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2018 commissioner's cup

He's here: Standhardinger practices with SMB for the first time

The six-foot-eight Fil-German is poised to give the Beermen a very deep and versatile rotation.

NLEX taps Adrian Forbes as stand-in import for Comm's Cup

With original import choice Arnett Moultrie failing to arrive in time due to his commitment in Bahrain, NLEX coach Yeng Guiao said they have decided to go with their backup plan.

San Miguel Beermen undisputed team to beat

The addition of Christian Standhardinger to the San Miguel Beermen's roster leaves the other 11 PBA teams playing for second place.

12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go

Gilas Cadets open campaign in Filoil tourney against Ateneo

The Gilas Cadets will use the 12th Chooks-to-Go FilOil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup to build chemistry. Their first assignment is against the reigning UAAP champions.

Gilas Cadets coach: Facing Ateneo 'going to be tough'

Coach Jong Uichio says the Gilas Cadets' matchup versus the UAAP defending champions is no joke.

Gilas Cadets beat the CSB Blazers.

The Gilas Cadets beat the CSB Blazers, 99-86 in their tune-up game just two days before the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup presented by Chooks-To-Go begins.


PBA D-League

PBA D-League Finals.

Che'Lu-San Sebastian and Zark's Burger-Lyceum will square off in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup Finals.


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Zark's Burger knocks off Marinerong Pilipino

The Jawbreakers become the lowest seed to reach the finals of a PBA D-League conference.

Viernes carries Che'Lu past Akari-Adamson and into finals

Jeff Viernes rises to the occasion and helps Che'Lu Bar-SSC knock off top seed Akari-Adamson in the PBA D-League Aspirants' Cup semifinals.

2018 palarong pambansa

NU's Pat Aquino might quit if Lady Bulldogs get five-peat

The multi-titled coach, whose team has gone 64-0 over the last four years, might not have anything to prove anymore if they win it all again.

Dioceldo Sy heads to Ilocos Sur to find recruits for NU, Perlas Pilipinas

It's very rare for top management to help scout players in far-flung places, but that's what Ever Bilena CEO Dioceldo Sy is willing to do for the teams his company supports.

filoil flying V preseason cup

Gilas Cadets aim to build chemistry

The Gilas Cadets will use the Filoil Flying V Preseason Premier Cup as an opportunity to bond and build team chemistry.

Chooks-To-Go presents the 12th Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup on ESPN5

Kobe Paras and the rest of the Gilas Cadets will see action in this annual preseason tournament.

2018 Commissioner's cup

Meet the imports of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup

Six of the 12 teams elected to bring in old faces for the 2018 Commissioner's Cup, putting premium on foreign players who are already familiar with the PBA brand of play.

Japeth Aguilar up for bigger challenge with Barangay Ginebra

Barangay Ginebra's Japeth Aguilar relishes the opportunity to face bigger and stronger players in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.

Louie Alas: Fuel Masters have work to do on defense

Coach Louie Alas said the Fuel Masters are still far from contending for the Honda PBA Commissioner's Cup crown.

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Kobe Paras: I can guide younger Gilas teammates

Armed with previous national team experiences, Kobe Paras is looking forward to his new role as one of the veterans.

Kobe Paras joins Gilas Cadets.

Kobe Paras joined the Gilas Cadets for the upcoming Chooks-To-Go FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup.


Kobe and Andre Paras discuss their career.

Kobe and Andre Paras talk about the next step on their respective basketball careers.


Reaching out

PBA Homecourt.

Jr QuiƱahan, Raymond Alamazan, and PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial surprised three barangays in Quezon City.


Passing on Asian Games

PBA players to skip Asian Games.

PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial said the PBA will not take a break during the Asian Games in August.


Jalalon and Nambatac graduate

Pomp and circumstance.

Former college standouts-turned-PBA-cagers Jio Jalalon and Rey Nambatac celebrate their respective graduations from Arellano and Letran.


Top Plays

SC Top 5.

Exhilarating plays in the PSL, Gilas' halfcourt contest and more on this week's Chooks-To-Go SC Top 5!


Commissioner's Cup

Phoenix Fuel Masters prep for Commissioner's Cup.

The Phoenix Fuel Masters continue to gear up for the PBA Commissioner's Cup.


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FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup.

The 12th FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup will be broadcasted by ESPN5.


TNT Katropa

TNT not ruling out possibility of Joshua Smith return

TNT got a glimpse of their new backcourt as Jayson Castro and Terrence Romeo took the floor against Alaska in a tune-up game against Alaska.

Castro says Romeo 'has matured a lot' after Gilas stint

TNT got a glimpse of their new backcourt as Jayson Castro and Terrence Romeo took the floor against Alaska in a tune-up game against Alaska.

San Miguel Beermen dynasty

San Miguel Beermen coach Leo Austria on historic win.

San Miguel Beermen coach Leo Austria discusses the team's historic PBA Philippine Cup win.


Gilas top stories

Gilas' Asian Games roster uncertain.


Batang Gilas' Terrence Fortea and Joshua Lazaro in Palarong Pambansa.


Gilas Cadets practice.


Gilas Cadets

With future uncertain, Rivero brothers shift focus to Gilas

While their respective collegiate careers are hanging in the balance, the Rivero brothers are wasting no time in sharpening their basketball skills.

Kobe Paras expected to join Gilas Cadets this weekend

Prince Rivero and Vince Tolentino were at Gilas 23 for 2023 Cadets' practice on Wednesday and may soon be joined by Kobe Paras.

