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MVP’s swan song?

Sports patron Manny V. Pangilinan will soon step down as president of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), but before it happens, there is one important thing he wants to see – and that is for Gilas Pilipinas to play in this year’s Rio Olympics.

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SBP won’t pursue Clarkson

For now, the possibility of Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson playing for Gilas Pilipinas in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) here has been shelved by the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP).

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Mighty Sports defeats Supremo

Mighty Sports continued its surge at the start of the second round of the PCBL Chairman’s Cup, but not after holding off a gutsy Supremo Lex squad, 75-62, Sunday at the Malolos Sports and Convention Center.

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Villanova is champ

Kris Jenkins overcame the shock of watching North Carolina’s Marcus Paige hit a double-clutch 3 to tie the scores by draining a 3 of his own at the buzzer to lift Villanova to a 77-74 victory and the national championship Monday night.

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Kris Jenkins lifts Villanova to NCAA title

Kris Jenkins overcame the shock of watching North Carolina’s Marcus Paige hit a double-clutch 3 to tie it by spotting up behind the right side of the arc and draining a 3 of his own at the buzzer to lift Villanova to a 77-74 victory and the national championship Monday night.

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Villanova, N. Carolina in NCAA final

North Carolina will look for its sixth NCAA championship when the Tar Heels meet the Villanova Wildcats, trying for their second, on Monday night.

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