Purefoods rallies to beat GlobalPort, secure first win


The Purefoods Star Hotshots erased an 18-point deficit in the second half to come out with an 81-75 win over the GlobalPort Batang Pier on Friday at the SMART- Araneta Coliseum.Mark Barroca led Purefoo... more

After halftime tongue-lashing from coach Tim Cone, Purefoods bounces back with vintage performance


It took some cracking of the whip on the part of Purefoods Star coach Tim Cone at halftime, but the Grand Slam champion Hotshots finally found their old form to pick up their first victory of the PBA’s 40th season.“At halftime, I was scre... more

Tim Cone unhappy with Purefoods despite first win: 'We've become kampante'


 Purefoods coach Tim Cone was not happy with his team's performance despite shaking off a Halloween scare from Globalport, 81-75, berating the Hotshots for living too much in past glories and playing complacent basketball."It didn't seem like a... more

Purefoods’ Marc Pingris hopes to get timing back for Manila Clasico clash with Ginebra


Purefoods defensive ace Marc Pingris is still working himself back into playing shape and while he wasn’t showing any effects of fatigue, he admitted that his timing isn’t where... more

Meralco coach Norman Black on lopsided defeat: ‘Nobody’s happy when you lose by 40’


Meralco was just handed its second worst loss in the franchise’s history and Bolts head coach Norman Black said that the team was not happy about it.“It was a pretty bad loss today. Nobody’s happy when you lose by 40 points. Managem... more

Alaska remains unbeaten with 41-point win against Meralco


 The Alaska Aces benefited from a surprise splendid performance from Vic Manuel to cruise to a 105-64 victory against the Meralco Bolts on Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.Manuel tallied 17 points in a bit over 18 minutes, going eight of nin... more

James Yap vows to return for Purefoods in next game


Purefoods superstar James Yap came to the SMART-Araneta Coliseum on Friday wearing not his usual jersey but a dark blue suit and jeans. Though he was only able to give support to his teammates against GlobalPort, he vowed he would be back in action t... more

Alaska 'one of the favorites' to win title, says former Aces coach Luigi Trillo


 After parting ways with Alaska last season, Luigi Trillo now serves as an assistant coach with the Meralco Bolts.On Friday, he was on the wrong end of a huge beatdown, as his old team laid a 41-points beatdown on his new squad."They're playing... more

How Manny Pacquiao continues to coach Kia while training for fight


With three weeks left before his fight with Chris Algieri, boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is busier than ever in whipping himself to shape. But despite his packed schedule, he still manages to squeeze in some time for his PBA team Kia Sorento."Kanin... more

Marc Pingris returns, James Yap out for Purefoods vs GlobalPort


Purefoods Star Hotshots defensive ace Marc Pingris makes his return to the squad against the GlobalPort Batang Pier in PBA Philippine Cup action Friday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.The still winless Purefoods and GlobalPort collide at 7 p.m. after the o... more

PBA to allow Asian players as 2nd imports in Governors' Cup


The PBA has approved the proposal to allow Asian cagers to play for the local teams as imports in the 2015 Governors' Cup.The decision was made final after a unanimous agreement in the PBA Board of Governors' meeting on Thursday, according to the lea... more

Alaska, Meralco duel for solo PH Cup lead


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.With 2-0 records follow... more

GlobalPort boss: Jarencio under assessment


MANILA, Philippines – GlobalPort coach Pido Jarencio apparently got close to losing his job when the Batang Pier lost their opening game to the NLEX Road Warriors.Fortunately, Alex Cabagnot and top draft pick Stanley Pringle gave GlobalPort a 9... more

'Kuya' Mac Cardona on younger NLEX teammates: 'Parang magkakapatid kami'


 Mac Cardona scored 25 points on Wednesday to propel the NLEX Road Warriors past fan favorite Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 97-81, in the elimination round of the 2015 Philippine Cup.Cardona, who is turning 33 this year, brought out his game to l... more

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