Tag Archives: Kia Picanto

Eric Camson of Kia Picanto drives in against Raymond Almazan of the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters (photo by Peter Baltazar)

PBA: Kia Picanto adopting familiar UP Fighting Maroon Spirit

Kia Picanto finally got on the win column, ironically also the first win for head coach Ricky Dandan as far as being a PBA coach is concerned.

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.

TOP 3: Raymar Jose, Christian Standhardinger and Kiefer Ravena. (Photo from PBA Images)

PBA: Gilas Pilipinas likely to take a hit with Standhardinger going to SMB

There were hardly any surprises at the 2017 PBA Draft. Fil-German Christian Standhardinger was unsurprisingly selected by the San Miguel Beermen while Kiefer Ravena joined the NLEX Road Warriors.

Chris Gavina (photo by Peter Baltazar)

PBA is a business, deal with it

Overshadowing the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals is that celebrated trade involving Kia Picanto and the San Miguel Beermen. At stake is the rights to the top overall pick of the 2017 PBA Draft set to take place this coming Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at the Midtown Atrium, Robinsons Place Manila.

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.