Returning Guiao gets perfect gift as NLEX deals Blackwater first loss

Sep 26, 2018 - 6:53 PM

The Road Warriors snap the Elite's four-game winning streak just as coach Yeng Guiao returns from national team duties

ALL-AROUND. Kenneth Ighalo chips in 18 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images

San Miguel to have backup import for injured AZ Reid

Sep 26, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Suffering from an ankle injury, the two-time Best Import of the Conference could take an early exit in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

ALL-AROUND. AZ Reid has been averaging 21.3 points, 12.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 3.0 steals in four games for the San Miguel Beermen in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Ginebra trips San Miguel in heated rematch

Sep 23, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Justin Brownlee and Aljon Mariano deliver stellar outings as the Gin Kings outlast the Beermen

CHALLENGED. San Miguel Beer made it tough for Ginebra's Aljon Mariano, who still got away with a perfect shooting clip. Photo by PBA Images

Red-hot Phoenix deals Magnolia first loss

Sep 23, 2018 - 7:37 PM

Eugene Phelps unleashes a monster double-double of 36 points and 20 rebounds to power the Fuel Masters to their fifth victory

DOMINATING. Rafi Reavis and the Magnoloa Hotshots tried, but Phoenix's Eugene Phelps again proved unstoppable. Photo from PBA Images

TNT outlasts Rain or Shine in Bong Ravena’s head coaching debut

Sep 22, 2018 - 7:40 PM

Marqus Blakely flirts with a triple-double as the KaTropa pick up their first victory under new coach Bong Ravena

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Clutch Paul Zamar downplays role in Ginebra overtime stunner

Sep 22, 2018 - 10:18 AM

The former ABL import has been used to silencing the home crowd with his cold-blooded threes

KEY COG. Paul Zamar proves to be a vital cog in Blackwater’s surprise 4-0 start. Photo from PBA Images

Japeth joins lengthy Ginebra injury list

Sep 21, 2018 - 11:27 PM

Big man Japeth Aguilar injures his calf in practice and will sit out the blockbuster Ginebra-San Miguel Beer match

SIDELINED. Japeth Aguilar is the seventh Ginebra player on the injured list. Photo from PBA Images

Unbeaten Blackwater deals Ginebra first loss in OT thriller

Sep 21, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Paul Zamar, Mac Belo and Henry Walker deliver in the clutch as the Elite stun the Gin Kings for the solo lead

CLUTCH. Henry Walker caps his huge 39-point outing with a clutch triple. Photo by PBA Images

Sacked Nash Racela wishes best for new TNT coach Bong Ravena

Sep 21, 2018 - 8:17 PM

After serving as deputy for a decade, Bong Ravena takes over as KaTropa head coach

COACHING CHANGE. Bong Ravena (right) assumes TNT's top coaching post after former mentor Nash Racela was put 'on leave.'

San Miguel 3-point party blasts winless Columbian

Sep 21, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The Beermen sank 23 long bombs to tie a league record set by TNT twice

SIZZLING. Arwind Santos fires 7-of-13 from downtown to finish with 29 points. Photo from PBA Images

Erram eyes breakthrough conference after franchise-best start

Sep 20, 2018 - 5:11 PM

Poy Erram and Blackwater hope to get past defending champion Ginebra on Friday to keep its winning streak going

TOP SPOT. Poy Erram's Blackwater Elite and crowd darling Ginebra dispute the solo lead on Friday. Photo from PBA Images

Phoenix drubs depleted Meralco for 4th win

Sep 19, 2018 - 9:43 PM

The Fuel Masters cruise to their fourth victory in five outings

ON A ROLL. Phoenix's Eugene Phelps drives past Meralco's Brian Faundo in the game where the Fuel Masters hacked out a convincing win. Photo from PBA Images

Blackwater comeback keeps Northport winless

Sep 19, 2018 - 8:07 PM

Henry Walker unloads a double-double of 24 points and 15 rebounds as the Elite stretch their unbeaten run to three games

