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Not just luck: Rey Suerte named UAAP Player of the Week

Sep 16, 2019 - 5:03 PM

Rey Suerte drags the UE Red Warriors out of the winless column with a stellar performance against the La Salle Green Archers

ONE-AND-DONE. Rey Suerte continues to prove he belongs in the UAAP. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


Suerte eager to leave legacy in UE

Sep 14, 2019 - 5:51 PM

Even if he could only play for a year in the UAAP, Rey Suerte looks to pave the way for UE’s turnaround

LUCKY WARRIOR. Rey Suerte flashes his MVP experience over the La Salle Green Archers. Photo from release

Lucky shot: Suerte knocks in game-winner as UE shocks La Salle

Sep 14, 2019 - 4:14 PM

Rey Suerte buries two clutch three-pointers in the dying seconds as the UE Red Warriors pick up their first win over the La Salle Green Archers

WAXING HOT. Rey Suerte leads the UE Red Warriors to their first win of the season. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Warriors veteran Shaun Livingston retires

Sep 14, 2019 - 12:19 PM

After a 15-year run, Shaun Livingston bids farewell to a career highlighted by 3 NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors

CHAMP. In an emotional Instagram post, Shaun Livingston pays tribute to everyone who helped him in his NBA journey. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Ahanmisi, Adamson roll over Diakhite-less UE

Sep 11, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Adamson takes advantage of a UE side playing minus Senegalese big man Alex Diakhite

photo by Michael Gatpandan

UAAP Season 82: Team standings, scores

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Check out the team standings and game results in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament

Chongson rues UE’s 'predictable' reliance on Diakhite, Suerte

Sep 08, 2019 - 5:08 PM

Senegalese big man Alex Diakhite and topnotch guard Rey Suerte continue to carry the load for UE, but the Warriors want more players to step up

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

FEU outguns UE for breakthrough win

Sep 08, 2019 - 2:27 PM

The FEU Tamaraws come out charging in the final quarter behind stellar guards Ino Comboy and L-Jay Gonzales

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Chongson on UE coaching issue: Silva 'just wouldn’t let go'

Sep 04, 2019 - 4:43 PM

UE consultant Lawrence Chongson says coach Joe Silva just won't 'let go of the title' even if a new coaching staff has been manning the sidelines for 4 months

MOVING FORWARD. UE consultant Lawrence Chongson hopes the Warriors focus on the games and move past the coaching issue. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Hot-shooting UST downs UE in UAAP Season 82 debut

Sep 04, 2019 - 12:45 PM

Staging an early breakaway, the Tigers gore the Red Warriors in the season opener

STRONG START. Cj Cansino and the UST Tigers open the new season with a bang over the UE Red Warriors. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UE coach Joe Silva resigns a day before UAAP Season 82

Sep 03, 2019 - 4:11 PM

Bong Tan, the son of school owner Lucio Tan, takes over as Red Warriors head coach

SURPRISE EXIT. Just weeks before his resignation, a confident Joe Silva says the Warriors may overachieve this season. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Ateneo lights up UAAP Season 82 opening ceremony

Sep 01, 2019 - 10:26 PM

UAAP Season 82 host Ateneo puts on a spectacle as the country's premier collegiate league officially comes off the wraps

POWERFUL. Ateneo showcases all 8 member UAAP schools with a futuristic theme. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

No surprise: UAAP teams pick Ateneo as team to beat

Sep 01, 2019 - 3:48 PM

'Ateneo should be rated No.1, but of course, you cannot count out other schools,' says Adamson coach Franz Pumaren as his Falcons test the Blue Eagles first

FAVORITES. Back-to-back UAAP champions Ateneo Blue Eagles gun for a 3-peat title. File photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

WATCH: Retooled UE Red Warriors go all-in for Final Four bid

Aug 22, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Looking to improve from a forgettable 1-13 finish last season, the UE Red Warriors boast a new-look squad

PROMISING. UE team captain Philip Manalang thinks the Red Warriors can contend with the big guns this year. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Steph Curry finances college golf team for 6 years

Aug 20, 2019 - 9:42 AM

'I feel really honored to play a small role in the rich history of Howard University and look forward to building their first men's and women's golf teams with them,' says Steph Curry

AVID GOLFER. Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry commits to help Howard University build its golf program. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

3 teens rescued from Pasig River by dredging crew

Aug 10, 2019 - 7:56 PM

River Warriors of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission save the teens, who had not expected the current to be that strong

RIVER RESCUE. River Warriors of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission prepare to rescue 3 teenagers found nearly drowning in the river. Screenshot from PRRC video

LOOK: Key matchups for UAAP Season 82 men's basketball

Aug 08, 2019 - 10:12 PM

UP gets to parade early its highly touted transferees while Ateneo and La Salle figure in an opening weekend rivalry clash

TITLE DEFENSE. Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles kick off their three-peat bid against rival La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Durant doesn't blame Warriors for torn Achilles tendon

