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Lassiter just ‘fortunate to play’ after two-month absence

Oct 11, 2019 - 11:38 PM

Marcio Lassiter takes the floor for only 7 minutes, but it’s more than enough for the recuperating San Miguel veteran

PROGRESS. San Miguel’s Marcio Lassiter gets his 'feel-out game' versus Magnolia. Photo from PBA Images

No Lassiter for Gilas in FIBA World Cup

Aug 23, 2019 - 10:49 PM

Marcio Lassiter admits his injured knee is 'not where it needs to be' with the global hoops showdown kicking off on August 31

OUT. Marcio Lassiter feels disappointed that he can't join Gilas' campaign, but vows to still support the team any way he can. Photo from FIBA


Gilas not giving up FIBA World Cup hope for injured Lassiter

Jul 26, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Marcio Lassiter is expected to be sidelined for at least 6 weeks and he could miss the first round of the global hoops showdown

GUNNER OUT. Gilas Pilipinas will obviously miss the outside sniping Marcio Lassiter has been known for. Photo from FIBA


Lassiter joins elite company with three-point barrage

Jun 14, 2019 - 8:25 PM

Marcio Lassiter shoots the lights out with 9 three-pointers as San Miguel earns its first win in the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup

SNIPER. Marcio Lassiter makes it rain from long range for San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


Lassiter still finding rhythm after laying egg in PBA finals opener

May 02, 2019 - 11:05 AM

Hobbled by back spasms in the semifinals, the marksman is trying to rediscover his deadly form as San Miguel looks to level the series against Magnolia

BOUNCE BACK. Marcio Lassiter will be all business as San Miguel seeks to exact revenge on Magnolia. Photo from PBA Images


No Slaughter in Gilas final 12 as Thompson, Cabagnot suit up

Sep 12, 2018 - 10:34 AM

Yeng Guiao unveils the 12-man Philippine lineup set to compete against Iran in the FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers

DEBUT. Barangay Ginebra guard Scottie Thompson is set to debut under national team coach Yeng Guiao. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel coach Austria salutes Santos, Lassiter despite ejections

Jun 17, 2018 - 8:24 AM

Arwind Santos almost comes to blows with Tony Semerad while Marcio Lassiter figures in a word war with Terrence Romeo

DEPTH. The San Miguel lost key cogs Marcio Lassiter and Arwind Santos to ejections but managed to survive and nipped the TNT KaTropa. Photo from PBA Images


Lassiter gushes over being compared to idol Curry after game-winning 3

Jun 15, 2017 - 12:18 PM

For Marcio Lassiter there s no greater honor than being compared to Stephen Curry

DUBS FAN. Marcio Lassiter is a proud Warriors fan. And he's even prouder to be compared to idol Steph Curry after his huge game-winning 3-pointer in the semifinals. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

Lassiter intends 'no shade' with Muhammad Ali shirt after finals win

Mar 06, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Marcio Lassiter wears a shirt featuring the iconic photograph of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali standing over his old foe Sonny Liston

NO SHADE. Marcio Lassiter wears a shirt featuring the iconic photo of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston after San Miguel defeated Ginebra to win the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup title. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

WATCH: Marcio Lassiter goes 'Salt Bae' on Sol Mercado

Feb 27, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Who knew doing the Salt Bae meme would be punishable by ejection?

SALT BAE. Marcio Lassiter is called for a technical foul, and consequently ejected, in Game 2 after doing the 'salt bae' meme on Sol Mercado. Photo from PBA Images

Lassiter says ‘it hurt’ not being with Gilas brothers

Jul 20, 2016 - 3:21 PM

Marcio Lassiter admits it was painful watching the national team from his home instead of helping them in some way on the court during the FIBA OQT

'IT HURT.' Marcio Lassiter says it was painful watching Gilas Pilipinas play and not be with them on the court. Photo from PBA Images

Slaughter, Rosser out of Gilas pool for FIBA OQT due to injuries

May 18, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Both players are out due to ankle injuries and surgeries and will no longer be options for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

OUT. Greg Slaughter (R) and Matt Ganuelas-Rosser are out of the Gilas Pilipinas pool due to injuries. Slaughter photo by Czeasar Dancel, Rosser file photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel shoots lights out for grieving Arwind Santos

Mar 28, 2016 - 5:37 PM

The San Miguel Beermen come out with a certain kind of fire against the Star Hotshots as they dedicate the win to grieving teammate Arwind Santos

FOR ARWIND. Marcio Lassiter dedicates his hot shooting night to grieving teammate Arwind Santos. Photo courtesy of PBA Images

Gilas Pilipinas resumes practice after two-month break

Feb 15, 2016 - 9:00 PM

Gilas Pilipinas holds its first practice for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in two months with 11 players suiting up

TOGETHER AGAIN. Gilas Pilipinas returned to practices together as it chases a spot in the 2016 Summer Olympics. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel is not going down without a fight

Jan 20, 2016 - 5:23 PM

San Miguel continues to challenge Alaska with or without Fajardo showing the heart of a champion

