Chris Ellis - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Chris Ellis


Ex-Ginebra player Chris Ellis now in Thailand league

Feb 23, 2019 - 4:42 PM

'Air Force Ellis' currently plays for a Laos team in the Thailand Basketball Super League

BACK AT IT. Chris Ellis resurfaces in Thailand after a controversial PBA exit. Photo from Thailand Basketball Super League's Facebook page

Ginebra trades Chris Ellis, Dave Marcelo to Blackwater for Art Dela Cruz, Raymond Aguilar - report

Aug 31, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Chris Ellis is expected to get more playing time with Blackwater

TRADED. Chris Ellis is heading to the Blackwater Elite. Photo by PBA Images

Abueva suspended, fined for elbow to Ellis

Jul 26, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Alaska s Calvin Abueva will serve a one game suspension and pay a P22 000 fine

BEAST SUSPENDED. Calvin Abueva is suspended for one game after elbowing Chris Ellis. Photo from PBA Images

Ellis on Ginebra woes: 'We're gonna keep fighting'

Nov 17, 2015 - 2:44 PM

A sense of urgency is expected from Ginebra as it looks to break its spell against winless Meralco on Tuesday November 17 in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

THE FIGHT GOES ON. Chris Ellis gives assurances Barangay Ginebra will trudge on despite its struggles early in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup. Photo from PBA Images

New Ginebra coach Cone says team ‘unbalanced at this point’

Jul 23, 2015 - 10:38 PM

Cone says the Triangle Offense will benefit Ginebra s Twin Towers combination of Japeth Aguilar and Greg Slaughter

NEW CHALLENGE. Tim Cone will try to balance a roster that has an overabundance of guards and two of the most talented big men in the league. Image of Tim Cone taken from Facebook

Lim replaces Agustin as Ginebra coach - report

Mar 30, 2015 - 7:35 PM

Following their quarterfinals elimination Barangay Ginebra San Miguel is reportedly set to make another coaching change

WATCH: Chris Ellis throws down monster dunk on Omolon

Feb 08, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Barangay Ginebra s Chris Ellis catches San Miguel Beer s Nelbert Omolon at the wrong place and the wrong time with a one handed dunk

TAGAY GIN. Barangay Ginebra guard Chris Ellis throws down a monster jam on San Miguel Beer's Nelbert Omolon. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Yeo shooting exhibition lifts Ginebra over Barako Bull

Nov 12, 2014 - 9:35 PM

Joseph Yeo duplicates his Manila Clasico effort scoring 17 points on 5 8 shooting from downtown to give Ginebra its 5th win in 6 outings

UNCONSCIOUS. Joseph Yeo, seen here defending Barako Bull's RR Garcia, fires 4 of his 5 triples in the fourth period to bury the Energy Cola. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Cardona's 25 powers NLEX past Ginebra, 97-81

Oct 29, 2014 - 9:49 PM

Cardona s strong play helped give NLEX head coach Boyet Fernandez his first victory with the Road Warriors franchise

ONE FOR THE ROAD. The NLEX Road Warriors, led by Mac Cardona (center), trumped Barangay Ginebra in the fourth period to take the victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

LG Sakers defeat Ginebra in 'Asian Basketball Showdown'

Sep 10, 2014 - 1:21 AM

The Changwon LG Sakers prevailed in the Asian Basketball Showdown by outlasting the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel

LG Sakers import Christopher Massie led the Korean side to victory over Ginebra. Photo by Marlon Bernabe

IN PHOTOS: Lots of Love at the Master Game Face Challenge

Jun 22, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Light moments and intense game action at year two of the Master Game Face Challenge

GAME FACE. L to R, Marc Pingris, Kevin Love, and Chris Tiu at center court before the exhibition game. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ellis leads Team Chris in blowout win over Team Marc

Jun 21, 2014 - 11:01 PM

Chris Ellis scored 31 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in the Master Game Face Challenge

TEAM CHRIS. Chris Ellis of Team Chris (Tiu) finishes a two-handed dunk during the Master Game Face Challenge. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ginebra bucks slow start against Meralco for 2nd straight win

