UP Basketball Claims First Seed, A Feat 30 Years in the Making

UP Basketball, UAAP

History evidences the rise of the University of the Philippines (UP), continuing its University Athletics Association of the Philippines’ (UAAP) dominance in recent years as a top-tier basketball program.  For the first time in the Final Four era, the Fighting Maroons claimed the first position in the UAAP Season 86 standings with a 12-2 record […]

Filipinos Erupted With Gilas’ Comeback vs. China

Gilas Comeback vs. China

Gilas Pilipinas had a mountain to climb, facing off against a towering Chinese squad in the semi-finals of the 2023 Asian Games. China has a long history of dominating its Asian counterparts but has shown vulnerability in recent years, including a 94-75 defeat from the Philippine national team in the 2023 FIBA World Cup. Hoping […]

Manny Pacquiao Dropped a Triple-Double at Age 44

Manny Pacquiao

The fighting pride of the Philippines exhibited his athleticism beyond the boxing ring.  Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao gave a convincing performance at OKBet-Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League’s (MPBL) All-Star All-Executive Game, held at the Bataan People’s Center last Saturday, September 16, 2023 Pacquiao, league founder and CEO, finished with 33 points, 11 rebounds, and 15 […]

Team USA Eyes Second ‘Redeem Team’ For 2024 Olympics

Team USA

Following their 4th place finish in the 2023 FIBA World Cup, its second consecutive non-podium finish at the tourney, the United States is planning a redemption tour at the 2024 Paris Olympics, led by Lebron James.James is reportedly leading the recruitment of fellow future Hall of Famers Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, Jayson Tatum, […]

Tim Cone Named as Gilas Pilipinas’ Interim Head Coach

Tim Cone

Gilas Pilipinas now has a head coach after the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) appointed Barangay Ginebra’s Tim Cone as the program’s next mentor.  Following the departure of Chot Reyes following Gilas’ exit at the 2023 FIBA World Cup, the Federation has deemed the 25-time Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) champion worthy of leading the charge […]

Here’s Who’s Coming to Manila for the FIBA World Cup Quarter Finals

FIBA World Cup Quarter Finals

The quarter-finals of the 2023 FIBA World Cup resume in the heart of Manila, welcoming basketball excellence across the globe. Witnessing the remarkable display of talent in Groups A-D, the sense of familiarity withers between the surviving clubs—as the sport’s local fanbase embraces four more nations. The final eight teams square off in anticipation of […]

Jordan Clarkson Hopes To Play More with Gilas Pilipinas

Jordan Clarkson

It’s back to the drawing board once again for Gilas Pilipinas. With the reported departure of four-time Head Coach Chot Reyes, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) looks to regroup in finding a new mentor. Regardless of the changes in the front office, the program’s current naturalized option, Jordan Clarkson, looks to extend his tenure […]

Exclusive Releases You Missed at Manila Sneaker Expo 13

Manila Sneaker Expo 13

Sneakerheads and avid supporters of the local street culture flocked to the SMX Convention Center last August 27 for the 13th Manila Sneaker Expo (MSE). With its earlier versions established as stomping grounds for the convergence of influences, it showcases the growing movement through the display of limited pairs, exclusive releases, and festivities throughout the […]

Jordan Unveils 3-D Advertisement in BGC for the Air Jordan XXXVIII

Jordan 3D Advertisement

Jordan Brand showcases its newest silhouette on Bonifacio Global City’s One Bonifacio Mall through a three-dimensional signage. The near-30 second advertisement tributes the Air Jordan bloodline, showcasing the first eight models before segwaying to the newest hardcourt entrant, the Air Jordan XXXVIII. Instagram: @jumpman23 Following the coveted line’s introduction in 1984, Jumpman embraces its 38th […]