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Ross on helping Jones: 'I'm not a terrible person'

Aug 15, 2019 - 9:13 AM

Despite their heated encounters, Chris Ross displays sportsmanship by helping Terrence Jones get up from the floor

ON THE VERGE. Chris Ross and San Miguel are a win away from another PBA championship. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: Ross says Jones 'mentally a baby'

Aug 10, 2019 - 12:09 AM

Suffering two busted lips in their first two encounters, Chris Ross gets headbutted by Terrence Jones early in Game 3

MIND GAMES. Chris Ross and Terrence Jones continue to get physical against each other in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images


Ross to continue mind games, says up to Jones to be 'mentally strong'

Aug 08, 2019 - 5:01 PM

Chris Ross plays a crucial role in getting Terrence Jones ejected in Game 2 of the PBA finals as San Miguel survives TNT to level the series

MIND GAMES. Chris Ross and Terrence Jones continue to go at it in the PBA finals. Photo from PBA Images


Ross feels elbow to the face from Jones done on purpose

Aug 05, 2019 - 12:01 AM

Videos also reveal that Terrence Jones stepped on Chris Ross' left leg for a couple of seconds right after the hit

PAINFUL. Chris Ross suffers a double whammy as San Miguel loses Game 1. Photo from PBA Images


Ross joins elite company in 3-point explosion for San Miguel

Jul 29, 2019 - 11:39 PM

Mostly known for his work on the less glamorous end of the floor, Chris Ross flaunts his vastly improved outside game as San Miguel nears the finals

HOT HAND. Chris Ross becomes only the fifth player in PBA history to sink at least 10 three-pointers. Photo from PBA Images


Ross backs Romeo after ejection: 'We let people be themselves'

May 04, 2019 - 8:56 PM

Chris Ross throws full support behind Terrence Romeo, whom he says has been an 'amazing' teammate since joining San Miguel

SOLID PARTNERSHIP. Chris Ross throws full support for teammate Terrence Romeo. Photos from PBA Images


Ross glad San Miguel still healthy for finals after physical duel with Phoenix

Apr 26, 2019 - 9:05 PM

The semifinals series is distinguished by its highly physical nature, with players jawing at each other, elbows and punches thrown and bodies crashing the floor

BACK AT IT. Chris Ross and San Miguel are through to their fifth straight finals in the Philippine Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Part of the game: Ross, Lee shrug off physical clash

Feb 10, 2019 - 11:40 PM

The two spitfire guards bump at each other for several possessions and exchange sweet nothings

NOTHING BEHIND IT. Paul Lee and Chris Ross both downplay their on-court spat. Photo from PBA Images


Chris Ross relishes reverse LeBron James moment

Aug 01, 2018 - 11:52 PM

The do-it-all guard unusually dons a headband to cover a forehead wound but sinks 7 treys to help San Miguel destroy Barangay Ginebra in Game 3

RESILIENT. Not even a forehead cut could prevent a headband-clad Chris Ross from powering San Miguel to a 38-point rout of Barangay Ginebra in Game 3 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc


PBA hands down Game 2 fines; Santos flagrant 2 downgraded

Jul 31, 2018 - 4:32 PM

Three Beermen and two Gin Kings are fined due to an on-court scuffle in Game 2 of the finals

HEFTY FINES. Renaldo Balkman was one of the players who got slapped with a P5000 fine. Photo by PBA Images

Ross on techs that led to ejection: 'I don't think I deserve them'

Jul 29, 2018 - 11:29 PM

Chris Ross gets slapped with two technical fouls in a span of 15 seconds in Game 2 of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals

EJECTED. Chris Ross finishes with 5 assists, 3 rebounds and two steals. Photo from PBA Images


SMB's Ross: PBA title quest now a 'wide-open race'

Jul 07, 2018 - 11:37 PM

Chris Ross and his San Miguel Beermen seek to beat rivals TNT KaTropa in a best-of-3 quarterfinals series

READY FOR WAR. Chris Ross says it is going to be a 'war' as the San Miguel Beermen face rivals TNT KaTropa in the quarterfinals. Photo from PBA Images


