Mac Cardona - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mac Cardona


Ababou's Pasig downs Cardona's San Juan in Chooks 3X3 preseason

Jan 14, 2019 - 8:32 PM

Pasig Grindhouse defeats the MPBL's San Juan Knights in the finals of the12-team, single round robin tournament

WINNING CIRCLE. Dylan Ababou's team is composed of ABL veteran Joshua Munzon, ex-NU Bulldog Troy Rike and former Thailand import Taylor Statham. Photo from release

MPBL week 2: Parks sets league record, Cardona restarts with San Juan

Jul 01, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr recovers from a messy opening day outing with a record-breaking performance, while Mac Cardona returns to the hardwood after a one-year hiatus

COMEBACK. Mar Cardona returns to the hardwood with the San Juan Knights. Photo by JR Isaga

MPBL: Resilient Cardona not done with basketball

Jun 21, 2018 - 9:59 PM

After many personal controversies, the former PBA player says he's ready to work his way back on the hardcourt

SECOND CHANCE. Mac Cardona hopes to make the most of his basketball comeback. Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler

Mac Cardona back on court, Gerald Anderson gets taste of MPBL action

May 31, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The PBA veteran Cardona, who recently got embroiled with several personal controversies, returns to action with the San Juan Knights

NEW ROLE. Actor Gerald Anderson suits up for Marikina in the MPBL tuneup game.

Mac Cardona: How an inspiring basketball tale turned tragic

May 11, 2018 - 6:43 PM

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder, the former La Salle hero and PBA standout tries to rise from another fall

PBA veteran Cardona's condition 'improving' after overdose

Aug 24, 2016 - 9:55 PM

Mac Cardona was transferred to Makati Medical Center on Monday night August 22

IMPROVING. Mac Cardona is currently recovering from an overdose. File photo by Josh Albelda

Mac Cardona in stable condition after sleeping pill overdose

Aug 22, 2016 - 12:32 AM

Cardona overdosed on sleeping pills but is currently stable at the ICU says his agent

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

Intal, McMorrow shine as Barako Bull holds off NLEX

May 06, 2015 - 8:47 PM

The Rocket explodes for 24 points while import Liam McMorrow led all scorers with 33 as Barako Bull holds off NLEX

FEARLESS. Barako Bull import Liam McMorrow (wearing red) collides with NLEX's Kwame Alexander and Aldrech Ramos. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lanete takes over late, Barako Bull stops NLEX’s winning run

Mar 24, 2015 - 6:46 PM

Veteran guard Chico Lanete hits back to back triples late in the game to help Barako turn the tables on NLEX

Barako's Chico Lanete (C) tries to fire a pass against the hounding defense of NLEX's Rudy Lingganay (L) and KG Canaleta (R). Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NLEX snaps losing streak at Blackwater's expense

Nov 21, 2014 - 7:48 PM

Taulava leads the way for the Road Warriors dominating the game with 24 points 10 rebounds and 5 assists

AGELESS ROCK. Asi Taulava comes up with another dominating performance as NLEX snaps  its losing skid. 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

Taulava's 4th quarter explosion gets NLEX by GlobalPort

Oct 21, 2014 - 7:32 PM

Taulava scores 12 of his total 21 points in the fourth quarter to give NLEX its first win of the season

AGELESS ROCK. Asi Taulava attacks the defense of Noy Baclao. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Air21 maintains momentum, downs Barako Bull

May 24, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Taulava scored 22 and grabbed 12 rebounds while import Dominique Sutton grabbed 16 boards with 24 points and six steals to lead Air21 to victory

Air21's Asi Taulava tries to haul down a rebound. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Witherspoon’s hot-shooting night helps Air21 force Game 5

May 05, 2014 - 11:22 PM

Air21 set a franchise record hitting 15 shots from downtown 8 of which came from import Wes Witherspoon

EXPRESS OFFENSE. Witherspoon, who scored 32 points, attacks the defense of Marc Pingris. Photo by Nuki Sabio/Rappler

PBA quarterfinals preview: SMB seeks outright semis vs Air21

Apr 22, 2014 - 5:05 PM

Will the Beermen shut down the Express in one game or can Air21 deliver a surprise win?

BEER MASTER. The Beermen's offense is running like a well-oiled machine thanks to point guard Chris Ross. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Rain or Shine, Meralco win big

Apr 15, 2014 - 1:25 PM

The best and worst of Monday s PBA games? Enzo Flojo breaks down Rain or Shine and Meralco s key wins in the Commissioner s Cup

IN THE PAINT. Jervy Cruz of Rain or Shine prepares to make his move. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

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

Fastbreak: Air21's DLSU duo, Ginebra's big Christmas win

Dec 26, 2013 - 6:48 PM

Former La Salle standouts Joseph Yeo and Mac Cardona shines for Air21; Ginebra gives its legions of fans a gift with a huge win over Petron

CHRISTMAS WINS. Air21 and Ginebra came away with wins in PBA's Christmas day games. Photo by KC Cruz/PBA Images

PBA preview: Air21 Express

Nov 13, 2013 - 5:42 PM

KG Canaleta gets some scoring help with the addition of Mac Cardona and Joseph Yeo while Asi Taulava secures the paint for the Air21 Express

GO TO GUY. KG Canaleta established himself as Air21's no. 1 offensive option but he will have help this season with the arrival of Mac Cardona. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fastbreak: Meralco, Petron post important Ws

Apr 18, 2013 - 6:08 PM

Eric Dawson delivered monstrous numbers anew for Meralco while Henry Sims came up with a solid double double for Petron

Fastbreak: Alaska back on top

Mar 29, 2013 - 1:31 PM

Alaska razed Petron to retake the solo lead while Mac Cardona exploded for 30 points as Meralco beat GlobalPort