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

Team Lakay's Eduard Folayang shakes hands with Filipino boxing icon and Senator Manny Pacquiao.

Grab Philippines and ONE Championship honor Manny Pacquiao with Framed Belt

In attendance were members of Grab Philippines community, ONE Championship senior executive Victor Cui, and team Lakay athletes Eduard Folayang, Geje Eustaquio, ONE Strawweight World Champion Joshua Pacio, and Team Lakay head coach Mark Sangiao. Also in attendance as a special guest was Filipino sports icon and national hero, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao.

The PBA and the MPBL are now joining forces to eliminate game-fixing. No less than Senator Manny Pacquiao, CEO and founder of the MPBL met with officials of the PBA headed by Chairman Ricky Vargas of TNT and Commissioner Willie Marcial. Also presnet during the meeting at the Shangri-La Hotel in Makati are MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes (right) and Ms. Chaye Cabal-Revilla, team owner of the Bacoor Strikers in the MPBL

PBA, MPBL join hands to address game-fixing issues

PBA chairman Ricky Vargas, TNT’s representative to the PBA board, and league commissioner Willie Marcial met with MPBL CEO and founder Manny Pacquiao and league commissioner Kenneth Duremdes in their all out war against illegal gambling that has been tarnishing the image of both leagues. #PBA #MPBL

Mon Mabayo of the QC Capitals drives against Mark Yee of Davao Occidental. (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Davao Occ. stretches win run

Flaunting their deep bench, the Davao Occidental Tigers clobbered the Quezon City Capitals, 90-82, for their seventh straight victory and a 9-1 record in the South division of the 31-team league founded by Sen. Manny Pacquiao. #MPBL

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

Carlo Lastimosa (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Manila, Pampanga try to sustain win run

Both the Frontrow-backed Stars and the ADG Construction-supported Giant Lanterns are coming off back-to-back victories, but only one them could sustain that winning run when they square off in their 6:30 p.m. encounter.