Leo Austria wants Chris Ross to keep intense attitude to 'certain limit'

Jun 06, 2018 - 11:41 PM

Ross figured in a verbal spat with Columbian import John Fields and they needed to be separated by teammates and game officials before things turned ugly

ALL-AROUND. Chris Ross helps San Miguel win their 3rd straight game with 10 points, 8 assists, 6 rebounds and two steals. Photo from PBA Images


June Mar Fajardo 'in conversation of best player ever in PBA,' says Ross

Apr 07, 2018 - 7:41 PM

In just his 6th year in the PBA, June Mar Fajardo has steered the San Miguel Beermen to 6 championships while winning 4 MVPs and a record 6 BPC awards

CONVERSATION FOR GOAT. Chris Ross believes San Miguel teammate June Mar Fajardo is in the upper echelon of the PBA's all-time greatest players. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler


Ross fined anew by PBA, referees, barker suspended in SMB-Ginebra's confusing ending

Jan 30, 2018 - 6:28 PM

TNT KaTropa's Troy Rosario is also penalized for a flagrant foul penalty 1

FINED. Chris Ross is paying a total of P25,800 for saying statements detrimental to the league and for the two technical fouls he received during the game. Photo by PBA Images

Ross left dumbfounded by 'bizarre' technical foul in San Miguel loss

Jan 29, 2018 - 1:10 PM

San Miguel's Chris Ross admits he got confused with how things turned out in the endgame

CONTROVERSY. Chris Ross mistakenly took Laneta's free throws that caused him a techinical foul. Photo by PBA Images

PBA fines to Guiao, Ross for quarrelling over alleged racist remark

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:52 PM

PBA officer-in-charge Willie Marcial says there is no evidence to prove Yeng Guiao made a racist remark

FINED. Yeng Guiao is slapped with a P11,000 fine for hurling the N-word at Chris Ross. File photo from PBA Images

Ganuelas-Rosser backs teammate Ross in racism row

Jan 21, 2018 - 3:17 PM

Matt Ganuelas-Rosser says criticizing based on skin color should not be tolerated, a day after teammate Chris Ross was allegedly called with a racist slur by NLEX coach Yeng Guiao

RACISM. NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao allegedly calls Chris Ross using the "N-word". Photo by Jerrick Reymarc

Yeng Guiao denies hurling N-word at Chris Ross

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:50 AM

But Yeng Guiao admits flashing the dirty finger at Chris Ross as part of 'psychological warfare'

MOVING ON. Yeng Guiao denies hurling the 'n' word at Chris Ross. File photo from PBA Images

Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

Ross bags Best Player award, Rhodes wins Best Import

Jun 28, 2017 - 7:32 PM

UPDATED Chris Ross receives the plaque on Wednesday June 28 before Game 4 of the PBA Finals

Ross, Cabagnot, Fajardo lead Best Player race, but all espouse teamwork

Jun 20, 2017 - 9:47 PM

Chris Ross and Alex Cabagnot are tied for first place while June Mar Fajardo is in close second after the semifinals

TEAM FIRST. Alex Cabagnot (C) is leading the Best Player race along with teammates Chris Ross and June Mar Fajardo. But they're all more focused on winning the championship. Photo from PBA Images

Chris Ross delivers again on the big stage for 2nd Finals MVP honor

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Fueled by the immensity of the playoffs and the finals Chris Ross challenged the conventional perceptions of him as a player and turned them inside out

WELL-DESERVED. Playmaker Chris Ross earns a well-deserved Finals MVP award for the second straight Philippine Cup conference. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Cone 'no comment' on commotion due to late Ross 3-pointer in Game 3

Mar 01, 2017 - 11:12 PM

Tim Cone was heard and seen yelling inside the hallway as both teams headed for the locker rooms But when asked to comment he chose to stay mum

MUM. Coach Tim Cone declines to comment on post-game shouting incident with Chris Ross. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Releasing Wilkerson releases San Miguel's championship form

