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Neon nation no more for GlobalPort

Aug 11, 2018 - 4:59 PM

The Batang Pier will carry a different name and don new colors for the PBA Governors' Cup

CHANGE. GlobalPort changes name to NorthPort Batang Pier. Photo from PBA Images


James Yap flashes vintage form as Rain or Shine reaches semis

Jul 12, 2018 - 9:33 PM

The Elasto Painters clip GlobalPort to avoid being the 4th top seed in PBA history to succumb to a No. 8 squad in the quarterfinals

HOT HAND. James Yap turns back the hands of time by drilling in 7 triples to match his career-high. Photo from PBA Images


Grey heeds Jarencio's call in GlobalPort's upset of Rain or Shine

Jul 10, 2018 - 9:31 PM

The 3-year guard sinks a game-winner that puts the Batang Pier on the brink of becoming just the 4th No. 8 team in PBA's history to advance to the semifinals

Upset! No. 8 GlobalPort nips top seed Rain or Shine to force do-or-die

Jul 10, 2018 - 7:35 PM

Jonathan Grey plays hero for the Batang Pier by knocking in the game-winning triple to highlight his 22-point night

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Malcolm White paces the GlobalPort Batang Pier with 28 points, 16 rebounds, 3 assists and two blocks. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra blasts GlobalPort for 5th straight win heading into playoffs

Jul 06, 2018 - 9:44 PM

Justin Brownlee and Scottie Thompson combine for 46 points, 21 rebounds, 17 assists, and 6 steals for the Gin Kings

STAT-STUFFER. Justin Brownlee fills up the stats sheet with 36 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images


Pido Jarencio tips hat to 50-point man Stanley Pringle

Jun 22, 2018 - 9:14 PM

'Parang ako noong college,' Jarencio, who once scored 48 points in the UAAP and 45 points in the PBA, says of Pringle's awe-inspiring performance

SNIPER. Stanley Pringle waxes hot from deep and buries 9 triples. Photo from PBA's Facebook page


Stanley Pringle hits half-century mark as GlobalPort blasts Columbian

Jun 22, 2018 - 7:09 PM

The spitfire guard achieves the feat without sacrificing efficiency, shooting a scintillating 60%, highlighted by a 9-of-14 clip from 3-point range

GlobalPort ships Nabong to San Miguel for Espinas, future pick

Jun 21, 2018 - 12:42 PM

This is the 3rd trade the PBA has approved in 4 days

TRADE. Gabby Espinas (right) returns to the GlobalPort Batang Pier while Kelly Nabong will play for his 3rd team in his 6-year PBA career. File photos from PBA Images


Wright all riled up over technical foul

Jun 20, 2018 - 8:33 PM

The Phoenix guard expresses disappointment over the officiating after picking up a foul despite getting clotheslined by Malcolm White

UNFAIR. Matthew Wright believes that the league should do something about Malcolm White's behavior during the game. Photo by PBA Images

Phoenix halts skid in dominant win over GlobalPort

Jun 20, 2018 - 7:06 PM

The Fuel Masters pick up their 4th victory in 10 games to stay in contention for a quarterfinal berth

UNSTOPPABLE. Eugene Phelps takes charge leading the Phoenix Fuel Masters to their 4th win of the conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ginebra unclogs guard rotation with Taha-Sargent trade

Jun 19, 2018 - 8:23 PM

The Gin Kings send back Paolo Taha to Globalport Batang Pier for Julian Sargent

BACK-TO-BACK. Barangay Ginebra makes another trade as they acquire Julian Sargent (right) who will be another vital stopper in the rotation. Photo by PBA Images (Taha) and Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler (Sargent)

Diminutive Elorde stands tallest for GlobalPort vs San Miguel juggernaut

Jun 13, 2018 - 9:05 PM

Nico Elorde knocks down a pivotal triple in the Batang Pier's come-from-behind win over the Beermen

STAT-STUFFER. Nico Elorde finishes with 6 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal as the Batang Pier snap a two-game skid. File hoto from PBA Images


GlobalPort halts San Miguel's 3-game winning streak

Jun 13, 2018 - 7:14 PM

The Batang Pier played without import Malcolm White for most of the payoff period but showed composure down the stretch for their 4th win in 8 games

