DALLAS Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle responded angrily last Sunday after LaVar Ball’s claim that the Los Angeles Lakers no longer want to play for coach Luke Walton.
Ball, the outspoken father of Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball, made his latest outlandish statement to ESPN for a story published last Sunday. He said Walton is too young to coach and “has no control” of the team—comments that Walton said didn’t bother him, but ones that clearly angered some of his National Basketball Association (NBA) coaching colleagues.
Jahlil Okafor has been with the Nets for five games. In four of those, he’s seen a DNP-CD, which should make him feel right at home. In Philadelphia, the prevailing thought was Okafor wasn’t playing because he wasn’t going to be here much longer and it would be doing everyone a disservice by just tossing him out there in garbage time. With the Nets, it’s different.
La Salle alumnus San Miguel Corp. chairman Danding Cojuangco hands over the P2.7 Million, 14-karat golden trophy to Ateneo president Fr. Jett Villarin after the Eagles clinched the UAAP Finals to win the championship at Araneta last Sunday ... the 15-inch trophy was crafted by Suarez and Sons of Cebu ...
By Robbie Pangilinan
LAS VEGAS -“To me, basketball is like art. It takes discipline and focus to create art,” says 26-year-old William Kristopher Timmons of Durham, North Carolina.
The 6’7” tall, 180-pound guard from Shaw University has been playing basketball since he was 2 years old. He started pursuing the game competitively at the age of 5 in Kindergarten. He says the love he has for basketball extends far beyond the joy he gains from playing.
Camarines Sur – The Naga College Foundation Tigers blows past the University of Perpetual Help System of Laguna Saints, 98-74, at the UNC Sports Palace in the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) Southern Luzon Finals.
The Tigers jumped off to a very good start with Jaymar Allarey initiating the scoring attack with 10 first quarter points to help his team carry an early 6-point lead heading into the second period.
Camarines Sur – Trace College became the last team standing in the PCC National Collegiate Championship 3x3 Southern Luzon Leg after blasting the University of Nueva Careces in their home floor, 51-45, at the UNC Sports Palace.
Renz Cortez, Aaron Carullo, Elison Honra, Gerald De Ada and Julius Herradula of Trace College went undefeated and going past 9 other teams from different parts of the Bicol region to face UNC in the Finals.
TOP streetball action takes front and center starting today as the FIBA 3×3 World Cup begins at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.
Forty teams, 20 each for the men’s and women’s division, take part in the tournament happening until June 12 for the right to be called world champions.Read more ...
SEEMINGLY found their footing after a rough start to the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup, the defending champions San Miguel Beermen look to extend the winning run they are currently having when they collide with the Columbian Dyip in the 7 p.m. main game today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Read more ...
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
THE NLEX Road Warriors played their first game in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup without prized rookie Kiefer Ravena on Wednesday night but still managed to book a win on a collective effort, defeating and keeping the Blackwater Elite winless, 93-89.Read more ...