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Devance clarifies new teammate Dillinger not a Ginebra hater

Jun 01, 2019 - 11:08 PM

Jared Dillinger once playfully tweeted he 'can't stand' players from the Gin Kings

BIG ACQUISITION. Jared Dillinger adds veteran presence to a formidable Barangay Ginebra squad. Photo from PBA Images


Devance bucks injury to help Ginebra keep title hunt alive

Nov 15, 2018 - 12:33 AM

The do-it-all forward should have been out for two more weeks, but coach Tim Cone needed an old hand to get the Gin Kings over the hump

ENDURING PAIN. Joe Devance pumps life to Barangay Ginebra with his premature return from injury. Photo from PBA Images


Gumabao, Devance, Belga crossover to TV

Oct 11, 2018 - 5:32 PM

Usually the ones commented on by analysts, the three sports personalities give their take on the ins and outs of sports

NEW VENTURE. Volleybelle Michele Gumabao and PBA stars Joe Devance and Beau Belga try their luck as television hosts. File photos


Tim Cone salutes Joe Devance for playing through injury

Sep 24, 2018 - 4:16 PM

Despite dealing with a bummed left knee and left foot, the Barangay Ginebra veteran comes through when needed most

PLAYING THROUGH PAIN. Joe Devance bucks off injuries to help Barangay Ginebra take down rivals San Miguel in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Joe Devance downplays shoving incident with Renaldo Balkman

Aug 03, 2018 - 11:28 PM

The Barangay Ginebra forward says he's sure there are no 'hard feelings' between him and the San Miguel import

KEY COG. Joe Devance puts up 18 points and 5 rebounds as Barangay Ginebra ties the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals at 2-2. Photo from PBA Images


PBA hands down Game 2 fines; Santos flagrant 2 downgraded

Jul 31, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Three Beermen and two Gin Kings are fined due to an on-court scuffle in Game 2 of the finals

HEFTY FINES. Renaldo Balkman was one of the players who got slapped with a P5000 fine. Photo by PBA Images

Tim Cone least surprised as Devance notches milestone

Jul 28, 2018 - 11:34 AM

The Ginebra coach heaps praise on Joe Devance as the reliable veteran joins the 500 triples made club

DO-IT-ALL. Joe Devance scatters 20 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and 3 steals in Barangay Ginebra's 127-99 Game 1 win over the San Miguel Beermen in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo from PBA Images


Knee injury sidelines Joe Devance in Visayas leg of PBA All-Star Game 2018

May 23, 2018 - 5:16 PM

Barangay Ginebra fans in Iloilo City won't be seeing the 11-year PBA veteran

PERENNIAL. Joe Devance saw action in the last 4 editions of the All-Star festivities. Photo from PBA Images


Devance staying with Cone, Ginebra despite being an unrestricted free agent

Jan 08, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Despite being relegated to the unrestricted free agent list, the injured Devance has no intentions of playing for any other team or coach

STAYING PUT. Joe Devance says he and coach Tim Cone have an "understanding," and that he won't be leaving Ginebra any time soon. File photo from PBA Images

Injured Devance 'doubtful' for Ginebra do-or-die vs Alaska

Feb 07, 2017 - 10:17 AM

He s doubtful [for Tuesday s game] We ll see how he can manage the pain says head coach Tim Cone

'DOUBTFUL.' Joe Devance is considered doubtful for Ginebra's knockout game against Alaska. Photo from PBA IMages

WATCH: Joe Devance hits game-winner to lift Ginebra in Game 4

Oct 14, 2016 - 11:33 PM

Ginebra fights back from the brink of a 3 1 hole with several players stepping up late including Joe Devance

LATE GAME HEROICS. Joe Devance was Cool Hand Luke when Ginebra needed him most. File photo from PBA Images

2016 PBA All-Star starters revealed

Jul 23, 2016 - 9:02 PM

Barangay Ginebra has the most players in the All Star starting lineups with 5

ALL-STARS. Mark Caguioa and Terrence Romeo lead the North while James Yap and Mark Caguioa anchor the South team for the 2016 PBA All-Star Game. Photos from PBA Images

Amid his grief, Devance finds way to support Ginebra

Apr 04, 2016 - 11:16 PM

Amid his grief over the passing of his father Joe Calvin Devance Sr the 34 year old Ginebra forward is still concerned over his team all the way from Honoulu Hawaii

FULL SUPPORT. Joe Devance, though mourning the death of his father in the US, still shows support to Barangay Ginebra from halfway across the world. Photo from PBA Images

Joe Devance, Tim Cone to reunite in Ginebra after 4-team trade

Sep 28, 2015 - 6:27 PM

GlobalPort Star Ginebra and Barako Bull agree on a trade involving 6 players

Struggling Star Hotshots manhandle Ginebra for second straight win

Jun 07, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Joe Devance led the way with 26 points and 8 rebounds as the Star Hotshots win their latest Manila Clasico showdown with Ginebra

Joe Devance had a big game as the Star Hotshots top Barangay Ginebra. Photo by PBA Images

Meralco hangs on against gritty Star Hotshots

May 17, 2015 - 8:03 PM

The Meralco Bolts barely escaped with their second victory against a dangerous Star Hotshots team

The Star Hotshots nearly seized victory from Meralco's hands. Photo by PBA Images

Bowles' game-winner tows Purefoods past Talk ’N Text in triple OT

Mar 14, 2015 - 11:18 PM

Import Denzel Bowles delivers an all around performance with 30 points 15 rebounds 6 assists and 4 blocks

ALL-AROUND. Denzel Bowles did everything he can to help the Purefoods Star Hotshots overcome the Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters in 3 overtime periods. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

IN MEMES: The best, and funniest, of 2015 PBA All-Star Weekend

Mar 09, 2015 - 4:28 PM

An eventful 2015 PBA All Star Weekend spawned some hilarious memes online leaving us scrolling endlessly

WATCH: Joe Devance gets down and dirty in PBA All-Star dance-off

Mar 08, 2015 - 6:52 PM

The Purefoods swingman leaves the court a bit dirtier after an inverted twerk session

Joe Devance shows it how it's done on the dance floor

WATCH: Joe Devance goes wild at PBA All Star weekend

Mar 06, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Purefoods swingman Joe Devance shows why he s the league leader in video bombing and broadcast trolling

Joe Devance takes the opportunity to show off his abs in Palawan

Ginebra survives and sends Purefoods to 3rd straight loss

Feb 22, 2015 - 8:09 PM

Ginebra held off a determined fourth quarter rally from the Star Hotshots to spoil the return of replacement import Denzel Bowles

GIN RUN. Greg Slaughter of Ginebra backs down Purefoods import Denzel Bowles. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

The dynasty ends: Meralco eliminates Purefoods

Dec 11, 2014 - 9:59 PM

Meralco ends Purefoods championship streak at 4 with a 77 65 win in phase one of the PBA PH Cup quarterfinals

ELECTROCUTED. Jared Dillinger leads Meralco as they dethrone defending champs Purefoods. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Purefoods spoils Pacquiao's PBA return with rout of KIA

Nov 26, 2014 - 9:13 PM

Manny Pacquiao did not receive a warm return to the PBA from the Purefoods Star Hotshots as the Pacman loses his first game as Kia head coach

Kia coach Manny Pacquiao and Purefoods' James Yap shake hands during their game on Wednesday. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Purefoods trounces Blackwater for back-to-back wins

Nov 18, 2014 - 7:19 PM

Coach Tim Cone says the team is still disjointed even after back to back wins

OFF SYNC. Mark Barroca, seen here driving against Sunday Salvacion, struggled in Purefoods' win over Blackwater. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fajardo propels San Miguel past undermanned Purefoods

Oct 26, 2014 - 8:31 PM

The Star Hotshots stage a rally bridging the 3rd and 4th quarters but the Beermen remain composed to get the win

MAN IN THE MIDDLE. June Mar Fajardo posts 22 points, 15 rebounds, and 6 blocks in another impressive outing for the Beermen. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Devance says Purefoods is ready to face challenges with history on the horizon

Oct 17, 2014 - 2:21 AM

With his team heading into a new season with a target on their chests Joe Devance says Purefoods will not rest on its laurels

HOTSHOTS HOT SHOT. Joe Devance says his team will continue to push themselves despite the success they achieved last season. File photo by Kevin Dela Cruz

WATCH: Gilas Pilipinas, Kobe, LeBron and more take Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 19, 2014 - 1:53 PM

Gilas Pilipinas members Marc Pingris Marcus Douthit and Jared Dillinger are the latest athletes to take part in the Ice Bucket Challenger for ALS awareness

CHILL OUT. Gilas players Beau Belga, June Mar Fajardo and Andray Blatche prepare to dump ice water on teammates Marcus Douthit, Marc Pingris and Jared Dillinger. Screen grab from Instagram

Let's get physical: Do-or-die Saturday for 4 PBA teams

Apr 26, 2014 - 10:04 AM

Sweat tears – and maybe a little blood – will set the tone for tonight s do or die Saturday showdowns between Meralco Bolts Rain or Shine and San Mig Coffee Alaska Aces

Marc Pingris has battled through bruised ribs to provide San Mig Coffee with the spark they've needed. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

WATCH: San Mig Coffee's Joe Devance talks Alaska knockout game

Apr 25, 2014 - 10:44 PM

San Mig Coffee s Joe Devance speaks with Rappler s Naveen Ganglani and Ryan Songalia at the opening of the NBA Cafe in Bonifacio Global City

COFFEE IN THE MIX. San Mig's Joe Devance feels that they'll be heading to the semis if they execute their plays well against Alaska. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

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

PBA All Star showdown gives Gilas dry run for FIBA

Apr 04, 2014 - 2:41 AM

The PBA All Stars and Gilas Pilipinas members were all smiles at Thursday s press conference but the mood will turn serious when they meet again on Sunday

SAY CHEESE. PBA All Stars Greg Slaughter (L), Mac Baracael (C) and James Yap (R) pose for a selfie during Thursday's press conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Talk N Text passes San Mig test to go 7-0

Mar 31, 2014 - 10:22 PM

Talk N Text relied on a huge second quarter rally before fending off San Mig Coffee late to earn revenge on their Philippine Cup quarterfinal conquerors

STRONG SIGNAL. Talk N Text's Ranidel De Ocampo puts up a layup over San Mig Coffee's Joe Devance. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA Fastbreak: Barako Energy stronger than Coffee late

Mar 26, 2014 - 4:57 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Barako Energy s come from behind victory over San Mig Coffee

DOLLARD DOLLARD BILL. Barako Energy's Josh Dollard goes to the rim against San Mig's Joe Devance. 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 Fastbreak: Elasto Painters live to 'shine' another day

Feb 24, 2014 - 6:48 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo examines how Rain or Shine staved off elimination to win Game 5

SHINE HARD. Beau Belga (left) and Jeff Chan (right) of Rain or Shine celebrate their Game 5 victory. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Momentum at stake for San Mig, RoS in PBA Finals Game 4 tonight

Feb 21, 2014 - 1:15 PM

The Mixers came from behind and delivered defensively to bring down the Elasto Painters in Game 3 How will Rain or Shine respond in Game 4?

YAP ATTACK. San Mig Coffee's James Yap drives to the basket against Jireh Ibanez of Rain or Shine in Game 3. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Unsung heroes, missed opportunities in Game 3

Feb 20, 2014 - 11:46 AM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Game 3 of the Philippine Cup Finals between San Mig Coffee and Rain or Shine

UPPER HAND. PJ Simon of San Mig Coffee takes the ball down court during his team's tie-breaking win. Photo by Josh Abelda

PBA Fastbreak: San Mig Coffee's fast start propels team to win

Feb 17, 2014 - 4:04 AM

As the PBA Philippine Cup finals series tightens up basketball writer Enzo Flojo examines how San Mig Coffee was able to even the series