Teng brothers meet in PBA for the first time

Jun 02, 2018 - 11:51 PM

Jeric and Jeron Teng square off again since headlining the 2013 UAAP Finals as the stars of the UST Growling Tigers and the La Salle Green Archers

ON DIFFERENT SIDES. For the first time since the 2013 UAAP Finals, brothers Jeric and Jeron Teng meet again in the big stage. Photo from PBA Images


LOOK: Ryan Araña mimics idol LeBron James' getup of suit shorts

Jun 02, 2018 - 8:24 PM

'May kasabihan nga sila, 'If you don’t perform, japorms,' says the GlobalPort guard

SUPER FAN. Ryan Araña endures the scorching summer heat to show his love for LeBron James. Photo by Delfin Dioquino


Manuel, Campbell conspire as Abueva-less Alaska cruises to 5th straight win

Jun 02, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Calvin Abueva misses his second game this season due to a personal emergency

CONSISTENT FORCE. Antonio Campbell submits another double-double for the streaking Alaska Aces. Photo from PBA Images


Araña shares playful act with ex-teammate Belga in temper-filled game

May 20, 2018 - 10:02 PM

The Batang Pier guard provides one of the few light moments in a game that sees two players ejected and 4 slapped with technical fouls

BROTHERLY BOND. Ryan Araña makes it a point to show former teammate Beau Belga some love. Photo from PBA Images


Tiu suffers busted lip from GlobalPort import: 'Parang na-Pacquiao ako'

May 20, 2018 - 9:06 PM

The veteran guard refuses to leave the game and delivers down the stretch to lift Rain or Shine past the Batang Pier

NO BACKING DOWN. Chris Tiu leads Rain or Shine to victory despite being left bloodied following a hit from GlobalPort import Malcolm White. Photos from PBA Images


Rain or Shine fends off GlobalPort in scuffle-marred game

May 20, 2018 - 7:11 PM

The Elasto Painters bag their 5th win in 6 games to gain the top spot in the PBA Commissioner's Cup

NUMBER ONE. Reggie Johnson and the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters return to the winning column to claim the top spot in the Commissioner's Cup. Photo from PBA Images


GlobalPort back to cruising, hands NLEX 4th loss

May 16, 2018 - 9:37 PM

Smarting from a sorry setback, the Batang Pier rebound with all starters finishing in double figures

ON BOTH ENDS. Stanley Pringle wreaks havoc for the Batang Pier with 19 points, 8 assists, 6 rebounds and 5 steals. Photo by PBA Images


Sangalang delivers in front of Cabalens as Magnolia bags first win

May 12, 2018 - 7:37 PM

The shifty center finishes with 22 points and 8 rebounds in his province Pampanga

GlobalPort keeps cruising, sends Blackwater to 0-4 start

May 02, 2018 - 7:07 PM

(UPDATED) Sean Anthony, Malcolm White and Stanley Pringle combine for 83 points as Batang Pier spoil the coaching debut of Blackwater's Bong Ramos

BACK-TO-BACK. Stanley Pringle and the GlobalPort Batang Pier cruise to their second straight win. Photo by PBA Images


Pringle takes charge late as GlobalPort shuts down Meralco

Apr 27, 2018 - 7:02 PM

The Batang Pier avenge their conference-opening loss to the TNT KaTropa

LATE SURGE. Stanley Pringle takes charge in the 4th quarter as the GlobalPort Batang Pier notch their first win in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup. Photo by PBA Images


Terrence Romeo still adjusting but happy in TNT

Apr 23, 2018 - 7:50 PM

'Medyo kinakapa ko pa,' says Terrence Romeo, who finished with 11 points, 3 assists, and two rebounds against 5 turnovers in his debut for the TNT KaTropa

ADJUSTING. Terrence Romeo says he needs to get back to top shape in order to help the TNT KaTropa achieve their goals. Photo by PBA Images


Mo Tautuaa's first game vs ex-team TNT ends in ejection

Apr 23, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The GlobalPort big man gets thrown out after kicking TNT KaTropa import Jeremy Tyler in the chest

DEBUT. Mo Tautuaa submits 10 points and 7 rebounds in his first game for the GlobalPort Batang Pier. Photo by PBA Images.


TNT rides on balanced attack to stymie GlobalPort

Apr 22, 2018 - 10:22 PM

(UPDATED) Terrence Romeo chips in 11 points in his debut for the TNT KaTropa

BALANCED ATTACK. Seven players finish in double figures as the TNT KaTropa defeat the GlobalPort Batang Pier. Photo by PBA Images


GlobalPort says it won't 'stand in the way of one’s desire' in Romeo trade

Apr 03, 2018 - 6:37 PM

The Batang Pier says that Mo Tautuaa 'could be the missing link to our championship aspiration'

SET FREE. The GlobalPort Batang Pier say they traded Terrence Romeo because they 'will not stand in the way of one’s desire and happiness.' Photo by PBA Images


GlobalPort's Terrence Romeo traded to TNT KaTropa for Mo Tautuaa, picks

Apr 03, 2018 - 4:15 PM

The Batang Pier will also receive a 2020 first-round pick and a 2021 second-rounder for Terrence Romeo and Yousef Taha

SHIPPED. GlobalPort Batang Pier star Terrence Romeo is traded to the TNT KaTropa for Mo Tautuaa. Photo by PBA Images

Terrence Romeo, Pido Jarencio dismiss bad blood after verbal spat

Mar 07, 2018 - 6:27 PM

'Siguro misunderstanding lang. Kasi alam mo naman si coach tsaka ako, pareho lang din namin gusto manalo,' says GlobalPort Batang Pier star Terrence Romeo

COOLER HEADS. GlobalPort star Terrence Romeo and Batang Pier head coach Pido Jarencio make it clear that there is no problem between them after a shouting match in their loss to the Magnolia Hotshots. Photo by Jerrick Remarc/Rappler


Magnolia books semis ticket with come-from-behind win over GlobalPort

Mar 06, 2018 - 9:31 PM

(UPDATED) The Magnolia Hotshots come back from down 20 points to claim the second semifinals seat in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup

ON BOTH ENDS. Paul Lee produces as double-double and the Magnolia Hotshots take down the GlobalPort Batang Pier to advance to the semis of the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup. Photo by PBA Images


Terrence Romeo returns to PBA in 5 months: 'Medyo naninibago'

Mar 03, 2018 - 2:39 PM

'Ang laro ko parang, ang pinakapapawis ko is jogging lang. Ito may mga kabanggaan ako na malalakas ang katawan,' says GlobalPort Batang Pier star Terrence Romeo

ADJUSTING. Terrence Romeo is getting his flow back after playing his first PBA game in 5 months. Photo by PBA Images


Phoenix fends off GlobalPort comeback, remains in playoff hunt

Mar 02, 2018 - 7:32 PM

(UPDATED) The Phoenix Fuel Masters almost blow a 31-point lead but hold on in the final seconds to secure either the 7th place or a playoff for the last quarterfinals seat

HOT HAND. Matthew Wright did enough damage on the offensive end to help the Phoenix Fuel Masters overcome the GlobalPort Batang Pier. Photo by PBA Images


Kelly Nabong certain of GlobalPort's crashing into the playoffs

Feb 21, 2018 - 9:42 PM

'It's not an 'if ever,' we're making to the playoffs,' says GlobalPort Batang Pier's Kelly Nabong

CONFIDENT. Kelly Nabong is pretty sure the GlobalPort Batang Pier will not go an early vacation in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup. Photo by PBA Images


GlobalPort cruises past Kia behind Nabong, Anthony

Feb 21, 2018 - 8:11 PM

Kelly Nabong stars for the Batang Pier with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 5 blocks while Sean Anthony has 21 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals

CLIMBING UP. The GlobalPort Batang Pier ties Barangay Ginebra at 6th place in the standings with a win over the Kia Picanto. Photo by PBA Images


Magnolia returns to winning column, repulses GlobalPort

Feb 16, 2018 - 9:55 PM

Rome Dela Rosa finishes with a career-high 18 points off the bench to go with 4 rebounds and two steals in leading the Magnolia Hotshots, who moved atop the standings with a 7-3 card

Jeric Teng reunites with college mentor Pido Jarencio in GlobalPort

Feb 15, 2018 - 11:42 AM

'I didn't even expect to get a call from them in the middle of the season,' says Jeric Teng of his new team GlobalPort Batang Pier

DREAM COME TRUE. Jeric Teng reunites with former UST Growling Tigers coach Pido Jarencio in GlobalPort. Photo by PBA Images


Pringle, Elorde lift GlobalPort past skidding TNT KaTropa

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:58 PM

GlobalPort improves to 4-4 for 7th place ,while TNT slides to 9th spot behind a 4-6 slate

ON BOTH ENDS. Stanley Pringle records a double-double to anchor the GlobalPort Batang Pier over the TNT KaTropa. Photo by PBA Images

Alaska stretches win streak to 6 in comeback fashion vs GlobalPort

Feb 04, 2018 - 7:59 PM

The Alaska Aces overcome a double-digit deficit and escape in overtime to notch their 6th straight win

BEAST. Calvin Abueva records a double-double as Alaska remains undefeated in 2018. Photo by PBA Images

'No hard feelings' for Nabong in stellar performance vs ex-team Meralco

Jan 28, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Kelly Nabong feels blessed to be playing for GlobalPort once again

WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE. Kelly Nabong puts his altercation with Jimmy Alapag aside and aims for a championship with GlobalPort. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

GlobalPort demolishes Meralco behind Grey, Nabong

Jan 28, 2018 - 7:01 PM

The GlobalPort Batang Pier are back to winning ways as Jonathan Grey scores a career-high of 24 points

24 POINTS. Jonathan Grey drops 24 points to lead 3 other players in their victory over the Meralco Bolts. Photo by PBA Images

Brian Heruela steps up for San Miguel Beermen

Jan 25, 2018 - 5:58 PM

Heruela responds to his call of duty when a man in his team goes down

SPOTLIGHT. Brian Heruela steps up from the bench to fill in the shoes of injured Alex Cabagnot. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Late heroics by Fajardo, Heruela ensure San Miguel win over Globalport

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:47 PM

Heruela steps up from the bench to score double digits as the Beermen remain unbeaten in the PBA Philippine Cup

THE KRAKEN. June Mar Fajardo records a double-double of 34 points and 13 rebounds. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Globalport nabs first win against Rain or Shine as Pringle erupts for 29

Jan 12, 2018 - 6:38 PM

Pringle holds down the fort as his backcourt mate Terrence Romeo recovers from injury

ONCE YOU POP. Stanley Pringle scored 20 in the first half alone and finished with 9 rebounds in the victory. Photo by PBA Images

Ginebra stays undefeated with come-from-behind win over GlobalPort

Jan 07, 2018 - 8:47 PM

Ginebra overcomes a 9-point deficit at the end of the third to move to 2-0 in the All-Filipino Cup

KINGED. Ginebra outscores GlobalPort 36-20 in the fourth to pull out the victory. Photo by PBA Images

WATCH: Kiefer Ravena throws down first PBA dunk

Dec 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Kiefer Ravena caps off his second PBA game with his first dunk in the pro league

THROWING IT DOWN. Kiefer Ravena unwraps a Christmas dunk against GlobalPort. Photo from PBA Images

Ravena comes up big again as NLEX rips Romeo-less Globalpor

Dec 25, 2017 - 5:20 PM

NLEX remains perfect 2-0 in the 2018 Philippine Cup eliminations

BIG TIME PLAY. Kiefer Ravena turned in a team-high 20 points on top of 5 assists, 4 steals and two boards for the Road Warriors. Photo by PBA Images

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 3, 2017

Nov 03, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday.

PBA Board won't extend term of Commissioner Chito Narvasa

Nov 02, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Incoming PBA board chair says the league head of basketball operations Rickie Santos is appointed officer-in-charge

Photo by PBA

Durham drops triple-double to power Meralco over Globalport

Sep 22, 2017 - 10:09 PM

Globalport trims a big deficit to single digits but can't topple the Meralco Bolts

BIG STATS. Allen Durham dropped 22 points, 22 rebounds and 10 assists in the win. Photo by PBA Images

TNT edges Star, Blackwater clinches playoff berth in Govs' Cup

Sep 17, 2017 - 9:53 PM

TNT held off Star to notch their 7th win

EXPLOSIVE. Glen Rice Jr finished with an explosive double-double of 43 points and 19 rebounds in TNT's win. Photo by PBA Images/AFP