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KG Cañaleta gets Michael Jordan comparison from Arinze Onuaku

Jun 08, 2018 - 11:24 PM

The 36-year-old veteran attempts 28 field goals to finish with 30 points in Meralco's overtime win over Phoenix

VETERAN PRESENCE. KG Canaleta helps the Meralco Bolts nab their 5th win in 7 games. Photo from PBA Images

Canaleta says 'no revenge' in clutch performance vs former team

Dec 22, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The Meralco Bolts' KG Canaleta scores 25 points and grabs 9 rebounds against the Blackwater Elite

NOT REVENGE. Canaleta's performance stems from his extra motivation against his former team. Photo by PBA Images

KG Canaleta is a thorn in his former team's side as Meralco noses out Blackwater

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:58 PM

The Bolts survive Blackwater's 22-6 spurt in the fourth quarter

THORN. Canaleta's clutch triple saves Meralco from blowing a 19-point lead against Blackwater. Photo by PBA Images

Terrence Romeo repeats as PBA 3-Point Shootout champion

Aug 05, 2016 - 6:31 PM

Terrence Romeo shoots his way to another 3 point shootout crown fending off KG Canaleta and RJ Jazul

0733 - GLO (7) Terrence Romeo

FIBA 3X3 World Tour to kick off in Manila in August

Jul 16, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Three teams will represent the Philippines the competition with a shot at making the World Tour finals in Abu Dhabi on the line

Philippines to host FIBA 3X3 Manila Masters

Jun 24, 2015 - 6:15 PM

PBA players are expected to be invited when the Philippines hosts the FIBA 3X3 World Tour Manila Masters round at Robinson’s Place Manila

Reid comes up clutch as Beermen win 6th straight

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:36 PM

Import Arizona Reid was clutch down the stretch scoring 9 of his team’s last 10 points to lead the San Miguel Beermen past the NLEX Road Warriors

BEER RUN. Arizona Reid shoots over NLEX's Asi Taulava. The San Miguel Beermen have now won 6 straight. Photo by Josh Albelda

NLEX beats Meralco despite Emmett's 44 points

May 13, 2015 - 6:54 PM

The NLEX Road Warriors defeated sister team the Meralco Bolts to notch their first win of the conference

Asi Taulava fouled out but contributed 20 points and 10 rebounds in the process. Photo by PBA Images

NLEX wins franchise-first 4th straight at Globalport's expense

Mar 15, 2015 - 5:42 PM

Niño Canaleta led all scorers with 29 points built on 6 triples 5 of which came in the second half as NLEX wins four straight games for the first time ever

Nino Canaleta buries one of his 6 three-pointers en route to an NLEX win. Photo by Josh Albelda

Former slam champ Canaleta aims for 3-point title at PBA All-Star

Mar 05, 2015 - 7:30 AM

Canaleta hopes to be as successful in shooting from downtown as he is slamming home dunks at this year s PBA All Star Weekend

THREE-POINT KING? Can Niño "KG" Canaleta bring home the Three-point Shootout crown at this year's PBA All-Star Weekend? Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Canaleta lights up late to lift NLEX over Meralco

Feb 27, 2015 - 10:06 PM

After a quiet first 3 quarters the sharp shooting Canaleta caught fire in the payoff period draining 3 triples and scoring 13 of his total 16 points

Al Thornton helps NLEX to back to back wins with his 36 points. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

NLEX rallies late to stun misfiring Beermen

Feb 24, 2015 - 6:28 PM

Import Al Thornton tallies a superb 30 points and 12 rebounds helping the Road Warriors comeback from a 21 point deficit

COMEBACK WARRIOR. Al Thornton (L) attacks June Mar Fajardo's (R) defense as he keys a fourth quarter comeback for the NLEX Road Warriors. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Manila West loses to Kranj in FIBA 3x3

Oct 12, 2014 - 4:54 PM

The team composed of PBA cagers Terrence Romeo KG Canaleta Rey Guevara Aldrech Ramos failed to score in the final half of the game

TOUGH LOSS. Manila West falls to Slovenia's Kranj in the quarterfinals of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour. File photo from

Manila West stuns Doha, cops FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters title