7331 - SMB (5) Alex Cabagnot

PBA names Olympic Qualifier Gilas player pool, pledges full support

Oct 14, 2015 - 3:37 PM

The PBA will adjust the schedule of the Governors Cup in efforts to fully support Gilas Pilipinas as it chases a slot at the 2016 Summer Olympics

SUPPORT. The PBA has vowed its full support to Gilas Pilipinas as they attempt to make the 2016 Rio Olympics. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel's Arizona Reid shows why he is the best import

Jul 13, 2015 - 12:47 PM

Arizona Reid led the San Miguel Beermen to a 2 0 finals lead over the Alaska Aces and showed why he is the best import in the Governors Cup

Chan hits game-winner as Rain or Shine completes comeback

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:20 PM

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters rallied in the fourth quarter and won thanks to a Jeff Chan game winner

San Miguel dispatches Meralco late to clinch semis seat

Jun 29, 2015 - 9:05 PM

When it was time to finally put down the Bolts for good Marcio Lassiter AZ Reid and the Beermen stepped up

Reid, Lassiter are clutch as San Miguel snaps Barako’s win streak

May 27, 2015 - 7:11 PM

San Miguel snaps Barako Bull’s 4 game winning streak thanks to clutch shots down the stretch from Marcio Lassiter and import Arizona Reid

Arizona Reid and the Beermen outlasted Barako Bull down the stretch en route to victory. Photo by PBA Images

San Miguel drubs Globalport behind Reid’s hot shooting

May 17, 2015 - 6:39 PM

Import Arizona Reid sizzled for 41 points as the San Miguel Beermen tarnished Globalport Batang Pier’s once perfect 3 0 record

HOT HAND. Arizona Reid hit 9 of 11 three point attempts against Globalport. Photo by Mark Cristino

San Miguel Beer downs Alaska in game 5 to take Finals control

Jan 16, 2015 - 9:50 PM

Fajardo scored 19 and grabbed 13 rebounds while Santos and Lassiter added 19 and 16 points respectively as San Miguel Beer takes a 3 2 series lead

BEER TIME. June Mar Fajardo made his presence felt with 19 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks in a pivotal game 5 win. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fajardo's monster game hands KIA its sixth loss

Nov 19, 2014 - 9:58 PM

The Kraken June Mar Fajardo scores 36 points on 13 15 shooting while hauling down 17 rebounds

MONSTER GAME. Kia had no answer for San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo who dominated the game with 36 points and 17 rebounds. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Paul Lee, Andray Blatche added to Gilas World Cup lineup

Aug 18, 2014 - 6:28 PM

Gilas Pilipinas head coach Chot Reyes announced that Paul Lee and Andray Blatche will be included in the FIBA World Cup 12 man roster

Rain or Shine's Paul Lee will indeed be wearing a Gilas jersey after his inspired performances for the national team this year. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

How Paul George's injury may affect international basketball

Aug 04, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Paul George s horrific injury will have immediate consequences on the Indiana Pacers season and may also affect how the NBA views international competition

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George being taken out from the arena on a stretcher after suffering a compound fracture during a Team USA scrimmage. Photo by LVNB/Glenn Pinkerton

San Miguel recovers from slow start to nip Globalport

Jun 03, 2014 - 9:27 PM

The San Miguel Beermen preyed on a vulnerable Globalport Batang Pier and pulled off a come from behind

BEER RUN. Chris Lutz of San Miguel Beer looks to make a play against Terrence Romeo of Globalport. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Ross, Williams star in Beermen win vs Mixers

May 25, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Chris Ross scored 13 of his 15 points in the final quarter while Reggie Williams came up with crucial baskets and the winning steal for the Beermen

LIKE A BOSS. Chris Ross took charge of San Miguel Beer' fourth quarter run. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

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: Beermen clinch 2nd seed with come-from-behind win over Air21

Apr 16, 2014 - 11:08 PM

Down by as much as 18 points the Beermen put together a rally to secure the 2nd seed in the Commissioner s Cup

GIGANTIC COMEBACK. Junemar Fajardo sparks a San Miguel comeback to help the Beermen clinch 2nd seed. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

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

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

Tiu views Fonacier as greatest rival to PBA 3-point crown

Apr 01, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Reigning PBA three point shoutout champion Chris Tu views Larry Fonacier as his greatest threat to repeating at the All Star Weekend on Saturday

SHOOTOUT AT THE PH CORRAL. Reigning three-point king Chris Tiu (L) views Talk N Text's Larry Fonacier as his greatest rival to repeating. Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Alaska milks San Miguel in Laguna

Mar 30, 2014 - 4:03 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Alaska s win over San Miguel Beer in Laguna

ALASKA DELIVERS. JV Casio and the Alaska Aces defeated San Miguel Beer in the conference's first road game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Alaska embarrasses San Miguel on the road

Mar 29, 2014 - 11:24 PM

The Alaska Aces maintained composure in the clutch to power past the San Miguel Beermen

