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Saguiguit named Altas interim coach as Lim remains ‘on leave’

University of Perpetual Help DALTA System athletic director Sammy Acaylar said on Tuesday that high school coach Myk Saguiguit will be the interim coach of the Altas while head mentor Frankie Lim is still ‘on leave’.  Acaylar did not give specifics behind the decision of Perpetual Help president Anthony Tamayo except that they were instructed to […]

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Gilas Final 12  known Sunday; Wright, Erram suffer injuries

Expect no let-up from members of the Gilas Pilipinas pool as they look to make a good impression in the next few days before coach Yeng Guiao selects his final 12 for the FIBA World Cup. Practice sessions have been stretched from two hours to three hours beginning last Monday before taking Australian club Adelaide […]

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Lakers may tap Dwight Howard as replacement for Cousins

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Dwight Howard has been given permission by the Memphis Grizzlies to talk with the Los Angeles Lakers, who are seeking a center after a knee injury to DeMarcus Cousins, according to reports. ESPN, USA Today and sports website The Athletic say the Grizzlies have approved talks between the Lakers and Howard, […]

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Former PBA players deliver as SJ Knights record perfect 10

San Juan made it a record perfect 10 in the MPBL Lakan Season on Monday night while Manila and Pasay continued their streaks at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City. The Go For Gold-backed Knights demolished the Cebu Sharks, 86-69, to remain as the only unbeaten team in the tournament put up by Senator Manny […]

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San Sebastian College guard Ken Villapando made a layup with 18.5 seconds left and lifted the Stags to a102-101 overtime win over the Letran Knights in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament yesterday at The Arena in San Juan. Villapando’s heroics came after Letran forward Jerrick Balanza missed a jumper – thanks to Allyn Bulanadi who […]

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Still a mountain to climb for Gilas Pilipinas

COACH Yeng Guiao said Gilas Pilipinas still faces a tall order in the FIBA World Cup even Group D opponents Serbia and Italy are dealing with injuries to their key players. Serbia is likely to miss the services of talented guard Milos Teodosic for the group matches in Foshan, China after sustaining a foot injury in […]

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