Michael Madanly - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Michael Madanly


Amid war, Syrian PBA import proud of countrymen competing in Rio

Aug 20, 2016 - 8:28 PM

Basketball player Michael Madanly may be in the Philippines but his heart is with his fellow Syrian athletes who competed in the Rio Olympics under the first ever Refugee Team

PROUD. Syrian basketball player Michael Madanly, who plays as an Asian import in the PBA, is proud to see fellow athletes compete at the Rio Olympics. Photo from PBA Images

Norman Black evaluates: Asian imports ‘not really a big upgrade over Filipinos’

Jun 29, 2015 - 10:36 PM

Black said Asian imports definitely filled in some gaps for teams but were not game changers in their debut in the 2015 PBA Governors Cup

How much of an impact did the Asian imports have in the 2015 PBA Governors' Cup? Seen here are Meralco's Seiya Ando (left) and KIA's Jet Chang. Photos from PBA Images

NLEX beats Blackwater in OT to stay alive in playoff hunt

Jun 19, 2015 - 11:53 PM

The NLEX Road Warriors kept their outside shot at making the playoffs alive with a hard fought win over Blackwater

Asi Taulava 10 points and 12 rebounds in the must-win effort. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Syrian baller survives war, finds hope in Manila

Jun 13, 2015 - 7:19 PM

A brother kidnapped a hometown lost PBA Asian import Michael Madanly flees war torn Syria and dreams to rebuild again

Reid comes up clutch as Beermen win 6th straight

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:36 PM

Import Arizona Reid was clutch down the stretch scoring 9 of his team’s last 10 points to lead the San Miguel Beermen past the NLEX Road Warriors

BEER RUN. Arizona Reid shoots over NLEX's Asi Taulava. The San Miguel Beermen have now won 6 straight. Photo by Josh Albelda

NLEX snaps slide with upset of Alaska

Jun 02, 2015 - 6:52 PM

Imports Kwame Alexander and Michael Madanly combined for 56 points as the NLEX Road Warriors pulled off an upset of the Alaska Aces

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

NLEX beats Meralco despite Emmett's 44 points

May 13, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The NLEX Road Warriors defeated sister team the Meralco Bolts to notch their first win of the conference

Asi Taulava fouled out but contributed 20 points and 10 rebounds in the process. Photo by PBA Images