Basketball

  • Dana White makes Georges St-Pierre's UFC return official

    The LA Times confirms that former welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is back in the UFC.

    Georges St-Pierre is oficially back. Lance Pugmire from the LA Times reports, per Dana White, that the former welterweight champion has closed a deal with the UFC after negotiating with other promotions and testing the market.

  • Daquioag Staying Grounded after Impressing Anew

    Ed Daquioag may have been starstruck by Jayson Castro at first, but it didn’t stop him from performing at his best. The rookie went on another tear, finishing with 23 points and four rebounds in Meralco’s 98-87 win over TNT on Friday.

    More notably, the Santo Tomas star bucked his nerves and even nailed a three right in front of Castro in the final minute to seal the win — the Bolts’ second in three outings.

  • Darren Collison suspended 8 games

    Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison has been suspended 8 games by the NBA as a result of his domestic violence case. Collison pled guilty to domestic battery charges stemming from an incident in June.

  • Deadlines for PBA Rookie aspirants set

    Deadlines for aspiring PBA rookies are nearing with the league’s 41st season- winding down in its third conference.

    September 2 is the final date for the submission of requirements for the Fil-foreign applicants, with the preliminary list of applicants to be released to member teams on September 9.

  • DeMar DeRozan is dominating from a part of the floor no one else even shoots from

    He’s defying every analytic trend and dominating all the same.

    There’s two ways to look at DeMar DeRozan’s season this year.

  • DeMarcus Cousins traded to Pelicans in blockbuster deal involving Buddy Hield, according to report

    This is really happening.

    The Sacramento Kings have traded three-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans. In return, the Kings receive rookie guard Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, and a 2017 first-round pick and second-rounder (via Philadelphia), according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

  • Dennis Schröder continues to impress as Hawks claw out another road win

    Schröder fuels Atlanta’s comeback with another big performance.

    Dennis Schröder came into this season as a bit of a question mark but he is quickly establishing himself as a go-to player for the Atlanta Hawks.

    After a somewhat up and down start to the season, Schröder has put together one of the best months of his career in December. That was on display Friday night when he scored 12 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter to help Atlanta steal a road win in Denver.

  • Dennis Schröder now Holds the Keys to the Hawks’ Offense

    It’s no secret that the Atlanta Hawks have entrusted the starting point guard position to the 23-year old Dennis Schröder. Over the past couple of seasons observers could clearly see Schröder pushing the previous incumbent Jeff Teague for crunch time minutes. Last season especially, Mike Budenholzer would often stick with, or go back to Schröder during the closing stretch of games on those occasions when young German guard could find that often elusive balance between a healthy aggressiveness and just enough to control to let him play at his highest level.

  • Denver Nuggets defeat the Brooklyn Nets 129-109

    The Nuggets were victorious in their first home game since February 15.

    The Nuggets didn’t show up for their first game back from the All-Star break last night, and before the game, some raised concern that Nikola Jokic hasn’t played like himself lately suggesting that perhaps the pressure of being the focal point of the team is getting to him.

  • Denver Nuggets: Down to the wire

    The Nuggets find themselves in a tight race to the finish for the eighth playoff seed. This one may come right down to the...

  • Derek Fisher 'open to dialogue' but has 'no steadfast plan to play again' after flaming out as Knicks coach

    Failed coach Derek Fisher wants you to know he can still dribble and knock down pull-up jumpers. But will any teams bite on a soon-to-be 42-year-old point guard after his two-year hiatus?

  • Deron Williams’ return to Jazz is the latest NBA trade rumor being considered

    The Utah Jazz have interest in acquiring their former star point guard, Deron Williams, in a deal with the Dallas Mavericks, according to ESPN’s Tim McMahon and Marc Stein. No trade is considered imminent.

    Williams also cannot be traded without his approval because he’s playing under a one-year contract.

  • Derrick Rose found not liable on all charges in civil rape trial

    Derrick Rose was found not liable on all charges in a civil suit brought against him by Jane Doe accusing him of rape, a jury ruled on Wednesday in a California court.

    The decision was reached by an eight-person jury of six women and two men, who deliberated for about three hours Wednesday before telling U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald that it had reached a decision.

  • Derrick Rose misses Knicks game, said to have Chicago family issue

    Knicks point guard Derrick Rose went missing from the team Monday without permission but later reached team officials, telling them he had a family situation and had returned to his hometown of Chicago, sources told ESPN.

    He was back at the team facility Tuesday.

    Rose missed Monday night's loss to the Pelicans, and the Knicks had grown concerned enough earlier to check on him at his apartment, sources said.

  • Derrick Rose's return to Chicago is a reminder that they are better off apart

    Rose and the Bulls had a great run together, but both parties needed to move on.

    On Friday, Derrick Rose will play at the United Center as a visitor for the first time after spending the first eight years of his career in his native Chicago. It should be an emotional night, both for the player and the fans.

  • Desperate GlobalPort wins

    IN desperation mode, GlobalPort showed urgency, easily demolishing woeful Mahindra, 105-86, to notch a much-needed win in the 2017 Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

  • Devance: No pain, no gain for Gin Kings

    JOE Devance doesn’t mind playing through lots of pain, especially in the finals of the Philippine Basketball Association Philippine Cup.

    In pain for already more than three weeks and counting, Devance just refuses to be on the sidelines knowing Barangay Ginebra continues to need him the most in its war against San Miguel.

  • Devin Booker drops 70

    Maybe you should have a seat, stop talking for awhile Jae.

    Well friends, there’s still plenty of reason to watch Phoenix Suns basketball.

  • Devin Booker’s rise proves teams don't need to tank to get rich in the lottery

    The Suns keep trying to rebuild, but their best hope for escaping the darkness lies in the player they drafted after trying to win.

    The Phoenix Suns have tanked out twice within the past five years. In return they have a 20-year-old kid who looks like a potential superstar. This is how it is supposed to work, right?

  • Dillinger Aware of Mahindra’s Playoffs Threat

    Meralco may have drawn first blood, but the war still isn’t over.

    Jared Dillinger knows that despite winning over Mahindra twice this conference, owning the opponent’s number doesn’t guarantee sweeps, especially come playoff time.