May 24, 2014 - 9:15 PM

Zaccheus Mason came up big for Ginebra scoring 32 while grabbing 19 rebounds to lead the Gin Kings to a win over the Meralco Bolts and a 2 0 record

Chris Ellis oF Ginebra tries to save a ball from going out of bounds. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA quarterfinals preview: Struggling Ginebra battles unblemished TNT

Apr 22, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Can Ginebra overcome a twice to beat disadvantage against the unbeaten Talk N Text? The Gin Kings have their work cut out against the league leaders

Jayson Castro of Talk N Text uses a Kelly Williams pick to elude Ginebra rival Chris Ellis during a game last month. Photo by Nuki/Sabio

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA All Stars vs Gilas Pilipinas

Apr 06, 2014 - 2:09 PM

The best of the PBA clash with the country s national basketball team in an All Star game that promises to be both fun and competitive

Seldom used Rey Guevarra owns PBA All-Star Friday

Apr 05, 2014 - 4:35 PM

Though averaging just 6 3 minutes a game in the Commissioner s Cup Rey Guevarra made his name known to PBA fans by turning PBA All Star Friday into his own personal highlight film

REVOLUCION DE GUEVARRA. Meralco Bolts wingman Rey Guevarra accepts the Greats vs. Stalwarts game MVP award on Friday night. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Melton, Guevarra named PBA slam dunk co-champions

Apr 04, 2014 - 9:20 PM

One new dunk champion was not enough There was so much high flying talent in this year s PBA All Stars slam dunk competition that the judges couldn’t give just one man the title

DOUBLE HIGH-FLYERS. Justin Melton and Rey Guevarra split the PBA 2014 All Star slam dunk title

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA All Star 2014 Skills Challenge

Apr 04, 2014 - 4:42 PM

Mark Barroca and Mark Macapagal are new obstacle challenge and 3 point shootout winners while Justin Melton and Rey Guevarra split slam dunk title

Chris Ellis to pull out new tricks in slam dunk title defense

Apr 03, 2014 - 4:21 PM

Chris Ellis will look to win back to back PBA slam dunk championships this weekend but can he upstage his own performance from last year?

GO HARD OR GO HOME. Ginebra's Chris Ellis will have to upstage himself to repeat as dunk competition champion. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Ginebra defeats Meralco to return to winning ways

Apr 02, 2014 - 10:55 PM

Barangay Ginebra showed that they are alive and kicking as they defeat the Meralco Bolts in replacement import Josh Powell s debut

AIR FORCE. Ginebra's Chris Ellis goes to the rim during Ginebra's victory over Meralco. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Talk 'N Text extends win streak to 6, downs Ginebra

Mar 23, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Larry Fonacier delivers the dagger 3 pointer

FULLY LOADED. Jayson Castro of Talk N Text uses a Kelly Williams pick to elude Ginebra rival Chris Ellis. Photo by Nuki/Sabio

Ginebra bounces back and keeps GlobalPort winless

Mar 21, 2014 - 11:57 PM

Barangay Ginebra returned to the win column with a victory over Globalport on Friday night

AIR FORCE 34. Ginebra's Chris Ellis goes to the basket against Globalport's import Evan Brock. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Abueva, Santos headline PBA All-Star reserves

Mar 18, 2014 - 6:13 PM

The PBA has released the list of stars who will complete the cast of the PBA All Star team that shall go up against Gilas Pilipinas on April 6 at the Mall of Asia Arena

HEY NOW YOU'RE AN ALL-STAR...RESERVE. Alaska's Calvin Abueva (L) and San Miguel's Arwind Santos (R) highlight the PBA All-Star reserves. Abueva photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images, Santos photo by Mon Rubio/The Benchwarmers

PBA Best Player Race Weeks 1-2: Castro’s lightning strikes

Mar 17, 2014 - 7:16 PM

PBA writer Levi Verora gives his take on which locals have had the biggest impact on their teams so far in the Commissioner s Cup

RELIABLE STARS. Air21's Asi Taulava (L) and Talk N Text's Jayson Castro (R) have given their teams the biggest boosts among locals, according to PBA writer Levi Verora. Photos by KC Cruz/Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk 'N Text squeaks past SMB to stay unbeaten

Mar 14, 2014 - 10:50 PM

Talk N Text had to weather a late run from San Miguel before escaping with their third straight win

TEXT BLAST. Jimmy Alapag of Talk N Text drives past San Miguel's Chris Ross. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Who should make the PBA All-Star team reserves?

