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Alas rusty in PBA return, but Ravena says running mate will improve

Nov 13, 2019 - 11:19 PM

NLEX's Kevin Alas steps on the PBA hardcourt for the first time since suffering a second ACL injury on his right knee in February

ON A MISSION. Missing 4 of the last 6 PBA conferences, Kevin Alas seeks to return to his top shape. Photo from PBA Images


NorthPort takes down No. 1 NLEX to enter playoff picture

Nov 13, 2019 - 7:29 PM

Michael Qualls and Christian Standhardinger deliver double-double performances as NorthPort arrests a two-game slide

STILL ALIVE. Michael Qualls and NorthPort pick up their fourth win in the PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Steph Curry expects to return before NBA season ends

Nov 12, 2019 - 12:57 PM

'I'm excited that potentially the rest of the season isn't lost', says Golden State Warriors star Curry

WORST INJURY. Steph Curry hopes to return before the NBA season ends to salvage the Warriors' lackluster start. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Basketball community mourns passing of UE head coach Bong Tan

Nov 11, 2019 - 3:59 PM

Prior to his death at just 53 years old, Bong Tan called the shots for UE alongside Lawrence Chongson, guiding the Red Warriors to a 4-10 record in Season 82

GONE TOO SOON. Bong Tan is remembered by friends and colleagues as an avid basketball fan. Photo from UAAP


Missed free throw a blessing in disguise, but Ravena hard on himself

Nov 11, 2019 - 12:12 AM

NLEX escapes with a fifth straight win despite seeing Kiefer Ravena misfire at the charity stripe in crunch time

TEAM TO BEAT. Kiefer Ravena and NLEX tighten their grip at the No. 1 spot in the PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Cruz hits game-winner as NLEX nips Magnolia from 26 points down

Nov 10, 2019 - 9:45 PM

NLEX clinches the twice-to-beat playoff bonus and tightens its grip on the No. 1 spot

ON A ROLL. Manny Harris and NLEX continue their hot streak with their fifth straight win. Photo from PBA Images


Thunder thwart injury-hit Warriors anew

Nov 10, 2019 - 12:57 PM

After getting thrashed by 28 in their first meeting, the Warriors try to put up a late fight against the Thunder this time

UPPER HAND. Chris Paul and the Thunder pick up their fourth triumph, two at the expense of the former champion Warriors. Photo from OKC Thunder

Harden fires 36 as Rockets rout banged-up Warriors

Nov 07, 2019 - 1:16 PM

James Harden and the Rockets deal the injury-hit Warriors their sixth loss in 8 games

ON FIRE. James Harden drops half of his 36 points from beyond the arc. Photo from NBA

Warriors center Looney to miss at least 2 more weeks

Nov 07, 2019 - 10:59 AM

The Warriors' injury woes continue as center Kevon Looney gets sidelined due to nerve-related symptoms

INJURY JINX. Already off to a worst start, the Warriors lose another key cog in Kevon Looney. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Harden, Kyrie turn in big nights; hurting Warriors win

Nov 05, 2019 - 5:36 PM

Houston's James Harden pumps in 44 points while Brooklyn's Kyrie Irving unloads 39 to power their teams to separate victories

ON FIRE. Kyrie Irving and James Harden sizzle in separate games on the road. Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images/AFP

Injured Curry determined to play in 2020 Olympics

Nov 03, 2019 - 11:34 AM

Steph Curry won’t be back until next year, but the Warriors superstar still targets an Olympic debut

RECUPERATING. Steph Curry looks to recover after sustaining a left hand fracture. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors injury jinx strikes again as Green sidelined

Nov 03, 2019 - 9:18 AM

Already playing minus injured stars Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, another key cog in Draymond Green gets sidelined

 Photo from NBA

Curry out for 3 months after surgery

Nov 02, 2019 - 8:48 AM

After a series of catastrophic defeats, the Warriors hope to get it together even minus superstar Steph Curry

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' Curry undergoes tests on broken hand

Nov 01, 2019 - 8:41 AM

The former NBA champions absorb another blow as injured Steph Curry gets sidelined indefinitely

ROUGH START. Steph Curry and the Warriors still can't fin their footing. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' woes pile up as Curry suffers broken hand

Oct 31, 2019 - 1:22 PM

Tough luck continues for the former champions as Warriors superstar Steph Curry sustains an injury

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Harris triple-double propels NLEX to share of No. 1 spot with TNT

Oct 30, 2019 - 7:07 PM

Manny Harris falls short of the 40-point mark for the first time in 3 games, but comes out just as impressive as NLEX blows out Rain or Shine

DO-IT-ALL. Manny Harris earns his first career triple-double in the PBA. Photo from PBA Images


UE pushes NU to 10-year worst record

Oct 30, 2019 - 12:52 PM

Rey Suerte and the UE Red Warriors close out their campaign on a winning note

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Golden State Warriors end skid for 1st win

Oct 29, 2019 - 12:11 PM

The Warriors bounce back against the New Orleans Pelicans for a breakthrough win this season

FIRST WIN. The Golden State Warriors score a breakthrough win after dropping their first two games of the season. Photo from NBA Twitter

Nightmare before Halloween as Warriors crash again

Oct 28, 2019 - 8:45 AM

Another Warriors game turns into a horror show as the former champions absorb a 28-point mauling against the Thunder

TOUGH TIMES. Steph Curry and the Warriors continue to struggle with their new-look roster.

