PBA D-League
ARTICLE FINDER

Imports to watch in Asia League Terrific 12

Sep 12, 2018 - 7:44 PM

From former NBA players to Asian superstars to ex-La Salle standout Ben Mbala, the Terrific 12 is a tournament chock-full of talent

STAR-STUDDED. Former NBA players Marreese Speights and Al Jefferson and former UAAP MVP Ben Mbala (left to right) will star in their respective teams in the Asia League Terrific 12. Speights and Jefferson photos from Wikimedia and Mbala photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


PBA D-League: Desiderio-Dennison duo delivers

Aug 25, 2018 - 5:55 PM

After seven years, Cebuano friends Paul Desiderio and Ron Dennison team up for another championship

Living up to its name, Go for Gold cops PBA D-League plum

Aug 23, 2018 - 10:23 PM

Gab Banal drops MVP-worthy numbers to power the Scratchers past the Revellers in the winner-take-all Game 5

GOLDEN. Go for Gold dominates the Che'lu in the winner-take-all Game 5. PBA Images

Paul Desiderio delivers as Go for Gold takes 2-1 lead

Aug 16, 2018 - 9:11 PM

The Scratchers move within a win of the PBA D-League crown after the UP standout's clutch plays

END-GAME HERO. Paul Desiderio (right) finds a way to tow Go for Gold past Che’Lu in Game 3 of the finals. Photo from PBA Images

Jeff Viernes lifts Che’lu in Game 1 stunner

Aug 09, 2018 - 8:05 PM

The Revellers fight back from a double-digit deficit to shock the favored Scratchers in the PBA D-League finals opener

 PBA Images

Che’Lu clinches Finals berth over CEU

Aug 07, 2018 - 8:01 PM

The Revellers arrange a finals showdown versus Go For Gold

MVP. Che'Lu Bar and Grill head coach Steven Tiu believes that Jeff Viernes is deserving of the MVP plum. Photo by PBA Images

Go for Gold nails 1st D-League finals berth

Aug 02, 2018 - 9:14 PM

Gab Banal erupts for a triple-double as Go for Gold completes a sweep of Marinerong Pilipino

BOUNCE BACK. Go for Gold's Gab Banal (right) says he made sure to rebound from his lackluster outing. Photo from PBA Images

Go For Gold snatches Game 1 semis lead over Marinero

Jul 31, 2018 - 10:04 PM

The Scratchers take Game 1 of the best-of-three semifinals series against Marinerong Pilipino

LEADER. Matt Salem explodes for 24 points to lead the Go For Gold Snatchers. Photo by PBA Images

Che'Lu nabs 1st semis win over CEU Scorpions

Jul 31, 2018 - 7:41 PM

The Revellers take Game 1 of the best-of-3 semifinals in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup

BREAKOUT. Levi Hernandez exploded for 24 points to aid the Revellers in taking their first semis win. Photo by PBA Images

Marinerong Pilipino boosts playoff bid with win vs Batangas-EAC

Jul 16, 2018 - 7:04 PM

The Skippers pocket their 5th win with a come-from-behind triumph over the Generals

TOPSCORER. Trevis Jackson finishes with 20 points and 6 rebounds for Marinerong Pilipino. Photo from PBA Images


Undermanned Go for Gold thwarts CEU

Jul 16, 2018 - 4:23 PM

The Scratches play without key cogs Ron Dennison, James Martinez and Gab Banal

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Rey Publico finishes with 18 points and 11 rebounds for Go for Gold. Photo from PBA Images


Revellers blast Titans by 38 points

Jul 12, 2018 - 9:30 PM

Jeff Viernes erupts for 35 points as the Revellers keep the Titans winless

BOARD BATTLE. Che'Lu's Jai Flores and AMA Online's Owen Graham fight for the rebound. Photo by PBA Images.

