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Marqus Blakely on Tim Cone: 'I miss him, too'

Nov 05, 2018 - 8:36 AM

The former Best Import fails to reach a PBA playoffs for the first time as his former mentor and the Gin Kings prove to be the mightier squad

ANOTHER TOUR. Marqus Blakely hopes to be back in the PBA. Photo from PBA Images


TNT taps Marqus Blakely as Governors' Cup import

Sep 10, 2018 - 12:57 PM

The KaTropa look to turn around a dismal start in the Governors' Cup by bringing in the former Best Import

BACK AT IT. Marqus Blakely returns to the PBA after two years. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler


Alaska takes commanding 2-0 series lead over Star

Jul 03, 2015 - 9:06 PM

The Aces are one win away from returning to the PBA Finals after their dominant display on Friday

Star Hotshots rip Globalport again to reach semis

Jun 28, 2015 - 7:19 PM

The defending champions Star became the 7th team in league history to overcome a twice to beat disadvantage

Marqus Blakely of the Star Hotshots turned in a triple double of 15 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists, to go along with 4 steals and 3 blocks. Photo by PBA Images

Star destroys GlobalPort by largest margin in playoffs history

Jun 26, 2015 - 6:21 PM

The two teams will face with a spot in the semifinals on the line on Sunday

Star Hotshots blast Barako Bull to secure playoff spot

Jun 21, 2015 - 5:03 PM

With a 5 5 record the Hotshots assure itself of a quarterfinals appearance in the 2015 PBA Governors Cup

James Yap finishes in double figures to lead Star Hotshots rout of Barako Bull. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Blakely: Star Hotshots’ struggles are ‘fixable’

Jun 16, 2015 - 3:04 PM

Import Marqus Blakely believes the Star Hotshots can avoid missing the 2015 PBA Governors Cup playoffs

Marqus Blakely knows the road to the playoffs is a rough climb, but not impossible for the Star Hotshots. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

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

Travis leads streaking Aces past slumping Hotshots

May 27, 2015 - 11:54 PM

The Alaska Aces grabbed share of the top spot in the PBA Governors’ Cup standings with their fourth win in 5 games by taking down the Star Hotshots

MILK MONEY. Romeo Travis led the Alaska Aces to another big win in the Governors' Cup. Photo by Josh Albelda

Arwind Santos unhappy with ejection: ‘I was just playing around’

May 26, 2015 - 9:29 PM

Ang basketball kasi para sa akin maglaro ka ng seryoso pero hindi masama na lagyan mo ng kaunting kulitan or kaunting pang aasar says Arwind Santos

EJECTED. Arwind Santos is seen heading to the locker room after two technical fouls. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Beermen dispose of Hotshots to win 3rd straight

May 24, 2015 - 8:34 PM

San Miguel got the most from its big men with Arizona Reid posting 29 points and 11 rebounds while June Mar Fajardo finished with 21 points and 20 rebounds

June Mar Fajardo scored 21 and grabbed 20 rebounds as the Beermen won their third straight. Photo by Josh Albelda

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

Orton fined P250,000 for ‘disrespectful’ Pacquiao, ref comments

Feb 20, 2015 - 3:00 PM

The PBA came down hard on the Purefoods import after he said Pacquiao playing in the PBA was a joke and that the referees made their loss to KIA a mockery

Purefoods import Daniel Orton (L) isn't a big fan of Manny Pacquiao (R) as a basketball player. Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Orton dazzles, dunks, and dances in Purefoods debut

Feb 13, 2015 - 11:08 PM

In just one game Orton makes sure nobody will forget his name and his face any time soon

GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION. New Purefoods import Daniel Orton made a good first impression in his first PBA game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Barroca, Orton lead Purefoods’ rout of NLEX

Feb 11, 2015 - 9:14 PM

Daniel Orton leads Purefoods 87 62 rout of NLEX He debuts with 16 points and 12 rebounds

New Purefoods import Daniel Orton posts up against NLEX's Asi Taulava.

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

Cone goes with Blakely over Orton in Purefoods-Blackwater tiff

Feb 06, 2015 - 2:18 PM

Purefoods head coach Tim Cone says he wants to give Daniel Orton more time to familiarize himself with the Star Hotshots system

TEMPORARY. Marqus Blakely will suit up for Purefoods one more time in the PBA 2015 Commissioner's Cup.

Purefoods off to strong 2-0 start after routing Alaska

Feb 03, 2015 - 10:13 PM

For the first time in a long time we seem to be ready this conference says Purefoods head coach Tim Cone

STRONG START. Purefoods import Marqus Blakely (R) drives past Alaska import DJ Covington (L), helping the Star Hotshots to a 2-0 start. Josh Albelda/Rappler

Purefoods returns in style, trounces GlobalPort

Jan 30, 2015 - 9:38 PM

Purefoods import Marqus Blakely put up 26 points grabbed 18 rebounds and swatted 7 shots as the Star Hotshots pummeled Globalport 83 70

HOT SHOT HOTSHOT. Marqus Blakely has excelled as Purefoods' interim import. Photo by Josh Albelda

San Mig Coffee nips Talk 'N Text in OT, takes semis Game 1

Jun 19, 2014 - 11:24 PM

San Mig Coffee erases a 9 point fourth quarter deficit to take game one over Talk N Text in OT in their Governors Cup semifinals series

FIRST BLOOD. Marqus Blakely of San Mig Coffee splits the Talk 'N Text defense en route to the rim. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Reid game-winner pushes Rain or Shine past San Mig Coffee

Jun 17, 2014 - 12:10 AM

Rain or Shine s import scores 39 points including the game winner to propel the Painters past San Mig Coffee

SHINING. Arizona Reid celebrates during Monday's win over San Mig Coffee. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

'Mr Everything' Blakely goes beast mode as San Mig escaps Air21 in OT

Jun 09, 2014 - 11:50 PM

Import Marqus Blakely came through for the San Mig Super Coffee Mixers and carried them to a 113 109 escape in overtime from the hard fighting Air21 Express

TOTAL PACKAGE. Marqus Blakely of San Mig Coffee lays the ball in over Air21's Dominic Sutton. Photo by Josh Albelda

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

San Mig begins tough road to PBA grand slam

May 19, 2014 - 4:52 PM

Is a San Mig dynasty in the making? The Mixers kick off their Governors Cup campaign this week with hopes of winning a Grand Slam and their fourth straight title

IN THE MIX. San Mig Coffee throws up "3" signs after winning the Commissioner's Cup championship last week. Photo by Kevin Dela Cruz/Rappler

PBA Governor's Cup Finals: Youth vs. Experience

Jul 22, 2012 - 3:19 PM

Can the young Rain or Shine Elasto Painters win their first PBA title or will the experienced BMeg Llamados win two in a row?