FEU downs UE to clinch 7th straight Final Four appearance

Oct 27, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Propped up by a superior quotient, the FEU Tamaraws secure a spot in the semifinals

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Warriors adjusting to new 'reality,' says Kerr

Oct 26, 2019 - 10:37 AM

After a five-year reign of dominance, the Golden State Warriors take an inevitable dip

BACK TO REALITY. Steph Curry and the rejigged Warriors brace for a tough season ahead. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Ravena on high assist numbers: 'Dribble kasi ako nang dribble'

Oct 26, 2019 - 9:24 AM

Kiefer Ravena averages 9.7 assists per game – the highest in the PBA Governors' Cup among locals – as NLEX continues to prove its case as a title contender

GIANT SLAYERS. Kiefer Ravena and NLEX deal TNT its first loss in the PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


NLEX plays spoiler, deals TNT first loss behind magnificent Harris

Oct 25, 2019 - 9:50 PM

Manny Harris unleashes 28 of his 40 points in the second half as NLEX ends TNT's seven-game unbeaten run

SUPER IMPORT. Manny Harris once again proves NLEX made the right decision to sign him as import. Photo from PBA Images


WATCH: New Warriors star Russell takes Green advice

Oct 25, 2019 - 8:43 PM

'I've always just wanted to be better and apply myself better going into this new year,' says new Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell

NEW TEAM. D'Angelo Russell impresses in his Warriors debut. Photo from Twitter/@warriors


Clippers pounce on Warriors reeling from offseason losses

Oct 25, 2019 - 1:37 PM

After making a statement by beating the Lakers, the Clippers manhandle the former NBA champion Warriors

BACK-TO-BACK. Kawhi Leonard powers the Clippers to a 2-0 start in the NBA. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP


Warriors ace Klay Thompson could miss whole season, says Kerr

Oct 23, 2019 - 1:23 PM

After previous assessments suggested Klay Thompson may be fit to play by March, the Warriors admit the star guard may spend a year on the sidelines

STILL RECOVERING. Klay Thompson continues to recuperate from a torn ACL sustained during the Warriors' title series against the Raptors. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

UE’s Abanto suspended for unsportsmanlike foul on Ateneo’s Navarro

Oct 22, 2019 - 1:10 PM

Nick Abanto gets suspended as he picks up two unsportsmanlike fouls during UE's clash with Ateneo

SUSPENDED. Nick Abanto will miss UE's second round game against FEU for picking up 2 unsportsmanlike fouls. Photo from UAAP release

UE's Chongson blames school brass for 10-year playoff drought

Oct 21, 2019 - 7:10 PM

UE active consultant Lawrence Chongson says the Red Warriors 'change coaches just like they change clothes'

SLUMP. Lawrence Chongson sees UE miss the Final Four for the 10th straight season. Photo from UAAP


Ruthless Ateneo romps to 12-0 after UE ripping

Oct 20, 2019 - 4:10 PM

Still unstoppable, Ateneo demolishes UE to inch closer to an elimination sweep and an outright championship berth

UNSTOPPABLE. Still no team can catch up with Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NLEX benefits from Ravena referral of Harris

Oct 16, 2019 - 9:20 PM

Former teammates in the NBA G League, Manny Harris messages Kiefer Ravena if he knew a PBA team in need of an import

ROUSING PBA DEBUT. Manny Harris announces his arrival in the PBA with a bang for NLEX. Photo from PBA Images


Harris erupts for 45 as NLEX tops Columbian for 5th win

Oct 16, 2019 - 7:20 PM

Former NBA player Manny Harris makes sure NLEX doesn't regret its decision to replace former import Olu Ashaolu

UPPER ECHELON. Kiefer Ravena and NLEX climb to solo second in the team standings. Photo from PBA Images


La Salle exacts revenge on UE for share of 3rd

Oct 16, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Needing a crucial win, the La Salle Green Archers turn back the UE Red Warriors this time to force a three-way logjam at the 3rd spot

COMPOSURE. Justine Baltazar and the Green Archers show end-game poise to slip past John Apacible and the Red Warriors. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP denies UE fightback to snap losing skid

Oct 12, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Still playing minus suspended coach Bo Perasol, the UP Maroons get back on track after turning back the pesky UE Red Warriors

SLAM. Kobe Paras soars for a dunk, adding another entry to an already impressive highlight reel this season. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UP snaps 3-year skid on Pesquera halfcourt buzzer-beater

Oct 12, 2019 - 1:40 PM

Pat Pesquera buries a halfcourt heave as the UP Lady Maroons score a breakthrough win in UAAP women’s basketball

CLUTCH. Pat Pesquera plays hero again for the UP Lady Maroons after 3 years. Photo release

