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De Ocampo goes on Twitter to comment on Johnson ban

Feb 14, 2016 - 1:43 PM

After Ivan Johnson s lifetime ban TNT s Ranidel De Ocampo hopes other imports still want to play in the PBA

IMPORTS DRIVEN AWAY? Ranidel De Ocampo (L) posts on Twitter his worry whether quality imports might still want to play in the Philippines after Ivan Johnsons ban. Photo from PBA Images

Old nemesis Pingris did not expect Johnson’s ban

Feb 14, 2016 - 1:06 AM

Marc Pingris had an altercation with banned import Ivan Johnson during last year’s Commissioner’s Cup

BANNED. Import Ivan Johnson is banned from the PBA. Photo from PBA Images

PBA players speak out on Johnson's lifetime ban on Twitter

Feb 13, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Players from TNT NLEX and Meralco tweet their surprise and pointed out the lack of due process in the PBA s decision to ban Tropang TNT import Ivan Johnson

EJECTED. TNT import Ivan Johnson (left) is whistled for a flagrant foul penalty 1 for this elbow on Bryan Faundo. He eventually incurs his second technical foul and gets ejected, then is slapped a lifetime ban from the PBA. Photo from PBA Images

TNT rues lack of due process on banned import Johnson

Feb 13, 2016 - 7:36 PM

It takes one hour and 13 minutes from the time Ivan Johnson is ejected to the time the PBA officially announces his lifetime ban

BANNED. TNT loses its import Ivan Johnson as he was banned for life from the PBA after cursing commissioner Chito Narvasa. Photo from PBA Images

Banned TNT import Johnson: 'The devil is working overtime'

Feb 13, 2016 - 5:54 PM

The 31 year old Tropang TNT import rants on his Twitter account after the PBA banned him for hurling profanities at league commissioner Chito Narvasa

RANT. TNT import Ivan Johnson rants on Twitter after his swift lifetime ban from the PBA for cursing at commissioner Chito Narvasa. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Meralco repulses import-less TNT

Feb 13, 2016 - 5:32 PM

The Bolts rise to 2 0 in the conference as they bid for a much better performance following a forgettable 1 10 Philippine Cup

2-0. The Meralco Bolts rise to 2-0 in the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup after overcoming Tropang TNT. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

TNT import Johnson banned from the PBA, fined P250k

Feb 13, 2016 - 4:53 PM

UPDATED PBA media chief Willie Marcial says TNT import Ivan Johnson mouthed the words f ck you as he was looking away from commissioner Chito Narvasa during a game against Meralco

BANNED. TNT import Ivan Johnson has been slapped with a lifetime ban from the PBA after cursing league commissioner Chito Narvasa. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Lying about age: Cebu basketball player banned for life

Aug 11, 2015 - 11:10 AM

Cebu Eastern College Dragons top scorer James Mark Roa made himself two years younger according to the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation Inc

BANNED FOR LIFE. James Mark Roa is banned for life from the CESAFI after lying about his age. Photo from Roa's Facebook account

Balkman banned from playing in the PBA

Mar 11, 2013 - 3:17 PM

PBA hands down a lifetime ban on Petron import Renaldo Balkman over choking incident

BALKMANIMAL. Petron import Renaldo Balkman strangles teammate Arwind Santos after frustrating loss to Alaska. Photo from PBA Memes Facebook page

Lance Armstrong stripped of Tour titles, banned

Aug 24, 2012 - 11:18 AM

This is the consequence of Armstrong s decision to no longer fight charges that he led a sophisticated doping conspiracy throughout his career