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The key to making the Gilas program flourish is continuity

Having a comprehensive basketball program that enables players to smoothly transition from the youth to the senior level has always been the dream for Gilas Pilipinas.

Batang Gilas ready for FIBA U-17 World Cup.

Batang Gilas prepare for the FIBA U-17 World Cup.


Batang Gilas focus on 2018 FIBA U17 World Cup tournament

Batang Gilas Pilipinas, back from the FIBA U16 Asian Championship, is focused on the upcoming FIBA U17 World Cup tournament.


Philippine Archery team bag medals.

The Philippine Archery team took home four medals in the Asia Cup Stage 2 tournament.


San Miguel Beermen Dynasty

San Miguel Beermen savor title victory.

San Miguel Beermen celebrate their historic four-peat in the PBA Philippine Cup.


Beermen savor Philippine Cup title

The San Miguel Beermen added another trophy and began looking forward to the next conference.

Rice Dismissed

Glen Rice Jr. dismissed from Israel's top team.

Israel's top team released Glen Rice Jr. after punching his teammate in the face.


Israel's top team cuts Glen Rice Jr. for punch

Israel's top basketball team has cut its star player, Glen Rice Jr., after he punched a teammate in the face.

Name change

Kia is now Columbian Dyip.

Kia rebrands for the sixth time in four years, this time as Columbian Dyip.



SMB coach: Adding Standhardinger is 'a good problem for us'

Plugging in rookie Christian Standhardinger to the San Miguel lineup which includes four-time MVP June Mar Fajardo, Arwind Santos, Alex Cabagnot, Marcio Lassiter, and Chris Ross and you have an unbeatable squad.

Are SMB's starters the best in PBA history?

Is San Miguel's starting five of June Mar Fajardo, Alex Cabagnot, Arwind Santos, Chris Ross, and Marcio Lassiter the strongest lineup in PBA history? It's getting more difficult to argue against.

Gilas Pilipinas

Gilas 2023 cadets to compete in FilOil preseason tournament

The 2023 FIBA World Cup is still five years away but Gilas Pilipinas is leaving no stones unturned in its preparations.

Gilas Pilipinas' prepare for 2023.

Gilas Pilipinas' preparation for the 2023 World Cup begins as Gilas Cadets join the FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup.


CJ Perez and Ricci Rivero the future Gilas backcourt?

CJ Perez and Ricci Rivero may be the future backcourt for the Gilas.


PBA Must See Videos

Highlights from the PBA's 43-year history.


PBA celebrates its 43rd anniversary.


Willie Marcial on PBA's anniversary.


Imports coming to PBA Commissioner's Cup.


FIBA U16 Asian Championship

Kai Sotto most efficient player in FIBA U16 Asian Championship

In the recently concluded FIBA U16 Asian Championship, the 15-year-old Kai Sotto played well-beyond his years in an absolute showcase of finesse, skill, and talent.

Batang Gilas falls to New Zealand.

Batang Gilas settles for fourth place in the FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship.


Batang Gilas settles for fourth place in FIBA U16 Asian Championship

Batang Gilas couldn't overcome a poor second quarter and bowed to New Zealand, 76-60, and settled for fourth place in the FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship

PBA Commissioner's Cup

Imports coming to PBA Commissioner's Cup.

These are the imports coming to the PBA Commissioner's Cup.



Best things come in 3s.

The 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup will be held June 8-12 at the Philippine Arena.


FIBA U16 Asian Championship

Kai Sotto's 26-21 not enough as Batang Gilas falls just short vs. China

Despite Kai Sotto's 26 points and 21 rebounds Batang Gilas falls to China, 60-54, in the FIBA U16 Asian Championship semifinal game on Saturday.

Batang Gilas falls to China in semifinals.

Batang Gilas failed to advance to the finals of the FIBA U16 Asian Championship after losing to China, 60-54.


More From the Philippine Cup

Halftime talk inspires Beermen.


San Miguel, Magnolia players share reactions.


Chris Ross takes title over near-quadruple double.


Sixth time's the charm for "The Kraken."


San Miguel's historic win

Teamwork, unity keys to San Miguel's historic run

The Beermen may have a four-time MVP, but they've been successful because everyone steps up.

SMB coach Leo Austria just keeps on winning

The SMB mentor has yet to lose a finals series, and he has no intention of doing so.

June Mar Fajardo, Beermen continue dominance

Another dominant June Mar Fajardo performance results in another Philippine Cup title for San Miguel.

Philippine Cup finals

Winning never stops for San Miguel Beermen.

The numbers behind the San Miguel Beermen's run of dominance.


Trade Breakdown

New roles, new teams for Terrence Romeo, Yousef Taha, Mo Tautuaa.

Terrence Romeo, Yousef Taha, and Mo Tautuaa all bring different strengths to their new teams.


Batang Gilas

Batang Gilas squeaks past Japan, makes it to FIBA U17 Worlds

Batang Gilas are headed to the FIBA U17 World Championship thanks to a pulsating win over Japan in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U16 Asian Championship.

Batang Gilas qualifies for the FIBA U17 World Championship.

Kai Sotto's double-double and RC Calimag's heroics powered Batang Gilas to FIBA U16 Asia Championship quarterfinal victory over Japan, qualifying for the FIBA U17 World Championship.


One Win From History

SMB vs Magnolia Game 5 preview.

The San Miguel Beermen look to finish the Hotshots in Game 5 to clinch a fourth straight Philippine Cup title.


June Mar Fajardo adds to his legacy

June Mar Fajardo added another award to his trophy case but hopes to lead the Beermen to one more history-making title victory.

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