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Paul George suffers severe leg injury in Team USA scrimmage

Indiana Pacers' Paul George is carted off the court after breaking his right leg during the USA Basketball Showcase intrasquad game in Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)

Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team’s intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Allen Iverson crosses over to PH in November for some ‘inspiring’ hoops action

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Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson. AFP FILE PHOTO

He will be the answer that charity brings. National Basketball Association icon Allen Iverson is set to cross over to the country to put on some “inspiring” hoops action, according to his manager in a phone patch interview Friday.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Section | Read More »

Manu Ginobili out of Fiba World Cup 2014

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Spurs guard Manu Ginobili participates in an Argentina national basketball team practice, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Ginobili has expressed his intent to play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup despite a stress fracture of the lower fibula of his right leg. It's unclear when Ginobili was injured. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

A leg injury has forced San Antonio Spurs veteran Manu Ginobili out of Argentina’s national team when it plays at the Fiba World Cup this August, according to a report on CBS Sports.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern praised the NBA’s handling of the Donald Sterling controversy and predicts it will “end well” for the league.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA fiasco: Never again, please

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A response from the PBA media bureau on last week’s mind-boggling NBA-Gilas fiasco was short but not sweet.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Basketball,Commentary,NBA | Read More »

LeBron deep-sixes number; will be No. 23 with Cavs

A fan of NBA star LeBron James holds a picture of James during a promotional event at a shopping district in Hong Kong as part of his China tour on July 23. AP

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

In this April 4, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love (42) works the ball as Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) defends during an NBA basketball game in Miami, Friday, April 4, 2014. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have restarted trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love. AP

Kevin Love still doesn’t know where he will play next season, his NBA future hanging in the air while a seldom-used league rule complicates a potential trade to Cleveland.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

NBA star Brandon Jennings visits Under Armour in BGC, talks about Gilas

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July 23 was no ordinary day for shoppers at the Under Armour store in Taguig as it was no less than the brand’s NBA player ambassador, Brandon Jennings, who personally dropped by the shop to greet fans.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Lin excited to join Lakers

NBA Los Angeles Lakers player Jeremy Lin waves as he arrives at a media event in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, July 18, 2014. Lin is in Taiwan to host basketball clinics and media events from July 18-25. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Jeremy Lin said Thursday he’s looking to establish himself with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he won’t be trying to recreate “Linsanity” on the West Coast.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Cavs ink top draft pick Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins of the Cleveland Cavaliers prepares to take a free throw against the Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA summer league basketball Friday, July 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed top NBA draft pick Andrew Wiggins to a contract on Thursday, a move that means they won’t be able to trade the talented teen for at least 30 days.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Last Home Stand refund process announced

Last Home Stand Refund Process

Two days after the cancellation of the highly-anticipated Gilas Last Home Stand exhibition, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) continues to accommodate refunds from ticket holders.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,PBA | Read More »

LeBron sends cupcakes to neighbors to apologize for ruckus on return to Cleveland

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Basketball superstar LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused by the announcement of his Ohio homecoming earlier this month.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

PLDT refunds tickets; MVP apologizes

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IS IT A BIRD? IS IT A PLANE?  A member of the NBA entourage performs Tuesday night a high-flying slam dunk at Smart Araneta Coliseum using a trampoline to try to pacify the disappointed crowd that expects a game between the NBA stars and Gilas Pilipinas.  AUGUST DE LA CRUZ

Telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) on Wednesday began the process of refunding disgruntled ticket holders after the highly anticipated game between a group of National Basketball Association (NBA) stars and the Gilas Pilipinas national team was reduced to an awkward exhibition of drills on Tuesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

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