The court of Mall of Asia Arena will be in heat again as ABS-CBN Stars led by “Teen King” Daniel Padilla mixed with Philippine collegiate court heroes battle it out in a never-before-seen basketball exhibition. Happening on Nov. 16, the charity game aims to help the children of World Vision Philippines and the Child Haus Foundation.
By Musong R. Castillo
Fresh off high-wire victories, Alaska and Meralco slug it out today for the solo lead even as Globalport tries to extend defending champion Purefoods’ woes in the PBA Philippine Cup eliminations at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
St. Clare will head into the regional games buoyed by a sweep of the Metro Manila qualifiers in the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL).
NEW YORK—Pau Gasol scored 21 points and had 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut to help the Bulls spoil Derek Fisher’s first game as an NBA coach by beating the New York Knicks, 104-80, on Wednesday. Reserve Taj Gibson finished with 22 points to lead the Bulls and Derrick Rose scored 13 points after missing most of the last two seasons. OTHER RESULTS: Heat 107, Wizards 95; Celtics 121, Nets 105; Hornets 108, Bucks 106, OT; Grizzlies 105, T’wolves 101; Pacers 103, 76ers 91; Raptors 109, Hawks 102 AP
By Bong Lozada
After a bittersweet past few months, the Gilas Pilipinas national team that finished second in the 2013 Fiba Asia Championship has been disbanded with its coach, Chot Reyes, relieved of his duties.