Barangay Ginebra head coach Frankie Lim was fined a hefty P50,000 and suspended one game by the PBA on Tuesday for his actions during his team’s quarterfinal game against the Alaska Aces last Friday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.
Lim was penalized for engaging in contact with Alaska forward Calvin Abueva after the player was shoved and fell in front of the Ginebra bench.
Abueva’s Aces, the No. 1 seed in the Governors’ Cup playoffs ended up winning the game, 114-108, to oust the Kings and advance into the semifinal round.
Alaska representative to the PBA Board Dickie Bachmann told InterAksyon.com after the game that they were planning to review the incident....
And for his ex teammates in Ginebra, he was one of those professional guys who always gave his all on the floor.
“It was surprising to hear of his demise because he’s very young,” said Ginebra team manager Alfrancis Chua, who was the team’s coach when Vroman saw action with the crowd favorites....
Former Barangay Ginebra import Jackson Vroman was found dead in his Los Angeles residence on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).
Vroman, who played for the Gin Kings in 2012, was found in a pool, according to The Des Moines Register.
He was 34....
Hapee Toothpaste fell short in its bid of winning a back-to-back championship in the PBA D-League, but Lamoiyan Corporation CEO and president Dr. Cecilio Pedro won’t be discouraged from joining the PBA ranks next season.
That dream, Pedro stressed, stays on.
“The letter of intent is already done and we are going to submit it in to the PBA office as soon as possible,” said Pedro....
MANILA, Philippines – National University coach Eric Altamirano is convinced that top rookie prospect Jeth Troy Rosario has all the attributes to become a dominant big man in the PBA someday.
But before looking far too ahead, the veteran mentor offered some words of advice to the former Bulldogs top slotman just before he makes the expected jump to the PBA – bulk up and be mentally tough.
“Si Troy, masipag iyan, hard worker saka mataas ang basketball I.Q. In fact, never nag-day off iyan sa practice,” Altamirano confided to Philstar.com over the weekend....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||5||7||0.417||8th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||5||7||0.417||8th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||7||6||0.538||5th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||5||5||0.500||6th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||3||7||0.300||8th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||15||8||0.652||3rd|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||7||0.364||8th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||12||12||0.500||Runner-up|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||8||9||0.471||6th|
|2011-2012 Governors' Cup||9||6||0.600||3rd|