CEU fends off late Batangas-EAC rally

Jul 12, 2018 - 6:30 PM

The Scorpions blow a huge double-digit lead but manage to hold on in the final stretch

CHALLENGE. Batangas-EAC's Christian Manalo dribbles past CEU defender Orlan Wamar. Photo by PBA Images

Marinerong Pilipino snaps Che'Lu's 5-game winning streak

Jul 09, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Jorey Napoles puts up a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Robbie Manalang chips in another 19 points for the Skippers

CONTRIBUTOR. Abu Tratter scores 13 points for the Marinerong Pilipino Skippers. Photo from PBA Images


Go for Gold destroys listless AMA by 44

Jul 09, 2018 - 3:34 PM

The Go for Gold Scratchers keep the AMA Online Education Titans winless in 7 games

BALANCED ATTACK. Paul Desiderio is one of the 7 Go for Gold players to breach double figures. Photo from PBA Images


Tabi beats buzzer as Batangas-EAC stuns Go for Gold

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:45 PM

The thrilling triumph keeps the Generals' playoff hopes alive in the PBA D-League

NEW ACQUISITION. Michael Mabulac makes immediate impact as he puts up a double-double in his first game with the EAC Generals. Photo by PBA Images

Che'Lu Revellers avenge first-round loss to CEU Scorpions

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:30 PM

The Revellers blow out the Scorpions by 25 points in their PBA D-League duel

HOT HAND. Jeff Viernes led the Revellers with a game high of 22 points. Photo by PBA Images

Marinerong Pilipino dominates AMA in lopsided fashion

Jul 03, 2018 - 7:49 PM

The AMA Online Education Titans remain winless in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup

BLOWOUT. Javi Gomez de Liano drops 27 points to help blow out the Titans. Photo by PBA Images

Bitoon powers Che’Lu, sends Go for Gold tumbling to first loss

Jul 03, 2018 - 3:39 PM

The Revellers edge Go for Gold by two points in the final frame thriller

SPOTLIGHT. Chris Bitoon topscores with 31 points to lead Che'Lu d Bar Revellers. Photo by PBA Images.

Wamar fires 31 as CEU blasts Marinerong Pilipino in PBA D-League

Jun 25, 2018 - 8:27 PM

The Scorpions give the Skippers an 18-point beating for their 3rd win in the Foundation Cup

HOT HAND. Orlan Wamar hits 7 triples as the CEU Scorpions trample Marinerong Pilipino. Photo from PBA Images


Go for Gold streaks to 4th D-League win

Jun 21, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Gab Banal and Jai Reyes deliver in the final stretch to power the Scratchers past the gritty Skippers

CONSISTENT. Gab Banal (center) stars yet again to help Go for Gold preserve its perfect run. Photo by PBA Images

CEU spoils Andre Paras' return for hapless AMA

Jun 18, 2018 - 6:29 PM

Not even a double-double from Paras could give the Titans their first win in the 2018 PBA D-League Foundation Cup

BIG WIN. The Scorpions bag their second win in 4 games while the Titans remained winless in 4 outings. Photo from PBA Images


Marinero Pilipino toys with Batangas-EAC with 42-point rout

Jun 18, 2018 - 5:23 PM

The Skippers ride on balanced scoring attack with 5 players reaching double figures

TOPSCORER. Robbie Manalang paces the Marinerong Pilipino with 20 points. Photo from PBA Images


Go for Gold extends perfect D-League run

Jun 14, 2018 - 7:41 PM

Gab Banal notches a double-double as the Scratchers trip the CEU Scorpions for a 3-0 start

TEAM LEADER. Gab Banal powers the Go for Gold Scratchers past the CEU Scorpions.

Revellers cruise past Titans for second PBA D-League win

Jun 14, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Chris Bitoon pumps in 23 points to lead 6 Che'Lu Revellers in double figures

SOLID DEFENSE. AMA Online's Domark Matillano tries to get past 4 Che'Lu  defenders in the match won by the Revellers. Photo by PBA D-League Images

Che'Lu-San Sebastian notches first win at Marinerong Pilipino's expense

Jun 11, 2018 - 6:23 PM

The Revellers bounce back from their conference-opening loss with a romp of the Skippers

TOPSCORER. Jessie Collado chalks up a game-high 20 points for the Revellers. Photo from PBA Images


Go for Gold, CEU post contrasting PBA D-League wins

Jun 07, 2018 - 6:40 PM

Gab Banal leads the Scratchers to a thrilling triumph as Scorpions' Pierce Tyron Chan stars in a one-sided match

LEADERS. Gab Banal (right) and Kris Porter power Go for Gold-St. Benilde to its second straight victory. Photo by PBA D-League Images

Go for Gold dismantles Batangas in Foundation Cup opener

Jun 04, 2018 - 6:50 PM

In the other game, the Marinerong Pilipino Skippers topple the AMA Online Education Titans