UNBEATEN. Mo Tautuaa and Northport Batang Pier threw everything to stop Blackwater’s Henry Walker, but the undefeated Elite got away with another win. Photo from PBA Images

TNT taps Marqus Blakely as Governors' Cup import

Sep 10, 2018 - 12:57 PM

The KaTropa look to turn around a dismal start in the Governors' Cup by bringing in the former Best Import

BACK AT IT. Marqus Blakely returns to the PBA after two years. File photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Erram proves clutch in Blackwater return

Sep 05, 2018 - 10:28 PM

The lanky slotman didn't want to let his team down just as he returned from his Asian Games stint

KEY COG. Poy Erram finishes with a near-double-double of 10 points and 9 rebounds in his return for Blackwater. Photo from PBA Images

Japeth to the rescue as Ginebra stays unscathed vs NorthPort

Sep 05, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The Gin Kings notch their third straight win and hand the Batang Pier their fourth straight loss

CLUTCH. Japeth Aguilar delivers the goods down the stretch for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Erram returns as Blackwater escapes Fajardo-less San Miguel

Sep 05, 2018 - 7:23 PM

The Elite open their campaign with back-to-back wins to eclipse their woeful 1-10 record last conference

STAT-STUFFER. Henry Walker paces Blackwater with 35 points, 17 rebounds, 7 steals and 5 assists. Photo from PBA Images

PBA fines Terrence Romeo for taunting, headbutting Rashawn McCarthy

Sep 05, 2018 - 12:50 AM

The KaTropa guard will be made to pay P20,000 for a flagrant foul penalty 2 for his headbutt, P1,600 for his taunt, and another P1,000 for a second motion

INTENSE. Terrence Romeo (left) and Rashawn McCarthy almost came to blows following a heated exchange. Photo from PBA Images

Brownlee works magic as Ginebra hands Alaska its first loss

Sep 02, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The do-it-all import messes with a triple-double as the Gin Kings remain undefeated in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

DO-IT-ALL. Justin Brownlee drops 45 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists for Barangay Ginebra. Photo from PBA Images

Romeo quickly buries hatchet after spat with McCarthy

Sep 02, 2018 - 9:53 PM

The TNT guard says the Columbian standout is not a dirty player

HEATED EXCHANGE. TNT's Terrence Romeo downplays his word war with Columbian's Rashawn McCarthy. File photos from PBA Images

TNT bids goodbye to import Stacy Davis

Sep 02, 2018 - 9:20 PM

The KaTropa have given the 23-year-old the pink slip after winning just one game in four outings

LOSING TREND. Stacy Davis ends his 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign with one win and three losses. Photo from PBA Images

Racela 'on leave' as TNT ends 3-game dry spell

Sep 02, 2018 - 7:37 PM

Even minus head coach Nash Racela, the KaTropa improve to a 2-4 with deputy Eric Gonzales calling the shots

KEY COG. Terrence Romeo finishes with 22 points and 6 assists for the KaTropa. Photo from PBA Images

From Asiad to Araneta, Standhardinger delivers

Sep 01, 2018 - 11:32 PM

Barely a day since helping the Philippine men's basketball team to its best Asian Games finish in 16 years, the Filipino-German drops a career-high in points

NO REST. Christian Standhardinger returns from the Asian Games with all guns blazing. Photo from PBA Images

After Asiad stint, Standhardinger drops career-high for San Miguel

Sep 01, 2018 - 9:19 PM

The Beermen dispatch NLEX to open their 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign on the right track even minus injured June Mar Fajardo

SCORING CLINIC. Christian Standhardinger drops a career-high in points right after suiting up for the national team in the 2018 Asian Games. Photo from PBA Images

Jeric Fortuna takes break from aviation, ends PBA hiatus

Sep 01, 2018 - 8:33 PM

After leaving basketball to pursue his dream of becoming a pilot, the diminutive guard returns to the PBA after two years

COMEBACK. Jeric Fortuna returns to the PBA after two years. Photo from PBA Images

