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Compton ready to stand against history in PBA Finals

Jul 16, 2015 - 2:15 AM

When Game 4 rolls around on Friday Alaska will not only try to salvage a victory and extend the series They will attempt to make history

NO QUITTING. Alaska head coach Alex Compton refuses to quit despite his team being down 0-3 in the Governors' Cup Finals. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Mallari up for challenge of guarding Alaska’s Casio, Abueva

Jun 29, 2015 - 5:45 AM

Alex Mallari may not be the most well known player on the Star Hotshots but he made a name for himself with his defensive effort against Terrence Romeo

HOTSHOT ON THE RISE. Alex Mallari proved his mettle by limited Globalport guard Terrence Romeo in game 2. Photo by PBA Images

Alaska ends San Miguel Beer's 8-game win streak

Jun 20, 2015 - 8:05 PM

Alaska withstands San Miguel s comeback from 21 points down to take the top spot in the standings

Clutch baskets from Romeo Travis help Alaska weather San Miguel Beer's late comeback. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Alaska destroys KIA by 38, improve to 5-2

Jun 05, 2015 - 7:37 PM

The KIA Carnival suffer their worst defeat in franchise history

Alaska import Travis Romeo rattles the rim en route to a blowout win. Photo by Josh Albelda

WATCH: PBA players, coaches take picks: Warriors or Cavs?

Jun 04, 2015 - 2:47 PM

Reigning PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao Barangay Ginebra veteran Mark Caguioa among others weigh in on the 2015 NBA Finals

TAKE YOUR PICK. (From left to right) Mark Caguioa, June Mar Fajardo, and coach Yeng Guiao pick their team for the 2015 NBA Finals. Photos by Jane Bracher/Rappler

NLEX snaps slide with upset of Alaska

Jun 02, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Imports Kwame Alexander and Michael Madanly combined for 56 points as the NLEX Road Warriors pulled off an upset of the Alaska Aces

NLEX player Mark Cardona growls during their win over Alaska. Photo by Josh Albelda

Talk ’N Text leans on De Ocampo to escape Alaska

May 18, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Ranidel de Ocampo hits crucial shots in the end to deal Alaska its first loss of the 2015 PBA Governors Cup

Larry Fonacier contributed 12 points as Talk 'N Text squeaked past Alaska. Photo from PBA Images

Aces roll past Elite for easy Govs Cup opening win

May 05, 2015 - 11:24 PM

Alaska opens the second half with a massive 20 4 run and wrests control of the contest for good

HIGH NOTE. American import Romeo Travis opened up his PBA stint with a double-double performance to help Alaska to its first win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Short-handed Alaska nips NLEX to return to winning ways

Feb 07, 2015 - 8:35 PM

The Aces accurately predict NLEX s last play preventing import Al Thornton from getting to the basket to hold on for a one point victory

Alaska's DJ Covington challenges the defense of NLEX big men Al Thornton and Asi Taulava.

One more match: Alaska, San Miguel battle in winner-take-all game 7

Jan 21, 2015 - 2:11 AM

The coveted 2015 Philippine Cup title comes down to one final match Examine the keys to victory for the Alaska Aces and San Miguel Beer in game 7

MILK OR BEER. Either Alaska or San Miguel will end their PH Cup title droughts in game 7. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

JVee Casio puts scoring slump behind him in Alaska win

Jan 19, 2015 - 5:48 AM

After going ice cold in back to back games JVee Casio rediscovered his scoring touch in the nick of time to help force a deciding game 7 against San Miguel Beer

SPOILED MILK. JVee Casio had gone scoreless in games 4 and 5 but found his scoring touch in game 6 to keep Alaska alive. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

GlobalPort falters late in close loss to Alaska

Nov 22, 2014 - 8:11 PM

The Batang Pier commit costly errors in the end game as Calvin Abueva leads Alaska over GlobalPort

Calvin Abueva scores 19 points on 9/13 shooting with 6 rebounds to lead Alaska over GlobalPort. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Undefeated no more: Barako Bull takes down Alaska