Warriors coach Kerr shrugs off Trump criticism

Oct 11, 2019 - 4:15 PM

US President Donald Trump says Steve Kerr – a longtime critic of the president – 'looked like a little boy' when the Warriors coach declined to comment on the NBA-China row

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

UST snaps losing skid, wrecks streaking UE for solo 3rd

Oct 09, 2019 - 3:28 PM

Arresting a two-game slide, the UST Growling Tigers bounce back big with a 28-point drubbing of the UE Red Warriors

WINNING GROOVE. Mark Nonoy and the UST Growling Tigers rediscover their winning form. Photo release

WATCH: After major losses, Kerr says Warriors need to 'work much harder'

Oct 07, 2019 - 8:41 PM

The Warriors will head into the NBA season without Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala, and Shaun Livingston – all key players in their 5 straight trips to the finals

NEW-LOOK. Steve Kerr says the Warriors are back into experimenting, just like what they did during the beginning of their five-year dominance. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP


Anthony Davis powers Lakers past Warriors in NBA preseason opener

Oct 06, 2019 - 11:13 AM

LeBron James and his new sidekick Anthony Davis shine as the Los Angeles Lakers roll over the Golden State Warriors

SUPER DUO. LeBron James (left) welcomes Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers to form a formidable pair. Photo from the Lakers Twitter

Down 28, NLEX stuns Barangay Ginebra in Dubai OT nail-biter

Oct 06, 2019 - 1:47 AM

Kiefer Ravena sends it to overtime before Philip Paniamogan and Jericho Cruz come up clutch as NLEX deals Barangay Ginebra it second straight loss

BACK ON TRACK. Olu Ashaolu and NLEX notch their fourth win in 5 games. Photo from PBA Images


Birthday boy Suerte wishes for more UE wins after Adamson upset

Oct 05, 2019 - 7:28 PM

Rey Suerte, this season's top one-and-done player, helps the UE Red Warriors get back on the playoff hunt

FRESH START. Rey Suerte believes the Red Warriors can turn their campaign around. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

UE stuns Adamson to keep UAAP playoff hopes alive

Oct 05, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Alex Diakhite and Rey Suerte take charge as the UE Red Warriors kick off the second round with an upset over the Adamson Falcons

Alex Diakhite. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Wells delivers as San Miguel turns back NLEX in Dubai thriller

Oct 05, 2019 - 2:56 AM

San Miguel deals NLEX its first loss to stay unbeaten in the PBA Governors' Cup

IMMACULATE RECORD. Dez Wells and San Miguel score another impressive win. Photo from PBA Images


IN NUMBERS: Suerte leads Season 82's single-game points record

Oct 02, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Find out who are putting up some whopping numbers in a single game this UAAP Season 82

EXPLOSIVE. Rey Suerte leads the UE Red Warriors' offense in his one-and-done UAAP season. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ravena says PBA showdown with Parks a 'long time coming'

Sep 29, 2019 - 10:47 PM

Kiefer Ravena and Ray Parks, who both had decorated collegiate careers, deliver stellar numbers just like old times in their first PBA clash

PHENOM. Kiefer Ravena leads NLEX to a 3-0 start in the PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


Ashaolu, Ravena conspire as unbeaten NLEX adds to Blackwater woes

Sep 29, 2019 - 7:04 PM

NLEX extends it winning streak to 3 games and keeps Blackwater winless in two outings

UNSCATHED. Olu Ashaolu and NLEX remain perfect in the PBA Governors' Cup. Photo from PBA Images


UE snaps losing skid, sends NU to UAAP Season 82 cellar

Sep 29, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The UE Red Warriors ward off the NU Bulldogs’ comeback bid to close out their first-round run with a win

LAST TWO. Neil Tolentino and the Red Warriors finish the first round at 7th place, just a rung above the NU Bulldgos. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

NU Lady Bulldogs sweep first round

Sep 29, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Riding on a historic win streak, defending champion NU completes a 7-0 first-round sweep of women's basketball

UNSTOPPABLE. Jack Animam and the NU Lady Bulldogs prove too strong for the UE Lady Warriors. Photo release

UAAP badminton: NU nails top playoffs seed

Sep 28, 2019 - 3:52 PM

The NU Bulldogs secure the No. 1 spot and semifinal bonus after pinning a first loss on the La Salle Green Shuttlers

VETERANS. Keeyan Gabuelo and Solomon Padiz Jr secure the doubles match for the NU Bulldogs. Photo release

Ravena delivers in endgame as NLEX survives Meralco

Sep 27, 2019 - 6:58 PM

The Road Warriors arrest a meltdown to gain an early lead in the standings at 2-0

BACK-TO-BACK WINS. JR Quinahan topscores for the unbeaten NLEX. Photo from PBA Images


Ateneo blows out UE with third-quarter storm

Sep 25, 2019 - 2:55 PM

Banking on a dominant second-half showing, the Blue Eagles whip the Warriors to move within a win of a first-round sweep

TURNAROUND. After a tight first half, Gian Mamuyac and the Blue Eagles flash their champion form to blow the game wide open. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler