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Warriors survive Suns scare

Feb 09, 2019 - 12:57 PM

The defending champion Warriors turn the game around just in time against worst West team Suns

Harden's 20th 40-point game fuels Rockets' win

Feb 05, 2019 - 2:26 PM

James Harden extends his streak of games with 30 or more points to 27

SCORING LEADER. James Harden scores 44 points to lead the Rockets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Zubac stars as undermanned Lakers snap skid vs hapless Suns

Jan 28, 2019 - 2:38 PM

Los Angeles misses the services of LeBron James, Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma and Tyson Chandler

BIG GAME. Ivica Zubac fills in the void left by his sidelined Lakers teammates. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


WATCH: Derrick Rose hits game-winner vs Suns

Jan 21, 2019 - 9:59 PM

Derrick Rose saves the day with a clutch basket for the Timberwolves' win

CLUTCH. Derrick Rose caps off a stellar night with a game-winning basket for the win. Photo from NBA Twitter

Rose blooms with game-winner as Timberwolves dim Suns

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:31 AM

The former NBA MVP shows he still has plenty of gas left by powering Minnesota to an enthralling win over Phoenix

TOPSCORER. Derrick Rose finishes with a team-high 31 points for the Timberwolves. Photo from Twitter (@Timberwolves)


Siakam hits buzzer-beater to lift Raptors over Suns

Jan 18, 2019 - 4:45 PM

'To be honest I didn't know what I was going to do,' says Pascal Siakam as the Raptors escape the Suns for an 8th straight home win

GAME-WINNER. Toronto’s Pascal Siakam buries the heart-stopping last bucket that bounces off the backboard before going in. Photo from Toronto Raptors Twitter

Sixers crush T'wolves in Butler's first clash vs former team

Jan 16, 2019 - 5:07 PM

Two months after parting ways with the Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler drops 19 points to help power the Sixers against his former squad

FACE OFF. Two months after parting ways with the Timberwolves, Jimmy Butler drops 19 points to help power the Sixers against his former team. Photo from NBA Twitter

Undermanned Sixers hold off Suns, Celtics pounce on T'wolves

Jan 03, 2019 - 5:11 PM

Joel Embiid caps a 42-point display with a Sixers win as the Celtics also score behind Gordon Hayward's 35 points

HOT START. Joel Embiid unleashes 30 of his 42 points in the 1st half. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Curry's identical threes in Warriors win over Suns

Jan 02, 2019 - 10:08 AM

It's pretty much a routine win for Steph Curry and the defending champion Golden State Warriors

HOT CURRY. Warriors superstar knocks in 15 of his 34 points from beyond the arc. Photo from NBA Twitter

Warriors scorch Suns, Spurs roll past Celtics

Jan 01, 2019 - 2:30 PM

The defending champion Warriors and the Spurs close out 2018 with huge victories

ONE-SIDED. Steph Curry and the Warriors easily ward off De’Anthony Melton and the Suns in the last NBA game of 2018. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Raptors rally from 17 down to edge Heat

Dec 27, 2018 - 1:26 PM

Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green star as the Toronto Raptors snap Miami Heat's five-game winning streak

ON TOP. Kawhi Leonard pumps in 30 points as the Raptors improve to a league-best 26-10 record. Photo from Toronto Raptors Twitter

WATCH: Warriors up; Beal, Bryant lift Wizards in 3OT

Dec 23, 2018 - 5:34 PM

Jonas Jerebko shines in the Warriors' win as Bradley Beal and Thomas Bryant deliver monster numbers in the Wizards' triple-overtime triumph over the Suns

REVELATION. Swedish forward Jonas Jerebko plays a key role in powering the Warriors to their 22nd win. Photo from Golden State Warriors

Suns spoil Nowitzki's record-setting season debut

Dec 14, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Dallas talisman Dirk Nowitzki becomes the first player in NBA history to suit up for 21 seasons for the same team