Nov 19, 2014 - 7:23 PM

Denok Miranda leads Barako Bull to an upset of league leading Alaska Aces who saw their winning streak snapped at 6

TRIPLE TEAM. Jondan Salvador, Jake Pascual, and Denok Miranda stops Sonny Thoss from scoring in the paint. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Alaska takes down San Miguel for solo first place

Nov 05, 2014 - 10:06 PM

JVee Casio plays hero as he buries a clutch jumper to give the Alaska Aces the lead for good The Aces sit atop the standings with a 4 0 slate

CLUTCH. JVee Casio, seen here trying to evade San Miguel's defense, hit the go-ahead basket for Alaska. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Alaska Aces hope fresh start and new pieces bring return to glory

Oct 13, 2014 - 7:04 PM

One of the most successful franchises in PBA history hope to rebound from a mediocre year with a new coach and new additions

NEW PIECES. Alaska Aces mainstays Jvee Casio and Sonny Thoss (seen in photo) will have help in their respective positions in the coming PBA Season. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

JVee Casio anxious to come back in Game 5 after costly slip

Jun 27, 2014 - 6:31 PM

It s one game It s a do or die for us We re looking forward to Saturday s game All or nothing

JVee Casio (R) attempts to steal the ball from Paul Lee (L). Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Rain or Shine slips past Alaska in OT to force sudden death

Jun 27, 2014 - 12:09 AM

Yeng Guiao on the win: We got the break of a lifetime with the slip of JVee Casio

GAME WINNER. Beau Belga hit the final basket in OT to give Rain or Shine a 2-point win over Alaska. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Mig Coffee blasts defending champs Alaska out of Comms Cup

Apr 26, 2014 - 8:29 PM

I didn t think I d be here said San Mig coach Tim Cone moments after his team knocked off defending Comms Cup champs Alaska Aces to earn a ticket to the semis

SAN MIG IS SUPER. PJ Simon of San Mig Coffee drives past RJ Jazul of Alaska during the Mixers' fateful Game 3 win. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA quarterfinals preview: Aces face long road to title defense

Apr 21, 2014 - 7:34 AM

Fresh off their showdown on Easter Sunday Rappler previews the Alaska Aces vs San Mig Coffee quarterfinals series

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA All Star 2014 Greats vs Stalwarts

Apr 04, 2014 - 8:03 PM

Active and retired PBA stars team up and face off in the PBA Greats vs Stalwarts

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

PBA: Alaska's beasts Abueva, Espinas shut down Barako

Apr 02, 2014 - 8:47 PM

The Alaska defense limited Barako to just 71 points as they gained sole possession of 4th place in the PBA Commissioner s Cup standings

TOUGH MILKMEN. Alaska Ace Gabby Espinas goes to the basket against the Barako defense. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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 Fastbreak: Alaska's ball movement key to Air21 win

Mar 18, 2014 - 4:25 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Alaska s victory over Air21 on Monday night

MILK DELIVERY. Alaska Aces' guard JVee Casio drives past Simon Atkins of Air21. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Tiu, Casio, Barroca: The three musketeers - Smart Gilas boys Pt. 7

Mar 13, 2014 - 2:24 PM

PBA writer Levi Verora looks back at the contributions of Chris Tiu Mark Barroca and JVee Casio to the Smart Gilas program

THREE MUSKETEERS. Chris Tiu Mark Barroca and Jvee Casio provided Gilas with a deadly backcourt combination

Import Butch boosts Meralco to upend Alaska

Mar 13, 2014 - 12:29 AM

The Meralco Bolts handed last season s Commissioner s Cup champions Alaska Aces their second loss

DOMINANT. Meralco import Brian Butch blocks a shot from Alaska's Calvin Abueva. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Alapag, De Ocampo, Hontiveros: The Reinforcements II - Smart Gilas boys Pt. 5