Magnolia sinks NorthPort to 3rd straight loss

Sep 01, 2018 - 6:59 PM

The Hotshots remain undefeated in two games while the Batang Pier have yet to notch a win in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

ON BOTH ENDS. Mark Barroca finishes with 20 points and 5 steals as Magnolia books its second straight win in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Ex-Cebu governor Vicente dela Serna dies

Sep 01, 2018 - 1:21 PM

Former governor Vicente 'Tingting' dela Serna was 66

FORMER CEBU GOVERNOR. Former Cebu governor Vicente 'Tingting' de la Serna passed away on September 1, 2018. From the Facebook page of Vicente de la Serna

Brownlee flexes muscle as debuting Ginebra keeps Columbian winless

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:43 PM

The reigning two-time Governors' Cup champions use a late pullaway to send the Dyip to their fourth straight loss

DOUBLE-DOUBLE MACHINE. Justin Brownlee picks up where he left off with 34 points and 20 rebounds for the Gin Kings. Photo from PBA Images

TNT tailspin continues

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:32 PM

The KaTropa absorbed their fourth loss in five games to start the 2018 PBA Governor's Cup after a 30-point shellacking from Phoenix

LUCKLESS. Jayson Castro and the TNT KaTropa could not catch a break. Photo from PBA Images

Phoenix sends TNT reeling with 30-point romp

Aug 31, 2018 - 7:12 PM

The Fuel Masters vent their ire on KaTropa right after their first loss in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

TAKING CHARGE. Rookie Jason Perkins carries the scoring load for the Phoenix Fuel Masters with 22 points. Photo from PBA Images

Manuel shrugs off Abueva antics, says friendship remains intact

Aug 30, 2018 - 7:21 PM

Friends for almost five years, Manuel knows too well how Abueva gets under his opponents' skin

FRIENDS TURNED FOES. Vic Manuel (left) gets the last laugh against former teammate and good friend Calvin Abueva as Alaska tops Phoenix in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Nonoy Baclao plays best Alaska game exactly 8 years since draft

Aug 30, 2018 - 12:27 AM

The defensive-minded slotman shows flashes of the form that made him the No. 1 overall pick in 2010

QUALITY MINUTES. Nonoy Baclao has been a key cog for Alaska's perfect start in the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Alaska gets last laugh vs Abueva, Phoenix

Aug 29, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The Aces clinch solo first place after keeping their record spotless at 3-0

FRIENDS TURNED FOES. Former teammates and good friends Vic Manuel (87) and Calvin Abueva (88) lock horns. Photo from PBA Images

Aaron Fuller returns to PBA with a bang

Aug 29, 2018 - 8:52 PM

With Fuller, NLEX clinches its third win in four games to start the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup

QUICK IMPACT. Aaron Fuller returns to the PBA with a bang with a 35-20 performance for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo from PBA Images

NLEX to welcome Yeng Guiao back with winning record

Aug 29, 2018 - 7:18 PM

The Road Warriors top Columbian to notch their third win in four games, just right before their firebrand coach returns from the 2018 Asian Games

KEY CONTRIBUTOR. Larry Fonacier finishes with 17 points as the NLEX Road Warriors keep the Columbian Dyip winless. Photo from PBA Images

Nothing personal for Abueva in first game vs ex-team Alaska

Aug 28, 2018 - 12:29 PM

'The Beast' will share the same floor with the Aces for the first time in three months – but he'll be right on the other side

KEY COG. Calvin Abueva has been an important cog for Phoenix's 2-0 start in the 2018 PBA Governor's Cup. Photo from PBA Images

Import not the problem for reeling TNT, says Castro

Aug 26, 2018 - 11:41 PM

The KaTropa fell to the lower rung of the standings after losing three of their first four games

SHAKE IT UP. Jayson Castro says the KaTropa should change their mindset in order to return to their winning ways. Photo from PBA Images

