Kia Picanto finally got on the win column, ironically also the first win for head coach Ricky Dandan as far as being a PBA coach is concerned.
San Miguel Beer ran away with another win, this time at the expense of the NLEX Road Warriors. However, the showdown had anxious moments with several incidents that added a bit of color.
The Miami Heat are doing great with most of their young stars – Josh Richardson, Goran Dragic and Kelly Olynyk – responding magnificently to head coach Erik Spoelstra. So where does this place forgotten big man Hassan Whiteside?
Stephen Curry’s 29 points and a record-setting triple-double from Draymond Green propelled the Golden State Warriors to a 124-114 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday.
Chris Gavina, a virtual unknown, when he first called the shots for Kia/ Mahindra, has stepped down as head coach for Kia Picanto. Tasked to take over will be veteran coach Ricky Dandan.
The DLSU Green Archers start their search for Aldin Ayo’s successor and the list includes the name of Ginebra Head Coach Tim Cone.
Philippine basketball got shook up last Dec. 26 with Aldin Ayo reportedly leaving his post at DLSU and take on the head coaching duties for the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers.
The NLEX Road Warriors have so far remained perfect, winning their first two assignments. They won over Kia Picanto handily (119-115) and then turned back GlobalPort Batang Pier. It is clear that the player that is standing out is rookie Kiefer Ravena.
Isaiah Thomas is one big step closer to joining the Cavaliers.
With the PBA all set to unfurl its 43rd season, teams have opted to go with younger talent. Plenty of veteran names were left out in the cold though some teams could still put them to good use.