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Coach Yeng sets modest  Asiad goals

By Jonas Terrado Coach Yeng Guiao has set modest goals for the hastily-formed national team that will compete in this month’s Indonesia Asian Games despite dealing with unpopular decision of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas to initially withdraw from the quadrennial meet. Guiao, whose team will be led mostly by his former players when he […]

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Cone feeling comfortable, Austria getting pressured

By Jonas Terrado The back-to-back victories that put Barangay Ginebra San Miguel on the threshold of capturing the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals have changed the moods of Kings coach Tim Cone and San Miguel Beermen counterpart Leo Austria. It was only last Wednesday when Austria was feeling a sense of confidence after the Beermen had […]

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Brownlee gets long-overdue award

It may take a while for Justin Brownlee to appreciate winning his first-ever PBA Best Import award, a feat that many fans feel was long overdue after reinvigorating a Baran­gay Ginebra San Miguel from ridicule to consistent title contenders.

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PBA: Kings near title

Scottie Thompson banked in the go-ahead basket with 36.0 seconds left and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel escaped with an 87-83 win over defending champion San Miguel Beer to gain a 3-2 lead in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals in front of almost 17,000 fans at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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Another blowout?

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Another blowout?

By Jonas Terrado Game Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 6:30 p.m. – San Miguel vs Ginebra (Series tied 2-2) Expecting the unexpected could be main theme of tonight’s fifth game of what coach Tim Cone described as a “strange” PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals as San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel go for a pivotal […]

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No fines for Balkman, Devance

By Jonas Terrado PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial spared San Miguel Beer’s Renaldo Balkman and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s Joe Devance of any sanctions from an incident that marred Friday’s Game 4 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. The two players figured in a heated exchange at the end of the […]

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