Brownlee works magic as Ginebra hands Alaska its first loss

Sep 02, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The do-it-all import messes with a triple-double as the Gin Kings remain undefeated in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

DO-IT-ALL. Justin Brownlee drops 45 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Manuel shrugs off Abueva antics, says friendship remains intact

Aug 30, 2018 - 7:21 PM

Friends for almost five years, Manuel knows too well how Abueva gets under his opponents' skin

FRIENDS TURNED FOES. Vic Manuel (left) gets the last laugh against former teammate and good friend Calvin Abueva as Alaska tops Phoenix in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Nonoy Baclao plays best Alaska game exactly 8 years since draft

Aug 30, 2018 - 12:27 AM

The defensive-minded slotman shows flashes of the form that made him the No. 1 overall pick in 2010

QUALITY MINUTES. Nonoy Baclao has been a key cog for Alaska's perfect start in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Alaska gets last laugh vs Abueva, Phoenix

Aug 29, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The Aces clinch solo first place after keeping their record spotless at 3-0

FRIENDS TURNED FOES. Former teammates and good friends Vic Manuel (87) and Calvin Abueva (88) lock horns. Photo from PBA Images

Nothing personal for Abueva in first game vs ex-team Alaska

Aug 28, 2018 - 12:29 PM

'The Beast' will share the same floor with the Aces for the first time in three months – but he'll be right on the other side

KEY COG. Calvin Abueva has been an important cog for Phoenix's 2-0 start in the 2018 PBA Governor's Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Enciso rains 3s as Alaska whacks TNT

Aug 26, 2018 - 7:16 PM

The Aces remain undefeated in two games while the KaTropa crash to their third loss in four outings

SHARPSHOOTER. Simon Enciso sinks a franchise record among locals 9 triples. Photo from PBA Images

Chris Banchero returns to Alaska with aplomb

Aug 25, 2018 - 8:09 AM

Missing the entirety of the Aces' semifinals clash against San Miguel in the Commissioner's Cup, the Filipino-Italian makes up for lost time

RETURN. Chris Banchero plays his first official PBA game in more than a month. Photo from PBA Images

Alaska begins post-Abueva era with gutsy win over Meralco

Aug 24, 2018 - 9:58 PM

Debuting import Mike Harris registers 23 points on top of 15 rebounds and 3 assists in the come-from-behind win

MUSCLEMAN. Vic Manuel is one of the 4 Alaska players in double digits with 10 points and 5 rebounds. Photo from PBA Images

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Aug 20, 2018 - 8:05 PM

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Alaska Aces trade Calvin Abueva to Phoenix

Aug 07, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The 30-year-old was previously suspended by the Aces for his habitual absences in practices and in a game

FAREWELL. Calvin Abueva ends his 6-year stint with the Alaska Aces. Photo from PBA Images

Vic Manuel satisfied with or without Best Player award

Jul 23, 2018 - 7:41 AM

'The Muscleman' trails June Mar Fajardo for the Best Player of the Conference award in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

END OF THE ROAD. Vic Manuel and the Alaska Aces see their 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup campaign end at the hands of the San Miguel Beermen. Photo from PBA Images

Cabagnot proves clutch as San Miguel punches finals ticket vs Alaska

Jul 22, 2018 - 9:21 PM

The Beermen march into the PBA championship round for the 40th time in franchise history

ON TO THE NEXT. June Mar Fajardo and the San Miguel Beermen will defend their Commissioner's Cup title after dispatching the Alaska Aces in 4 games in their best-of-5 semifinals series. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Vic Manuel, Arwind Santos welcome potential Gilas call-up

Jul 20, 2018 - 11:36 PM

Gilas Pilipinas needs to overhaul its lineup for the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers following the FIBA suspension of its 10 players

FAN FAVORITES. Vic Manuel and Arwind Santos are among the fan favorites to suit up for Gilas Pilipinas. Photos from PBA Images

Manuel regains hot hand as Alaska destroys San Miguel in Game 3

Jul 20, 2018 - 9:47 PM

The Aces avoid a semifinals sweep to trim the best-of-5 series deficit to 1-2

HOT HAND. Vic Manuel powers the Alaska Aces in Game 3 of the semifinals against the San Miguel Beermen with 24 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals. Photo from PBA Images

PBA title hopes help Jeron Teng move past stabbing incident

Jul 18, 2018 - 3:54 PM

The Alaska Aces must sweep their remaining games against the San Miguel Beermen to clinch a title berth

SILVER LINING. Jeron Teng has been one of the bright spots in Alaska Aces' Game 2 loss to the San Miguel Beermen in their best-of-5 semifinals series. Photo from PBA Images

Fajardo apologetic for burst of emotion in San Miguel's Game 2 win

Jul 17, 2018 - 7:25 AM

The reigning 4-time league MVP's last notable technical foul was in 2014 when he lost his cool against former Rain or Shine Elasto Painter Larry Rodriguez

COMPENSATE. June Mar Fajardo makes up for his technical foul by finishing with 21 points and 18 rebounds as the San Miguel Beermen take a commanding 2-0 lead in their best-of-5 semifinals duel against the Alaska Aces. Photo from PBA Images

Balkman dominates vs Alaska as San Miguel inches closer to finals

Jul 16, 2018 - 9:43 PM

The Beermen overcome a 16-point deficit to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-5 semifinals series against the Aces

UNSTOPPABLE. Renaldo Balkman finishes with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists as the San Miguel Beermen move one win within reaching the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images

Alaska's David vs San Miguel's Goliath: Compton remains a believer

Jul 15, 2018 - 7:53 PM

The Aces are seeking to equalize the best-of-5 semifinals series after absorbing a 79-92 Game 1 loss to the Beermen

BELIEVER. The odds are stacked against Alaska in its semifinals duel with the San Miguel Beermen, but Aces head coach Alex Compton says he will cling even to a .0001 chance of winning the series. Photo from PBA Images

Fitting birthday gift for Balkman as San Miguel draws first blood vs Alaska

Jul 14, 2018 - 10:39 PM

The Beermen pull off a 92-79 win over the Aces in Game 1 of their best-of-5 semifinals series on the day Renaldo Balkman turned 34

BIRTHDAY BOY. Renaldo Balkman has a double celebration in San Miguel's 92-79 Game 1 win over Alaska in their best-of-5 semifinals series. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel exacts revenge on Alaska to take Game 1 of semis clash

Jul 14, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Six players finish in double figures for the Beermen while only two breach double digits for the Aces

Santos glad not to face Abueva in semis, turns focus on Manuel

Jul 12, 2018 - 12:07 AM

The San Miguel Beermen and the Alaska Aces figure in a best-of-5 semifinals duel in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

RELIEVED. Arwind Santos admits he does not want to play against Calvin Abueva, knowing what the Alaska Aces forward brings to the table. File photo from PBA Images

Manuel stars anew as Alaska repulses Magnolia to punch semis ticket

Jul 10, 2018 - 9:58 PM

Vic Manuel scores 22 points to go with 9 rebounds for the Aces

STREAK. Vic Manuel extends his streak of scoring at least 20 points to 11 games. File photo from PBA Images

Vic Manuel leads Best Player race, June Mar Fajardo lurks at 2nd place

Jul 09, 2018 - 2:35 PM

'The Muscleman' leads the Alaska Aces to an 8-3 card and the twice-to-beat advantage heading into the quarterfinals to boot

SCORER. Vic Manuel averaged a local-leading 24.2 points per game after the elimination round of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Jeron Teng returns to PBA, says stabbing incident a 'learning experience'

Jul 06, 2018 - 9:20 PM

The rookie admits his timing still feels a bit off but says he is just glad to return sooner than people expected

RETURN. Jeron Teng returns for the Alaska Aces after missing 4 games this conference due to multiple stab wounds he sustained in a brawl. Photo from PBA Images

