Category Archives: PBA

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.

Justin Brownlee of Barangay Ginebra drives past Matt Ganuelas-Rosser of San Miguel Beer (photo by Peter Baltazar)
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.

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June Mar Fajardo best kept out of FIBA and PBA Governors’ Cup

Gilas Pilipinas is facing tall odds at the FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon, sorely lacking in size. Andray Blatche passed for safety reasons while June Mar Fajardo is nursing an injury.

Ivan Johnson

Sports News: Former NBA Player Ivan Johnson banished from Philippine league

Tropang TNT import Ivan Johnson has been known to be a hot-head since his first tour of duty in 2015.

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PBA News: Was Rico Maierhofer ‘Shoe’ Block legal or not?

Rico Maierhofer was slapped with hefty P20,000 fine by the PBA seen as a mockery to the game in connection with his attempted block using his shoe.

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PBA Governors Cup: Ginebra derails Rain or Shine, 93-81

Barangay Ginebra downed the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 93-81, in the PBA Governors Cup matchup held at the Al Shabab Club in Dubai.

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PBA Governors Cup: RoS repulses Globalport, 119-112

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters survived a 40-point effort from Terrence Romeo, hacking out a 119-112 victory over the stubborn Globalport Batang Pier quintet over at the Al Shabab Club in Dubai.

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Is the PBA’s loss the CBDL’s gain?

Could the newly formed league of former college and PBA coach Joe Lipa gain from the planned transfer of the Cagayan Rising Valley Suns?