Arnold van Opstal - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Arnold van Opstal


Pessumal traded to San Miguel for Van Opstal

Jul 10, 2017 - 12:57 PM

2nd UPDATE Von Pessumal joins the loaded Beermen while Arnold Van Opstal will shore up the Batang Pier s frontline

TRADING PLACES. Arnold Van Opstal (L) will head to GlobalPort while Von Pessumal heads to San Miguel

Rappler Talk: Von Pessumal on Gilas and the PBA

Nov 15, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Bookmark this page to check out the live interview with both basketball stars

Joining San Miguel would be ‘dream come true’ for Van Opstal

Oct 28, 2016 - 1:06 PM

Van Opstal looks forward to the possibility of learning under June Mar Fajardo on a daily basis

Arnold Van Opstal: the jet-setting hoopster

Jul 02, 2016 - 9:00 AM

With free time on his hands Arnold Van Opstal travelled the world and then spent 6 weeks training for his future That comes now

Adamson-UST, Ateneo-FEU headline UAAP opening weekend games

Jul 28, 2015 - 10:04 AM

The collegiate basketball league will open on September 5

Arnold Van Opstal announces end of La Salle career

Jul 22, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Van Opstal thankful and appreciative of his time as a Green Archer said that “I was raised green and will forever be grateful ”

PRO-BOUND. Arnold Van Opstal has announced his intention to join the PBA. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Van Opstal to miss UAAP season to rehab injury - source

Jul 21, 2015 - 9:11 PM

De La Salle University big man Arnold Van Opstal will miss the 2015 season of the UAAP to rehabilitate an Achilles tendon injury

BIG MAN DOWN. La Salle big man Arnold Van Opstal will miss the upcoming UAAP season to rehab a nagging injury. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Van Opstal, Teng, rookies included in DLSU FilOil roster

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:55 PM

Returning veterans and young rookies will see action for De La Salle University in the 2015 Hanes FilOil Flying V Premier Cup

Arnold Van Opstal and Jeron Teng will give the Green Archers veteran leadership in the FilOil preseason tournament. File photos by Rappler

Douthit, Ravena lead Sinag roster; Teng, Van Opstal cut

Apr 13, 2015 - 7:11 PM

The 12 man roster that will represent the Philippines at the 2015 SEABA and SEA Games has been revealed

Marcus Douthit (L) and Kiefer Ravena (R) will represent the Philippine team

Van Opstal to play final year with Mbala likely ineligible - source

Mar 22, 2015 - 10:23 PM

De La Salle University big man Arnold Van Opstal will play out his final year of eligibility before turning pro after Ben Mbala s eligibility was compromised

Arnold Van Opstal will return for another year with the Green Archers. Photo by Josh Albelda

SBP reveals 16-man pool for Sinag Pilipinas

Mar 06, 2015 - 7:05 PM

Kiefer Ravena Jeron Teng and Bobby Ray Parks Jr highlight the 16 man pool for the national basketball team which will compete at SEABA and the SEA Games

Bobby Ray Parks Jr, Jeron Teng and Kiefer Ravena have made the 16-man cut

FEU puts defending UAAP champs La Salle on brink of elimination

Sep 21, 2014 - 6:39 PM

The FEU Tamaraws are a win away from making it back to the UAAP men s basketball tournament finals for the first time since 2011

TAMARAW STAMPEDE. Mike Tolomia of FEU brings the ball up court en route to his side's big win over DLSU. Photo by Josh Albelda

Best of the night: Who stood out at the Bench 'Naked Truth' show?

Sep 21, 2014 - 1:50 PM

Who stripped down and who covered up? Which was the most talked about moment of the night? Here are our picks – then tell us what you think

In gifs, pics: 12 hottest highlights of the Bench 'Naked Truth' show

Sep 20, 2014 - 11:16 PM

Ellen Adarna gets undressed a girl on girl kiss an on stage makeout Jake Cuenca s butt and other highlights in gifs and pictures

IN PHOTOS: Stars sizzle in undies, denim at Bench 'Naked Truth' fashion show

Sep 20, 2014 - 9:09 PM

Ellen Adarna Kim Chiu Solenn Heussaff Georgina Wilson the Teng brothers and more make runway statements at the Bench denim and underwear show

Final Four preview: The Green Rivalry opens a new chapter

Sep 20, 2014 - 3:19 PM

De La Salle University and Far Eastern University will write a new chapter to the rivalry between the two UAAP squads with green jerseys

Mike Tolomia is one of FEU's most potent scorers. File photo by Josh Albelda

Tautuaa, Newsome, Van Opstal headline PBA D-League draft

Sep 15, 2014 - 5:27 PM

The Cagayan Valley Rising Suns selected Fil Tongan 6 foot 7 big man Moala Tautuaa as the first overall pick in the 2014 PBA D League Draft

The setup for the PBA D-League Draft. Photo from PBA Images

DLSU books Final Four date with FEU after NU win

Sep 13, 2014 - 8:48 PM

Almond Vosotros scores 15 points while big men Arnold Van Opstal and Norbert Torres combine for 27 markers in DLSU s win over NU

BALANCED ATTACK. Almond Vosotros leads the well-distributed scoring of the DLSU Green Archers. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Jeron Teng says DLSU lacked 'mental focus' in loss to FEU

Aug 28, 2014 - 2:31 AM

We ll learn from that mistake For sure may nagkamali said Jeron Teng after La Salle s loss to FEU on Wednesday

Jeron Teng of La Salle was critical of his team's effort in a loss to FEU. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU ends La Salle's 7-game win streak, grabs solo first place

Aug 27, 2014 - 7:02 PM

The Far Eastern University Tamaraws overcame a slow first half and held strong in the endgame to escape the De La Salle Green Archers and grab solo first place

Mike Tolomia of Far Eastern University puts up a runner in the lane. Photo by Josh Albelda

DLSU's Coach Sauler calls slow start against UP 'unacceptable'

Aug 23, 2014 - 10:08 PM

The Green Archers ultimately defeat UP by comfortable margins but Coach Juno Sauler says his team was not prepared to play in the first half

Robert Bolick of DLSU tries to control the ball as UP's Mikee Reyes goes for the steal. Photo by Josh Albelda

DLSU pushes winning streak to seven with UP rout

Aug 23, 2014 - 4:48 PM

Almond Vosotros had his best game of the season as La Salle defeated the Fighting Maroons in Arnold Van Opstal s return

ALMOND JOY. La Salle's Almond Vosotros scored 21 and dished 4 assists to lead the Green Archers past UP. Photo by Josh Albelda

De La Salle puts UAAP rivals on notice

Aug 19, 2014 - 2:44 AM

After avenging their previous loss to Ateneo Jeron Teng and the De La Salle Green Archers have reminded everyone why they re the defending UAAP champions

HEAD ARCHER. Jeron Teng took control of the game against his team's primary rivals, showing he was a viable MVP candidate. Photo by Josh Albelda

For injury-plagued DLSU, it's about the next man up

Aug 11, 2014 - 5:03 AM

Injuries have plagued the defending UAAP champions but the Green Archers have continued to find ways to win

Rookie Archer Prince Rivero put up 12 points and 8 rebounds in 20 minutes to help La Salle overcome their mounting injuries and defeat UST. Photo by Josh Albelda

Undermanned Green Archers win finals rematch against UST

Aug 10, 2014 - 7:57 PM

De La Salle University overcame a series injuries to defeat the UST Growling Tigers in a rematch of Season 76 s finals

JERON FIRE. Jeron Teng of La Salle scored 22 points and corralled 6 rebounds to lead his squad to another victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

Montalbo, Rivero lead La Salle to easy win over Adamson

Aug 02, 2014 - 6:41 PM

Despite missing two of their key players and quiet performances from Teng and Perkins La Salle still had enough to easily dispatch Adamson

ARCHERS ON TARGET. Jason Perkins of La Salle powers to the basket against Adamson. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE appeals unsportsmanlike foul on Charles Mammie

Jul 29, 2014 - 6:30 PM

University of the East Red Warriors head coach Derrick Pumaren says that UE has appealed the unsportsmanlike foul called on center Charles Mammie

WARRIOR SPIRIT. UE's Charles Mammie (C) was whistled for an unsportsmanlike foul against DLSU's Arnold Van Opstal (R). Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

Perkins delivers as La Salle punches in first win at NU's expense

Jul 23, 2014 - 6:41 PM

It took 3 games but the defending champion De La Salle Green Archers hung on tight and registered their first victory of the season

PERKED UP. Jason Perkins of La Salle scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to lead the Green Archers to their first victory of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle's Van Opstal not suspended, given 'stern warning'

Jul 23, 2014 - 4:18 PM

Arnold Van Opstal of the De La Salle Green Archers escaped suspension and was let off with a stern warning after punching Ateneo s Alfonso Gotladera

Arnold Van Opstal of La Salle will not be suspended for a shot on Ateneo's Alfonso Gotladera. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

To fix La Salle’s championship defense, it needs to fix its defense

Jul 23, 2014 - 3:28 AM

The Green Archers are in agreement that defense is the key to turning their season around

BENT ARROWS. Arnold Van Opstal of La Salle agrees with his teammates that defense is the key to righting their season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Commissioner to meet with Van Opstal tomorrow

Jul 22, 2014 - 2:48 PM

UAAP Commissioner Andy Jao is set to meet with De La Salle Green Archers big man Arnold Van Opstal to discuss his incident with Ateneo s Alfonso Gotladera

VAN SUSPENDED? La Salle big man Arnold Van Opstal is facing suspension for a shot to the back of Alfonso Gotladera's head during a loss to Ateneo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP considering suspension for Arnold Van Opstal

Jul 22, 2014 - 1:09 AM

A source says that the UAAP is considering suspending Arnold Van Opstal for punching Ateneo s Alfonso Gotladera during Sunday s game

VAN SUSPENDED? La Salle big man Arnold Van Opstal is facing suspension for a shot to the back of Alfonso Gotladera's head during a loss to Ateneo. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

For Coach Juno, another ring, some jokes, and a smile on top of it all

Jun 09, 2014 - 5:33 AM

Green Archers coach Juno Sauler allowed himself a smile after his team won the 2014 FilOil tournament but the next big fight is just around the corner

REASON TO SMILE. Coach Jun Sauler (R) and Jeron Teng (L) were all smiles after winning the most recent UAAP title. File photo by Mark Demayo/Rappler

WATCH: Teng, Van Opstal, Perkins talk DLSU FilOil title win

Jun 08, 2014 - 10:35 PM

De La Salle University Green Archers Jeron Teng Jason Perkins and Arnold Van Opstal speak to Rappler about defeating the defending NCAA champion San Beda Red Lions to win the FilOil Flying V Hanes Premier Cup title

ARCHERS ON POINT. Jeron Teng says that La Salle's true focus is on winning another UAAP title, and that FilOil has helped them warm up for that. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Vosotros’ 19 leads La Salle’s win over Southwestern University

Jun 06, 2014 - 5:02 PM

Almond Vosotros scored 19 and Jeron Teng scored 14 as the Green Archers advanced to the Filoil Finals

ANIMO PREVAILS. The DLSU basketball team salutes their supporters after beating Southwestern University. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

La Salle's Torres ‘looking forward’ to facing Tallo, Cobras

Jun 06, 2014 - 2:05 AM

Thomas Torres of the La Salle Green Archers is looking forward to facing his former teammate Mac Mac Tallo and the Southwestern University Cobras in the FilOil semis

SHARPSHOOTING ARCHER. Thomas Torres goes to the rim for two of his 23 points against FEU. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FilOil: La Salle relies on defense in 4th to trounce UE

Apr 26, 2014 - 8:41 PM

In a battle of two champions it was UAAP titlist La Salle University who came out with the w over reigning FilOil champs University of the East

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. Arnold Van Opstal of La Salle, shown here in this file photo, scored 16 points and grabbed 16 boards to lead his crew to victory

High school standout Prince Rivero ready for DLSU college ball

Mar 31, 2014 - 3:14 AM

High school recruit Prince Rivero factors to be a big weapon when the De La Salle Green Archers begin their quest to win a second consecutive college basketball championship this July

FRESH PRINCE OF BASKETBALL. High school standout Prince Rivero will be a big asset to the Green Archers for years to come. Photo by Marlon A. Bernabe/Burnsports

Improvement never stops for champion La Salle

Oct 18, 2013 - 3:29 PM

Now champions the La Salle Green Archers aim for more improvement next season

MOST IMPROVED. Van Opstal showed improvement in his game by leaps and bounds. Photo by Rappler/Alvin Alivia.