Apr 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Playing without an import is usually a handicap That wasn t the case for the Beermen in Game 3 against Rain or Shine

Photo by Eduardo Solo

San Miguel shoots lights out for grieving Arwind Santos

Mar 28, 2016 - 5:37 PM

The San Miguel Beermen come out with a certain kind of fire against the Star Hotshots as they dedicate the win to grieving teammate Arwind Santos

FOR ARWIND. Marcio Lassiter dedicates his hot shooting night to grieving teammate Arwind Santos. Photo courtesy of PBA Images

San Miguel's Chris Ross laughs off Meralco Bolt poster gaffe

Mar 05, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Was Chris Ross traded back to Meralco or did a poster advertising the out of town PBA match use an old photo of him? The latter is most likely

Chris Ross named 2016 PBA Philippine Cup Finals MVP

Feb 03, 2016 - 10:05 PM

Chris Ross is honored after the San Miguel Beermen overcome a 0 3 deficit to win their second straight all Filipino championship

ROSS THE BOSS. Chris Ross anchored San Miguel's historic comeback to win the 2016 Philippine Cup championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel makes history, wins PBA Philippine Cup title

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:47 PM

The San Miguel Beermen beat the Alaska Aces in Game 7 to become the first team in PBA history to overcome an 0 3 series deficit to win a championship

BEER RUNS COLD. Chris Ross and the San Miguel Beermen never quit and were rewarded with a historic series comeback. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

‘Heart of a Champion’: How San Miguel made its comeback in Game 1

Jan 06, 2016 - 6:24 PM

Here s a detailed look at how the Beermen stole the victory in their PBA Philippine Cup semifinals Game 1 against Rain or Shine

Guiao, Belga fined P20k for altercation in PBA semis Game 1

Jan 06, 2016 - 2:50 PM

The PBA Commissioner’s Office also slaps Rain or Shine s Jericho Cruz and Raymond Almazan as well as San Miguel’s Yancy de Ocampo and Chris Ross a total of P5 800 in fines for technical fouls

FINED. Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao (2nd from left) and center Beau Belga (4th from right) are fined Php 20,000 each for this scuffle in Game 1 of the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals. San Miguel's Chris Ross (3rd from right) is also fined. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

San Miguel torches Ginebra for 5th straight win

May 31, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Marcio Lassiter and Arwind Santos each had 13 and 11 points respectively Big man June Mar Fajardo registered 10 points and crashed the boards with 20

Chris Ross had a near triple-double with 19 markers, 9 dimes and 9 boards. Photo by Josh Albelda

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

San Miguel drubs Globalport behind Reid’s hot shooting

May 17, 2015 - 6:39 PM

Import Arizona Reid sizzled for 41 points as the San Miguel Beermen tarnished Globalport Batang Pier’s once perfect 3 0 record

HOT HAND. Arizona Reid hit 9 of 11 three point attempts against Globalport. Photo by Mark Cristino

San Miguel thwarts Air21 in physical game

Jun 14, 2014 - 9:23 PM

San Miguel survives a game marred by multiple technical fouls and improves chances at clinching a twice to beat edge

FOUL TROUBLE. San Miguel bigman June Mar Fajardo (light) still finished in double figures despite battling foul trouble. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

San Miguel recovers from slow start to nip Globalport

Jun 03, 2014 - 9:27 PM

The San Miguel Beermen preyed on a vulnerable Globalport Batang Pier and pulled off a come from behind

BEER RUN. Chris Lutz of San Miguel Beer looks to make a play against Terrence Romeo of Globalport. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

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

Air21's Joseph Yeo apologizes to Chris Ross for low blow

Apr 26, 2014 - 8:32 AM

Joseph Yeo of the Air21 says that his intention was to show the San Miguel Beermen that his team won t be pushed around when he went below the belt against Chris Ross

SPECIAL DELIVERY. Chris Ross is left prone on the ground after a low blow from Joseph Yeo in the first half. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Air21 slays San Miguel in double OT for semis slot

Apr 25, 2014 - 11:03 PM

Perennial underdogs Air21 played the giant slayer role on Friday defeating San Miguel Beer in double OT to earn a spot in the Commissioner s Cup semis

AGE AIN'T NOTHING BUT A NUMBER. Air21's ageless center Asi Taulava puts up a shot as San Miguel Beer's June Mar Fajardo looks on. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA quarterfinals preview: SMB seeks outright semis vs Air21

Apr 22, 2014 - 5:05 PM

Will the Beermen shut down the Express in one game or can Air21 deliver a surprise win?