TOPSCORER. James Martinez scores 18 points for Go For Gold. Photo from PBA Images


Zark’s-LPU clinches 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup title

May 01, 2018 - 6:05 PM

(UPDATED) Lyceum unleashes massive 27-6 rally in the 4th quarter to win the do-or-die Game 3

CHAMPS. Zark's LPU beats Ch€™lu-San Sebastian Revellers to claim the PBA D-League Aspirant's Cup 2018. Photo by PBA Images

Zarks-Lyceum blasts Che'lu-SSC to level D-League finals series

Apr 26, 2018 - 6:28 PM

Dominant from the get-go, the Jawbreakers make sure there won't be another heartbreaker

MVP. Newly crowned Most Valuable Player CJ Perez makes sure Allyn Bulanadi and Che'lu-San Sebastian won't get past him this time. Photo from PBA Images

Zark’s-Lyceum and Che’Lu-San Sebastian arrange D-League title showdown

Apr 19, 2018 - 8:36 PM

The Jawbreakers and Revellers topple top seeds, complete sweep of semifinal series

DOMINANT. Marinerong Pilipino threw everything it could, but Mike Nzeusseu and Zark's-Lyceum just proved too strong. Photo from PBA Images

Che’Lu-San Sebastian stuns top-ranked Akari-Adamson in D-League semis

Apr 17, 2018 - 5:41 PM

‘I know they’re pressured,” Revellers coach Stevenson Tiu says of the favored Falcons

UPSET. Jerrick Ahanmisi and Akari-Adamson try everything to stop Che’Lu-San Sebastian, but the Revellers' veterans took over. Photo by PBA Images

Zark’s Burger-Lyceum takes D-League semis opener versus Marinerong Pilipino in OT

Apr 17, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Mike Nzeusseu buries the game-winning shot with 5.5 seconds left in the extra period to lift the Jawbreakers past the Skippers

SEMIS THRILLER. Marinerong Piipino guard Joseph Terso grabs the ball from Mike Nzeusseu, but in the end, the Cameroonian center and Zark’s Burger-Lyceum get the win. Photo by PBA  Images

Zark’s-LPU sweeps twice-to-beat CEU, sets up semis clash with Marinerong Pilipino

Apr 12, 2018 - 7:11 PM

The 21-5 run in the 4th quarter steals the game from the Scorpion squad in D-League action

HERO. Jesper Ayaay stood in the spotlight for Zark’s, scoring 7 of his 15 points in the payoff period including a heroic game-tying triple at 74-all. Photo by PBA Images

Ilagan’s clutch rally completes Che’Lu comeback vs Gamboa to qualify for semis

Apr 10, 2018 - 5:31 PM

This eliminates Gamboa-St. Clare Coffee Lovers from the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup playoff

LAST GASP. The last run of Che'Lu was capped off by RK Ilagan's back-to-back long bombs and a putback lay-in. Photo by PBA Images

Foes-turned-friends Tratter, Tolentino lead Marinerong Pilipino to D-League semis

Apr 03, 2018 - 7:51 PM

Marinerong Pilipino Skippers emerge on top and barge into the semis of the PBA D-League

TOPSCORER. Abu Tratter leads the Marinerong Pilipino Skippers past the Che'Lu Bar & Grill Revellers. Photo by PBA Images

Tailender EAC completes 24-point rally, foils CEU’s outright semis bid in D-League

Apr 02, 2018 - 6:48 PM

Batangas-EAC capitalizes on the absence of Orlan Wamar and Rod Ebondo to frustrate the CEU Scorpions

UPSET. Batangas-EAC beats the CEU Scorpions in what is probably the biggest upset in the PBA D-League this season. Photo by PBA Images


Gamboa-St. Clare eliminates Wangs-Letran from contention in crucial D-League matchup

Mar 27, 2018 - 6:34 PM

Gamboa's final 9-2 run left no mercy for Wangs-Letran

ELIMINATED. Trevis Jackson leads the Coffee Lovers to eliminate Wangs-Letran. Photo by PBA Images.

