PBA expansion - updates

Rappler's latest stories on PBA expansion


PBA: Jai Reyes' career finds new life with Kia Motors

Aug 03, 2014 - 2:58 PM

The former UAAP Rookie of the Year says he is excited for the shot at showing his capabilities with the Kia expansion team

Jai Reyes will have more opportunities to show his game with the expansion KIA Motors team. Photo by KC Cruz/PBA Images

PBA: Air21 franchise officially sold to NLEX

Jun 26, 2014 - 10:07 PM

The PBA s Board of Governors approved unanimously the assignment transfer and sale of the rights over an existing member team said commissioner Chito Salud

SAME TEAM, NEW NAME. PBA commissioner Chito Salud announces the sale of the Air21 franchise to NLEX. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Manny Pacquiao announced as KIA coach

Jun 09, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Manny Pacquiao was named head coach of Kia s PBA expansion team

Pacquiao sits between KIA Motors chairman Jose Chavez Alvarez (L) and PBA commissioner Chito Salud (R)

KIA, NLEX, Blackwater approved as new PBA teams

Apr 10, 2014 - 6:42 PM

Asia s first play for pay league just got bigger as Commissioner Chito Salud announces approval of the application of 3 new teams

MOMENTOUS OCCASION. PBA Commissioner announces approval of 3 new PBA teams joining the league next season. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

PBA to evaluate applicants Kia, Blackwater, NLEX

Mar 06, 2014 - 11:39 PM

The PBA will be conducting due diligence to evaluate the 3 companies hoping to join the professional basketball league

DUE DILIGENCE. The PBA will be conducting due diligence to determine whether 3 prospective new franchises will be accepted into the league.

The road to PBA expansion

Mar 05, 2014 - 11:33 PM

As the PBA mulls the possibility of expansion Rappler s Jane Bracher mulls the pros and cons

MORE THE MERRIER? The Kia Motors Corporation and Blackwater Sports have both sent letters of intent to join the PBA as expansion teams. But will they be welcome additions?