SAN MIG SUPER PERFORMANCE. Joe Devance of San Mig Coffee puts up a shot over Jeff Chan and JR Quinahan of Rain or Shine. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Mig Coffee outshines RoS to even PBA finals at 1-1

Feb 16, 2014 - 6:44 PM

San Mig Coffee avenged their first game loss with an 80 70 drubbing of the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters on Sunday

COFFEE KING. James Yap of San Mig Coffee goes up for a shot over Ryan Arana of Rain or Shine in game two. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Mig Coffee heading to finals after Game 7 rout of Ginebra

Feb 12, 2014 - 10:25 PM

The San Mig Super Coffee Mixers are heading to the PBA PLDT myDSL Philippine Cup Finals after a convincing win against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in Game 7 of their semifinals series on Friday night

COFFEE REIGNS SUPREME. James Yap made it rain from the outside shooting 7/10 triples en route to 30 points. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

One last game: Ginebra, San Mig clash tonight for finals trip

Feb 12, 2014 - 12:32 PM

With the series knotted at 3 3 Barangay Ginebra and San Mig Coffee face off in game 7 with a trip to the Philippine Cup finals against Rain or Shine in the balance

VINTAGE SPARK. Mark Caguioa scored 21 points in Game 6. Can he duplicate that effort in Game 7? Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: San Mig Coffee gains 2-1 series edge, blasts Ginebra

Feb 02, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Mark Barroca scored a career high 25 points as the San Mig Coffee defeated Barangay Ginebra to take a 2 1 lead in their Philippine Cup semifinals series

COFFEE PRINCE. Mark Barroca's career-high 25 points propelled the Coffee Crew past Ginebra. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Ginebra turns the tables on San Mig Coffee

Feb 01, 2014 - 3:27 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo examines what Ginebra did right to turn the tables on San Mig Coffee in game two of their Philippine Cup semifinals series

SLAUGHTER TIME. Greg Slaughter's strong play in Game 2 has silenced his critics...for now. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Ginebra eyes comeback against San Mig Coffee in game two tonight

Jan 31, 2014 - 12:44 PM

PBA writer Levi Verora examines game one of the Ginebra San Mig Coffee semifinals series and looks at what each team needs to do differently to come out on top in game 2 tonight

HIGH TOP SHOWING. Joe Devance, who scored 20 points in game one, dishes a pass past Greg Slaughter. Photo by Nuki Sabio

PBA Fastbreak: Barroca's clutch dramatics seal San Mig win

Jan 29, 2014 - 5:09 PM

Barroca s late heroics the see saw action and Joe Devance s hot hand from long range PBA writer Enzo Flojo takes a look back at game one between San Mig Super Coffee Mixers and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel

EVERYDAY HE'S HUSTLING. Mark Barroca goes after a loose ball. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Mig takes game one against Ginebra on Barroca go-ahead basket

Jan 28, 2014 - 10:47 PM

Mark Barroca had struggled all game long but sank his only field goal with 11 2 seconds remaining to give San Mig Super Coffee Mixers a game one victory over Barangay Ginebra San Miguel

ONE DOWN. James Yap goes up for a loose ball against Mark Caguiao in game one of their best-of-7 matchup. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Millsap stars as Petron forces Game 7

Oct 24, 2013 - 12:33 PM

Petron Blaze forces a do or die game 7 as Millsap pushes the Boosters to a game 6 win over the SanMig Coffee Mixers

FOR ALL THE MARBLES. Abanilla and his crew face San Mig Coffee one last time. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Suspensions, fines rain in PBA brawl aftermath

Sep 06, 2013 - 10:13 AM

The PBA handed out punishment for players involved in the brawl last Wednesday

SUSPENDED. Gilas hero Pingris is fined 60k and suspended for 2 games. Photo by FIBA Asia/Nuki Sabio.

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

Harlem Shake: Air21 got moves, but Devance got more

Feb 21, 2013 - 12:30 AM

The Air 21 Express became the first PBA team to unveil their Harlem Shake video but San Mig Coffee s Joe Devance did not let them get the spotlight all to themselves