RECORD-SETTING. Dallas veteran Dirk Nowitzki high fives Maximilian Kleber after checking out of the first half. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets blast Blazers, Spurs eclipse Suns

Dec 12, 2018 - 12:48 PM

James Harden fires 29 and Chris Paul tallies a triple-double as the Houston Rockets snap a three-game slide

HOT SQUAD. Chris Paul and 6 other Rockets players wind up in double figures against the Blazers. Photo from Houston Rockets

Mavs topple Clippers, Lakers ease past Suns

Dec 03, 2018 - 2:05 PM

Dallas drops Los Angeles from the top of the Western Conference

YOUTHFUL PROGRESS. LeBron James says the young Lakers squad is improving as days go by. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP


Pinay playwright debuts in New York theater

Nov 01, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Written by Dorothea Gloria, ‘The Sun Tries Dating’ will open at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre on November 2

NASA spacecraft breaks record for coming closest to Sun

Oct 30, 2018 - 2:14 PM

The goal of NASA's Parker Solar Probe is make a series of 24 flybys past our scorching star

UP CLOSE. Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. Image courtesy Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Thunder trips Suns for first win

Oct 29, 2018 - 11:08 AM

Oklahoma City finally barges into the winning column after dropping its first 4 games behind 3 players breaching the 20-point mark

STAT-STUFFER. Russell Westbrook flirts with a triple-double. File photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP


LOOK: Boy left alone in birthday party gets treated by Phoenix Suns

Oct 26, 2018 - 1:55 PM

The Suns turn 6-year-old Teddy Mazzini's frown upside down

TURNAROUND. Teddy Mazzini was treated to a home game by the Phoenix Suns after his photo showing him alone in his own pizza party went viral. Photos from Facebook (Sil Mazzini) and Twitter (@suns)


LeBron, Lakers eclipse Suns for 1st win

Oct 25, 2018 - 12:57 PM

The NBA superstar flirts with a triple-double and gets his first victory as a Los Angeles Laker

BREAKTHROUGH. LeBron James and the Lakers bounce back from a 0-3 start. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Everything under the sun: Financial advice on education and inflation, can a parent afford both?

Oct 25, 2018 - 11:02 AM

In this "Everything Under the Sun" column, financial advisor Kendrick Chua tackles how a single father must prepare early on for his child's education

Golden State drubs Suns in bounce back win

Oct 23, 2018 - 12:54 PM

The Warriors demolish their opponents a day after absorbing a painful loss to Denver

BOUNCE BACK. Steph Curry powers the Warriors to a lopsided win after previously losing to Denver. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Phoenix Suns fire general manager McDonough as season looms

Oct 09, 2018 - 10:37 AM

The struggling Suns decide to make major changes before their season opener on October 17

FIRED. Ex-Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough was laid off following poor results in the NBA preseason. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Defiant Australian paper reprints 'racist' Serena cartoon

Sep 12, 2018 - 5:43 PM

Melbourne's Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight's caricature of Williams throwing a tantrum at the US Open – originally printed on Monday – attracts widespread condemnation from across the world

TANTRUM? This photo illustration shows the front page of the Herald Sun newspaper, featuring a cartoon of US tennis player Serena Williams, on sale at a newsstand in Melbourne on September 12, 2018. Photo by William West/AFP

Coming, ready or not: thousands pour in for 2018 Asian Games

Aug 14, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Organizers are making reassuring noises about their arrangements but Indonesia has never hosted a sports event on this scale

CLOSING IN. Foreign badminton athletes walk past laborers working on the old athletes villages renovation at the Senayan sports complex. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in first mission to 'touch Sun'

Aug 12, 2018 - 4:38 PM

(UPDATED) The unmanned Parker Solar Probe aims to get closer than any human-made object in history to the center of our solar system

SOLAR PROBE. The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket payload fairing is seen with the NASA and Parker Solar Probe emblems, at Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on August 8, 2018. Photo by AFP/NASA/Bill Ingalls