Mar 12, 2014 - 1:20 PM

The 2014 PBA All Star game starters have been named by voters nationwide Now it s time to ask who joins them in the titanic duel against Gilas Pilipinas on April 6?

BACK UP ALL-STARS. Ginebra's Mark Caguioa (L) and Alaska's Sonny Thoss (R) round out this writer's picks for the All-Star reserves. Photos by Nuki Sabio

Slaughter, Barroca to lead PBA All Star team vs Gilas

Mar 11, 2014 - 6:36 PM

Number one overall pick Greg Slaughter is the top vote getter in the 2014 PBA All Star Game polls the PBA announced on Tuesday March 11

BEST OF THE BEST. Greg Slaughter (L) and Mark Barroca (R) will lead the PBA All-Stars against Gilas. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Ginebra bucks pesky Barako Bull in overtime

Mar 07, 2014 - 11:41 PM

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel overcame a sluggish start to buck the pesky Barako Bull Energy Cola in overtime

NEVER SAY DIE. Ginebra import Leon Rodgers makes a move against Keith Jensen of Barako Bull. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Mig shoots for finals ticket tonight, but will Ginebra say die?

Feb 10, 2014 - 3:08 PM

PBA writer Levi Verora breaks down tonight s knockout game between San Mig Coffee and Barangay Ginebra

COFFEE OR GIN? Marc Pingris of San Mig Coffee contends for a loose ball against Chris Ellis and Japeth Aguilar of Ginebra. The series, like the ball, is also up in the air. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA semis preview: Barangay Ginebra, San Mig set for showdown

Jan 28, 2014 - 12:43 PM

With only four teams standing and the All Filipino Cup race heating up PBA writer Levi Verora takes a look at the pivotal semifinals clash between Barangay Ginebra and San Mig Coffee

GIN AND COFFEE. After surviving a nightmarish season start, San Mig Coffee finds itself matched against the top-seeded Barangay Ginebra in a 7-game showdown

Aguilar monster game saves Ginebra over TNT

Dec 08, 2013 - 7:42 PM

Japeth Aguilar hit a dagger triple and stopped the Texters final attempt to salvage the game for Ginebra

MONSTER GAME. Japeth Aguilar tallied 21 points, 12 rebounds, and 7 blocks to lead Ginebra. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA preview: Barangay Ginebra San Miguel

Nov 15, 2013 - 9:04 PM

Ginebra s frontcourt gets a major upgrade but expect Tenorio and Caguioa to still lead this run and gun team

GIN KINGS. LA Tenorio and Mark Caguioa will lead a now taller Ginebra squad. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Midseason Awards: Santos, Abueva shine

Mar 16, 2013 - 2:49 PM

Rappler basketball writer Enzo Flojo picks the best individual performers midway through the 2012 13 PBA season See who his winners are

Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Rappler Preview: Barako, GlobalPort go for 2-0 as Ginebra, Air21 debut

Feb 10, 2013 - 1:04 PM

Opening day winners Barako Bull and GlobalPort try to score follow up wins while Ginebra and Air 21 make their debut in the PBA Commissioner s Cup

PBA wRap: Rookies Abueva, Ellis play key roles in recent wins

Dec 02, 2012 - 2:52 PM

2012 2nd and 6th overall picks Calvin The Beast Abueva and Chris Air Force Ellis are living up to their hype and their monickers

PBA wRap: Gilas 2.0 members shine in opening week

Oct 06, 2012 - 8:12 PM

3 of the 5 best players awarded this week played for Smart Gilas Pilipinas 2 0 who competed in the 34th William Jones Cup and the 4th FIBA Asia Cup

PBA Mock Draft 2012: After Fajardo, who's next?

Aug 17, 2012 - 8:18 PM

Beckoning upon us is one of the deepest drafts in years of the PBA Here is Rappler s mock draft for the 2012 PBA draft