Alaska destroys Phoenix to seal twice-to-beat bonus

Jul 06, 2018 - 7:01 PM

The Aces secure the number two spot while eliminating the Fuel Masters from playoff contention in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

CONSISTENT FORCE. Vic Manuel scores at least 20 points for the 10th straight game. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra played so well it left coach Tim Cone 'surprised'

Jun 24, 2018 - 11:57 PM

The PBA's winningest coach is left in awe as the Gin Kings dispatch the Alaska Aces in dominating fashion for their 4th straight win

ON THE BRINK. The Gin Kings are a win away from a quarterfinals slot. Photo from PBA Images

Calvin Abueva gets his salary despite suspension, coach Compton clarifies

Jun 24, 2018 - 11:21 PM

The energetic Alaska forward misses his 5th game as he serves the penalty for his unexplained absences

SIDELINED. Calvin Abueva has been sidelined for more than 3 weeks now. File photo from PBA Images

Ginebra breezes past Alaska for 4th straight win

Jun 24, 2018 - 9:51 PM

The Gin Kings improve to 5-5 to gain a share of 6th place with the GlobalPort Batang Pier

STAT-STUFFER. Justin Brownlee registers a near-triple-double for the Gin Kings. Photo from PBA Images

Best Player of the Conference award not Vic Manuel's priority

Jun 17, 2018 - 9:12 PM

'The Muscle Man' is the highest scoring local in the Commissioner's Cup with 24.2 points despite norming just 22.2 minutes per game

CONSISTENT. Vic Manuel extends his streak of scoring at least 20 points to 8 straight games. File photo from PBA Images

Meralco hands Alaska first loss in almost two months

Jun 17, 2018 - 7:08 PM

The Aces see their 7-game winning streak come to an end as the Bolts hold them to a conference-low in scoring

TOP SCORER. Chris Newsome paces the Meralco Bolts with 18 points, 8 assists and 4 rebounds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Alaska keeps hot streak alive, downs NLEX for 7th straight win

Jun 15, 2018 - 9:13 PM

It is the first time the Aces have beaten the Road Warriors since Yeng Guiao took the coaching reins for NLEX

Extra work with Danny I pays off as Vic Manuel notches career-high

Jun 11, 2018 - 12:10 AM

'The Muscleman' is the best scoring local in a Top 10 list dominated by imports

CONSISTENT. Vic Manuel shows up with his 6th straight game with at least 20 points. Photo by PBA Images

Manuel posts career-high as Alaska wins 6th straight vs Magnolia

Jun 10, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The Aces secure a seat in the quarterfinals thanks to Vic Manuel's 17-point eruption in the 4th quarter

TAKING OVER. Vic Manuel comes through for the Alaska Aces anew, this time by posting a career-high in points. Photo from PBA Images

Calvin Abueva suspended indefinitely by Alaska

Jun 09, 2018 - 1:13 PM

'The Beast' averaged 10.4 points, 9.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.2 steals and 1.2 blocks in the Commissioner's Cup before going AWOL

SUSPENDED. Calvin Abueva went missing for more than a week. File photo from PBA Images

What will Alaska miss from Jeron Teng?

Jun 05, 2018 - 6:29 PM

The 5th overall pick is the Aces' best rebounding guard in the Commissioner's Cup

RECUPERATING. The Alaska Aces will miss the services of Jeron Teng, who is recovering from the stab wounds he sustained in brawl. File photo from PBA Images

WATCH: The brawl that triggered the Jeron Teng stabbing incident

Jun 03, 2018 - 9:23 PM

The Alaska Aces rookie sustains 3 stab wounds on the back after the suspects attacked him with a ring knife

Jeron Teng operated on twice, family to file frustrated homicide charges

Jun 03, 2018 - 6:47 PM

Jeron Teng did not once engage in a fight his whole life, says his older brother and PBA player Jeric Teng

COMING TO BROTHER'S DEFENSE. Jeric Teng says Jeron did not once engage in a fight his whole life. File photos from Rappler