NASA postpones launch of historic spaceship to Sun

Aug 11, 2018 - 5:37 PM

The next launch window for the Parker Solar Probe opens at 3:31 am (0731 GMT or 3:31 pm Philippine time) on Sunday, August 12

SOLAR PROBE. This handout picture released by NASA on August 8, 2018, shows the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket payload fairing is seen with the NASA and Parker Solar Probe emblems, at Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on August 8, 2018. Photo by AFP/NASA/Bill Ingalls

Belgian wins inaugural France to China solar bike race

Aug 04, 2018 - 10:52 PM

French organizers Sun Trip have started such races in 2013 to promote renewable energy

SOLAR BIKE RACE. Raf van Hulle of Belgium celebrates after arriving in Guangzhou, in China's southern Guangdong province, after riding 12,000 kilometers from Lyon, on August 3, 2018. Photo by AFP

Piolo Pascual, Enchong Dee lead Ironman relay squad

Aug 03, 2018 - 4:07 PM

The two celebrities banner the Sun Life relay team vying for honors in the 2018 Ironman 70.3 race in Cebu

STAR POWER. Sun Life Financial boasts a star-studded team composed of celebrity athletes like Piolo Pascual, company executives and elite athletes. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

China critic silenced during live TV interview

Aug 03, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Sun Wenguang was doing a live phone interview for Voice of America when Chinese police barged in his home. There have been no updates on his whereabouts since.

(FILE) This file photo taken on August 28, 2013 from AFP video footage shows former professor Sun Wenguang talking at his home in Jinan in east China's Shandong province. Sun, a vocal critic of China's government, has disappeared without a trace after security forces strong-armed their way into his home in the middle of a phone interview with a US-funded television network on August 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / TANIA LEE

The millennials' guide to choosing a financial advisor

Jul 09, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Chances are, you’ve already encountered one or more of these kinds of advisors

Suns sign Booker to $158 million deal

Jul 08, 2018 - 2:53 PM

The 21-year-old star guard gets rewarded with a 5-year max extension after a record-setting NBA season

HOTSHOT. Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker is one of the youngest NBA players to reach 4,000 points. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Hip-hop artist, OFW advocate: RJ Señeres' rhyme and reason

Jul 08, 2018 - 10:00 AM

RJ Señeres' journey started way before his career in music – in their 3-bedroom apartment in Abu Dhabi, when he was just 11 years old. This is his story.

RJ Señeres Jr

Derrick Rose stays with Minnesota, Trevor Ariza leaves Houston

Jul 01, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Derrick Rose inks a one-year deal with the Timberwolves while Trveor Ariza ends a 4-year stint with the Rockets

VETERANS. Derrick Rose looks to provide quality minutes for the Minnesota Timberwolves while Trevor Ariza seeks to help the young Phoenix Suns. Rose photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images/AFP and Ariza photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Image/AFP


LOOK: Sixers draft hometown kid Bridges, but things turn awkward

Jun 22, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The mom of NBA Draft pick Mikal Bridges gets all thrilled that his son is 'coming home,' but the Philly Sixers trade him to the Phoenix Suns minutes later

FLEETING. Mikal Bridges hugs his mom after being drafted 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Summer cult favorites you should try out

May 27, 2018 - 4:25 PM

And Beauty Bar now offers online shopping. Does it, well, deliver?

SUMMER PROOF! Heat- and sweat-proof cosmetics are a must in this heat. All photos by Martin San Diego/Rappler

The week in photos: May 12-18, 2018

May 19, 2018 - 2:48 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A Palestinian youth waves a sparkler next a mosque in Gaza City on May 16, 2018, as the faithful prepare to start the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. / AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED ABED

LOOK: Who wore his lucky undies in the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery?