Aug 08, 2019 - 10:11 AM

'Nobody was responsible for it. It was just the game,' Kevin Durant on his season-ending injury

REHAB. Kevin Durant has signed with the Brooklyn Nets, but isn’t expected to see action until next year. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors lock up Green with $100 million extension

Aug 04, 2019 - 8:27 AM

Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors agree to a four-year maximum contract

STICKING AROUND. The Warriors get to keep a defensive anchor in Draymond Green. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

ATHLETE'S CORNER: Kiefer Ravena on redemption after suspension

Jul 28, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Away from basketball for more than a year, Kiefer Ravena reflects on his journey after a life-changing ban

JUST THE BEGINNING. Kiefer Ravena plans to surprise everyone who counted him out during his ordeal. Rappler screenshot


WATCH: Steph Curry surprises kid with fist bump

Jul 17, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The unassuming kid – fully clad in Warriors apparel – was only expecting a wave from the two-time NBA MVP but Curry gave him with a fist bump instead

LOCKED IN. Steph Curry tries to stay competitive in the offseason by joining golf tournaments. File photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP


Guiao rips officiating as NLEX narrowly escapes

Jul 12, 2019 - 9:11 PM

Ejected for the nth time, Yeng Guiao says they 'survived a badly officiated game' against Phoenix

SILVER LINING. Yeng Guiao and NLEX head into the season-ending Governors' Cup with a win. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX escapes to put Phoenix in peril of missing playoffs

Jul 12, 2019 - 7:22 PM

The Road Warriors almost squander a 20-point lead but survive to finish their Commissioner's Cup campaign on a winning note

WIN AGAIN. Olu Ashaolu helps NLEX return to the winning track. Photo from PBA Images


Warriors vow to retire Iguodala jersey after trading him

Jul 08, 2019 - 4:25 PM

Andre Iguodala helped the Warriors win 3 NBA titles in the last 5 seasons, even clinching the Finals MVP award in 2015

HONORED. Andre Iguodala will see his No. 9 jersey in the rafters of the Chase Center. File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP


McCullough dominates as San Miguel revives playoff campaign

Jul 05, 2019 - 9:44 PM

Replacing former Best Import Charles Rhodes, Chris McCullough does not disappoint in his PBA debut

ANOTHER LEVEL. Chris McCullough has himself a rousing PBA debut for San Miguel. Photo from PBA Images


'Durant's 35 retired while I own Warriors,' says team exec

Jul 04, 2019 - 9:01 AM

Golden State Warriors chief executive Joe Lacob honors Kevin Durant 'for being an integral part to one of the most prolific runs in NBA history'

GRATEFUL. The Warriors recognize Kevin Durant’s contributions on and off the court. Photo from NBA

Well-wishes pour in as Kevin Alas, Selina Dagdag announce engagement

Jul 01, 2019 - 4:53 PM

The NLEX guard pops the question to the PBA courtside reporter after two years as a couple

FIANCE. Kevin Alas and Selina Dagdag are now engaged. Photo from Alas' Instagram account (@kevinlouiealas)


Nets trade D'Angelo Russell to Warriors

Jul 01, 2019 - 12:15 PM

D'Angelo Russell is coming off his first All-Star selection and a runner-up finish for the Most Improved Player award

D-LOADING. D'Angelo Russell will join the Warriors, his third NBA team. Photo from Brooklyn Nets' Twitter account (@BrooklynNets)


Kevin Durant to depart Warriors for Nets as NBA free agent

Jul 01, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Although expected to miss all of next season, Kevin Durant is set to sign a max deal with the Brooklyn Nets

MAJOR MOVE. As Kevin Durant leaves the Warriors for the Nets, Boston guard Kyrie Irving is also expected to join him in Brooklyn. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Durant to talk with 4 teams as NBA free agency looms

Jun 29, 2019 - 6:32 PM

Kevin Durant declined his $31.5 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent

DURANT SWEEPSTAKES. The Golden State Warriors are keen on keeping Kevin Durant. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Klay Thompson expected to get 5-year max offer from Warriors

Jun 29, 2019 - 5:06 PM

Helping the Warriors win 3 NBA championships and reach 5 consecutive finals, the 29-year-old is primed to sign a max contract

ON BOTH ENDS. Klay Thompson has established himself as one of the premier two-way players in the NBA. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Ashaolu turns heads in debut as NLEX averts disaster for 2nd win

Jun 28, 2019 - 7:10 PM

Proving coach Yeng Guiao wrong, Olu Ashaolu drops all-around numbers in his first game with the Road Warriors

WORKHORSE. Olu Ashaolu quickly delivers the goods for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency

Jun 27, 2019 - 8:39 AM

Expected to miss the entire 2019-2020 NBA season, the injured Kevin Durant is still tipped to get several offers when free agency opens Sunday

TOP CHOICE. The New Yorks Knicks are expected the make a pitch for Kevin Durant, who leads the list of high-profile free agents. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Curry vows he won't let Warriors dynasty end

Jun 24, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Steph Curry says the Golden State Warriors, who reached the championship round for 5 straight seasons, will be back for another title run

VIE FOR THE CROWN. Steph Curry has full confidence that the Golden State Warriors will remain contenders. File photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP


Ginebra gives NLEX sound beating as Pringle debuts

Jun 23, 2019 - 9:53 PM

Seeing action for the first time since his trade from NorthPort, Stanley Pringle conspires with Justin Brownlee in the dominant win

NEW KING. Stanley Pringle debuts for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Kiefer Ravena 'tougher, wiser' heading to basketball return

Jun 22, 2019 - 11:22 PM

The 25-year-old returns to practice on June 24 – exactly two months before his 18-month FIBA suspension ends

BACK IN THE GRIND. Kiefer Ravena nears his basketball return both for NLEX and Gilas Pilipinas. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX ends dry spell, zaps Meralco for maiden win

Jun 19, 2019 - 9:53 PM

After dropping their first 6 games of the conference, the Road Warriors bank on Tony Mitchell and Jericho Cruz to keep their playoff bid running

BREAKTHROUGH. Tony Mitchell gets his first win as a member of the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images


Toronto to hold Raptors championship parade Monday

Jun 15, 2019 - 8:49 AM

'Prehistoric: Dinosaurs rule the Earth again,' a newspaper headline screams as Canada cheers the Toronto Raptors' historic NBA title romp

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 13: The Toronto Raptors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after their team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win Game Six of the 2019 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 13, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: NBA game recap and highlights

Jun 15, 2019 - 1:17 AM

'This is why I play basketball. This is what I work hard for,' says Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard as the Raptors dethrone the Warriors for their first NBA championship

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 13: The Toronto Raptors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors to win Game Six of the 2019 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 13, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Cruz wants to make most out of reunion with Guiao

Jun 14, 2019 - 11:25 PM

As Jericho Cruz sees action in the PBA for the first time in two months, a familiar face calls the shots for him

NEW TEAM. Jericho Cruz begins a new chapter of his career with NLEX. Photo from PBA Images


Magnolia cracks winning column against struggling NLEX

Jun 14, 2019 - 9:17 PM

Jericho Cruz debuts as Yeng Guiao returns for the Road Warriors, but the Hotshots still prevail

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. James Farr frolicks in the paint for Magnolia. Photo from PBA Images


5 things we learned from the NBA Finals

Jun 14, 2019 - 7:32 PM

The Raptors become the first team outside the US to win the NBA Finals, and they did it with a roster of stars from around the world

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 13: Kawhi Leonard #2 and Serge Ibaka #9 of the Toronto Raptors celebrates their teams victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game Six to win the 2019 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 13, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Jubilation in Toronto as fans celebrate Raptors' NBA win

Jun 14, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also joins the Raptors revelry, tweeting 'And that's how we do it in the North'

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 13: The Toronto Raptors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after their team defeated the Golden State Warriors to win Game Six of the 2019 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 13, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Injury-riddled Warriors vow 'We'll be back' atop NBA

Jun 14, 2019 - 4:10 PM

'True champions like we are, we should be able to adapt and keep this same kind of DNA no matter what our roster looks like next year,' says Steph Curry

NOT OVER. Steph Curry says the Golden State Warriors are far from done. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Klay Thompson suffers torn ACL as Warriors face tough off-season

Jun 14, 2019 - 2:41 PM

The Warriors now head to a difficult postseason as both stars Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant face a year-long rehab

BIG BLOW. Warriors star Klay Thompson after hurting his leg following an awkward landing in Game 6. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

Klay Thompson falls as Golden State crumbles in Game 6 loss

Jun 14, 2019 - 12:44 PM

The Warriors dynasty comes to an end as another star in Klay Thompson succumbs to injury

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/AFP

RAPTORS RULE: Toronto dethrones Warriors to bag first NBA crown

Jun 14, 2019 - 11:49 AM

The Raptors pounce on a Warriors side that lost another star to injury to capture the franchise’s first championship

HISTORIC. Kyle Lowry and the Raptors wrap it up on the road. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors

Jun 13, 2019 - 2:58 PM

History favors the Raptors but the Warriors take inspiration playing for injured star Kevin Durant in their farewell game at the Oracle Arena

SUPERSTAR SHOWDOWN. Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors hope to contain the Warriors 'Splash Brothers' Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

HIGHLIGHTS Warriors vs Raptors - NBA Finals 2019 Game 6

Jun 13, 2019 - 10:13 AM

Bookmark for Game 6 updates of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 13, 9 pm ET (June 14, 9 am, Philippine time) live from Oracle Arena in Oakland, California

Warriors' Durant undergoes torn Achilles tendon surgery

Jun 13, 2019 - 8:40 AM

'It's going to be a journey but I'm built for this,' says Kevin Durant as he faces a year of rehabilitation

ROAD BACK. After Kevin Durant turns his focus on rehab, the Warriors star says he’ll be cheering for his 'brothers' as they try to force a Game 7 against the Raptors. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP