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Marc Pingris diagnosed with ACL injury, out for 6 to 8 months

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:11 PM

Aside from Marc Pingris, Justin Melton will miss Game 2 of Magnolia's best-of-7 semis series against the NLEX due to a strained hamstring

UNFORTUNATE. Marc Pingris will be sidelined for 6 to 8 months following his ACL injury. Photo by PBA Images

Barroca, Melton shine as Magnolia gets past TNT for 4th straight win

Jan 27, 2018 - 9:53 PM

The Hotshots preserve the lead even after TNT manages to cut the deficit

20 POINTS. Mark Barroca leads TNT with 20 points, shooting on a 7-of-14 field goal percentage. Photo by 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 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

IN VINES: Rey Guevarra retains PBA Slam Dunk title

Mar 06, 2015 - 6:57 PM

Rey Guevarra breaks the tie with Japeth Aguilar with his East Bay Funk dunk to defend his PBA All Star Slam Dunk title

SHOCKER. Meralco Bolts' Rey Guevarra is the PBA's top dunker for the second straight year. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Was Justin Melton's 'dunk' the funniest attempt ever?

Mar 06, 2015 - 6:47 PM

Justin Melton s second attempt at the 2015 PBA Slam Dunk competition was ambitious but didn t quite turn out how he envisioned it

Justin Melton rocked the PBA at last year's Slam Dunk competition. This year he made a different kind of impact. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Hotshots move to 3-0, take down Elite 98-86

Feb 06, 2015 - 10:03 PM

Five Hotshots score in double figures led by Marqus Blakely who finishes with 23 points 13 rebounds and 4 assists

Purefoods' Marc Pingris goes to work at the post against Blackwater's Bambam Gamalinda

San Mig subdues Air21's winning run to tie semis series

May 01, 2014 - 10:56 PM

This time the giants won as San Mig Coffee evened their series with Air21 on Thursday night

Marc Pingris of San Mig Coffee puts up a one-handed shot against Air21's Wesley Witherspoon and Asi Taulava. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

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

PBA Stalwarts vs Greats game ends in draw

Apr 04, 2014 - 10:32 PM

A game filled with thunderous jams and three pointers by Filipino basketball legends and young stars alike ended in a draw

GREAT PERFORMANCE. Rey Guevarra topped off a night to remember, adding the Greats vs. Stalwarts MVP to his dunk contest co-championship earlier in the 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 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 Fastbreak: Talk N Text, San Mig Coffee remain unbeaten

Mar 17, 2014 - 3:07 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Sunday s wins by Talk N Text and San Mig Coffee over Barako Bull and Barangay Ginebra

UNLI-TEXT. Talk N Text's Jimmy Alapag drives past Barako Bull's Dave Marcelo. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Mig Coffee sends GlobalPort to 0-3 in Comms Cup debut

Mar 12, 2014 - 11:46 PM

Unlike in the Philippine Cup the San Mig Super Coffee Mixers returned from a championship with a dominant triumph over Globalport

RETURNING CHAMPS. San Mig's Mark Barroca drives against Globalport's Terrence Romeo. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

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

Tim Cone, PBA players give Super Bowl predictions

Feb 03, 2014 - 12:20 AM

Who s going to win Super Bowl 48? PBA players and coach Tim Cone weigh in their predictions

SUPER BOWL COUNTDOWN. Peyton Manning (left) and Russell Wilson (right) will try to lead their teams to the sport's ultimate prize. File Photos by AFP

The quick rise of Justin 'QuickMelt' Melton

Feb 02, 2014 - 4:36 PM

Justin Melton doesn t look back He doesn t dwell on the minute that had just passed He looks ahead he pushes forward

'QUICKMELT.' Justin Melton's speed and athleticism is likely to take him to greater heights in the pro league. Photo by Mandy Mangubat/The Benchwarmers

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

Fastbreak: San Mig dethrones PH Cup champs Talk 'N Text

Jan 27, 2014 - 11:09 AM

SanMig comes up big in the clutch to dethrone Philippine Cup title holders Talk N Text

DETRHONED. Ranidel de Ocampo and the rest of the Texters shot bricks in the end game, failing to defend their PH Cup title. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Melton eyes building courts, houses after PBA stint

Nov 09, 2013 - 3:24 PM

At the cusp of his PBA career Justin Melton is already thinking of giving back once he s done playing

GIVE BACK. PBA rookie Justin Melton hopes to be of help to society by building houses, courts and churches after his PBA career. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler


Nov 03, 2013 - 3:21 PM

Rappler brings you live updates and commentary on the 2013 PBA Annual Rookie Draft

3-on-3: PBA Draft 2013

Nov 02, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Rappler s 3 on 3 panel discusses the possibilities in the 2013 Annual PBA Rookie Draft

ROOKIES. Some of the 85 amateur cagers at the Rookie Camp hoping to make it in the PBA. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Slaughter towers in PBA rookie camp

Oct 28, 2013 - 6:16 PM

When it comes to the strength tests other players share the spotlight

ALL SMILES. Projected 2013 Top overall pick Greg Slaughter enjoying the morning workouts at the PBA Rookie Camp. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler