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Gilas Pilipinas routs Qatar to boost World Cup chances

Gilas Pilipinas dominates Qatar 84-46 to keep alive their chances to qualify for the FIBA World Cup.

How Gilas can still qualify for the FIBA World Cup

A win over Qatar has kept alive Gilas' hopes of qualifying for the FIBA World Cup, but there's still work to do if the Philippines is looking to play in August.

Japan rolls on, tops Iran for seventh straight win

Japan has taken control of second spot in Group F with an impressive win in Tehran.

d-league results

St. Clare sends Go for Gold-CSB to second loss

St. Clare College-Virtual Reality chalked one up in the win column, topping Go for Gold-CSB, 92-78, Thursday in the 2019 PBA D-League.

Metropac-San Beda outguns Perpetual Help

Metropac-San Beda has a successful 2019 PBA D-League debut with a 10-point win over Perpetual Help.

Tolentino leads the way as Wangs drubs Trinity

Former FEU standout Arvin Tolentino comes off the bench to lead Wangs Basketball to a rousing win.

All The Stars

PBA All-Star starters a tale of speed vs. size

While the North starters have speed and shooting, the South starters boast of a twin tower combination.

PBA All-Star starters named


d-league 2019

CEU waylays Diliman College behind Diouf's double-double

Behind their Senegalese big man, Centro Escolar University deals Diliman College-Gerry's Grill a rude welcome in the 2019 PBA D-League

Munzon, Johnson impress as AMA Online whips McDavid

Rookies Joshua Munzon and Frankie Johnson put up solid numbers for AMA in their PBA D-League debuts.

uytengsu vs. pba board

Vargas 'deeply bothered' by Uytengsu's statements

PBA chairman Ricky Vargas is worried that alaska team owner Wilfred Uytengsu's statements could be detrimental to the league.

Why Uytengsu wants the PBA to change the salary cap

Alaska Aces owner Wilfred Steven Uytengsu again said some teams pay players more than the maximum amount PBA rules allow.

Marcial: PBA considering salary cap increase

PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said he has already raised the issue of salary cap to the board of governors.


Aces' Uytengsu: PBA playing field not level


Uytengsu: Aces not for sale


Uytengsu on his legacy and PBA history


Chooks Pilipinas 3x3

1Bataan wins Chooks 3x3 Leg 1


1Bataan nips Pasig Grindhouse to take first leg of Chooks 3x3

The 1Bataan Risers, compsoed of UAAP standouts, upset the favored Pasig Grindhouse Kings in the inaugural leg of the Chooks Pilipinas 3x3 President's Cup.

2019 d-league

Valencia-SSCR averts collapse, tops Marinero in OT

Valencia City Bukidnon-SSCR blew a big lead in regulation but regrouped in overtime to snare the win against Marinerong Pilipino

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PBA D-League is 20-teams strong


Cignal-Ateneo has golden D-League opener


PBA Wednesday

Elasto Painters continue to shine

Yap's birthday wish is for championship


James Yap delivers as Rain or Shine rolls on

Big Game James lives up to his nickname once more as his three-point play in the dying seconds carries the Elasto Painters to a thrilling win over Magnolia.

Rain or Shine go into break on epic hot streak


How the Aces held off Blackwater


Banchero, Aces edge Elite


2019 pba d-league

Top players to watch in the PBA D-League (Part 2)

ESPN5 writers Jutt Sulit and Yoyo Sarmenta list down 10 players who people should keep tabs on in the PBA D-League.

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Top players to watch in the PBA D-League (Part 1)

ESPN5 writers Jutt Sulit and Yoyo Sarmenta list down 10 players who people should keep tabs on in the PBA D-League.

Marcial talks about new PBA D-League season

The PBA D-League is all set to open this February 14 with 20 teams set to see action, which is by far the most number of squads in the league's history.

around the association

PBA Rookie Watch: Top five performers for Week 4

Who were the top rookies for Week 4 of the PBA Philippine Cup? Charlie Cuna lists them down.

PBA Media Group

Around the PBA in 44 seconds

Scottie Thompson's homecoming, Alaska notching its first win, a change in NLEX's backcourt, and a week's worth of PBA highlights in 44 seconds.


Elasto Painters shine atop standings


Romeo, Beermen pick up momentum


Thompson wows hometown crowd


on the road

Ginebra routs Blackwater in Digos for second straight win

Barangay Ginebra makes short work of Blackwater in their out-of-town game in Digos to nail their second straight win and third overall.

Ginebra races away from Blackwater

Hometown hero Scottie Thompson put up 16 points and 11 rebounds as Brgy. Ginebra dominated Blackwater, 85-67, in Digos, Davao del Sur.


Mighty Sports Philippines

Mighty Sports' push not enough


friday games

Yap, Elasto Painters rally past Batang Pier

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters limit the NorthPort Batang Pier to just 11 points in the final period to erase a double-digit deficit and claim their fifth win.


Abueva's defensive stop preserves Phoenix's spotless record

Calvin Abueva makes the key defensive stop in the final seconds of Phoenix's 83-82 victory over NLEX to stay unbeaten in the Philippine Cup.

James Yap enjoying a rebirth with ROS


Elasto Painters extend winning streak


Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters stay undefeated


Friday Night Battle

RoS and Phoenix look to keep winning streaks alive

The Elasto Painters have a two-game winning streak heading into Friday's game against the Batang Pier while the undefeated Fuel Masters face the streaking Road Warriors.

PBA Media Bureau

Reasons for the Phoenix Fuel Masters' hot start

Phoenix Pulse remains the only defeated team in the league with a 4-0 record. Chuck Araneta explains why.

Around the Association

Terrence Romeo gets first win with Beerman


Fajardo dominates as Beermen snap streak


Aces ride defense to first win of Philippine Cup


Top Performers

CJ Perez top rookie for January


PBA Rookie Watch: Top five performers for Week 3

Who were the top rookies for Week 3 of the PBA Philippine Cup? Charlie Cuna lists them down.

PBA in 44 seconds


JP Erram earns Player of the Week award


Alas Out with ACL Tear

Kevin Alas out with knee injury


Guiao, NLEX to dedicate next game to injured Alas

Though the Road Warriors are disheartened with the news, they remain undeterred in their support for Kevin Alas who will be out indefinitely.

Mighty Sports

Brownlee, Mighty Sports remain unbeaten


sunday games

TNT outlasts Magnolia in OT, tallies third win

The TNT KaTropa registered their third victory in the Philippine Cup after surviving the Magnolia Hotshots in overtime, 80-75, on Sunday.

Rain or Shine uses balanced attack to spoil Alaska's debut

The Elasto Painters rolled past the Aces, 85-72, in the Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena on Sunday evening.

TnT vs Magnolia highlights


RoS vs Alaska highlights


Lee injury update


saturday games

Slaughter dominates as Ginebra snaps losing skid

Barangay Ginebra wins for the first time since opening day as big man Greg Slaughter had his way against the Columbian Dyip.

NLEX slips past Meralco in low-scoring affair

The NLEX Road Warriors turn to their interior defense in crunch time to turn back the Meralco Bolts.

'Big Game' James Yap discovers fountain of youth

James Yap continues to turn back time for Rain or Shine in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup, as "Big Game" is averaging a team-high 17.5 PPG.


Ginebra cruises to win with unselfish play

Coach Ryan Gregorio breaks down Ginebra's dominant 97-85 win over Columbian Dyip.


NLEX sneaks away from Meralco

The NLEX Road Warriors escaped Meralco Bolts, 87-83, for their second straight win.


Saturday games

Barangay Ginebra will try to end slide in battle vs. Columbian Dyip

Back-to-back losses have put the Kings on edge heading into Saturday's PBA matchup with the Dyip.

friday games

Rain or Shine turns back SMB for third win

The Elasto Painters bounce back from a loss two nights ago and unleash a strong finishing kick to hand the Beermen a second straight loss.

Fuel Masters crush Elite, move up to 4-0

Phoenix Pulse pounces on a listless Blackwater Elite from the opening tip to remain the only unbeaten team in the Philippine Cup


Blackwater refutes 'pathetic' tag


Hot-shooting Blackwater hands Rain or Shine first loss

The Blackwater Elite's balanced offensive attack was too much for the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters to handle.

Rain or Shine-Blackwater highlights


TNT-Meralco highlights


Willie Marcial

Marcial matters


One year after: Willie Marcial on being PBA commissioner

Willie Marcial looks back on his first year as PBA commissioner and what he has in store for the league in this exclusive interview.

around the association

Will the same formula work for Magnolia?

The Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok didn't make any drastic changes during the break. But will that work in their favor this season?

KC Cruz

Alaska's Casio out indefinitely with foot injuries

Alaska veteran guard JVee Casio has injuries on both feet and has been ruled out of the Aces' Philippine Cup debut against Rain or Shine on Sunday.

Odom's comeback

Odom's triple lifts Mighty Sports past Magnolia

Mighty Sports defeated the Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok, 98-97, in a tune-up match at Ronac gym Tuesday to go 2-0 in exhibition games.

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Lamar Odom interview, part two


Lamar Odom interview, part two


Lamar Odom comeback: I feel like Muhammad Ali


Tiu on Mighty Sports PH's preparations


Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)

Castro, Rosario lead TNT to second straight victory

The TNT KaTropa defeated the San Miguel Beermen to record their second straight win in the Philippine Cup on Sunday.

NLEX holds on to beat Columbian, secures first win

The NLEX Road Warriors held off the Columbian Dyip to win its first game in the PBA Philippine Cup on Sunday.

RoS remains undefeated in PH Cup


TNT-San Miguel highlights


Road Warriors snap losing streak by downing Dyip


2019 Philippine Cup

Rain or Shine edges Ginebra, 83-80, in Pangasinan

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters stay undefeated in the Philippine while sending the Barangay Ginebra Kings to their second straight loss.

Rain or Shine holds off Barangay Ginebra

Rain or Shine Elasto Painters escapes with a win against Barangay Ginebra, 83-80 in Calasiao, Pangasinan.


Romeo out against TNT

SMB's Terrence Romeo won't be able to play against his former team, TNT, as his recovery from an ankle injury continues.


Words of inspiration from 'The Beast'

Columbian Dyip's prized rookie CJ Perez promises to continue his improvement after receiving advice from one of his idols, "The Beast" Calvin Abueva.


pilipinas 3x3

Pasig Grindhouse Kings just getting started

After winning the preseason tournament, the Pasig Grindhouse Kings have their sights set on earning more victories in the Chooks-To-Go Pilipinas 3x3 league.


Pilipinas 3x3 in Tokyo 2020?

Chooks-To-Go and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas are taking the necessary steps to qualify the country for 3x3 basketball in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.


PBA friday

SMB dominates Meralco for second win

Marcio Lassiter poured in 25 points as the San Miguel Beermen cruised to a 105-93 victory over the Meralco Bolts.

PBA Media Bureau

McCarthy sparks Columbian in win against NorthPort


Lassiter's torrid shooting lifts San Miguel


Missing Cabagnot, Romeo no problem for Beermen


Coaching Hot Seat

Compton still Alaska's coach


Compton still Aces coach, says team official

Alaska Aces team governors Dickie Bachmann clarified reports about a coaching change, explaining that Alex Compton is still in charge.

PCCL Semifinals

Series tied 1-1

Go, Ateneo extend series against San Beda


Isaac Go's 28 powers Ateneo past San Beda

Isaac Go dominates with 28 points to boost undermanned Ateneo past San Beda in Game 2 of their PCCL semifinal.

Around the Association

NLEX's Guiao unhappy with refs


Abueva vs. Perez tale of the tape

Calvin Abueva and CJ Perez's first duel in the PBA by the numbers.


Roger Pogoy steps into bigger role for TNT


Pogoy, TNT top NLEX for first win


Matthew Wright keeps Phoenix unbeaten


Alaska Aces

Uytengsu: Alaska wins with integrity


Uytengsu: Alaska doesn't resort to 'underhanded tactics'

Alaska owner Wilfred Uytengsu said his team is committed to winning with integrity and expressed concern over how other PBA franchises are conducting business.

around the association

Staying healthy key to Alaska's success

The Alaska Aces' desire to compete, no matter who's on the floor, has carried them to wins and playoff runs. But can they stay healthy this season?


Victolero is PBA Press Corps Coach of the Year

Magnolia head coach Chito Victolero was awarded the 2018 PBA Press Corps Coach of the Year on Monday.

Best of the best

PBA Rookie Watch: Top five performers for Week 1

Who were the top PBA rookies for the past week? Charlie Cuna lists them down.


PBA's top performances


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