

By JONAS TERRADO       The death of an African-American man that has sparked widespread protests around the United States has prompted several PBA players to take a collective stand on Monday night. Rain or Shine’s Gabe Norwood, San Miguel Beer’s Chris Ross and Marcio Lassiter, Meralco’s Chris Newsome, Barangay Ginebra’s Joe Devance, TNT’s […]

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