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Road Warriors blow past Razorbacks; Waves rise

BORACAY Rum’s Mark Belo completes a fast-break play off Rodrigue Ebondo of Cafe France. AUGUST DELA CRUZ

After a couple of jittery wins, NLEX got its old intimidating form back Tuesday to grab the solo lead in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at Meralco Gym.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

NLEX, Boracay shoot for D-League top spot


Hoping to recover from slow starts, NLEX and Boracay Rum dispute the early lead in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup Thursday at Trinity University of Asia gym in Quezon City.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Parks joins NLEX ahead of PBA D-League Foundation Cup tilt

Bobby Ray Parks of National U gets away from Ateneo’s Chris Newsome in yesterday’s lopsided game at MOA Arena. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/AUGUST DELA CRUZ

NLEX loaded its already stellar lineup with another superstar as Ray Parks signed up with the PBA D-League powerhouse that sewed up its fifth championship in six conferences just last month.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,PBA,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

3 PBA hopefuls to meet Salud


The Philippine Basketball Association, led by commissioner Chito Salud, will meet representatives of three prospective expansion teams on Monday to determine their financial capabilities in their bid to join the pro league.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

NLEX a PBA hopeful?


If there was going to be an 11th team (or even a 12th) in the PBA next season, not too many people thought it would be Blackwater Sports or Columbia Automotive Corporation.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Commentary,In Huddle | Read More »

NLEX five out to keep titled core


Five-time champion NLEX intends to keep its core even as some of its stars led by MVP Garvo Lanete go for one final run in the next PBA D-League conference starting March 18.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

NLEX melts Big Chill, nails PBA D-League title


NLEX made sure the PBA D-League championship wouldn’t slip away this time.
Just a conference after a finals heartbreaker, the Road Warriors blasted Big Chill, 88-70, to reclaim the crown with a 2-0 sweep of the Aspirants Cup title series Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

NLEX 1 win away from D-League crown


Kevin Alas and Matt Ganuelas teamed up for NLEX’s last 14 points as the Road Warriors survived a hard-fighting Big Chill, 79-75, to move within a win of reclaiming the PBA D-League championship Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Headlines | Read More »

NLEX, Blackwater try to arrange PBA D-League title showdown


After dominating the series opener, NLEX and Blackwater Sports hope to arrange a repeat of last conference’s title showdown with a sweep of their semifinal foes in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup Thursday.

Posted: February 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Garcia questions technical foul, jests ‘maybe they thought I was coach Yeng,’


Hog’s Breath coach Caloy Garcia questioned a technical foul called against him that eventually led to his ejection during his team’s semifinals match against NLEX Tuesday.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Road Warriors, Elite close in on PBA D-League title clash

NLEX's Ola Adeogun (10) and Blackwater's Allan Mangahas (4) battle for the rebound during the Road Warriors' win over and the Elite on Jan. 16 in the elimination round . NLEX and Blackwater both beat their respective foes Tuesday to move a win away from arranging a Finals rematch. PBA Image/Nuki Sabio

Back from injury, Garvo Lanete got his fiery form back as well to power NLEX within a win of a championship berth following a 99-74 dumping of Hog’s Breath Cafe in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Arena.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

No clear favorites as PBA D-League semis duels unfold


After claiming the No. 1 spot on a “silver platter,” NLEX braces for a grueling best-of-three semifinal series against Hog’s Breath Cafe in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

NLEX’s Lanete set to return vs Hog’s Breath in semis


NLEX guard Garvo Lanete is expected suit up when defending champion NLEX looks to get back at Hog’s Breath as the semifinal round of the 2014 PBA D-League Aspirants Cup comes off wraps Tuesday at the Filoil Flying V Arena in San Juan.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »



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