Mar 01, 2014 - 3:38 PM

Basketball writer Levi Verora analyzes the contributions of Smart Gilas reinforcements Dondon Hontiveros Jimmy Alapag and Ranidel De Ocampo

REINFORCEMENTS. From left - Jimmy Alapag, Ranidel De Ocampo and Dondon Hontiveros. Photos by KC Cruz,Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Taulava, Mercado, Williams: The Reinforcements I - The Smart Gilas boys Pt. 4

Feb 22, 2014 - 3:37 PM

PBA writer Levi Verora examines the contributions of Gilas Pilipinas reinforcements Asi Taulava Kelly Williams and Sol Mercado

REINFORCEMENTS. Asi Taulava, Sol Mercado and Kelly Williams have become indispensable since joining Gilas Pilipinas. Photos by KC Cruz, Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Ginebra massacres Alaska to earn semis ticket

Jan 25, 2014 - 6:54 PM

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel regained their winning form following back to back losses staving off elimination and beating Alaska to earn a trip to the Philippine Cup semi finals

BIRTHDAY BOY. Japeth Aguilar swats away a shot en route to leading his team to victory on his 27th birthday. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Lutz and Lassiter: Petron's two of a kind - The Smart Gilas boys

Jan 23, 2014 - 3:33 PM

Basketball writer Levi Verora takes a look at the contributions of Marcio Lassiter and Chris Lutz in the first installment of his 11 part series on the Smart Gilas Pilipinas team

PETRON POWER. Fil-Ams Lassiter (L) and Lutz (R) have been a big "boost" to their PBA team and Smart Gilas. Photos by AFP and Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Alaska survives Barako Bull to force playoff with Meralco

Jan 19, 2014 - 5:41 PM

The Alaska Aces were teetering on the edge of missing the playoffs but pulled themselves back with a win over Barako Bull to force a playoff with Meralco Bolts

LIVE TO FIGHT ANOTHER DAY. JVee Casio puts up a shot over Keith Jensen of Barako Bull. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

The Smart Gilas boys: five years after

Jan 15, 2014 - 5:57 PM

Rappler sportswriter Levi Verora takes you on a trip down memory lane in the first installment of his 11 part series chronicling the underdog story that is Smart Gilas Pilipinas

OVERCOMING THE ODDS. The Smart Gilas Pilipinas team has captured the imagination of an entire nation. Photo by Rick Olivares

Talk 'N Text survives first overtime behind Castro's 33 points

Nov 28, 2013 - 8:15 PM

Philippine Cup defending champs Talk N Text edges Alaska in overtime

Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

PBA preview: Alaska Aces

Nov 12, 2013 - 2:44 PM

Thoss and Casio have proven to be steady contributors to Alaska s cause while Abueva will look to bounce back from a dismal Governor s Cup

ACES TRIO. Alaska won the Commissioner's Cup title behind the efforts of Sonny Thoss, Calvin Abueva, and JVee Casio. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Gilas Diaries: Adding Weapons

May 25, 2013 - 6:52 PM

Should players be added to the Gilas people? With less than 3 months left will it help or hinder?

Everyone a hero in Alaska eruption

May 20, 2013 - 3:00 AM

Everybody played a role as Alaska defeated Ginebra for the PBA Commissioner s Cup title

SKYING HIGH. Dozier had 6 blocks to go with his 20 rebounds. Photo by PBA Images/Nuki Sabio.

PBA Semifinals: Talk 'N Text vs Alaska and SanMig Coffee vs Rain or Shine

Dec 25, 2012 - 2:32 PM

There will be no shortage of holiday hoops action thanks to the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals Here s what we think of the match ups

PBA wRap: Alaska on hot streak behind Casio, Abueva

Nov 04, 2012 - 11:57 AM

Off season acquisitions JVee Casio and Calvin Abueva give Alaska a new look and new hope as they star in the Aces 5 game winning streak

Reyes releases 16-man pool for Gilas

Mar 27, 2012 - 10:14 PM

Reyes described the pool of players as deep versatile and skilled