Ginebra stays hot as LA Tenorio earns second PBA Player of the Week nod

LA Tenorio captured his second Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of Week citation following another stellar performance for the red-hot Barangay Ginebra. The Ginebra top playmaker played a significant role in the Kings’ current four-game winning streak after rapping winless NLEX Road Warriors, 101-92, last Wednesday, before humbling powerhouse TNT, 101-82, in the battle of streaking…

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: Fajardo at forefront of PH Cup BPC race, Wright leads rookies

Reigning MVP June Mar Fajardo of the San Miguel Beermen leads the race for the PBA Philippine Cup Best Player of the Conference award. After the eliminations, Fajardo is at the top of the rankings with 45 statistical points (SP). Fajardo averaged 19.9 points, 16.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game in the elimination round…

PBA Player of the Week: Allein Maliksi is Star’s newest hotshot

Press Release The departure of James Yap in the offseason gave athletic wingman Allein Maliksi an opportunity to blossom into a legitimate superstar under new Star coach Chito Victolero. Getting the green light to shoot, the 6-foot-3 Maliksi didn’t disappoint, delivering for a Star quintet that has learned to win big games in the post-James…

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…

Gilas Pilipinas 24-man pool revealed

SBP president Al Panlilio officially announced the 24-man Gilas Pilipinas pool for 2017 on Sunday. The Gilas pool is comprised of 12 PBA players and 12 cadets: Gilas Cadets Carl Bryan Cruz (Alaska) Mac Belo (Blackwater) Kevin Ferrer (Ginebra) Von Pessumal (GlobalPort) Russel Escoto (Mahidra) Ed Daquioag (Meralco) Alfonso Gotladera (NLEX) Matthew Wright (Phoenix) Mike Tolomia…