Manila Stars (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Bataan, Manila draw first blood

The top seeded Risers ripped the Supremos, 91-71, at home and moved a win away from notching a Final Four seat in the tough northern division 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

Jayjay Alejandro of the Bataan Risers (photo from MPBL Faccebook)

MPBL: Capitals face dangerous Risers

IN its first home game nearly a month ago, Quezon City was able to pull off a tough win over Gen San. This time, the Black Mamba-backed Capitals face another acid test when they take on the streaking Bataan Risers in the main game of the MPBL Datu Cup at the Blue Eagle Gym.