Basilan Steel (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Caloocan, Mindoro look to break in

New powerhouse team Basilan goes for its third consecutive win and the lead in the southern division of the MPBL Lakan Season when it faces host team Bulacan Tuesday at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in Malolos City. #MPBL

Paolo Hubale of the Valenzuela Classic (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Classic, Steel pull off OT wins

Jay Collado and Gab Dagangon drilled in a triple each for the Steel in the last 43 seconds to doom the Lanterns, who were within striking distance at 74-76, following two free throws by Levi Hernandez. #MPBL

Prince Orizu of Bacoor Strike battles three Caloocan Supremos defenders. (Metro League photo)

Metro League: Caloocan teams live to fight another day

Caloocan-Gerry’s Grill fended off Bacoor Strike sa Serbisyo in Game 2 of their Reinforced (2nd) Conference best-of-3 Finals 78-73 while Caloocan-Arceegee dominated Bacoor City Agimat 88-60 also in their own 17-and-under best-of-3 championship duel in the M-League #MetroLeaguePH

Mark Yee and Almond Vosotros (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Davao Occidental, Cebu survive

Newcomers Yvan Ludovice and Richard Albo stepped up anew to provide the firepower needed by the Cocolife-backed Tigers in notching their second win in as many games of this tournament put up by Senator Manny Pacquiao with PBA legend and former MVP Kenneth Duremdes serving as commissioner. #MPBL

Bataan Risers (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL Playoffs underway

The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup begins its playoffs on Tuesday at the Bataan People’s Center as the host team and top seeded squad Bataan Risers take the floor against the Caloocan Supremos even as Manila and Bulacan start their own best-of-three series. #MPBL

Navotas Clutch (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Navotas, Bataan show readiness for playoffs

The Clutch ran roughshod over the Quezon City Capitals, 120-115, on a record-setting night and served notice of its readiness for the quarterfinal round. They hit 16 triples on their way to recording the most points scored by any team in the young two-season history of the league. #MPBL