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PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa (PBA Images)

PBA Commissioner paying steep price for executive decision

Multiple reports have come out that PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa may soon be out as top brass for Asia’ pro hoops. A lot of that had to do with his decision to approve the celebrated Kia Picanto-San Miguel Beer trade which critics and fans deemed lopsided.

Christian Standhardinger (FIBA.com photo)

PBA: Are the Beermen really after Standhardinger?

The controversial PBA trade between Kia Picanto and the San Miguel Beermen will push through. PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa approved the deal Friday afternoon at a press conference held at the Philippine Arena before game 7 of the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals.

Chris Gavina (photo by Peter Baltazar)

PBA is a business, deal with it

Overshadowing the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals is that celebrated trade involving Kia Picanto and the San Miguel Beermen. At stake is the rights to the top overall pick of the 2017 PBA Draft set to take place this coming Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at the Midtown Atrium, Robinsons Place Manila.

Sol Mercado of Barangay Ginebra (photo by Peter Baltazar)

PBA: Even on crutches, ‘Sol-Train’ obliges to Ginebra fans

Sol Mercado of Barangay Ginebra was absent for game 5 of the 2017 PBA Governors Cup Finals after falling to an injury in game 4. The “Sol-Train” is currently dealing with a high-grade ankle sprain but was on hand to support the Gin Kings at the Philippine Arena.

SMB head coach Leo Austria (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: SMB-Kia trade will need ‘major’ revisions

Kia Picanto owns the rights to the top overall pick of the 2017 PBA Draft and several teams are understandably trying to strike a deal. TnT KaTropa was previously linked but the latest club to pitch is the San Miguel Beermen.

Glen Rice Jr. (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: Fried ‘Rice’ too hot for TnT to handle

TnT KaTropa took a big chance on Glen Rice Jr., likely aware of his unfortunate past. The son of NBA legend Glen Rice Sr. ran into trouble in 2016 when he was arrested on battery and robbery charges according to TMZ and the Albany Herald.