Michael Juico of the Pampanga Lanterns (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Pampanga brings down powerhouse Davao Occi

Michael Juico had a rare double-double performance for the ADG Construction-backed Giant Lanterns as he pumped in 14 points and 11 rebounds while leading his squad to their eighth win in 12 games and fortified their hold of the fifth spot of the tough northern division

Members of the Gen San Warriors celebrate after dealing the San Juan Knights their first loss of the season

MPBL: Gen San deals San Juan first loss

The Warriors turned back the Knights, 97-91, at then Muntinlupa Sports Complex as Rob Celiz and Mike Williams combined forces even as Pamboy Raymundo and John Orbeta also clustered crucial baskets down the stretch.

Gensan Warriors coach Rich Alvarez barking discussing a play with his players (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Gen San streaks to six in a row

General Santos City is looking every bit of a championship contender and on Saturday night, the Warriors claimed another victim in the Muntinlupa Cagers, whom they gave a sound beating, 84-61, in the MPBL Lakan Season at the Baliwag Star Arena

Bacoor Strikers (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Bacoor frustrates Bacolod; Rizal wins

The Bacoor Strikers were tested to the hilt before subduing Bacolod Master’s Sardines, 107-100, while the Rizal Xentro Mall Golden Coolers rallied from 20 points down to shock the Batangas City Athletics, 78-76. #MPBL

John Wilson of the San Juan Knights and Tonino Gonzaga of the QC Capitals fight it out to get the rebound. (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Knights stay perfect; Pasay, Nueva Ecija win

John Wilson, a player known for his scoring prowess, played an extra ordinary effort in finishing with 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Knights to their eighth straight win. Now 8-0, San Juan has just matched the best start in league history posted by Muntinlupa last season.

Gerald Anderson of Imus

MPBL teams hope to get back on track

No team will enjoy a home court advantage as the games will be held at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City and squads will try to make their move and avoid falling deeper in the team standings. #MPBL