According to chair Pato, the PBA is seriously considering staging next season’s opening at the brand-new P9 billion Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.
“We will know for sure by the third week of September if we can hold the opening there after the court and the board of the Philippine Arena are installed and they pass the required specifications of the league. Commissioner Chito (Salud) and I have checked out the place and everything else seems OK.
The chair and the commissioner had been assured by the owners (INC) that they would be able to fill the Arena, which can seat a crowd of 55,000.
Boracay Rum coach Lawrence Chongson, better known these days as Paul Lee’s manager, has denied all accusations of tampering hurled against whichever team he and/or Paul have allegedly been negotiating with....
The San Miguel Beermen just got a boost from the 2014 PBA Rookie Draft after acquiring the third overall pick from Barako Bull and selecting former San Sebastian and NLEX gunner Ronald Pascual.
San Miguel traded away Jojo Duncil, Chico Lanete, their 2014 second round pick and a 2016 first pick to get Pacual, who will join an already loaded squad that has PBA MVP June Mar Fajardo and Arwind Santos.
The Beermen did not own a first round pick in the draft but were able to nab Pascual. Barako Bull had earlier stated they were looking for a big man but most of the top-rated prospects were guards and wingmen....
There’s one day before the 2014 PBA Draft and InterAksyon.com is back with its annual mock draft that can serve as a guide for the big day. Catch our predictions – based on conversations with coaches and team officials about plans and developments for Sunday’s event.
1. GlobalPort – Stanley Pringle
There won’t be any surprises here as GlobalPort has already stated they would take Pringle with the top pick of the draft. After some drama with expected salaries, the two sides have come to an understanding and are looking forward to a bright future together....
You see, he was once infamously nabbed in an entrapment operation by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation allegedly for point shaving. Orbeta, who was in his final year of college eligibility that year in 2007, vehemently denies that. He also said that at the time of the arrest, he was merely walking out of what he felt was a bad situation and had no pay-off money on him.
He remembers several agents drawing their guns on him. How he was handcuffed and tossed in jail along with murderers, pickpockets and other criminals for several hours. How he was only given P15 to make a phone call to his worried father some nine hours after he should have been home. ...
After failing to show up for the two-day Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) draft combine event, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has underwent measurements at the league office on Friday to officially be included in the draft pool.
Aspiring rookies of the league got their height, weight, and other measurements taken and their skills assessed during the combine. The PBA earlier said that those who fail to attend will be dropped from the list, but they made an exception for Pacquiao.
His official measurements are as follows:...
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|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|
|2011-2012 Philippine Cup||6||9||0.400||8th|
|2010-2011 Governors' Cup||0||8||0.000||9th|