MILK DELIVERY. The Alaska Aces registered their first back-to-back wins of the season with a win over the San Miguel Beermen. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Beermen continue balling over Globalport

Mar 25, 2014 - 2:23 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Monday s Commissioner s Cup game between San Miguel Beer and Globalport

IMPORT BEER. Kevin Jones of San Miguel Beer goes to the hoop, past Globalport's import Evan Brock. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Beer and Coffee drown rivals

Mar 23, 2014 - 5:53 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes the victories of the San Miguel Beermen and the San Mig Super Coffee Mixers on Saturday night

IMPORT COLA. Barako Energy's Josh Dollard goes up for a shot over San Miguel Beermen import Kevin Jones. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Miguel sends back Barako despite Dollard's 46 points

Mar 22, 2014 - 6:28 PM

Barako Bull Energy Cola crumbled during the final 5 minutes as San Miguel came away with their fourth victory 106 100

BEER OVER COLA. Josh Dollar (right) scored more points than Kevin Jones (left) but Jones and the Beermen come away with the W. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Chris Ross says RoS win a morale-booster but remains hungry

Mar 20, 2014 - 12:08 AM

Despite jumping out to a 3 1 start in the PBA Commissioner s Cup San Miguel Beermen team captain Chris Ross says they aren t yet satisfied

BEERMAN STILL THIRSTY. San Miguel's Chris Ross (R) describes their win over Rain or Shine as a morale-booster but admits the fight isn't over yet. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Alaska, TNT earn wins

Mar 09, 2014 - 4:45 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo breaks down Talk N Text and Alaska s wins on Saturday

BULLDOZIER. Alaska import Robert Dozier slams home 2 of his 25 points to lead Alaska over Globalport. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Marcio Lassiter withdraws from Gilas pool

Mar 07, 2014 - 9:21 PM

Following the announcement of Greg Slaughter to back out from the Gilas Pilipinas pool former Gilas member Marcio Lassiter also announced he will not be making another tour of duty for the nationals

MARCIO OUT. Marcio Lassiter of San Miguel Beermen became the second Gilas pool selectee to withdraw on Friday night. Photo by Jane Bracher

No pressure for Gilas newcomer Paul Lee

Mar 04, 2014 - 4:17 PM

Former PBA Rookie of the Year and newly minted Gilas member Paul Lee isn t overwhelmed by the prospect of representing Team Pilipinas

LETHAL WEAPON. First-time Gilas team member Paul Lee isn't overwhelmed by the stage he's about to play on. Photo by Jane Bracher

Gilas begins new, tougher journey to the FIBA World Cup

Mar 04, 2014 - 4:30 AM

Coach Chot Reyes and Smart Gilas concluded their first practice on Monday their first step towards conquering the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain

THIS YEAR THE WORLD. Gilas coach Chot Reyes speaks in the middle of Team Philippines at Monday's opening practice to prepare for the FIBA World Cup. Photo by Jane Bracher

3-on-3: Questions on Gilas Pilipinas' latest pool

Feb 28, 2014 - 8:39 PM

Rappler s 3 on 3 panels shares their thoughts on the 17 man Gilas Pilipinas training pool

17-STRONG. Gilas Pilipinas head coach names Gilas Pilipinas training pool. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Reyes adds four players to Gilas Pilipinas pool

Feb 28, 2014 - 4:30 PM

Lee Slaughter Dillinger and Lassiter join the Gilas pool for FIBA World Cup

FOUR MORE. Gilas Pilipinas head coach names four more players as part of the training pool for FIBA World Cup

PBA Fastbreak: Rain or Shine buries Petron in 3-1 hole

Feb 04, 2014 - 4:51 PM

Basketball writer Enzo Flojo breaks down Rain or Shine s big win over Petron Blaze on Monday to take a 3 1 lead in their PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series

COMMANDING LEAD. Jireh Ibanez of Rain or Shine drives past Arwind Santos en route to a 3-1 lead in their Philippine Cup series. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

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

Rain or Shine comes from behind to take 2-0 series lead over Petron

Jan 29, 2014 - 11:03 PM

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters managed to steal victory despite trailing for most of the game to extend their win streak to 10 and more importantly grab a 2 0 lead over the Petron Blaze Boosters

RAINING AND SHINING. Rain or Shine came-from-behind to take a 2-0 lead, leaving Petron Blaze a stain in the driveway. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Rain or Shine shoots for 10th straight win, 2-0 lead vs Petron

Jan 29, 2014 - 1:28 AM

PBA writer Levi Verora examines game 2 of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals showdown between Rain or Shine and Petron Blaze

ELASTO-WINNERS. Rain or Shine has won its last 9 games and will look to bury Petron deeper with another win in game 2

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 Fastbreak: San Mig beats TNT, Petron blazes Barako Bull

Jan 22, 2014 - 2:58 PM

Barako Bull s poor shooting Petron s strong front court lineup the Mixers stifling defense and Talk N Text s disappointment PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes the opening day of the Philippine Cup playoffs

SIMON SAYS. PJ Simon's strong play carried San Mig Coffee to victory. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images