BEER MASTER. The Beermen's offense is running like a well-oiled machine thanks to point guard Chris Ross. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Beermen stay in No. 2 after rout of Mixers

Apr 12, 2014 - 8:36 PM

Beermen stay sharp to stay at the no 2 spot after beating the Mixers 97 88

PERFECT BREW. Chris Ross and the rest of the Beermen grab firm hold of the no. 2 spot with rout of the Mixers. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Best Player Race Weeks 3-4: Ranidel reigns

Apr 03, 2014 - 3:33 PM

PBA writer Levi Verora thinks Talk N Text s Ranidel De Ocampo has been the most impactful player of the conference after four weeks Read on to see who rounds out the top ten

UNLI-TEXT. Talk N Text's Ranidel De Ocampo is leading all locals in scoring, and this writer believes he's also the top player this conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA Fastbreak: Alaska milks San Miguel in Laguna

Mar 30, 2014 - 4:03 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Alaska s win over San Miguel Beer in Laguna

ALASKA DELIVERS. JV Casio and the Alaska Aces defeated San Miguel Beer in the conference's first road game. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Beermen continue balling over Globalport

Mar 25, 2014 - 2:23 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes Monday s Commissioner s Cup game between San Miguel Beer and Globalport

IMPORT BEER. Kevin Jones of San Miguel Beer goes to the hoop, past Globalport's import Evan Brock. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Rain or Shine drowns in late Beer bath

Mar 20, 2014 - 3:21 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo breaks down San Miguel Beer vengeful victory over Rain or Shine on Wednesday night

BALLIN' BEERMEN. San Miguel Beermen import Kevin Jones goes to the rim against Rain or Shine import Alex McLean. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Chris Ross says RoS win a morale-booster but remains hungry

Mar 20, 2014 - 12:08 AM

Despite jumping out to a 3 1 start in the PBA Commissioner s Cup San Miguel Beermen team captain Chris Ross says they aren t yet satisfied

BEERMAN STILL THIRSTY. San Miguel's Chris Ross (R) describes their win over Rain or Shine as a morale-booster but admits the fight isn't over yet. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Chris Ross has career game as San Miguel Beermen down RoS

Mar 19, 2014 - 10:45 PM

Chris Ross scored a career high 22 points to go with 10 assists as San Miguel Beermen defeated Rain or Shine in a rematch of the Philippine Cup semifinals

BEER RUN. Chris Ross (R) of San Miguel Beermen drives past Rain or Shine's Ryan Arana. Chris Ross had a career-high 22 points with 10 assists. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: Fajardo reemerges, RoS rookies shine

Jan 19, 2014 - 7:02 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo takes a closer look at Saturday s games between Petron Blaze Boosters and Meralco Bolts plus Rain or Shine Elasto Painters and Air21 Express

NEW BLOOD RISING. June Mar Fajardo was able to show his merit against former mentor Danny Ildefonso. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: Petron beats Meralco in first Fajardo-Ildefonso showdown

Jan 18, 2014 - 5:53 PM

The Petron Blaze Boosters banked on consistency to shut down the Meralco Bolts 96 87 on Saturday January 18 in the PLDT myDSL Philippine Cup at the SMART Araneta Coliseum

STUDENT VS TEACHER. June Mar Fajardo backs down Danny I in their first meeting between the two. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Midseason Awards: Santos, Abueva shine

Mar 16, 2013 - 2:49 PM

Rappler basketball writer Enzo Flojo picks the best individual performers midway through the 2012 13 PBA season See who his winners are

Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images