Tag Archives: PBA news

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.

Chris Ross goes in for a layup. (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: Can Ginebra dethrone San Miguel Beer?

Riding on the momentum of winning back-to-back PBA Governors Cup titles, the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings try to make it two-in-a-row with the PBA Philippine Cup set to open on Dec. 17.

Glen Rice Jr. (Photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: Three weeks later, Glen Rice Jr. apologizes to TnT

After three weeks, Rice Jr. has sent a letter apologizing to TnT management for the unfortunate tantrum.

Chris Ellis (photo by dann_garcia/ Wikimedia Commons)

PBA: Will ‘Air Force’ Ellis ever take flight again?

Chris “Air Force” Ellis showed a lot of promise when he entered the league back in 2012. He was the sixth overall pick in that PBA Draft and ended up with the league’s most popular team, Barangay Ginebra.

PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa (photo from PBA Media Bureau)

PBA: It’s all about a fish named ‘Standhardinger’ that got away

The PBA Board is set to convene in Los Angeles for a critical planning session which would include the fate of embattled commissioner Chito Narvasa. And based on initial reports, it looks like this mess is not looking good.

Terence Romeo of GlobalPort Batang Pier (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)
Jett Manuel, the 12 overall pick of the 2017 PBA Draft (photo from PBA Images)

PBA: Jett Manuel is perfect for Ginebra NSD system

Barangay Ginebra, fresh from successfully defending the PBA Governors’ Cup, took in a promising player in Jett Manuel

Glen Rice Jr. (photo by Peter Paul Baltazar)

PBA: Fried ‘Rice’ too hot for TnT to handle

TnT KaTropa took a big chance on Glen Rice Jr., likely aware of his unfortunate past. The son of NBA legend Glen Rice Sr. ran into trouble in 2016 when he was arrested on battery and robbery charges according to TMZ and the Albany Herald.