MANILA, Philippines -- Herbalife International Philippines, a global nutrition company, was officially unveiled as the nutrition partner of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) during a press launch at Parmigiano Restaurant in Resorts World Manila over the weekend.
This is first partnership between the PBA, the premier basketball league in the country, and Herbalife.
“We are proud to be the PBA’s Official Nutrition Partner. Herbalife has been active worldwide in promoting good nutrition and healthy, active lifestyle. We sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and more champions in many other sports," William Rahn, Herbalife Senior Vice-President and Managing Director for Asia Pacific, said.
“We place high importance on the health and performance of our sponsored athletes, in the same way, the PBA values the maximum performance of its players. We believe that good nutrition in sports is an essential ingredient to enable athletes to reach a higher performance level," Rahn added. ...
A VIABLE alternative.
That’s what Dr. Ernest Jay Adalem, big cage fan and organizer, is offering to the Philippine Basketball Association which is in the process of selecting a new commissioner.
The founding president of the National Athletic Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities and board member of the Southeast Asian Basketball Association, Adalem is among the four remaining candidates for the top PBA job Chito Salud is giving up after the ongoing Commissioner’s Cup....
Former PBA player Vince Hizon, current league executive Rickie Santos, St.Clare school owner Jay Adalem and former player and coach Chito Narvasa made the cut.
Narvasa, once a PBA coach and now serves as president of the Basketball Association of the Philippines, was not part of the six initial candidates the league announced last week. But he made it anyway after the PBA changed the criteria for the post....
Former Philippine Basketball Association star guard Jimwell Torion was arrested in an anti-drug operation in Argao town in Cebu Tuesday evening.
Although he is facing charges, they are not drug related.
Torion was one of three men playing mahjong in the area when the police conducted the sting operation, GMA Cebu reported Thursday....
Jordan’s Sam Daghles to suit up for Talk ‘N Text in Governors’ Cup; Barako Bull won’t get Asian import
Jordan national team star Sam Daghles will be one of the familiar faces that will invade the PBA in the upcoming Governors’ Cup after being tapped by Talk ‘N Text to reinforce the team as their Asian import.
“He’s a winner and I’m sure he’ll fit in just like everybody else on the team,” Talk ‘N Text team manager Jimmy Alapag told InterAksyon.com in a telephone interview.
“He can bring a lot of things to the team. We’ve met each other a lot of times in the Asian level and I know what he’s capable of doing.”...
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||5||7||0.417||7th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||4||8||0.333||9th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||3||7||0.300||8th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||2||7||0.222||9th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||11||0.312||6th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||6th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||5||9||0.357||9th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||4||10||0.286||9th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||8th|
|2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup||8||9||0.471||4th|