May 16, 2018 - 12:41 PM

Check out the order and reactions during the lottery in Chicago

LUCKY CHARM. Phoenix rookie Josh Jackson, who represented the Suns in the NBA Draft Lottery, brings good fortune to the squad. Photo by NBA.com

Former top Chinese Communist official jailed for life for bribery

May 08, 2018 - 3:48 PM

In addition to his prison term, Sun Zhengcai's 'stolen property has already all been confiscated'

SUN ZHENGCAI. This file photo taken on March 5, 2017 shows former Chongqing Communist Party Secretary Sun Zhengcai (L) talking with Chinese vice chairman of the Central Military Commission Xu Qiliang (R) during the opening session of the National People's Congress, China's legislature, in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. File photo by Wang Zhao/ AFP

Suns make Kokoskov NBA's first European-born head coach

May 03, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Currently a Utah lead assistant, Serbian Igor Kokoskov is set to join the Phoenix Suns right after the Jazz's playoff campaign

PIONEER. Serbian Igor Kokoskov has helped the Utah Jazz reach the Western Conference semi-finals in the last two seasons as lead assistant coach. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

Nuggets stop skid, Sixers win without Embiid

Mar 31, 2018 - 12:52 PM

Denver's Paul Millsap scores a season-high 36 points against OKC. Philadelphia's Ben Simmons scores a triple-double in 3 quarters versus the Hawks.

SIXERS VS HAWKS. Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots against Dewayne Dedmon #14 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on March 30, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Anthony Davis powers Pelicans over hapless Suns

Feb 27, 2018 - 3:04 PM

Davis spearheads the Pelicans' attack during a six-game winning streak – one of their longest in recent years – and over that time he is averaging more than 40 points a game

WATCH: Devin Booker wins 2018 JBL Three-Point Contest

Feb 18, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Booker's 28 points sets the NBA 3-point contest single-round record

HOT SHOOTING. Devin Booker sets the record and takes home the 2018 JBL Three-Point Contest trophy. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Sun Life’s Resolution Run kicks the year off with a cause

Jan 25, 2018 - 7:22 PM

Piolo Pascual led the pack in the advocacy run for health and education now on its 9th year.

South Korea court jails ex-culture minister over artist blacklist

Jan 23, 2018 - 12:03 PM

Former culture minister Cho Yoon-Sun is jailed for two years for her role in drawing up a blacklist of 10,000 artists seen as critical of ousted president Park Geun-Hye's government

GOING TO JAIL. This picture taken on January 20, 2017 shows South Korea's Culture Minister Cho Yoon-Sun (C) arriving at court for a hearing to review the issuing of her arrest warrant at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Shifting mindsets, Big Data, and mass personalization in the financial services industry

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:24 PM

How do financial institutions stay afloat – and sail on – in the face of rapid modernization? By listening closely to their clients, says Sun Life Financial’s Mylene Lopa

Sun Life Philippines welcomes new president

Jan 19, 2018 - 4:09 PM

Alexander Narciso, who's also Sun Life's Chief Agency Distribution Officer, assumes his latest role in the company

Ginobili has second straight 20-plus point game in Spurs' loss to Blazers

Jan 08, 2018 - 4:39 PM

The Spurs were missing 4 regulars, including Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard, while the Blazers were without Damian Lillard

HOT SPUR. Manu Ginobili goes for 26 points, becoming the oldest player to score 20-plus points in back-to-back games. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Manu Ginobili, age 40, heats up Phoenix with history-making 21 points off the bench

Jan 06, 2018 - 7:42 PM

A 9-hour sleep can go a long way for Ginobili

FOREVER YOUNG. Other players over 40 have scored 20 points in a game, but only Ginobili has done so in under 20 minutes. Photo by Mike Erhmann/Getty Images North America/AFP

WATCH: Suns beat Grizzlies on Tyson Chandler's game-winning alley oop

Dec 27, 2017 - 1:31 PM

Chandler throws down a monster dunk at the buzzer to give Phoenix the victory

THROW IT DOWN. Tyson Chandler wins the game for Phoenix with as dominant a play as could be drawn up. File photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP