Sonny Thoss helps Alaska stay unbeaten in Commissioner’s Cup

A rejuvenated Sonny Thoss is making things happen again for Alaska since being slowed down by an assortment of injuries the past few conferences. At 35, Thoss played a key role on the defensive end, while showing efficiency on offense to help Alaska to two huge wins this past week.

PBA Capsule: Mallari with near triple double; Alaska secures QFs berth

Mahindra notched its third victory in the PBA Philippine Cup after defeating NLEX, 106-96, at the Cuneta Astrodome on Friday (January 27). The Flood Buster, who now stand at 3-7 in the standings, were led by Alex Mallari who finished with a career-high 30 points. He also added 10 rebounds and nine assists. In the…

Jr. NBA Philippines returns to inspire nationwide youth basketball participation

Press release Jr. NBA Philippines 2017 presented by Alaska returns this year to the Philippines from Jan. 20-May 14 as part of the league’s effort to encourage youth basketball participation. Jr. NBA, the league’s global youth basketball participation program for boys and girls, teaches participants the fundamental skills and core values of the game at…

Belo, Sumang help Blackwater fend off Alaska

Blackwater used a strong second half to down the Alaska Aces, 103-100, in the PBA Philippine Cup on Sunday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum. Roi Sumang was named Player of the Game after scoring 19 points, 17 of which came in the second half. Rookie standout Mac Belo had 21 points and 7 rebounds, while Art…

PBA names Alaska’s Vic Manuel as Player of the Week

It looks like Vic Manuel isn’t having issues with his right calf anymore. The Alaska forward was awarded PBA Player of the Week honors after the Aces won two straight games in the PBA Philippine Cup. In the comeback win over the Meralco Bolts last week, Manuel had a double double of 22 points and…

PBA Capsule: Blackwater halts skid; Banchero saves Alaska

A pair of really interesting games in the PBA Philippine Cup on Wednesday night. The Blackwater Elite snapped their two-game losing streak after beating the NLEX Road Warriors, 96-85. Art dela Cruz scored 18 points and hauled down 8 rebounds to lead the Elite. Ronjay Buenafe had a nice line of 13-4-5, while top rookie…