Tag Archives: Chris Gavina

Samoby De Leon (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: San Juan survives Caloocan scare

San Juan flirted with disaster before escaping with an 81-77 win over host Caloocan late Saturday night in the MPBL Datu Cup at the Caloocan Sports Complex.

Chris Gavina and Philip Paniamogan of Kia Picanto (photo by Peter Baltazar)

PBA: Gavina quits post as Kia head coach

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.

Carlo Lastimosa (#9) drives against Chris Ross of San Miguel Beer (PBA Images)

PBA: Tail-enders could use some offensive sock from shunned stars

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.