Capacio wishes ‘cool’ coach Pacquiao a happy birthday


MANILA, Philippines – Celebrating his 36th birthday on Wednesday, Manny Pacquiao must have heard all the well-wishers since the break of day.On this special occasion, his assistant coach at his PBA team KIA Sorento, Glenn Capacio, was all prais... more

Cabagnot makes SMB more lethal


MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel Beer is a lethal team that has become extra lethal with the addition of Alex Cabagnot.This is the Talk n Text Tropang Texters’ major concern versus the Beermen in their PBA Philippine Cup best-of-seven sem... more

Familiar foes Rain or Shine, Alaska begin semifinals duel


The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters and the Alaska Aces lock horns once again on a familiar stage as they clash in Game One of their best-of-seven PBA Philippine Cup semifinals showdown Thursday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Elasto... more

‘We might run out of luck next time’: Yeng Guiao hopes for more ‘convincing’ win in semis rematch with Alaska


There’s an old adage: it’s better to be lucky than good.Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao admitted that they caught a bit of luck in their semifinal series against Alaska in last season’s Governors’ Cup, but is of the belief that... more

Ginebra continues search for identity after quarters boot; ‘Two conferences not enough,’ says Cariaso


Barangay Ginebra San Miguel started off the PBA Philippine Cup with plenty of promise but once again ended a conference in disappointing fashion.The Kings were eliminated in the second phase of the quarterfinals after falling to Talk ‘N Text, 8... more

For SMB, defense name of the game


SAN Miguel Beer is giving much premium on its defense, whoever it gets to play in the semifinals of the PBA Philippine Cup.“You can never know what will happen dahil playoff na to, so kailangan mag work defense namin. That’s our identity,... more

Talk ‘N Text captain Jimmy Alapag ready to contribute in new role despite shorter minutes


Talk ‘N Text team captain Jimmy Alapag wasn’t able to play a lot of minutes in the Tropang Texters’ quarterfinal victory over Barangay Ginebra on Tuesday but he doesn’t mind taking a backseat for some of his young and talented... more

Blackwater taps ABL star Charles as import


MANILA, Philippines – The Blackwater Elite are leaning on former ABL Best Import Chris Charles to turn their fortunes around in the 2015 PBA Commissioner's Cup.Charles joins a Blackwater squad that lost all 11 of their games in the Philippine C... more

Talk ‘N Text dumps Ginebra, seals semis date with San Miguel Beer


MANILA, Philippines — Talk ‘N Text shut down Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in the fourth quarter to win their knockout duel, 83-67, and book the last semifinals ticket in the 2015 PBA Philippine Cup Tuesday at the Smart Aranet... more

Ginebra coach Jeff Cariaso believes more trust in triangle could result in ‘something special’


Barangay Ginebra coach Jeff Cariaso is still only in his second conference on the job and he knows that when it comes to learning the triangle offense and all its complications, all he can expect from his team at this point is baby steps.The Kings ha... more

Ginebra, Talk ‘N Text dispute last semis slot in winner-take-all match


Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and the Talk ‘... more

Compton: Alaska's hot start is 'story of the game'


MANILA, Philippines – Alaska's stunning first half was the key to their rout of the Meralco Bolts in their PBA Philippine Cup quarter-finals game, Aces head coach Alex Compton said.Alaska held Meralco to only... more

Alaska’s Calvin Abueva impressing teammate Tony Dela Cruz with newfound maturity, leadership


Gone are the days when you see Alaska star Calvin Abueva mocking opponents, staring down rivals and cherishing the ire of opposing fans. Make way for Abueva 2.0 – a more mature player that is blossoming as a leader for the Aces.“I like th... more

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