Monday, February 27, 2012
Source : Alfonso Ramirez, InterAKTV
DUBAI — PBA commissioner Chito Salud on Thursday said that he is looking forward to meeting with newly-designated SMART-Gilas Pilipinas national team coach Chot Reyes, as well as officials of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, to find out what their plans are for the formation and development of the men’s basketball team that will compete in next year’s qualifier for the 2014 FIBA World Championships.
|Jackson Vroman (right)|
Alexander the Great’s reign has come to an end.
Barangay Ginebra is replacing 7-foot import Chris Alexander, who led his team to the 2008 Fiesta Conference title, with Jackson Vroman, an athletic scoring forward who has played in the NBA and is a veteran of high-level Asian competition.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Source : Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has secured one of the richest shoe endorsement deals in history, a package that could pay him more than $200 million across the remainder of his career, a source told Yahoo! Sports.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Source : Larry Fine | Reuters thru Yahoo Philippines
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Besides the urgings of boxing fans around the world eager for Manny Pacquiao to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr., Pacman said on Thursday he was feeling pressure closer to home to settle the argument over who is the world's best pound-for-pound boxer.
Source : REUTERS
Basketball legend Michael Jordan has filed a lawsuit in China against a Chinese sportswear company, accusing the firm of unauthorized use of his name.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recipient and former Chicago Bulls star said on Thursday that Qiaodan Sports, a company located in the southern Fujian province, had built its business around his Chinese name and jersey number without his permission.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Source : June Navarro Philippine Daily Inquirer
MANILA,Philippines—A new proposal is reportedly in the works as Powerade and Petron continue to work on a deal that will send rookie Marcio Lassiter to the Blazers, even as Tigers coach Bo Perasol hopes nobody from among his big-hearted wards will be dealt.
Chot Reyes has every reason to be optimistic in his second tour of duty as coach of the Philippine national men’s basketball team.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Source : Dino Maragay (philstar.com)
MANILA, Philippines – WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and challenger Timothy Bradley met face to face for the first time in a lighthearted video shoot to promote their upcoming bout on June 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)—Greg Oden has suffered yet another setback with his troublesome knees.
The often-injured 7-foot center was undergoing a minor procedure Monday to clear out debris in his left knee in Vail, Colo., when the surgeon determined there was additional damage and performed microfracture surgery, the Portland Trail Blazers said.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Source : ESPN.GO.com
With hopes of getting one last shot in the NBA, former All-Star and league MVP Allen Iverson is contemplating playing minor league basketball, according to a person close to the situation.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Source : NBA on Yahoo Sports
DERRICK ROSE ON WAY TO RECOVERY
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP)—Derrick Rose appears to be close to returning to the Chicago Bulls’ lineup after missing the past four games because of back spasms.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Source : ABS-CBN Sports
MANILA, Philippines – Reigning WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will get to meet fast-rising NBA star Jeremy Lin when the fighting congressman embarks on a coast-to-coast tour for his upcoming fight.
Source : TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer thru Yahoo Sports
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Source : June Navarro Philippine Daily Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines—Five international tournaments have been scheduled for the national team Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is preparing for the 2013 Fiba Asia Championship, which stakes three slots in the Fiba World Championship two years from now in Spain.
Monday, February 13, 2012
Source : AKTV
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -– After bidding goodbye to his prized fighting cocks, Manila casino, and entertainment joint here several weeks ago, world boxing sensation and Sarangani representative Manny Pacquiao is now considering hanging up his boxing gloves for good in favor of his faith and “Bible-centered” life.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Source : Lee Jimenez, InterAKTV
Signed, sealed and delivered.
Manny Pacquiao will defend his WBO welterweight title against unbeaten American puncher Tim Bradley on June 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Source : Nelson Beltran (The Philippine Star)
MANILA, Philippines - Prolific rookie Marcio Lassiter is on his way to Petron Blaze if persistent reports are true.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Kenyon Martin is expected to decide by this weekend which NBA team he’ll join, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks have expressed interest in signing the veteran forward.
Source : Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports
LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. made the only choice he could since being unable to land a fight with Manny Pacquiao, announcing at a Nevada Athletic Commission licensing hearing Wednesday that he would fight World Boxing Association super welterweight champion Miguel Cotto on May 5 at the MGM Grand Garden.