Magpapakamatay ako para sa team, says Brondial


MANILA, Philippines – Ginebra rookie Rodney Brondial immediately endeared himself to the team's legion of fans as he vowed to work his hardest for the most popular franchise in the PBA.Ginebra took Brondial with the sixth pick in the recent PBA... more

Banchero excited to play with other Alaska guards


MANILA – Rookie guard Chris Banchero, who shockingly fell to the Alaska Aces as the fifth pick in the recent PBA Draft, says he is excited to play with his new team's other guards even as he acknowledged that he will have to work hard to earn h... more

Top rookies Stanley Pringle, Kevin Alas, Ronald Pascual, Matt Rosser ready to join PBA’s big boys


Top picks Stanley Pringle of GlobalPort, Kevin Alas of Rain or Shine and Ronald Pascual of San Miguel Beer and Matt Ganuelas Rosser all expressed their readiness to embark on their new journey as part of the big boys of the PBA.“Definitely, the... more

PBA opening at Philippine Arena?


According to chair Pato, the PBA is seriously considering staging next season’s opening at the brand-new P9 billion Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.“We will know for sure by the third week of September if we can hold the opening there... more

RoS puts Paul Lee issue on hold during World Cup


MANILA, Philippines - Rain or Shine deems it better to let Paul Lee concentrate on his Gilas Pilipinas stint and wait for his return in the country to resolve the issue.Team owners Raymond Yu and Terry Que denied they’re already talking with on... more

Manny Pacquiao tapping World Peace for Kia


NANJING—Former NBA enforcer Metta World Peace will be tapped by boxing champion Manny Pacquiao to play for the Kia Sorentos in one of the Philippine Basketball Association’s import-flavored conferences this coming season.“He’s... more

Austria has high hopes for ex-Adamson players in PBA


MANILA, Philippines – Former Adamson coach and now San Miguel Beer mentor Leo Austria is hopeful that his former players Rodney Brondial and Jericho Cruz will find success now that they have been drafted into the PBA.Brondial was one of the sur... more

Alaska sweetened by ace draft picks


MANILA, Philippines - Alaska Aces coach Alex Compton was satisfied with they way things turned out for them in last Sunday's PBA Rookie Draft.Overseeing his first rookie draft since taking over the helm at the Aces camp last conference, Compton thoug... more

Guiao sees 'explosive' Kevin Alas-Paul Lee backcourt


MANILA, Philippines – Should Rain or Shine be able to keep All-Star guard Paul Lee with the team, the former Rookie of the Year will make an "explosive" tandem with rookie guard Kevin Alas, predicts head coach Yeng Guiao.Alas – and ninth... more

Rain or Shine owner Raymond Yu: “We are not in talks with any team for a Paul Lee deal”


Rain or Shine co-owner Raymond Yu on Tuesday denied that his team was speaking to other PBA squads about a potential trade involving disgruntled guard Paul Lee.Yu made it clear that Rain or Shine was not currently working on a deal after Blackwater t... more

San Miguel denies 'pirating' Paul Lee


MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel Corp. (SMC) quickly quashed speculations that it has a hand in Paul Lee’s decision to be traded out of Yeng Guiao’s Rain or Shine.SMC president Ramon Ang denied that the company -- or its teams in th... more

Junjun Alas out to prove critics wrong in PBA foray


MANILA, Philippines – Contrary to the perception of most observers that nepotism paved the way for his entry in the PBA, Kristoffer Alas insists he did not expect hearing his name called in the recently held 2014 PBA Draft.“Sa totoo lang,... more

Life without Paul Lee? Rain or Shine preparing for ‘worst-case’ scenario by drafting Kevin Alas, says Yeng Guiao


Rain or Shine admitted that its selection of Kevin Alas with the second overall pick in the PBA Rookie Draft was made in preparation for the possible departure of star guard Paul Lee, who had informed the team of his desire to be traded to another te... more

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