Teng brothers meet in PBA for the first time

Jun 02, 2018 - 11:51 PM

Jeric and Jeron Teng square off again since headlining the 2013 UAAP Finals as the stars of the UST Growling Tigers and the La Salle Green Archers

ON DIFFERENT SIDES. For the first time since the 2013 UAAP Finals, brothers Jeric and Jeron Teng meet again in the big stage. Photo from PBA Images

Manuel, Campbell conspire as Abueva-less Alaska cruises to 5th straight win

Jun 02, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Calvin Abueva misses his second game this season due to a personal emergency

CONSISTENT FORCE. Antonio Campbell submits another double-double for the streaking Alaska Aces. Photo from PBA Images

LOOK: Borja, Corpuz blow past field in 2018 IronKids

Jun 02, 2018 - 6:21 PM

Kids aged 6 to 14 endure the searing heat in the annual swim-run event

Manuel game-winner tows Alaska past San Miguel in Balkman's PBA return

May 19, 2018 - 7:55 PM

The Aces notch their 4th straight win while the Beermen remain winless in 3 games

Alaska sends TNT tumbling to first conference loss

May 13, 2018 - 7:07 PM

The Aces deal KaTropa their first loss in 4 games to tie their victims at 3-1

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

May 13, 2018 - 9:26 AM

The long-range Tupelev Tu-95 bombers are 'intercepted and visually identified' Friday morning by a pair of F-22 Raptors as the Russian aircraft flies just north of Alaska's Aleutian islands

NORAD. The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating 60 years of 'Keeping North America Safe'. Screenshot from the Norad web site

Alaska puts brakes on Columbian with 31-point thrashing

May 04, 2018 - 6:54 PM

(UPDATED) The Aces set the biggest winning margin this conference at the expense of the Dyip, who interestingly, previously held the record

No field goal, no problem as Calvin Abueva tallies +22 in Alaska's 1st win

Apr 30, 2018 - 12:54 PM

'The Beast' misses all of his 10 shots but the Aces roll on to a 19-point romp over the Blackwater Elite

FACILITATOR. Calvin Abueva takes it upon himself to share the ball to his teammates after failing to put the ball in the hoop. Photo by PBA Images

Campbell, Manuel shine as Alaska romps past winless Blackwater

Apr 29, 2018 - 6:49 PM

Antonio Campbell and Vic Manuel combine for 50 points for the Aces' first win in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

MAKING THEM COUNT. Antonio Campbell's monster double-double did not go for naught this time as the Alaska Aces win their first game in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo by PBA Images

Rain or Shine spoils Campbell's 40-20 game in OT win vs Alaska

Apr 27, 2018 - 10:17 PM

Import Reggie Johnson powers the Elasto Painters with 32 points, 22 rebounds and 4 assists

RIGHT FOOT. The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters open their 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup campaign with a thrilling overtime win over the Alaska Aces. Photo by PBA Images

Cebu’s young triathletes dominate Alaska Ironkids Davao

Mar 25, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Of the 15 Cebuanos who finished in the top 10, 9 are members of the Talisay Luigi Triathlon Group

FIRST TO CROSS. Al Dustin Bersabal takes home the gold medal in the 6-8 Boys' category. Photo from Sunrise Events Inc.

NLEX sweeps Alaska for first PBA semifinals in franchise history

Mar 07, 2018 - 9:54 PM

Kevin Alas makes his presence felt for the NLEX Road Warriors with 18 points and 9 rebounds, including a clutch double pump layup

STEPPING UP. Kevin Alas finishes with a near-double-double to power the NLEX Road Warriors to their first PBA semifinals in franchise history. Photo by PBA Images

In his first playoff game, Kiefer Ravena did what Kiefer Ravena does best

Mar 06, 2018 - 1:10 PM

If you’ve been watching Ravena for years, what he did against Alaska is the norm

'IT' FACTOR. The Phenom Kiefer Ravena continues to exceed expectations in his first PBA quarters game. Photo by PBA Images