Stanley Pringle lands as first pick of 2014 PBA draft

Stanley Pringle lands as first pick of 2014 PBA draft

Photo by Jerome Ascano | Spin.ph

Photo by Jerome Ascano | Spin.ph

 

 

 

 

Save for some draft day trades, the 2014 PBA rookie draft did not elicit much drama as Stanley Pringle was expectedly taken off the board by GlobalPort as this year’s first overall pick. The Batang Pier followed this up by trading for San Mig Coffee’s first round pick to nab Anthony Semerad.

Pringle was followed by Gilas Cadet players Kevin Alas…

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Shaquille O’Neal Once Made a 3-Pointer in the NBA

Shaquille O’Neal Once Made a 3-Pointer in the NBA

Originally posted on NESN.com:

Shaquille O’Neal has made 11,196 career baskets. Not surprisingly, 11,195 of which have been 2-pointers.

On Feb. 26, 1996, in a game against Milwaukee Bucks, Shaq received the ball well beyond the arc and hurled it towards the hoop. The ball somehow went in off the glass — not that he called it.

O’Neal has taken just 22 3-point attempts over the course of his…

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2014-15 NBA season tips off on October 28

2014-15 NBA season tips off on October 28

The new NBA season is just less than two and a half months away as the 2014-15 regular season kicks off with three games on October 29, Philippine time.

Photo screenshot from NBA Philippines

Photo screenshot from NBA Philippines

Opening the hostilities are a pair of matches involving the reigning champions San Antonio Spurs going up against Texas rival Dallas Mavericks and the New Orleans Pelicans hosting the Orlando Magic. Then, it…

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Allen Iverson returns to PHL with “All In” charity event

Allen Iverson returns to PHL with “All In” charity event

Former NBA all-star Allen Iverson will return to the Philippines this November 3-5 for the “All In” charity tour. This will be his second trip to the country after his visit back in 1998.

“The Answer” was one of the most prolific scorers at the NBA and is considered by ESPN as the fifth best NBA shooting guard of all time.

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Iverson’s itinerary include a basketball clinic at the…

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Where will Gilas finish at the 2014 FIBA World Cup?

Where will Gilas finish at the 2014 FIBA World Cup?

Just a few more weeks before the much anticipated 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup begins, and the discussions about the tournament has picked up now that the teams taking part in that competition are deep in preparation. How far can our Gilas Pilipinas go?

Photo credits: Jerome Ascano | spin.ph

The Philippines starts off its campaign against Croatia, followed by another European contender in Greece. The Filipinos will then go up…

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Does Paul Dalistan deserve a call up?

Does Paul Dalistan deserve a call up?

Paul John Dalistan, more popularly known as Paul Lee, showed why he deserves his slot at the Philippine men’s basketball training pool after leading the Gilas Pilipinas to a third place finish at the recent 2014 FIBA Asia Cup. But did his performance prove enough for him to be included in the final roster for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain?

Photo source: Paul Mata | Sports 5

Photo source: Paul Mata | Sports 5

At the…

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French defender Jérémy Mathieu signed with FC Barcelona on a four-year contract for 20 million EUR.

Photo source: FCBarcelona

BREAKING NEWS: Larry Fonacier is out of the Gilas Pilipinas training pool due to an injury - Source: http://bit.ly/fonacier-out-of-gilas-pilipinas

Who do you think is the best player that should replace Fonacier?

A. Paul Lee
B. Jared Dillinger 
C. Jay Washington
D. Beau Belga

Photo source: InterAKTV | Roy Afable