Danilo Gallinari of Italy (FIBA.com photo)

FIBA World Cup 2019: Italians too much for Gilas Pilipinas

The Italians stepped it up six-minute mark with Luigi Datome, Daniel Hackett and Marcio Belinelli anchoring a 19-0 run in the opening period. There was no looking back for Italy from there and practically cruised throughout the match. They led by as much as 53 points, their biggest run of which happened in the third quarter, 105-58. #FIBAWorldCup2019 #FIBA

Ray Parks Jr. of the Blackwater Elite (PBA Images)

Blackwater’s Parks named PBA PoW

Parks’ heroics gained him his first ever PBA Press Corps Rookie of the Month honor for May, beating out Columbian Dyip’s CJ Perez (24.3, 6.0 rebounds, and 2.0 assists). #PBADL

LA Tenorio (PBA Images)

PBA: North faces South in All-Star Game

Arwind Santos, Alex Cabagnot, Gabe Norwood and Troy Rosario are All-Star MVP winners leading the North All-Star cast while James Yap, Terrence Romeo, Baser Amer and Asi Taulava are MVPs bannering the South roster in the 2019 All-Star Game set at the Calasiao Sports Center here Sunday. #PBA

CJ Perez (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

NCAA 94: Perez leads Pirates oast Chiefs

CJ Perez turned in an MVP performance as Lyceum of the Philippines University overhauled a 16-point deficit to turn back Arellano University, 82-65, yesterday to remain undefeated and on top in the 94th NCAA basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.