Jul 20, 2014 - 9:55 PM

Manila West captured the FIBA 3x3 World Tour Manila Masters crown earning them a spot in the FIBA 3x3 World Tour final in Tokyo

Team Manila West from left: KJ Canaleta, Terrence Romeo, Rey Guevarra and Aldrech Ramos celebrate their victory. Photo by Josh Albelda

Talk 'N Text stays in the hunt, pummels San Mig Coffee

Jun 23, 2014 - 10:42 PM

Talk N Text took out their frustrations after two straight heart breaking losses blowing out San Mig Coffee to keep their title hopes alive

SWEEP ON HOLD. Talk 'N Text's Ranidel de Ocampo puts up a jumper of Marc Pingris of San Mig Coffee. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

KG Canaleta exceeds expectations, hopes to keep on firing

Jun 21, 2014 - 1:27 AM

KG Canaleta is no longer relied on to be the leading scorer since being traded to Talk N Text from Air21 That hasn t stopped him from doing damage

LONG DISTANCE THREAT. KG Canaleta works against Alein Maliksi of San Mig Coffee during semifinals Game 1. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk 'N Text shoots their way to the semis

Jun 17, 2014 - 8:37 PM

KG Canaleta was on target from beyond the arc as he helps Talk N Text advance to the semifinals

STREAK SHOOTER. KG Canaleta (9) found the bottom of the net 6 times from downtown as Talk 'N Text advances to the semifinals. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Running Talk 'N Text's system to perfection

Apr 24, 2014 - 10:22 PM

The Tropang Texters can outwill opposing teams but they usually prefer to beat you with playmaking Rappler s Levi Verora breaks down three of their favorite offenses to run

PERFECT SIGNAL. Talk N Text's point guard Jimmy Alapag has been key to the execution of the Tropang Texters' plays for several years. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Air21's Anthony unfazed heading into San Miguel knockout game

Apr 24, 2014 - 2:57 PM

Sean Anthony has filled in well for Air21 since being acquired in the KG Canaleta trade Now the Fil Canadian is looking to make an impact and eliminate San Miguel Beer

EXPRESS DELIVERY. Sean Anthony of Air21 has made an impact since being dealt for KG Canaleta. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

HIGHLIGHTS: PBA All Stars vs Gilas Pilipinas

Apr 06, 2014 - 2:09 PM

The best of the PBA clash with the country s national basketball team in an All Star game that promises to be both fun and competitive

Melton, Guevarra named PBA slam dunk co-champions

Apr 04, 2014 - 9:20 PM

One new dunk champion was not enough There was so much high flying talent in this year s PBA All Stars slam dunk competition that the judges couldn’t give just one man the title

DOUBLE HIGH-FLYERS. Justin Melton and Rey Guevarra split the PBA 2014 All Star slam dunk title

Tiu views Fonacier as greatest rival to PBA 3-point crown

Apr 01, 2014 - 2:31 PM

Reigning PBA three point shoutout champion Chris Tu views Larry Fonacier as his greatest threat to repeating at the All Star Weekend on Saturday

SHOOTOUT AT THE PH CORRAL. Reigning three-point king Chris Tiu (L) views Talk N Text's Larry Fonacier as his greatest rival to repeating. Photos by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk N Text passes San Mig test to go 7-0

Mar 31, 2014 - 10:22 PM

Talk N Text relied on a huge second quarter rally before fending off San Mig Coffee late to earn revenge on their Philippine Cup quarterfinal conquerors

STRONG SIGNAL. Talk N Text's Ranidel De Ocampo puts up a layup over San Mig Coffee's Joe Devance. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Who should make the PBA All-Star team reserves?

Mar 12, 2014 - 1:20 PM

The 2014 PBA All Star game starters have been named by voters nationwide Now it s time to ask who joins them in the titanic duel against Gilas Pilipinas on April 6?

BACK UP ALL-STARS. Ginebra's Mark Caguioa (L) and Alaska's Sonny Thoss (R) round out this writer's picks for the All-Star reserves. Photos by Nuki Sabio

PBA Fastbreak: TNT evens with San Mig, Petron sweeps Barako

Jan 25, 2014 - 2:58 PM

PBA writer Enzo Flojo takes a look at Talk N Text s win over San Mig Coffee to even their series plus Petron Blaze s elimination of Barako Bull Energy Cola

CANALETA CAN. After an uneventful first outing with Talk 'N Text, KG Canaleta found his groove to help his new team stave off elimination. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA: TNT prevails over San Mig to keep semis hopes alive

Jan 24, 2014 - 8:26 PM

Facing the brink of elimination Talk N Text flashed brilliant composure and drew a solid performance from Jayson Castro to eke out an 82 77 victory over San Mig Coffee

REDEEMED. New team addition KG Canaleta scored 13 points as TNT evens the series out at 1 game apiece. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA Fastbreak: San Mig beats TNT, Petron blazes Barako Bull

Jan 22, 2014 - 2:58 PM

Barako Bull s poor shooting Petron s strong front court lineup the Mixers stifling defense and Talk N Text s disappointment PBA writer Enzo Flojo analyzes the opening day of the Philippine Cup playoffs

SIMON SAYS. PJ Simon's strong play carried San Mig Coffee to victory. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Talk 'N Text acquires Canaleta from Air21

Jan 20, 2014 - 12:20 PM

The Texters add streak shooting KG Canaleta while the Express get Sean Anthony Eliud Poligrates and a 2016 first round pick

PLAYOFF BOUND. KG Canaleta gets another chance to showcase his sweet shooting in the PH Cup after being traded to Talk 'N Text. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

KG Canaleta evolves from dunk artist to three-point assassin

Jan 06, 2014 - 11:58 AM

PBA veteran KG Canaleta of Air21 Express has long been admired for his explosive dunking ability but it s his newly honed three point shooting that is taking his game to the next level

HOT HAND. KG Canaleta of Air21 Express has developed a long-range game to compliment his explosive dunks. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Fastbreak: Texters survive the Aces, David outduels Canaleta

Jan 05, 2014 - 4:01 PM

Basketball columnist Enzo Flojo breaks down Saturday s Talk N Text Alaska and Meralco Air 21 PBA games

Talk N Text outlasted Alaska in a thriller in a PLDT myDSL Philippine Cup showdown

Meralco learns from experience, escapes Air21

Jan 04, 2014 - 10:32 PM

Danny I provides the punch for Meralco in overtime and helps avoid a meltdown for his team

Fastbreak: Air21 registers first win, Petron escapes Alaska

Dec 08, 2013 - 12:54 PM

Air21 finally gets on the win column as Petron remains undefeated in the PBA 2014 season

ON TOP. Petron's Marcio Lassiter (L) holds off Alaska's Calvin Abueva (R) as the Blaze Boosters remain undefeated. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Winless no more: Air21 dominates Barako

Dec 07, 2013 - 5:29 PM

Air21 Express get their first win of the season at the expense of the Barako Bull Energy Cola

FIRST WIN. Asi Taulava and the rest of the Air21 Express finally get their first win of the PBA 2014 season. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Barako Bull waylays Air21 to jumpstart PH Cup bid

Nov 20, 2013 - 7:57 PM

Barako Bull Energy Cola jump starts their Philippine Cup campaign with an 88 75 romping of the Air21 Express

TRIED AND TESTED. Barako Bull veteran Willie Miller and sophomore Keith Jensen came off the bench to give the Energy Cola a big win over Air21 Express. Photo by Jane Bracher/Rappler

PBA preview: Air21 Express

Nov 13, 2013 - 5:42 PM

KG Canaleta gets some scoring help with the addition of Mac Cardona and Joseph Yeo while Asi Taulava secures the paint for the Air21 Express

GO TO GUY. KG Canaleta established himself as Air21's no. 1 offensive option but he will have help this season with the arrival of Mac Cardona. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Ginebra lives to fight another day in Commissioner's Cup semis

Apr 16, 2012 - 9:07 AM

Ginebra showed their never say die spirit and avoided elimination with a do or die victory against B Meg

B-MEG gains 2-0 edge over struggling Ginebra in PBA semis

Apr 14, 2012 - 3:55 PM

B Meg played well late in the game to put the GinKings away in Game 2 of their semis match up