By June Navarro
GILAS-Pilipinas faces Kazakhstan in its final tuneup tonight for the 27th Fiba Asia Championship hoping to rebuild its confidence after a poor exhibition game against a hastily formed Philippine Basketball Association squad Wednesday night.
By Musong R. Castillo
Traditional powerhouses Talk ‘N Text and San Mig Coffee open their respective Final Four clashes in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum today against two dangerous squads on the rise.
THE SAN MIGUEL Beermen stayed in sizzling form heading into the AirAsia Asean Basketball League playoffs following an 83-68 whipping of the Saigon Heat Wednesday night at the Tan Binh Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City.
By June Navarro
AFTER Chris Alexander’s “one-and-done” deal, the AirAsia Philippine Patriots could face the Indonesia Warriors with just one import in the AirAsia Asean Basketball League today at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.
By Cedelf P. Tupas
THE AIRASIA Philippine Patriots proved too sharp in the second half and overpowered reigning titlist Chang Thailand Slammers, 89-68, for their fifth straight victory last night in the AirAsia Asean Basketball League at the Ynares Sports Arena.
REINFORCEMENT Nakiea Miller threw his weight around inside the paint to power the AirAsia Philippine Patriots past the JobStreet.com Singapore Slingers, 82-70, last night in the AirAsia Asean Basketball League atthe Singapore Indoor Stadium.
A MORE aggressive NCAA will compete with the UAAP head on this year, setting a television faceoff with its rival varsity league and vowing to bring games to the provinces.
BRUNEI—Surprisingly, the Philippine Patriots aren’t too worried playing minus the dominant Anthony Johnson. Even with the prolific American import out due to injury, coach Louie Alas expects the unbeaten Patriots to duplicate their triumph against the Brunei Barracudas in the AirAsia Asean Basketball League Saturday night. “Talent-wise, I think we can still match [...]
MANILA— The Philippine Patriots bucked the absence of American reinforcement Anthony Johnson to hack out a thrilling 62-59 victory over the Singapore Slingers Saturday night and grab a share of the lead in the AirAsia Asean Basketball League at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Getting a new lease on his career after hardly [...]
MANILA—Coach Louie Alas gave his Philippine Patriots an unsatisfactory mark despite posting an opening-game victory on Sunday in the AirAsia Asean Basketball League. “With the way we played, we could have lost that game if we were up against [strong teams] like the Singapore Slingers,” said Alas after the Patriots struggled past the Brunei Barracudas, [...]
MANILA—The Philippine Patriots expect a tough grind in their back-to-back title bid as all five opposing teams tapped at least one Filipino player as import in the second season of the AirAsia Asean Basketball League.