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Gilas Pilipinas is in danger of seeing the postponement of its Feb. 23 away match against Indonesia in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. A report by Kompas, one of Indonesia’s main newspapers, said the country’s Ministry of Youth and Sports instructed the Indonesian Basketball Association to […]

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Lillard pays tribute to Kobe in All-Star Weekend rap performance

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard became the first NBA player to perform rap number in the All-Star Weekend. Lillard, who goes by his rapper name “DAME D.O.L.L.A,” took center stage Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois together with some of the famous artists in the world. “Damian […]

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MPBL: Wilson lifts San Juan over Pasay

When San Juan is in danger, count on John Wilson to deliver. Wilson bunched seven points to lift the Knights out of a deep pit and frustrate the Pasay Voyagers, 75-74, in the opener of their Chooks-to-Go MPBL Lakan Season North division quarterfinal series last Saturday at FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan City. […]

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Alab brings back Brownlee to boost ABL title chances

San Miguel Alab Pilipinas received a major boost to its title bid in the ASEAN Basketball League after bringing back import Justin Brownlee for the rest of the season. Team owner Charlie Dy yesterday confirmed the change that will see the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel resident import replacing the struggling Prince Williams. Dy added that […]

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Kai Sotto happy to meet one of NBA’s rising stars

By JONAS TERRADO   Kai Sotto got a chance to interact with some of the NBA’s best when he took part in the Basketball Without Borders Global Camp held during the league’s All-Star Weekend in Chicago. Videos circulating on social media saw Sotto talking with Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam, who is set to participate […]

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Being a good soldier, C-Stan says he’s willing to play to any team

By JONAS TERRADO   NorthPort’s Christian Standhardinger is not bothered with trade rumors linking him to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, saying he’s a good soldier. Standhardinger’s name surfaced in a possible trade to the league’s crowd favorites in exchange for Greg Slaughter, who the previous weekend stunned everyone by announcing his decision to take a […]

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