Che’lu-San Sebastian routs Batangas-EAC by 39 to clinch D-League playoff spot

Mar 26, 2018 - 3:36 PM

Five players breach double figures in the Che'lu-San Sebastian demolition

BUCKETS. Samboy de Leon fires a game-high 15 points to help Che'lu-San Sebastian clinch a playoff berth. Photo by PBA Images


Marinerong Pilipino drowns Gamboa, CEU denies Wangs-Letran in D-League

Mar 20, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Marinerong Pilipino clinches a playoff spot while CEU fortifies its grasp of the top spot in the PBA D-League

SMOOTH SAILING. Marinerong Pilipino improves to 7-2 and secures a playoff spot in the PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup. Photo by PBA Images

Zark’s-LPU snaps 3-game skid, downs Go For Gold-CSB in D-League

Mar 19, 2018 - 7:01 PM

CJ Perez is his usual MVP self, leading the Jawbreakers with a team-high 23 points to go along with 7 rebounds and 4 assists

FLEXING MUSCLES. CJ Perez finished with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists as the Zark's-Lyceum Jawbreakers snap a 3-game skid. Photo by PBA Images

Gamboa downs Ebondo-less CEU; Adamson drubs Letran in D-League playoff previews

Mar 15, 2018 - 5:04 PM

Mohammad Pare capitalizes on the absence of Rod Ebondo who encountered a lower back injury

TOP TEAMS. Mohammad Pare leads the Gamboa-St. Clare Coffee Lovers over the CEU Scorpions as they banner the top tier double-header matchup. Photo by PBA Images

Rich Guinitaran erupts for 18 in 2nd period as CEU halts Perpetual comeback

Mar 13, 2018 - 5:16 PM

CEU Scorpions keep their tight grip of solo lead in the PBA D-League

Rich Guinitaran of CEU vs AJ Coronel of University of Perpetual Help Altas . Photo by PBA Images

Desiderio impresses in D-League debut, though Go For Gold still loses

Mar 12, 2018 - 3:46 PM

Paul Desiderio finishes with 15 points, two rebounds and two blocks for Go For Gold

DEBUT. Paul Desiderio scores 15 points in his first game for Gold For Gold in the PBA D-League. Photo by PBA Images


CEU blows out AMA by 35 as coach, 6 other Titans skip game

Mar 08, 2018 - 4:30 PM

The Titans play with only 9 men due to the notable absences including head coach Mark Herrera

ABSENCES. AMA coach Mark Herrera is a notable absence in this game, along with 6 other AMA players including FEU star Arvin Tolentino who only played 6 minutes in the Titans’ loss against the Akari-Adamson Falcons. Photo by JR Isaga/Rappler

Ayonayon ignites Marinerong Pilipino’s comeback over Go for Gold

Mar 06, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Marinerong Pilipino Skippers claim 5th win in 7 games in the PBA D-League

SHOOTING SPREE. Rian Ayonayon of Marinerong Pilipino drives past Go For Gold-CSB's Jjay Alejandro in the PBA D-League. Photo by PBA Images

Akari-Adamson beats AMA, but Manalang gets nod of former coach

Mar 05, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Rob Manalang of AMA drops 21 points in a loss versus Adamson, earns praises from hard-to-please Pumaren

TOPSCORER. Robbie Manalang of AMA  unloaded 21 points. Photo by PBA Images

Alejandro, Go for Gold send CEU to 1st D-League loss in OT thriller

Feb 22, 2018 - 7:59 PM

Jayjay Alejandro's heroics allow Go for Gold to overshadow Ebondo's obscene numbers for CEU and send them to their first loss

GO-AHEAD DAGGER. Jayjay Alejandro drained a go-ahead dagger for Go for Gold to clinch a victory. Photo by PBA Images.

Undefeated CEU unfazed by 2-week layoff, halts Zark’s-LPU’s win streak

Feb 20, 2018 - 7:44 PM

The CEU Scorpions come charging out of a long break to roast Zark's

SWEET-SHOOTING. Rodrigue Ebondo of the CEU Scorpions shoots over Mike Nzeusseu of Zarks in the PBA D-League. PBA Images

EAC drubs JRU for 1st win; Marinero rolls over AMA in D-League

Feb 19, 2018 - 7:24 PM

Marinerong Pilipino improves to 4-2 while EAC pockets its first win in 5 outings

ON BOTH ENDS. Gab Banal turns in a double-double to help the Marinerong Pilipino Skippers bag their 4th win. Photo by PBA Images