Phoenix sinks NorthPort by 41

Aug 26, 2018 - 9:44 PM

The Fuel Masters' triumph is the second most lopsided win this season

MACHINE. Eugene Phelps finishes with 30 points and 15 rebounds in the emphatic win. Photo from PBA Images

Enciso rains 3s as Alaska whacks TNT

Aug 26, 2018 - 7:16 PM

The Aces remain undefeated in two games while the KaTropa crash to their third loss in four outings

SHARPSHOOTER. Simon Enciso sinks a franchise record among locals 9 triples. Photo from PBA Images

Unlike Mike Glover, Stacy Davis will remain TNT import

Aug 26, 2018 - 8:51 AM

KaTropa head coach Nash Racela says it is understandable that the 23-year-old's addition did not immediately translate into a triumph

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Stacy Davis finishes with 23 points and 16 rebounds in his PBA debut. Photo from PBA Images

Chris Banchero returns to Alaska with aplomb

Aug 25, 2018 - 8:09 AM

Missing the entirety of the Aces' semifinals clash against San Miguel in the Commissioner's Cup, the Filipino-Italian makes up for lost time

RETURN. Chris Banchero plays his first official PBA game in more than a month. Photo from PBA Images

Blackwater coach moved to tears after breakthrough win vs TNT

Aug 24, 2018 - 10:39 PM

The Elite finally defeat the KaTropa for the first time since joining the league in 2014

TRIUMPH. Bong Ramos and the Blackwater Elite kickstart their 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign on the winning track. Photo from PBA Images

Alaska begins post-Abueva era with gutsy win over Meralco

Aug 24, 2018 - 9:58 PM

Debuting import Mike Harris registers 23 points on top of 15 rebounds and 3 assists in the come-from-behind win

MUSCLEMAN. Vic Manuel is one of the 4 Alaska players in double digits with 10 points and 5 rebounds. Photo from PBA Images

Blackwater tops TNT for the first time with OT win

Aug 24, 2018 - 7:32 PM

Playing minus Poy Erram, the Elite snap an 11-game losing streak to the KaTropa

CLUTCH. Allein Maliksi erupts for 28 points and 9 rebounds as Blackwater opens its 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign on a high note. Photo from PBA Images

June Mar Fajardo out for 6 to 8 weeks due to shin injury

Aug 24, 2018 - 6:15 PM

'The Kraken' could miss most of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup and Gilas Pilipinas games in the Asian Qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup

SIDELINED. The San Miguel Beermen will badly miss the services of June Mar Fajardo in their 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign. File photo from PBA Images

Pal LeBron in ‘good situation,’ says PBA import Travis

Aug 23, 2018 - 7:47 PM

The Magnolia reinforcement thinks his childhood friend and new Lakers superstar LeBron James will continue to surprise many

SCARY. LeBron James (left) will form a scary lineup with the Los Angeles Lakers, says pal and PBA import Romeo Travis. James photo from Los Angeles Lakers Facebook account and Travis photo from PBA Images

PBA returnee Romeo Travis hopes to erase 3-year sting

Aug 23, 2018 - 10:19 AM

The former Best Import wants to give the Hotshots what he had failed to provide for Alaska

BACK AT IT. Romeo Travis returns to the PBA after 3 years, this time with the Alaska Aces. Photo from PBA Images

Lee-less Magnolia whips erstwhile unbeaten NLEX by 30

Aug 22, 2018 - 10:05 PM

The Hotshots barely needed the services of Paul Lee as five players finished in double figures

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Romeo Travis debuts for Magnolia with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks. Photo from PBA Images

Fresh Phoenix start fuels Abueva

Aug 22, 2018 - 9:45 PM

The Fuel Masters may have just found the spunk and hustle they needed in 'The Beast'

NEW TEAM. Calvin Abueva debuts for the Phoenix Fuel Masters. Photo from PBA's official Facebook page

Phelps, Phoenix gift debuting Abueva with victory

Aug 22, 2018 - 7:29 PM

The Fuel Masters avoid a collapse to start their 2018 PBA Governors' Cup campaign on a high note